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 Large blue butterflies
Much of the research at the Universities of Copenhagen and Aarhus on large blue butterflies is done in collaboration with other research groups, particularly the other members of the EU-TMR network on social evolution.
At the Universities of Copenhagen and Aarhus we are investigating how the Alcon blue is able to use different host ants, and what consequences this may have for the evolution and conservation of large blue butterflies.
The species of large blue butterfly we study at the Universities of Copenhagen and Aarhus is the Alcon blue ( Maculinea alcon). /personal/drnash/atta/Pages/LargeBl.html

 Sufficiently Large
Often the audience is not quite aware just how large, 'sufficiently large' really is. It can be as large, or considerably larger than the number of fundamental particles (atoms, (baryons, leptons)) in the universe.
Mathematicians frequently use the phrase "for sufficiently large values of N".
Your guess at the exponent may be out by many orders of magnitude. /cgi/wiki?SufficientlyLarge

 Large format - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Large format describes photographic films, view cameras (including pinhole cameras) and processes that use a film or digital sensor the size of 4 x 5 inches or larger.
Large format, whether film-based or with a digital back, will always be popular for some applications.
Large Format Motion Picture cameras made by IMAX and Iwerks use perforated 120 film (aka 65/70 mm). /wiki/Large_format   (522 words)

 Little and Large - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Little and Large appeared on BBC TV from the late 1970s until their show was cancelled in 1991.
Little and Large are a British comedy double act comprised of straight man Syd Little (Born Cyril Mead in 1942) and comic Eddie Large (Born Edward McGuiness in 1941).
When they first appeared Little and Large were seen for a time as successors to Morecambe and Wise, who defected from the BBC to ITV in 1977, but despite the long run of their show the pair never entered the public consciousness in the way Eric and Ernie did. /wiki/Little_and_Large   (220 words)

 Colon (anatomy) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As the chyme moves through the large intestine, water is removed, while the chyme is mixed with mucus and bacteria, and becomes feces.
Although there are differences in the large intestine between different organisms, the large intestine is mainly responsible for storing waste, reclaiming water and maintaining the water balance and absorbing some vitamins, such as vitamin K.
In anatomy of the digestive system, the colon or large intestine or large bowel is the part of the intestine from the cecum to the rectum. /wiki/Large_intestine   (283 words)

 Law of large numbers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In probability theory, several laws of large numbers say that the average of a sequence of random variables with a common distribution converges (in the senses given below) to their common expectation, in the limit as the size of the sequence goes to infinity.
The phrase "law of large numbers" is also sometimes used to refer to the principle that the probability of any possible event (even an unlikely one) occurring at least once in a series increases with the number of events in the series.
A consequence of the weak law of large numbers is the asymptotic equipartition property. /wiki/Law_of_large_numbers   (283 words)

 Large numbers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Large numbers are numbers that are significantly larger than those ordinarily used in everyday life, for instance in simple counting or in monetary transactions.
With extremely large numbers, the relative error may be large, yet there may still be a sense in which we want to consider the numbers as "close in magnitude".
The first number is much larger than the second, due to the larger height of the power tower, and in spite of the small numbers 1.1 (however, if these numbers are made 1 or less, that greatly changes the result). /wiki/Large_numbers   (2734 words)

 XI. Splanchnology. 2h. The Large Intestine. Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body.
Each lip of the valve is formed by a reduplication of the mucous membrane and of the circular muscular fibers of the intestine, the longitudinal fibers and peritoneum being continued uninterruptedly from the small to the large intestine.
1079, 1080, 1081), or terminal portion of the large intestine, begins at the level of the apex of the prostate, is directed downward and backward, and ends at the anus.
The mucous membrane of the large intestine presents for examination glands and solitary lymphatic nodules. /107/249.html   (4422 words)

 Large denomination bills in U.S. currency - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
However, the introduction of the electronic money system has made large-scale cash transactions obsolete; when combined with concerns about counterfeiting and the use of cash in unlawful activities such as the illegal drugs trade, this would seem to render it unlikely that the U.S. government will re-issue large denomination currency in the foreseeable future.
In March 2004, Alice Regina Pike attempted to use a $1,000,000 bill with a picture of the Statue of Liberty on the front to purchase $1671.55 in goods from a Wal-Mart in Covington, Georgia, for which she was then arrested.
Circulation of high-denomination bills was halted in 1969 by executive order of President Richard Nixon, in an effort to combat organized crime. /wiki/Large_bills   (694 words)

 Retsch - Laboratory Equipment, (Sieve) Sieving machine, Jaw crushers & Grinding mill Manufacturer
For sieve analyses, Retsch offers analytical sieve shakers and sieves for optimal quality control of solid materials.
Retsch - Laboratory Equipment, (Sieve) Sieving machine, Jaw crushers and Grinding mill Manufacturer
Retsch offers a comprehensive range of state-of-the-art mills and crushers for coarse, fine and ultra-fine size reduction of sample material prior to analysis.   (694 words)

 Large Munsterlanders - Pictures, Breeders, Puppies, Large Munsterlander Rescues
Large Munsterlanders do not like to be alone and tend to get destructive when left unattended for a long time.
Large Munsterlanders are considered to be rather dependable on their humans and are usually unlikely to leave their master out of sight even for a minute.
Large Munsterlanders - Pictures, Breeders, Puppies, Large Munsterlander Rescues   (694 words)

 Large cardinal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In mathematics, a cardinal is called a large cardinal if it belongs to a class of cardinals, the existence of which provably cannot be proved within the standard axiomatic set theory ZFC, if one assumes ZFC itself is consistent.
Therefore the discussion of large cardinals takes place in a realm of conditional proofs, which (according to the consensus view of logicians) will remain so.
Erdős cardinals (The existence of the Aleph-1-Erdős cardinal implies the existence of 0#, which implies the consistency of Erdős cardinals for all countable ordinals.) /wiki/Large_cardinal   (203 words)

 Digestive System / Regions of the Digestive System / Small & Large Intestine
This is largely a local reflex action in response to chemical and mechanical irritation from the chyme and in response to distention of the intestinal wall.
The large intestine consists of the colon, rectum, and anal canal.
The small intestine finishes the process of digestion, absorbs the nutrients, and passes the residue on to the large intestine. /module_anatomy/unit10_3_dige_region4_intestine.html   (534 words)

 Large Intestine
The large intestine or "bowel" is sometimes called the "garbage dump" of the body, because the materials that reach it are of very small use to the body and are sent on to be disposed of.
A common disorder of the large intestine is inflammation of the appendix, or appendicitis.
The large intestine, or colon, consists of ascending, transverse, descending, and sigmoid portions. /text/dige06.html   (376 words)

From a chemical-mineralogical point of view, emeralds are beryllium-aluminium-silicates with a good hardness of 7_ to 8, and belong, like the light blue aquamarine, the tender pink morganite, the golden heliodor and the pale green beryl, to the large gemstone family of the beryls.
Emeralds are also cut in many other, mainly classical shapes, but if the raw material contains a large number of inclusions, it may often be cut into a gently rounded cabochon, or into one of the emerald beads which are so popular in India.
And one more piece of advice on the purchase of an emerald: whilst diamonds generously scintillate their fire in sizes below 1 carat, you should go for larger dimensions when acquiring a coloured gemstone. /gem-by-gem/english/emerald.html   (376 words)

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 Large diffeomorphism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In mathematics and theoretical physics, a large diffeomorphism is a diffeomorphism that cannot be continuously connected to the identity diffeomorphism (because it is topologically non-trivial).
For example, a two-dimensional real torus has a SL(2,Z) group of large diffeomorphisms by which the one-cycles a,b of the torus are transformed into their integer linear combinations.
This group of large diffeomorphisms is called the modular group. /wiki/Large_diffeomorphism   (183 words)

 Large White - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Large White or Cabbage White (Pieris brassicae) is a butterfly in the family Pieridae.
The female lays batches of 20 to 100 yellow eggs.
The wings are white, with black tips on the forewings of both males and females, the female also has two black spots on each forewing. /wiki/Large_White   (125 words)

 Probert Encyclopaedia: Nature (Lan-Ld)
The Large Pine Shoot Beetle (Tomicus piniperda) is a species of beetle of the family Scolytidae that lives on and attacks pine trees.
The Large Pine Weevil (Hylobius abietis) is a species of Snout Beetle (Curculionidae) that lay their eggs on dying pine and spruce roots.
The Large Dark Prominent (Notodonta torva) is a moth of the family Notodontidae with a wing span of between 40 and 50 mm found in Europe and Asia in damp woodland biotopes with deciduous trees and clearings. /B63A.HTM   (125 words)

 Loba Chemie Pvt. Ltd.
Large sieve opening (1 to 1/4 inch) have been designated a sieve "mesh" size that corresponds to the size of the opening in inches.
A "+" before the sieve mesh indicates that all particles are too large to pass through the sieve; a "" denotes complete passage of material through the sieve.
Sieve "mesh" sizes of 31/2 and higher are designated by the number of openings per linear inch in the sieve. /conversion/chart3.htm   (125 words)

 The Large Munsterlander - a multi-purpose gundog
Large Munsterlanders are already popular throughout western Europe and have now been exported to the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and Australia from where they are slowly spreading as more and more dog owners succumb to their appeal.
By clicking on the buttons below you can discover the history of the breed, study the Kennel Club breed standard and pick up some tips about showing the Large Munsterlander as well as seeing just what wonderful family pets they make.
The Large Munsterlander is a multi-purpose German gundog which has, in recent years, become increasingly popular outside its country of origin. /munsterlanders   (125 words)

 Large Marge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Large Marge" is the fourth episode of The Simpsons' fourteenth season.
Probably coinicidentally, "Large Marge" is also the name of a trucker in Pee Wee's Big Adventure.
Large Marge is also a character in the film Pee-wee's Big Adventure. /wiki/Large_Marge   (661 words)

 Eddie Large - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Eddie Large (25th June 1942, Glasgow, Scotland) is the stage name of Edward Hugh McGinnis, a British comedian, and half of double act Little and Large along with Syd Little.
Eddie lives in Bristol with his wife Patsy and son Ryan, and has two daughters, Alison and Samantha who live in Worsley and Bury respectively with their families and Eddie's grand children Nathaniel, Kate and Holly.
The kidney trouble Eddie was hospitalised with turned out to be something much more serious and the following year underwent a heart transplant at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge. /wiki/Eddie_Large   (213 words)

 Sufficiently large - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Sufficiently large" is sometimes the subject of mathematical humor; for example, as in the mathematician's joke "π = 3, for sufficiently large values of 3".
In mathematics, the phrase sufficiently large is used in contexts such as:
The phrase "sufficiently large" should not be confused with the phrases "arbitrarily large" or "infinitely large". /wiki/Sufficiently_large   (213 words)

 Arbitrarily large - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For instance, it is true that prime numbers can be arbitrarily large, but it is not true that all sufficiently large numbers are prime.
It is also worth noting that "arbitrarily large" does not mean "infinitely large" - for instance, while prime numbers can be arbitrarily large, there is no such thing as an infinitely large prime.
In mathematics, the phrase arbitrarily large is used in contexts such as: /wiki/Arbitrarily_large   (213 words)

 Alaska class cruiser - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Alaska class of large cruisers was a small class of United States Navy vessels; while six were originally planned, only two were ever completed.
Although the gunnery and displacement of this class is midway between heavy cruisers and battleships, most auhorities feel that the Alaska s should not be considered as battlecruisers.
Changes in naval warfare meant that these ships never fulfilled this role. /wiki/Alaska_class_large_cruiser   (213 words)

 The Crownsville Nursery - Large Hostas
Rather low growing for such a large plant.
Large, rounded green leaves with a wide, irregular creamy white margin are nicely puckered.
Large blue-green leaves are beautifully textured, heavily ribbed but not puckered. /hosta3.htm   (213 words)

 IBM Research Projects Blue Gene
Blue Gene/L is expected to operate at about 200 teraflops (200 trillion operations per second) which is larger than the total computing power of the top 500 supercomputers in the world today.
Blue Gene is an IBM supercomputing project dedicated to building a new family of supercomputers optimized for bandwidth, scalability and the ability to handle large amounts of data while consuming a fraction of the power and floor space required by today's fastest systems.
The full Blue Gene/L machine, which is being built for the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, will be 128 times larger, occupying 64 full racks. /bluegene   (213 words)

 The Large Blue Butterfly
The decline in the Large Blue Butterfly population started in the 1950’s and continued for two decades until it actually became extinct in Britain during the seventies – no one knew what was causing the decline as we did not fully understand this butterfly’s amazing life cycle.
The Large Blue caterpillar initially feeds on the seeds and pollen of wild thyme until it is adopted by Myrmica ants, so it can feed on their larvae.
This meant that the outbreak of myxomatosis in the fifties not only devastated the rabbit population, but also meant that the ants, and therefore, the Large Blue, were unable to survive. /Bellamy_Good_News/75.asp   (213 words)

 Infinite Ink: Cardinal Numbers
A cardinal that is not a finite cardinal is an infinite cardinal.
Large cardinals are cardinals whose existence cannot be proved in ZFC.
The reason that I prefer the definition I give is that it makes the partitions of cardinals much nicer, since we do not need to consider 0 and aleph /math/cardinals   (1276 words)

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