due to continuing contractions of the uterus following childbirth.
the extreme part of the interior of a hull, especially that part below the water immediately forward of the sternpost (opposed to ). noun (nautical) the space behind the aftermost bulkhead, often used for storage
a short dramatic performed a featured play. Historical Examples There was an afterpiece to the play; what had very nearly been a tragedy developing into something resembling a farce. The Cradle of Mankind W.A. Wigram She did not act in the afterpiece, and Godolphin escorted her home to the inn. Godolphin, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton As […]
biochemical or physical changes that occur in a dormant seed to ensure germination and in fruits after harvesting. the period during which this occurs. noun (botany) the period of internal change that is necessary in some apparently mature seeds before germination can occur