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Contemporary Examples

He tries to shove his relationship with amia into a box and that box explodes in his face.
Louie’s Elevator Romance: Can Love Exist Without Sex? Amanda Marcotte May 29, 2014

Louie is bowed by all this pressure and, in a moment of weakness, does end up seducing amia.
Louie’s Elevator Romance: Can Love Exist Without Sex? Amanda Marcotte May 29, 2014

Louie and amia were perfectly happy to drift along, batting eyes at each other but never taking it to the next level.
Louie’s Elevator Romance: Can Love Exist Without Sex? Amanda Marcotte May 29, 2014

amia, Louie’s temporary girlfriend, is gone, leaving him to wallow in his heartbreak—at least for a few scenes.
Louie Attempts Rape (and Explores the ‘Nice Guy’ Phenomenon) Amy Zimmerman June 2, 2014

Historical Examples

(d) Covered with rounded scales shaped like the cycloid scales of Teleosteans as in amia.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

amia was altered to amiatus by Rafinesque in 1815 because it was too short a name.
A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2) David Starr Jordan

In amia teeth are borne on the premaxillae, maxillae, vomers, palatines and pterygoids.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

The skull of Teleostei is very similar to those of Lepidosteus and amia.
The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds

Another American ganoid is amia calva, the dog-fish or bow-fin, which is very numerous in Western rivers.
With the World’s Great Travellers, Volume 1 Various

In amia (fig. 26, B), however, the conus is shortened and the number of valves in each longitudinal row is much reduced.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 3 Various

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