a city in W Germany, in the Ruhr region.
an industrial city in W Germany, in North Rhine-Westphalia in the Ruhr. Pop: 120 324 (2003 est)
small, protruding, reflecting ceramic tiles used on some roads instead of painted lines to mark lanes.
the toxin formed by botulinus and causing botulism. noun a potent toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum in imperfectly preserved food, etc, causing botulism
a soil bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, that thrives and forms botulin under anaerobic conditions. Historical Examples Every Step in Canning Grace Viall Gray Every Step in Canning Grace Viall Gray noun (pl) -nuses an anaerobic bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, whose toxins (botulins) cause botulism: family Bacillaceae
a soil bacterium, Clostridium botulinum, that thrives and forms botulin under anaerobic conditions. Contemporary Examples How Bin Laden Escaped in 2001—The lessons of Tora Bora Yaniv Barzilai December 14, 2013 The Deadliest Botox Has Arrived Kent Sepkowitz October 17, 2013 My Illegal, Flammable, Fabulous Hair Treatment Laura Bennett July 9, 2009 noun (pl) -nuses an […]