a potent cytotoxic substance, C 6 H 14 O 6 S 2 , used in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia.
noun a long garment with short sleeves and a square neckline, worn by Ugandan women, esp in S Uganda
Also, busy as a bee . Hardworking, very industrious, as in With all her activities, Sue is always busy as a bee , or Bob’s busy as a beaver trying to finish painting before it rains . The comparison to beavers dates from the late 1700s, the variant from the late 1300s. Also see eager […]
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busy beaver Historical Examples Little Jack Rabbit’s Adventures David Cory Little Jack Rabbit’s Adventures David Cory