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devise

A transfer of real property by virtue of the provisions in a will. Contrast with descent, which is a transfer by virtue of statutory provisions controlling ownership of real estate when one dies without a will.
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Rather than meet the LAFCO challenge of devising a strategy for secession, they throw up their hands and say they can't do it.
He cured chicken and swine diseases, devising a vaccine against anthrax.
Now, seniors spend weeks devising elaborate and often computerized locks for their doors.
Nonetheless, by devising an antibody that blocks the action of C5a, Ward and his colleagues have ventured into the complement realm.
Embick is also proud of devising planting and irrigation techniques to reduce odors and the presence of pesky seagulls at the landfill, located on Bel Aire Drive near the Starlight Bowl.
In designing Metro's new headquarters, Munkenbeck & Marshall have taken cues from the nature of the business - as they are adept at doing - expressing linked themes of light and communication while remaining within a robust Modernist-inspired architecture of their own devising.
Having spent several years already devising their visible-light system, the Arizona team is now developing versions that work at infrared wavelengths for military surveillance and at ultraviolet frequencies for studying fluorescently tagged biological samples.
Having begun with Op art, Taaffe long ago moved on to another way of assimilating a tradition, especially that of another culture: he re-presents a traditional abstract syntax through combinational sequences and studio techniques of his own devising.
Meanwhile, some of Canada Post's commercial customers were busy devising alternative distribution methods and other businesses were preparing for an increase in business.
Devising and supervising these rituals was once a profoundly social affair.
This is particularly useful in devising country-specific strategies for industry participants.
Devising compounds that interfere with the aberrant microRNAs might derail the impetus to spur cancer-stem cell growth.