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Asper

A division of the muzuna, which was a subdivision of the Algerian budju. One muzuna was divided into two asper.
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Venom of Bothrops asper from Mexico and Costa Rica: Intraspecific variation and cross-neutralization by antivenoms.
The diet of Bothrops asper (Garman, 1884) in the Pacific lowlands of Ecuador.
If it is wrong, as Asper suggests, to single Israel out for criticism, then surely it is wrong to single Israel out as beyond criticism.
Where Israel was concerned, according to Newman, Asper would not--or could not--recognize any acceptable middle ground.
In addition to his children, Asper is survived by his wife, Babs, and eight grandchildren.
With some justice therefore, Graham Fraser of the Star deplored the disharmony which the Aspers have created in their newspapers, claiming that they do not understand newspaper traditions.
But whereas Criticus, despite his name, is fully integrated into the dramatic world of the play on which he is a commentator, Asper and Cordatus offer a shadowier sort of personated gloss, working like their namesakes in the margins of Terence's legacy.
Asper is optimistic that the company can land an acquisition in the highly desirable and potentially profitable British broadcast market.
David Asper, also a lawyer, joined the Company in 1992 and became a member of its Board of Directors in January 1997.
Mark Asper, the Ducks' 6-foot-7, 325-pound senior offensive lineman, performed the Heimlich maneuver to save a man who was choking on the signature beef at Lawry's The Prime Rib restaurant on Wednesday evening, saying the Eagle Scout skills he learned as a kid kicked in when needed.