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Clove

An obsolete unit of weight variously equivalent to values between seven and 10 pounds. It was used in the sale of cheese and wool.
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Readers of Cleave's 2009 bestseller, Little Bee, know him to be a keen observer of political and social divides.
Mark Layman, President of Balfour Beatty Construction Services US, will assume leadership over the national business when Van Cleave retires at year-end.
Commenting on the deal, NEA partner Robert Garland, who has joined Cleave's board, underscored the biopharmaceutical company's significant progress in identifying and optimising small molecules against novel targets as well as the advancement of its lead programme toward the clinic.Country: USASector: PharmaceuticalsTarget: Cleave Biosciences IncBuyer: New Enterprise AssociatesDeal size in USD: 10mType: VCStatus: ClosedComment: Investment brings total series A financing to USD54m.
If medals were given for writing scenes of anguished decision-making, Cleave would have as many golds as Eric Heiden.
Cleave invests this moment with such schmaltz that he manages to involve an imaginary Chewbacca, the Star Wars hairy heap, in Sophie's daydream.
This 'method acting' equivalent of writing saw Cleave, a best seller with 'Incendiary' and also 'The Other Hand', follow a similar training regime to elite level cyclists for two months.
ENDANGERED: Black rhinos at Chester Zoo; and, inset, right, cycling enthusiast keeper Mark Cleave
PASSED OUR EXAMS: Abu Ali, on left, with James Cleave
"It's sort of like a sensor mechanism that detects when it's in a cell - the toxins say, InsP6 is here, it's time to cleave," said Savidge.
They came from Chris Vaughen, Chris Waring and Danny Cleave, which were converted by Frost.
From a shed in his back garden, built completely by himself, 36-year-old British author Chris Cleave created two masterpieces.
Henry Cleave owns the three-storey former commercial premises in the town's Union Street, which is currently used for the storage of goods.