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It’s fair to say that microfluidics became a scientific backwater.
The trip was billed as a celebration of the policy change that set in motion Shenzhen’s extraordinary transformation from rural backwater to global manufacturing colossus.
The rugged pioneer community had become, I suddenly saw, a rural backwater.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Once swung out of that backwater they had been swept away, powerless to know where they went, to guess what was their destination.
THE HIDDEN PLACESBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
At last only fourteen of the English were left alive and they got hopelessly penned in a backwater.
Why, you both look as you did that night the backwater of the South Fork came into our cabin.
The blue heron rose heavily from the backwater, and winged his slow flight high above the trees.
The vole moved slowly, right beneath the dark form of the terrier now swimming in the backwater.
It had been half full when little Terence Reilly fell in, for that was the time of the backwater in the spring freshets.
MARY WARE'S PROMISED LANDANNIE FELLOWS JOHNSTON
You are too young, and too gifted, to remain here in this sluggish backwater, alongside a derelict like me.

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