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So again in 747 and 748 the recurve appears primarily as a highlight; is that correct?
WARREN COMMISSION (4 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. IV (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
And the actual highlight showing the curve and recurve still appears as point D?
WARREN COMMISSION (4 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. IV (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
The outer petals recurve, as the flower develops, until they meet at the stem, thus giving us a ball-like blossom.
AMATEUR GARDENCRAFTEBEN E. REXFORD
It must be free of any appendages abutting upon the outside of the recurve at a right angle.
THE SCIENCE OF FINGERPRINTSFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
A sufficient recurve may be defined as that part of a recurving ridge between the shoulders of a loop.
THE SCIENCE OF FINGERPRINTSFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
These tented arches have two of the loop characteristics, recurve and delta, but lack the third, the ridge count.
THE SCIENCE OF FINGERPRINTSFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
There are also the elements of the type approaching a loop, as it has a delta and ridge count but lacks a recurve.
THE SCIENCE OF FINGERPRINTSFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
This pattern has a recurve and a separate delta, but it still lacks the ridge count necessary to make it a loop.
THE SCIENCE OF FINGERPRINTSFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
An appendage connected at that point is considered to spoil the recurve on that side.
THE SCIENCE OF FINGERPRINTSFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
The second recurve, however, need not be a continuation of—or even connected with—the first.
THE SCIENCE OF FINGERPRINTSFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION

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