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Aspiring doctors have the wind taken out of their sails in a tough organic chemistry class.
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A small gap exists between neurons, so to get to the other side, the electrical signals generally need to be converted into little bubble ships, packed with chemicals, and set sail to the other neuronal shore.
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Content marketing and SEO are like a sailboat and its sail, they need each other.
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Just like your sailboat’s not going anywhere fast without a sail, your content isn’t going to help you reach your goals if people can’t find it.
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On the other hand, a frigate originally referred to any kind of warship with sails, built for speed and maneuverability, and as such tended to have a smaller size than the main warship.
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In essence, the carrack eschewed any form of oar-based system, instead entirely relying on sails.
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A lateen sail was visible in the direction of Cat Island, and others to the south seemed almost motionless in the far distance.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Let them that sail on the sea, tell the dangers thereof: and when we hear with our ears, we shall admire.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
As it came near, it proved to be the clock, with a sail hoisted, and the Goblin sitting complacently in the stern.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
That argument was not the one of least weight in the council in determining that our fleet should not sail against the enemy.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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