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verb as in take money

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EEG gathers its data with several dozen electrodes temporarily glued to the scalp, which measure fast changes in the coordinated activity of thousands of neurons close to the surface of the brain.

EEG places electrodes on the scalp, and measures fluctuations in the brain’s electrical activity across large areas.

With ChRmine, however, the team found that a light source, placed right outside the mice’s scalp, was able to reliably spark neural activity in the region.

“Look at the scalps of Africa taken by Mo Farah, and of course, Galen Rupp,” a broadcaster blared.

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In the game of Mindball, two players compete to push a ball whose motions are dictated by their brain waves, as measured by electrodes on their scalps.

A third lion went for his ribs, and a fourth one nearly scalped Massarti.

Tickets are being scalped as if it were a playoff or even the World Series.

Wartime austerity did not prevent people coughing up as much as $20 for a scalped ticket.

This man was killed by the Sioux, and scalped, two years after I painted his portrait: his scalp lies on the table, No. 10.

It was believed of him that he had scalped not less than eight braves, and killed even more ponies and dogs.

Mr. Slocum was shot dead; Mr. Tripp wounded, speared, and tomahawked; both were scalped.

The victor scalped him with his own knife, took his war club and his bow and arrows, and then turned to the woman.

Some were scalped; some received the keen and trembling axe; and others suffered by thrusts from the fatal knife.


On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scalped, such as: fleece, overcharge, and make someone pay through the nose.

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