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Far from helping to explain the southpaw surplus, the platoon effect must actually suppress the number of left-handed pitchers.
WHAT REALLY GIVES LEFT-HANDED PITCHERS THEIR EDGE?GUY MOLYNEUXAUGUST 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
I mean, don’t get me started on ethanol, because that’s the next step in reducing the surplus.
HOW THE SUPERMARKET HELPED AMERICA WIN THE COLD WAR (EP. 386 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERAUGUST 6, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Just a few months ago, states like New Mexico were talking about a huge budget surplus.
HOW THE GLOBAL OIL COLLAPSE RIPPED A HOLE IN US STATE BUDGETSMICHAEL J. CORENJULY 25, 2020QUARTZ
Careful analysis of meteorites by Dworkin and others has found that certain “live” amino acids outnumber “evil” ones by 20% or more, a surplus they may have passed on to Earth.
COSMIC RAYS MAY EXPLAIN LIFE’S BIAS FOR RIGHT-HANDED DNACHARLIE WOODJUNE 29, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Such a property would allow them to scatter with electrons at an enhanced rate, explaining the surplus of electronic recoils.
DARK MATTER EXPERIMENT FINDS UNEXPLAINED SIGNALNATALIE WOLCHOVERJUNE 17, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
So you go to your neighbor and he freely shares some of his surplus with you, not because he’s just being nice, but rather because next year he may be the one who needs help, and you can be the one to help him then.
FIXING WHAT’S BROKEN: IF WE BUILD A MORAL ECONOMY, THE FUTURE WILL BE BETTERVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJUNE 5, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
We did plan a great trip—father and mother and Tim and I—we were going to England together when the farm showed a surplus.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
If there is a surplus after satisfying the mortgage debt it must be paid to the mortgagor, or, if he is dead, to his heir.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
He even piled Cash's end of the hearth high with the surplus, after his own side was heaped full.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
He thought it desirable, he continued, that a reduction of taxes should be made to the extent of this surplus.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SURPLUS

  • empty
  • futile
  • hollow
  • idle
  • inactive
  • indolent
  • ineffective
  • laggard
  • lazy
  • slothful
  • sterile
  • superfluous
  • surplus
  • vain
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