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AIDSAcquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
AIDSAcquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
AIDSAlmost Ideal Demand System
AIDSAmerica Is Dying Slowly (album)
AIDSAlles Ist Die Sekte (band; fka Royal TS and Die Sekte)
AIDSAmerican Institute for Decision Sciences
AIDSAircraft Integrated Data System
AIDSAutomatic Installation and Diagnostic Service
AIDSAcquired Iatrogenic Death Syndrome
AIDSAviation Induced Divorce Syndrome :-)
AIDSAirborne Integrated Data System
AIDSAs If Doing Something
AIDSAs I Die Slowly
AIDSApple Infected Disk Syndrome
AIDSAircraft Integrated Data Systems
AIDSAcoustic Intelligence Data System
AIDSArmy Inventory of Data Systems
AIDSAdvanced Integrated Display System
AIDSAirline-Induced Divorce Syndrome (pilot and flight attendant disease; slang)
AIDSAdministrative Information Data System
AIDSAdvanced Integrated Data System
AIDSAutomated Information Data System
AIDSAvionics Integrated Development Schedule
AIDSActivity Information Data System
AIDSAutomated Intelligence Data System
AIDSAutomatic Integrated Debugging System
AIDSAbstinence Is Definitely Smart
AIDSAutomated Information Distribution System
AIDSAir Force Intelligence Data System
AIDSAnalog Inclination Data System
AIDSAcoustic/Attitudinal Information Data
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A trailing bamboo in the Malay Archipelago climbs the loftiest trees by the aid of exquisitely constructed hooks clustered around the ends of the branches, and this contrivance, no doubt, is of the highest service to the plant; but as we see nearly similar hooks on many trees which are not climbers, the hooks on the bamboo may have arisen from unknown laws of growth, and have been subsequently taken advantage of by the plant undergoing further modification and becoming a climber.
The same organ having performed simultaneously very different functions, and then having been specialised for one function; and two very distinct organs having performed at the same time the same function, the one having been perfected whilst aided by the other, must often have largely facilitated transitions.
For natural selection acts by either now adapting the varying parts of each being to its organic and inorganic conditions of life; or by having adapted them during long-past periods of time: the adaptations being aided in some cases by use and disuse, being slightly affected by the direct action of the external conditions of life, and being in all cases subjected to the several laws of growth.
It is the only way of dealing with diffident, easily embarrassed characters, and with some slight manual aid I presently got her placed just where wanted her to be, that is, between my desk and the window, where she was screened from the rush of the second division, and where no one could sneak behind her to listen.
There are some people still stronger than the Growleywogs, and if I can but induce them to aid me I shall have nothing more to fear."
Felix soon learned that the treacherous Turk, for whom he and his family endured such unheard-of oppression, on discovering that his deliverer was thus reduced to poverty and ruin, became a traitor to good feeling and honour and had quitted Italy with his daughter, insultingly sending Felix a pittance of money to aid him, as he said, in some plan of future maintenance.
Glancing his eyes around, with a vain effort to pierce the gloom that was thickening beneath the leafy arches of the forest, he felt as if, cut off from human aid, his unresisting companions would soon lie at the entire mercy of those barbarous enemies, who, like beasts of prey, only waited till the gathering darkness might render their blows more fatally certain.
Although his alarming communication was not received without much secret terror by the listeners, his earnest and impressive manner, aided perhaps by the nature of the danger, succeeded in bracing their nerves to undergo some unlooked-for and unusual trial.
When assured that all was still, and unable to detect, even by the aid of his practiced senses, any sign of his approaching foes, he would deliberately resume his slow and guarded progress.
The ground fliers of Marentina contain just sufficient buoyancy in their automobile-like wheels to give the cars traction for steering purposes; and though the hind wheels are geared to the engine, and aid in driving the machine, the bulk of this work is carried by a small propeller at the stern.
The trappings of warriors of Okar aided in the deception; and for wear beyond the hothouse cities we each had suits of the black- and yellow-striped orluk.
This good friend even accompanied us part way, and then, promising to aid us in any way that he found possible, bade us adieu.