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- ‘Carbon occurs in marine sediments as organic carbon linked with metabolic processes of plants and animals, and as carbon contained within biogenic and abiogenic carbonate minerals.’
- ‘He spearheaded a project to illustrate the prospects of abiogenic oil and gas by drilling into crystalline rock in Sweden.’
- ‘They suggested that these microfossils may be artefacts created by abiogenic processes.’
- ‘We infer that ALH 84001 magnetites differ from abiogenic terrestrial magnetites because terrestrial carbonates never experienced the unique impact history of ALH 84001.’
- ‘Discussions regarding the origin of these orange metal-rich sinters assumed that they are abiogenic partly because the environment has been presumed sterile.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.