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Old January 19th, 2020, 08:12 PM
Shani Naylor
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Default Re: [Dixonary] Round 3043 EDAPHIC results

Hi Efrem

Nancy voted 8 & 10, not 6 & 10. That gives me a point - and may change the
winner.

cheers
Shani



On Mon, Jan 20, 2020 at 3:05 PM 'Efrem G Mallach' via Dixonary <
dixonary (AT) googlegroups (DOT) com> wrote:

> Fellow players,
>
> *EDAPHIC* means "of or related to soil conditions" (definition 5). In
> ecological contexts, edaphic conditions are distinct from climate and other
> factors as they affect the ability of plants to grow in a particular
> region. John Barrs knew the word and declared as DQ. Other than him, only
> Tim Lodge hit on its meaning.
>
> Tim Lodge's mathematical manifold (whatever that means), definition 12,
> also got 3 votes. That gave him a total of five and bounced the deal right
> back to him - fair play, since he had just bounced it back to me. Runner-up
> and traditional "winnah" was Ryan McGill with his uplifting definition 3,
> which earned four votes. Ryan didn't vote, but would have overtaken Tim had
> he voted correctly..
>
> Full results:
>
> 1. limp. From Shefler, M. who voted 6, 11. Voted for by: Abell, T.;
> Embler, D. Score: 2.
>
> 2. solitary. From Bourne, T. who voted 4, 11. Voted for by: Embler, D.;
> Dixon, S. Score: 2.
>
> 3. that which uplifts. From McGill, R. who did not vote. Voted for by:
> Carson, C.; Abell, T.; Naylor, S.; Cunningham, D. Score: 4.
>
> 4. merely mechanical; routine. From Carson, C. who voted 3, 12. Voted for
> by: Bourne, T.; Lodge, T.; Dixon, S. Score: 3.
>
> 5. of or related to soil conditions. From Dictionary which could not vote..
> Voted for by: Lodge, T. Score: D1.
>
> 6. [Geom.] a curve of double curvature From Widdis, D. who voted 10, 12.
> Voted for by: Shefler, M.; Shepherdson, N.; Madnick, J. Score: 3.
>
> 7. a hurriedly drawn caricature of a person. From Abell, T. who voted 1,
> 3. Voted for by: None. Score: 0.
>
> 8. pleasing in appearance; attractive; comely. From Naylor, S. who voted
> 3, 15. Voted for by: None. Score: 0.
>
> 9. of the Icelandic poems or eddas; also EDDAPHIC. From Barrs, J. who was
> DQ. Voted for by: None. Score: 0.
>
> 10. of or related to unpasteurized cheeses (EU regulation CD2101.35 rev.
> 47). From Cunningham, D. who voted 3, 10. Voted for by: Widdis, D.;
> Cunningham, D. [no point earned]; Shepherdson, N. Score: 2.
>
> 11. delayed beyond what is expected on average, such as a reaction to a
> stimulus. From Shepherdson, N. who voted 6, 10. Voted for by: Shefler, M.;
> Bourne, T. Score: 2.
>
> 12. [Math.] in topology, any manifold that conforms to the Poincaré
> duality theorem. From Lodge, T. who voted 4, *5*. Voted for by: Carson, C..;
> Widdis, D.; Madnick, J. Score: 5.
>
> 13. seeming to last or persist forever, especially on account of being
> tedious or annoying. From Embler, D. who voted 1, 2. Voted for by: None.
> Score: 0.
>
> 14. the principles, theories, or methodology of scholarly historical
> research and presentation. From Madnick, J. who voted 6, 12. Voted for by:
> None. Score: 0.
>
> 15. plants that detach from their root stem and roll with the wind to
> disperse their seeds; examples are knapweed (Centaurea diffusa) and "baby's
> breath" (Gypsophyllia paniculata). From Dixon, S. who voted 2, 4. Voted for
> by: Naylor, S. Score: 1.
>
> For those who prefer tables results follow in that form, for human players
> only, in descending score order without regard for tie-breaking rules.
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