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use "preen" in a sentence

The pecten is also used to preen feathers.

Thus, the birds return to a safe place after foraging to preen and dry their feathers, typically adopting a spread-winged posture.

They will then stand and preen themselves straight away.

Feather maintenance As
niches are so differentiated as to preempt excessive competition for the same resources (gadgil 2001a).

Hitler then ordered Raeder's naval staff to investigate the feasibility of occupying ireland to preempt any British attempt.

However, there is always the danger that the preempting side could preempt themselves, taking up their own bidding space that could be used for constructive bidding.

The mentality of an ISS flight controller is to preempt a failure.

Programming KOCO-TV clears all of the ABC schedule, except for ABC Kids airings of Power Rangers: RPM likely due to lack of E/I content, which is the same reason its ABC-affiliated sister stations owned by Hearst preempt the program.

The FLSA does not preempt state and local governments from providing greater protections under their own laws.

Leonhard summarizes maneuver warfare theory as: preempt, dislocate, and disrupt the enemy as alternatives to destruction of enemy mass through attrition warfare.

Also, CWA section 404(t) expressly provides that the existence of section 404 does not preempt state law governing the discharge of dredged or fill material.

As a rule, any hand which qualifies for a two-bid should not be opened with a preempt below the game level.

American programming preemptions As part of the Detroit market, CBET is required to preempt American shows on the CBC network schedule of which exclusive rights are claimed by American stations in the market.

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