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spinal cord
used in Atlas Shrugged

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Definition
nerve cells running from the base of the skull to the lower back and enclosed by vertebrae in adults
  • Yet it was still the remnant of Halley's melody that gave it form; it was the melody that supported it like a spinal cord.
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (82% in)
  • The long line of boxcars stretched off into the distance, in spaced, rectangular links, like a spinal cord.
    1.8 Part 1 Chapter 8 — The John Galt Line (59% in)
  • She went on, running down the spinal cord of a dead train, noting the peculiar combination of lighted compartments, open doors and empty passages: no one had ventured to step out.
    2.10 Part 2 Chapter 10 — The Sign of the Dollar (48% in)

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