Thing applied

  • 1 thing —    ‘O thou thing!’ says Leontes to his wife Hermione, in Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale. He means that she is not worthy to be called a person since he believes, mistakenly, that she has been unfaithful to him. This contemptuous use of ‘thing’,… …

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  • 2 thing — 1 matter, concern, business, *affair 2 Thing, object, article are comprehensive terms applicable to whatever is apprehended as having actual, distinct, and demonstrable existence. They vary, however, in their range of application. Thing is the… …

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  • 3 Applied — Apply Ap*ply , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Applied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Applying}.] [OF. aplier, F. appliquer, fr. L. applicare to join, fix, or attach to; ad + plicare to fold, to twist together. See {Applicant}, {Ply}.] 1. To lay or place; to put or… …

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  • 4 Applied chemistry — Apply Ap*ply , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Applied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Applying}.] [OF. aplier, F. appliquer, fr. L. applicare to join, fix, or attach to; ad + plicare to fold, to twist together. See {Applicant}, {Ply}.] 1. To lay or place; to put or… …

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  • 5 Applied mathematics — Apply Ap*ply , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Applied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Applying}.] [OF. aplier, F. appliquer, fr. L. applicare to join, fix, or attach to; ad + plicare to fold, to twist together. See {Applicant}, {Ply}.] 1. To lay or place; to put or… …

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  • 6 Applied Foresight Network — The Applied Foresight Network (AFN) is a global web of university based centres connected by a network of forums for professors, students, teachers, and concerned citizens. The AFN supports informed discussion and social action on issues of… …

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  • 7 There ain't no such thing as a free lunch — This article is about the saying. For the computing principle, see No free lunch in search and optimization. For the group, see No Free Lunch (organization). There ain t no such thing as a free lunch (alternatively, There s no such thing as a… …

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  • 8 Vision thing — (sometimes the vision thing or that vision thing ) is a notable sound bite and catch phrase from George H. W. Bush during his presidency. It was purportedly the former President s response to the suggestion that he turn his attention away from… …

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  • 9 To do the handsome thing — Handsome Hand some (h[a^]n s[u^]m; 277), a. [Compar. {Handsomer} ( [ e]r); superl. {Handsomest}.] [Hand + some. It at first meant, dexterous; cf. D. handzaam dexterous, ready, limber, manageable, and E. handy.] 1. Dexterous; skillful; handy;… …

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  • 10 That Peter Kay Thing — Format Sitcom Created by Peter Kay Written by Neil Fitzmaurice Peter Kay Dave Spikey Gareth Hughes Directed by Andrew Gillman Starring …

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  • 11 Application — Ap pli*ca tion, n. [L. applicatio, fr. applicare: cf. F. application. See {Apply}.] 1. The act of applying or laying on, in a literal sense; as, the application of emollients to a diseased limb. [1913 Webster] 2. The thing applied. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 Appliance — Ap*pli ance, n. 1. The act of applying; application. [1913 Webster] 2. subservience; compliance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A thing applied or used as a means to an end; an apparatus or device; as, to use various appliances; a mechanical… …

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  • 13 clothes drier — Appliance Ap*pli ance, n. 1. The act of applying; application. [1913 Webster] 2. subservience; compliance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A thing applied or used as a means to an end; an apparatus or device; as, to use various appliances; a… …

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  • 14 dishwasher — Appliance Ap*pli ance, n. 1. The act of applying; application. [1913 Webster] 2. subservience; compliance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A thing applied or used as a means to an end; an apparatus or device; as, to use various appliances; a… …

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  • 15 microwave oven — Appliance Ap*pli ance, n. 1. The act of applying; application. [1913 Webster] 2. subservience; compliance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A thing applied or used as a means to an end; an apparatus or device; as, to use various appliances; a… …

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  • 16 oven — Appliance Ap*pli ance, n. 1. The act of applying; application. [1913 Webster] 2. subservience; compliance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A thing applied or used as a means to an end; an apparatus or device; as, to use various appliances; a… …

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  • 17 refrigerator — Appliance Ap*pli ance, n. 1. The act of applying; application. [1913 Webster] 2. subservience; compliance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A thing applied or used as a means to an end; an apparatus or device; as, to use various appliances; a… …

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  • 18 toaster — Appliance Ap*pli ance, n. 1. The act of applying; application. [1913 Webster] 2. subservience; compliance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A thing applied or used as a means to an end; an apparatus or device; as, to use various appliances; a… …

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  • 19 vacuum cleaner — Appliance Ap*pli ance, n. 1. The act of applying; application. [1913 Webster] 2. subservience; compliance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A thing applied or used as a means to an end; an apparatus or device; as, to use various appliances; a… …

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  • 20 washing machine — Appliance Ap*pli ance, n. 1. The act of applying; application. [1913 Webster] 2. subservience; compliance. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A thing applied or used as a means to an end; an apparatus or device; as, to use various appliances; a… …

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