Should either fault occur (technically called " fiddling ") it is fatal to accurate measurement.
The result is that no trace of " fiddling " exists, and the movable and fixed webs come sharply together in focus with the highest powers.
But the tomato, a berry grown out of its natural proportion by the fiddling of man, at least knew redness was its ultimate goal.
Fiddling with your cat's nutritional balance because you have embraced a dietary theory can sometimes yield a diet that is dangerously deficient.
He rides fiddling at the head of the host; he plays to the weary warriors in the intervals of the battle in the court of Etzel's palace; but he is also expert at performing other music, with "a strong fiddle-bow, mighty and long, like to a sword, exceeding sharp and broad."
The revolts of royalists and sectaries against his government had been easily suppressed, and the various attempts to assassinate him, contemptuously referred to by Cromwell as "little fiddling things," were anticipated and prevented by an excellent system of police and spies, and by his bodyguard of 160 men.
Excessive fiddling through the menu and leaving the backlight on will obviously reduce this figure, but this iPod still goes on strong for most of your day, even if you have it playing the entire time.
If the idea of fiddling with electrical wiring scares you, why not opt for a chandelier that uses candles instead of electricity?
The headphones are designed to eliminate all of that pesky fiddling with tangled cables business that accompany most traditional headphones, because the audio wire in fits with the lanyard itself.
fiddlegovernment is fiddling the figures, says David Willetts.
Deacon paused in the act of fiddling with the strange looking contraption strapped to his wrist.
And when we do, we normally spend our time fiddling with our foam earplugs.
fiddlever I do not recommend fiddling about with cars whilst they are under warranty.
fiddlebetter off just fiddling around in studios.
fiddlened even more about not fiddling with the settings.
fiddleless to say I couldn't get machine started, and wasted five minutes fiddling with buttons to no effect.
fiddling with the wires at the back of the TV or 50 other dangerous things?
fiddling with specimens of ancient Scottish history that are usually very valuable.
fiddling around to get the euro stuff working.
fiddling figures that he does not even include in his publications, will he now pledge to do just that?
fiddling round the turns in the deep artery.
fiddling contest square reef from day the young lady.
fiddling revival of the later twentieth century.
fiddling contest square has the greatest closet space was.
In addition to this CJ does a little fiddling with the contrast levels, making them a touch high.
The few example of slide scanning a friend of mine did on my scanner came out great without much fiddling.
Scott looked down at the manuscript on the piano, " still fiddling with this piece then ", he asked.
Politics today is about fiddling, making a tweak here or there but not changing anything much.
Dear Auntie Al, I quite often get caught fiddling with specimens of ancient Scottish history that are usually very valuable.
hank Williams submit a copy fiddling contest square.
Maze: St. Patrick's Day 3 (easy) help the fiddling leprechaun find the pot of gold.
With a bit of fiddling I got the hose to line-up with the outside face of the engine sprocket.
Was fiddling with something on the railings, where the dead flowers in their cellophane wrappers had been tied for weeks.
I had been fiddling about in the bottom of a wastepaper bin trying to retrieve an empty can.
This ensures that no fish leap out, and it will also keep other pets of yours-cats especially-from fiddling with the aquarium.
Before fiddling with the pH of your soil, it's critical to conduct a good soil test.
Minimize distractions - avoid cell phone conversations, fiddling with the radio, or eating while driving.
They're quick and convenient to use, so you won't find yourself frustrated, fiddling with your glasses when you're on the go.
Strangely enough, men also start fiddling with their socks, or shoes.
Deb, who is fiddling with her cell phone and make-up, runs into a citrus truck.
At the early age of 12, Lauren was already taking up the guitar, by "fiddling around" with her father's.
Curtis' "Here's to You" know she has come a long way from fiddling.
One of the most essential points in a good micrometer is that all the webs shall be so nearly in the same plane as to be well in focus together under the highest powers used, and at the same time absolutely free from " fiddling."
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