How to use Significant in a sentence

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  • What's so significant about being his mate?

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  • He didn't have any significant contact with them that I could see.

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  • The returns from Ireland under the Diseases of Animals Acts 1894 and 1896 are less significant than those of Great Britain.

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  • In support of this idea, independently of the ecclesiastical innovations, many significant facts could be adduced.

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  • Prince Vasili gave Pierre a significant look.

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  • In the field of federal legislation, no significant change took place until the passage of the Hepburn Act of 1906, which was an amendment of the act of 1887.

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  • Of all the celebrated accomplishments of science, I think none is more significant than the end of certain diseases, especially the scourge of polio.

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  • Monarchies with any real, significant power are just waiting out the clock.

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  • An equally significant hint, that the Ionian Isles might easily be regained by France, further helped to open the eyes of the purblind Addington ministry to the resolve of Napoleon to make the Mediterranean a French lake.

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  • They cannot destroy the strong, but they can inflict significant damage.

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  • Its reception was significant.

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  • This reciprocal silence is probably significant.

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  • Religion under the Christian emperors became a significant source of discrimination in legal status, and non-conformity might reach so far as to produce complete loss of rights.

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  • This book was one of the most significant and influential Jewish works of the middle ages.

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  • There is no significant difference in their effectiveness at treating impetigo.

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  • Sennacherib speaks of one at Tarbisu to the north of Nineveh, but it is significant that although Nebuchadrezzar II.

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  • The first section is a preface containing exhortation in general terms. The main section is the second, containing a series of night visions, the significant features of which are pointed out by an angel who stands by the prophet and answers his questions.

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  • The book has a significant place in the history of Italian literature.

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  • It must have been significant to be surrounded by so many diamonds!

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  • Also the opportunity to earn significant commission by referring others.

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  • The Convention has made significant contributions to worldwide efforts toward chemical disarmament.

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  • Yet halitosis is a common and universal problem that can lead to a significant amount of social disharmony and embarrassment.

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  • His name, in which the Greek Avbpovucos is combined with the gentile name of one of the great Roman houses, while indicative of his own position as a manumitted slave, is also significant of the influences by which Roman literature was fostered, viz.

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  • Only a few words are preserved, but the details, when carefully weighed, are extremely significant.

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  • Very significant, too, is the parting of the ways in the development of liturgical vestments in the East and West.

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  • The great variety of views amongst competent critics is significant of the difficulty of the problem, which can hardly be regarded as yet solved; this divergence of opinion perhaps points to the impossibility of maintaining the unity of chs.

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  • It is significant in this connexion that there were two cities named Sippar, one under the protection of Shamash, the sun-god, and one under this Anunit, a fact which points strongly tothe probable proximity of Sippar and Agade.

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  • It is significant for the whole future of Hungary that no effort was or could be made by Stephen to weld the heterogeneous races under his crown into a united nation.

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  • Specially significant were the Memorandum addressed to the throne by 55 deputies of the Croat party of Right, in the Croatian, Bosnian, Dalmatian and Istrian Diets, and the political strike organized by the pupils of both sexes in almost all the middle schools of the Slavonic South.

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  • The pre-Darwinian systematists since the time of Von Baer had attached very great importance to embryological facts, holding that the stages in an animal's development were often more significant of its true affinities than its adult structure.

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  • Significant of the attitude of Germany - whose " flirtation " with the Transvaal has been noted - was an open telegram sent by the emperor William II.

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  • He preserves a strange and significant silence with regard to Ahura-mazda, the supreme God of Zoroastrianism, and in fact can hardly have been a Zoroastrian believer at all.

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  • His opera of Thetis et Pelee, 1689, though highly praised by Voltaire, cannot be said to rise much above the others; and it may be regarded as significant that of all his dramatic works not one has kept the stage.

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  • The seventy decrees of the council begin with a confession of faith directed against the Cathari and Waldenses, which is significant if only for the mention of a transubstantiation of the elements in the Lord's Supper.

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  • It is a significant fact that neoplasms contain very few nerve-fibres, even although growing luxuriantly, and there is a doubt whether the few twigs contained in them may not merely have been dragged into their midst as the tumour mass expanded (Young).

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  • The fact that along the whole of its course this remarkable waterway is only separated from the Aegean by the attenuated Gallipoli Peninsula, did, on the other hand, suggest that the most promising method of attack upon the maritime defile from without would be to occupy that significant tongue of land.

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  • This is probably never completely attained, variations in the sixth significant figure of the refractive index being observed in different parts of single large blocks of the most perfect glass.

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  • Even in its earliest form the law contains no trace of paganism - a significant fact when we consider how closely law and religion are related in their origins.

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  • In some significant cases, however, the Boghaz Keui tablets appear to give striking confirmation of Sayce's conjectures.

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  • In the meantime we have proper names to argue from; and these give us at least the significant indication that the Hittite nominative ended in s and the accusative in m.

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  • Gladstone, in defending the government against Roebuck, rebuked in dignified and significant terms the conduct of men who, " hoping to escape from punishment, ran away from duty."

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  • But more significant, perhaps, was the tribute paid by the Temps, the leading Parisian paper.

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  • This arrangement, though short-lived, is significant of the decay of the political influence of the Eupatridae, and it is not likely that they recovered, even in practice, any real control of the government.

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  • At all events, it is significant of the success of the main object of the Delian League, the Athenians resigning Cyprus and Egypt, while Persia recognized the freedom of the maritime Greeks of Asia Minor.

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  • It was socially significant that he and his political collaborators were drawn of the stock of newly emancipated peasants.

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  • The Lar familiaris has been regarded' as the embodiment of all the family dead and his cult as a consummation of ancestor-worship, but a more probable explanation regards him as one of the Lares (q.v.; numina of the fields worshipped at the compita, the places where properties marched) who had special charge of the house or possibly of the household servants (familia); for it is significant that his worship was committed to the charge of the vilica.

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  • In the 12th century the significant feature is the growing use of the various national languages in competition with the hitherto universal Latin.

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  • This does not mean that visions and significant dreams may not have been of frequent occurrence in Montanistic circles.'

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  • But it is at least a significant fact that prophecy could not be resuscitated.

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  • It ex pounded in terse and significant teaching the doctrine (1) of God, (2) of original sin, (3) of the Son of God, (4) of justification..

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  • The novel fact that a master of the Romans should have been born on Spanish soil seems to have passed with little remark, and this absence of notice is significant.

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  • The year 1821 marks a significant turning-point in the history.

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  • It is significant that botanical notes are added to the poem, and that its eulogies of scientific men are frequent.

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  • As he surveyed the field from the windmill north of Fleurus it struck him as significant that Blucher's troops were disposed parallel to the Namur road, as if to cover a forward concentration, and not at right angles to it, as they would be had they been covering a retreat.

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  • But the books in which his humour is broadly displayed, the travels and the sketches, are not really so significant of his power as the three novels of the Mississippi, Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn and Pudd'nhead Wilson, wherein we have preserved a vanished civilization, peopled with typical figures, and presented with inexorable veracity.

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  • His saying that "history is past politics and politics are present history" is significant of this limitation of his work, which left on one side subjects of the deepest interest in a nation's life.

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  • There is a vast difference in national character between these young peoples and the successors of the Hellenes; and it is therefore all the more significant to find that both the Church and religious sentiment should in their case have fully preserved the Byzantine character.

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  • This was all the more significant because Western Christendom in the 15th century was by no means irreligious.

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  • To this policy, however, there was a significant exception in the iron and steel schedule, where the reduced duties of 1894 were left mainly unchanged.

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  • These were the men who, a little later, at the bidding of their "benefactors," dissolved one inconvenient diet after another; for it is a significant fact that during the reigns of the two Augustuses every diet was dissolved in this way by the hirelings of some great lord or, still worse, of some foreign potentate.

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  • Giesbrecht (1900) considers Canu quite right in grouping together in this single family those parasites of ascidians, simple and compound, which had been previously distributed among families with the more or less significant names Notodelphyidae, Doropygidae, Buproridae, Schizoproctidae, Kossmechtridae, Enterocolidae, Enteropsidae.

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  • He analyses significant stylistic peculiarities such as occur, e.g., in Isaiah xxiv.-xxvii.

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  • This is significant enough; Prof. Sayce, the most brilliant and distinguished of the " anti-critics," does not really reoccupy the position of the " able and pious men " of the mid-19th century, to whom " even to speak of any portion of the Bible as a history " was " an outrage upon religion " (Stanley, Jewish Church, Preface); these may still have pious, but they have no longer scholarly successors.

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  • Every term in the definition is significant and has a history.

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  • Perhaps the most significant event from which to date the modern period is the publication by Lessing in 1774-1777 of the "Wolfenbiittel Fragments," i.e.

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  • It is certain that the snakes have been evolved as a specialized branch from some Lacertilian stock, and that both "orders" are intimately related, but it is significant that it is only through the degraded members of the 1 For the etymology of this word, see Crocodile.

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  • Taking, for example, the number 1.087678, the object is to destroy the significant figure 8 in the second place of decimals; this is effected by multiplying the number by 1- 08, that is, by subtracting from the number eight times itself advanced two places, and we thus obtain 100066376.

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  • It is significant that Mayan civilization cannot be traced in any other part of Nicaragua or Costa Rica.

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  • On the title-page of the latter were added the significant words, " set forth with the Kynge's moost gracious licence."

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  • It is significant that this Bible, like Coverdale's second edition, was " set forth with the kinges most gracyous lycence," probably with the concurrence of Cranmer, since he, in a letter to Cromwell, begged him to " exhibit the book unto the king's highness, and to obtain of his grace.

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  • It is fair in dealing with Schelling's development to take into account the indications of his own opinion regarding its more significant momenta.

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  • At Yorktown in the summer of 1907 the Doukhobors established one of the largest and best brick-making plants in Canada, a significant testimony to the way in which the leaders of the community were working in the interests of the whole.

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  • He clearly perceived the significant analogy between terrestrial gravity and the force exerted in the solar system, and by the ingenious device of a circular pendulum illustrated the composite character of the planetary movements.

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  • The last point is significant in view of Didache xv.

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  • It is significant of the materialistic and pessimistic character of the system that, while the formation of the world is considered as a work of the good spirits, the creation of man is referred to the princes of darkness.

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  • There is good reason for believing that at least along the southern border of New England a narrow coastal plain was for a time added to the continental border; and that, as in the New Jersey section the plain was here stripped from a significant breadth of inland overlap and worn down so as to form an inner lowland enclosed by a longitudinal upland or cuesta; and that when this stage was reached a submergence, of the kind which has produced the many embayments of the New England coast, drowned the outer part of thy plain and the inner lowland, leaving only the higher parts of the cuesta as islands.

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  • The discovery of this significant looped arrangement of the morainic belts is the greatest advance in interpretation of glacial phenomena since the first suggestion of a glacial period; it is also the strongest proof that the ice here concerned was a continuous sheet of creeping land ice, and not a discontinuous series of floating icebergs, as had been supposed.

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  • The first of these differences between the two systems is significant of the dynamic changes suffered by the Archean before the beginning of that part of the Proterozoic era represented by known formations.

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  • The extent of the unconformity is usually significant of the geographic changes of the interval unrecorded by known Proterozoic rocks.

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  • The position of these beds is significant of the amount of change which has taken place in the west since the Pliocene period.

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  • The strong anti-slavery sentiment here manifested, itself in 1851 in the famous " Jerry rescue," one of the most significant episodes following the enactment of the Fugitive .Slave Law of 1850; Samuel May, pastor of the Unitarian church, and seventeen others, arrested for assisting in the rescue, were never brought to trial, although May and two others publicly admitted that they had taken part in the rescue, and announced that they would contest the constitutionality of the Fugitive Slave Law, if they were tried.

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  • It is significant in this connexion that it was under Adrian (c. 774) that the papal chancery ceased to date by the regnal years of the Eastern emperor and substituted that of the pontificate.

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  • But he disposes of this doubt in a very emphatic and significant manner.

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  • We cannot write a history of the varied origin of logic, beyond putting the rudimentary logic of the proposition in the De Interpretatione before the less rudimentary theory of categories as significant names capable of becoming predicates in the Categories, and before the maturer analysis of the syllogism in the Analytics.

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  • But it was significant that they had to adopt the badge of "Communism" in order to mark their precise position in the field of rival doctrines.

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  • This was a decided step and it was followed by one still more significant.

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  • But it is highly significant that while the exports of British silk manufactures have not decreased, the imports in the meantime have shown a marked expansion.

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  • When we compare together electric discharges the intensity of which is altered by varying, the capacity, we are unable to form an opinion as to whether the effects observed are due to changes in the density of the luminous material or changes of temperature, but the experiments of Sir William and Lady Huggins 1 with the spectrum of calcium are significant in suggesting that it is really the density which is also the determining factor in cases where different concentrations and different spark discharges produce a change in the relative intensities of different lines.

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  • In this connexion, however, as well as on other grounds, it is a significant fact that within twenty years or so after the death of Justin, which probably occurred circa A.D.

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  • Significant also is the foothold gained at this time in the Curia itself by the humanists - Poggio, Bruni and others.

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  • He also received the right to appoint bishops, who - except in Rome and the suburbicarian districts - were to be Italian subjects; and, with a significant exception, the exequatur, placet regium, and every form of government permission for the publication and execution of acts of ecclesiastical authority were abolished.

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  • But the name he assumed, Pius X., was significant; and, even had he had the will, it was soon clear that he had not the power to make any material departure from the policy of the first " prisoner of the Vatican."

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  • This was the ideal, but to give the reader a clear view of the actual features of knightly society in their contrast with that of our own day, it is necessary to bring out one or two very significant shadows.

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  • Even amongst the extreme advocates of the theory of mutations, the importance of magnitude is being discounted by their suggestion that some of the minute variations which have hitherto been regarded by them as insignificant "fluctuating variations" may be significant mutations.

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  • The period 1910-20 witnessed considerable industrial and agricultural development and a significant growth of Ethiopianism and trade unionism among the native and coloured people.

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  • In this then consists the significant turn given by St Paul in the Second Epistle to the Thessalonians to the whole conception, namely, in the substitution for the tyrant of the latter time who should persecute the Jewish people, of a pseudo-Messianic figure, who, establishing himself in the temple of God, should find credence and a following precisely among the Jews.

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  • A comparison of this procedure with the original conception of the patriciate as revealed by the derivation of the word, is significant of the history of the conception of nobility at Rome, and illustrative of the tenacity with which the Romans clung to the name and form of an institution which had long lost its significance.

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  • With the fall of Assyria the rule of Assur also comes to an end, whereas it is significant that the cult of the gods of Babylonia - more particularly of Marduksurvives for several centuries the loss of political independence through Cyrus' capture of Babylonia in 539 B.C. The name of Assur's temple at Assur, represented by the mounds of Kaleh Sherghat, was known as E-khar-sag-gal-kur-kurra, i.e.

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  • While these vicissitudes take us away from Palestine, the course of native religious thought is very significant for its relation to the earlier stages.

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  • There is a marked growth of refinement and of ideas of morality, and a condemnation of the shameless vice and oppression which went on amid a punctilious and splendid worship. It is extremely significant that between the teaching of the prophetical writings and the spirit of the Mosaic legislation there is an unmistakable bond.

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  • From the military point of view - and Arrian drew upon the memoirs of two of Alexander's lieutenants - the significant thing was that not merely was the coast route from Tyre to Gaza open, but also there was no danger of a flank attack as the expeditionary force proceeded.

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  • It is significant that in the royal collection of cuneiform literature made by King Assur-bani-pal of Assyria (668-626 B.C.) and deposited in his palace at Nineveh, the omen collections connected with the astral theology of Babylonia and Assyria form the largest class.

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  • We may conveniently distinguish the two drifts as the slow-moving and fast-moving drifts respectively; but it should be remembered that, since these motions are measured relatively to the sun, this distinction is not physically significant.

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  • Thus the resemblances which have been claimed between the Nippur Deluge fragment and the version of the "Priestly Code" in Genesis, in themselves furnish no significant evidence as to the latter's date.

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  • Even more significant is his handling of authority and reason, to which we shall presently refer.

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  • Children think long before they speak; and indeed, as mere vocal sounds are not speech, and as the apprehension that a word signifies a thing is a judgment, judgment is originally not an effect, but a cause of significant language.

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  • The antagonism caused by such an attitude had reached a significant point when on the 10th of April Robespierre himself laid his accusation before the Convention.

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  • In the foreign relations of the United States, as directed by President McKinley, the most significant change was the cordial understanding established with the British government, to which much was contributed by his secretary of state, John Hay, appointed to that portfolio when he was ambassador to the court of St James, and which was due to some extent to the friendliness of the British press and even more markedly of the British navy in the Pacific during the Spanish War.

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  • This great and significant change in the treatment of the heroic legends is ac..0 npanied by numerous minor differences (such as the ancients remarked) in belief, in manners and institutions, and in language.

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  • This admirable body represents a significant departure from medieval ideals.

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  • Still more significant changes took place across the Rhine.

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  • The so-called Cadmon poems are contained 1 It is a significant fact that the Alfredian version, instead of translating this sentence, introduces the verses with the words, "This is the order of the words."

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  • The fact that no ingenuity of modern research has been able to construct a real budget of expenditure and receipt for any part of the long centuries of the Empire is significant as to the secrecy that surrounded the finances, especially in the later period.

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  • The growth of this department, parallel with the general progress of finance, is significant of its function.

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  • That his adherence to the royal party was already noticed and commented on appears from the significant remark 1 In October 1608 he became treasurer of Gray's Inn.

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  • The Apophthegms, though hardly deserving Macaulay's praise of being the best collection of jests in the world, contain a number of those significant anecdotes which Bacon used with such effect in his other writings.

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  • Although it must be admitted that the Baconian method is fairly open to the above-mentioned objections, it is curious and significant that Bacon was not thoroughly ignorant of them, but with deliberate consciousness preferred his own method.

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  • It is curious and significant that in the domain of the moral and metaphysical sciences his influence has been perhaps more powerful, and his authority has been more frequently appealed to, than in that of the physical.

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  • It is significant that the first iron swords in Cyprus are of a type characteristic of the lands bordering the Adriatic. Gold and even silver become rare; 5 foreign imports almost cease; engraved cylinders and scarabs are replaced by conical and pyramidal seals like those of Asia Minor, and dress-pins by brooches (fibulae) like those of south-eastern Europe.

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  • An encyclopaedic account, however, should rest rather on an exterior definition which can serve as it were to pigeon-hole the whole mass of significant facts.

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  • Thus Edom formed a prominent centre for traffic from Arabia and its seats of culture to Egypt, the Philistine towns, Palestine and the Syrian states, and it enjoyed a commercial importance which made it a significant factor in Palestinian history.

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  • Henceforward Greek culture practically vanishes and gives place to Aramaic; it is significant that in future the kings of Mesene stamped their coinage with Aramaic legends.

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  • Ngeli (Der Wortschatz des Apostels Paulus, 1905, pp. 85 seq.), whose opinion is all the more significant on this point that he refuses to admit any linguistic features adverse to the Pauline authorship of the other epistles.

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  • Antoninus may perhaps be explained in harmony with the older Stoic teaching; but, when taken in connexion with the rise of Neoplatonism and the revival of superstition, they are certainly significant.

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  • On the 1st of July 1900 the first train of the Santa Fe left San Francisco for the East; a significant event, as there had before been practically only one railway corporation (the Southern Pacific) controlling trans-continental traffic at San Fran-, cisco since 1869.

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  • One significant indication of this may be mentioned.

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  • The most significant point in the distribution of the marine Cainozoic rocks in New South Wales is their complete absence from the coastal districts; this fact indicates that while the Middle Cainozoic marine beds of Victoria and New Guinea were being deposited, Australia extended far eastward into the Tasman Sea.

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  • These creatures, however varied in form and structure, all fly according to one and the same principle; and this is a significant fact, as it tends to show that the air must be attacked in a particular way to ensure flight.

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  • The two extracts just given, however, significant in themselves, fail to render an account of the view of the human constitution which would probably, among the theological and scholastic leaders of public opinion, count the largest weight of adherence.

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  • In any case, however, it is significant that the Abyssinians have repeatedly been willing to co-operate with the British away from their own country.

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  • He was the first painter to recognize the play of light and shade as among the most significant and attractive of the world's appearances, the earlier schools having with one consent subordinated light and shade to colour and outline.

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  • But, because time had not yet made the matter clear, Locke suffered himself to digress in his second book into the psychological question of the origin of our ideas; and his theory of knowledge is ruined by the failure to distinguish between the epistemological sense of "idea" as significant content and the psychological sense in which it is applied to a fact or process in the individual mind.

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  • There have been signs of a reaction in Spain itself, and Echegaray's return to politics in 5905 was significant enough.

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  • Iron, once an extremely important product, has ceased since about 1880 to be significant in the general production of the country.

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  • The application for statehood precipitated one of the most famous and significant episodes of national history - the Missouri Compromise.

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  • It is a significant circumstance that, for a long time all the numerous editions of the Pilgrim's Progress were evidently meant for the cottage and the servants' hall.

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  • The large proportion of mestizos, if these percentages are correct, is significant because it implies a persistence of type that may largely determine the character of Colombia's future population, unless the more slowly increasing white element can be reinforced by immigration.

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  • It is significant, if true, that part of the money for chartering his vessel was supplied from the secretservice fund of the United States government.

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  • The third section consists of the Apostolic Canons already referred to, the last and most significant of which places the Constitutions and the two epistles of Clement in the canon of Scripture, and omits the Apocalypse.

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  • This is the usual method; but the relative accuracy of two numbers expressed to the same number of significant figures depends to a certain extent on the magnitude of the first figure.

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  • Thus 14286 and 85714 represent and 1correct to 5 significant figures; but the latter is relatively more accurate than the former.

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  • The entire system has been - as in other states where it prevails - extremely irregular and arbitrary as regards local assessments, and very imperfect; and the figures of total valuation (in 1880 $160,570,761, in 1890 $347,717,218, in 1906 $408,329,749, and in 1908, when it was supposed to be the actual valuation of all taxable property, $2,453,691,859), though significant of taxation methods, are not significant of the general condition or progress of the state.

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  • It is significant that his great college at Oxford Cardinals College as he designed to call it, Christ Church as it is named to-daywas endowed with the revenues of some score of small monasteries which he had suppressed on the ground that they were useless or ill-conducted.

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  • Even more significant was the change in the cabinet, which was strengthened by the admission of some of the more conservative section of the Opposition, Lord Sidmouth retiring and Robert Peel becoming home secretary.

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  • But these significant actions were almost forgotten in the presence of a new crisis; for in 1876 misgovernment in Turkey had produced its natural results, and the European provinces of the Porte were in a state Of armed insurrection.

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  • History may hereafter conclude that the most significant circumstance of the earlier period is to be found in the demonstration of loyalty and affection to which the sixtieth anniversary of Queen Victorias accession led in 1897.

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  • In the i4th century there is a significant deterioration in the monastic chroniclers, and their place is taken by the works of secular clergy like Adam Murimuth, Geoffrey the Baker, Robert of Avesbury, Henry Knighton and the anonymous author of the Eulogium historictrum.

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  • Collier (afterwards Lord Monkswell, q.v.), the Ewelme rectory case,' the significant Odo Russell (Lord Ampthill) episode (to help the government out of a scrape the ambassador was accused of exceeding his instructions) - told yet more.

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  • Significant as was the common grief when he died, no such consequence could be inferred from it, and certainly not from the elections of r880.

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  • The conceptions connected with Nusku are of distinctly popular origin, as is shown by his prominence in incantations, which represent the popular element in the cult, and it is significant that in the astro-theological system of the Babylonian priests Nusku-Girru is not assigned to any particular place in the heavens.

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  • The number is significant, since it agrees with that found in Edriophthalmous Crustacea, and assigns the labium of the Hexapod to the same somite numerically as that which carries the labium-like maxillipedes of those Crustacea.

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  • This tardiness in authorship is a significant fact in his life, in harmony with his tempered wisdom.

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  • This significant but evanescent phenomenon, which represents the direct emissions of a low-lying solar envelope, was photographed by William Shackleton on the occasion of an eclipse in Novaya Zemlya on the 9th of August 1896; and it has since been abundantly registered by exposures made during the obscurations of 1898, 1900, 1901 and 1905.

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  • It happened, however, to have another association, more significant than any ironical contrast for the present purpose of Antipater.

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  • The most significant feature in the early history of the state was the struggle between the Low Country, which centred about Charleston, and the Up Country, which was settled largely by Scotch-Irish, who came down the mountain valleys from North Carolina, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

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  • Consequently, the parallels between Joshua and Jacob (see Steuernagel's Commentary, p. 150) are more significant when the occupation of central Palestine, already implied in the book of Joshua, is viewed in the light of Gen.

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  • On several occasions Lancaster was suspected of intriguing with the Scots, and it is significant that his lands were spared when Robert Bruce ravaged the north of England.

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  • The case is significant as being the first case of impeachment brought before the United States Senate.

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  • It is significant that Jacob's body is taken to Palestine, but the brethren return to Egypt; in spite of a possible allusion to the famine in v.

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  • It is significant, therefore, that the narratives in Genesis (apart from P) reflect a certain tolerant attitude; there is much that is contrary to prophetical thought, but even the latest compilers have not obliterated all features that, from a strict standpoint, could appear distasteful.

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  • Especially significant, too, is the interest in traditions which affected the South of Palestine, that district which is of importance for the history of Israel in the wilderness and of the Levites.

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  • This was a premature attempt and barren of result, yet it was significant; and not less so is the fact that the palace in which these mayors bore rule was a huge association of great personages, laymen and ecciesiastics who seem to have had much more independence than in the 6th century.

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  • On the 11th of June a further and still more significant step was taken.

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  • It is rather significant that this spread of astrology should have been concomitant with the intellectual impulse that led to the rise of a genuine scientific phase of astronomy in Babylonia itself, which must have weakened to some extent the hold that astrology had on the priests and the people.

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  • The endeavour to trace the horoscope of the individual from the position of the planets and stars at the time of birth (or, as was attempted by other astrologers, at the time of conception) represents the most significant contribution of the Greeks to astrology.

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  • He can never be spoken of, however, save as a spiritual genius and a significant figure in British philosophy, less robust and in some respects less learned than Cudworth, but more interesting and fertile in thought, and more genial in character.

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  • Of the judgments rendered by his countrymen, Washington's confidence in his ability and integrity is perhaps the most significant.

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  • The tract on the False Subtlety of the Four Syllogistic Figures, in which the view of thought or reason as analytic is clearly expressed, closes with the significant division of judgments into those which rest upon the logical axioms of identity and contradiction and those for which no logical ground can be shown.

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  • They are supremely significant, as indicating the very essence of the function of reason.

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  • They were constants in a world where humans and their inventions passed through the world, less significant than an exhaled breath.

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  • The absence of his gun was even more significant than his last vigil.

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  • Relationships where there is a significant power differential are considered dubious.

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  • A significant fraction of the oxy radical also reacts via hydrogen atom abstraction from the added reagent.

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  • Platelet transfusion through negatively charged filters can also activate the contact system and give rise to significant hypotension in patients receiving ACE inhibitors.

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  • But it would be limited also by the necessity to leave some wilderness tracts of significant acreage unused.

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  • Uruguay and Romania reported significant growth in biotech crop acreage.

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  • The pituitary also produces ACTH and growth hormone, which have significant metabolic effects.

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  • There is a significant Difference between post-operative visual acuity in these groups.

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  • In the mouse study, there was a significant increase in the incidence of hepatocellular adenoma or carcinoma.

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  • Bromadiolone is readily adsorbed on soil, rich in clay and organic compounds, with no leaching; degradation in soil is significant.

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  • We are delighted to be enabling this significant advance for the nation.

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  • The proposal must represent a significant technological advancement for the industry sector concerned.

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  • Since its launch in March 2000, it has been a significant force in supporting creatively adventurous and pioneering musical activity.

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  • To what extent do mental health problems and stress physiology correlate with significant life adversity?

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  • Significant improvements in bus services throughout the country are plugged in directly to the social inclusion agenda.

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  • The equitable and optimal allocation of staff time could and should be a significant aspect of leading change and maintaining balance.

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  • Different scales of operation are covered, from the Treasurer doing it all, to significant paid finance staff answerable to the Board.

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  • The total absence of authentic Upper Paleolithic assemblages is equally significant.

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  • Test at the 5% level whether the data provides significant evidence that sufferers of exercise-induced asthma have reduced forced vital capacity.

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  • The other possible reason is that there may be significant astigmatism.

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  • Track Record As a significant partner in the project, the UK has wide expertise in millimeter and sub-millimetre wave astronomy.

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  • Significant research experience in data analysis or relativistic astrophysics Good computing skills.

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  • The Kocher's incision often promotes pulmonary atelectasis and had a significant dehiscence rates.

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  • Oxidative stress appears to be a significant underlying factor in the development of a wide array of diseases, including atherosclerosis and cancer.

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  • Cocaine users have significant atherosclerosis in their cerebral arteries.

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  • Significant facelift was made to pull out exotic elegance that has made the german automaker remarkable in the auto industry.

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  • Parametric analyzes showed a significant linear relationship between increasing proportions of horizontally averted gaze and increased rCBF in the MPF cortex.

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  • The most significant chromophore for proteins is the amide group of the polypeptide backbone.

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  • One significant impact of convergence on Philippine media is that it will provide a backdoor that will allow foreign firms to own media networks.

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  • Bacteraemia may be present even tho significant bacteriuria may be absent.

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  • She danced in opera ballets at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and had a subsequent, significant career in nursing.

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  • However, recent immunohistochemical studies have raised the possibility that neoplastic basophils express significant amounts of tryptase.

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  • These are small penances, but significant in a society belle.

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  • It was a fitting conclusion to what was another fantastic evening for Swindon Speedway and another significant step toward a Play-Off berth.

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  • The documents are not biographical about Mr Smith to a significant extent.

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  • During 2001, Russian entities remained a significant source of dual-use biotechnology, chemicals, production technology, and equipment for Iran.

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  • In America single stroke bowing - whatever the time signature - is actually called " jig bow " which is probably significant.

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  • Each would represent a significant breakthrough in its field.

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  • We just couldn't make any significant headway despite having the benefit of a stiff breeze behind our backs.

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  • While Dr. Bulmer still sees barren brome as the biggest problem, he points out that a significant proportion of reported barren.. .

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  • She noted signs, not only of significant long-standing lung disease, but also of acute bronchopneumonia superimposed on that disease.

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  • The most significant improvement in the sound was the elimination of the low burble you always get with LV disks.

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  • One significant find was of a crouched child burial in a small grave cut.

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  • The former is thought to be more significant in terms of calorie burning than the latter.

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  • These pits also contained significant amounts of domestic refuse including animal bones, burnt daub and burnt daub and burnt flint.

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  • A randomized double-blind trial of nasal calcitonin reported no significant clinical benefit from 400iu daily (42 ).

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  • Nine patients who applied capsaicin topically to the vulva for 6 weeks reported " significant relief " .

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  • The Area has also dealt with a significant quantity of serious casework.

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  • Previous assessment revealed considerable catch-up but significant residual problems especially among those children who experienced the most extended period of institutional care.

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  • The towering medieval cathedrals were in fact heaps of stone without any significant tensile stresses.

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  • There will be a European Public Prosecutor, portending very significant changes in the way that justice is administered.

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  • If Pluto is a big nothing in the natal chart, I would not expect much significant effect.

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  • Thanks to the significant Caribbean and Asian populations in Bristol, there are no shortage of curries and jerk chicken in the city center.

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  • The existing management team retained a significant interest in the business along with the new Chief Executive Tony O'Neill.

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  • The most significant change did not come until 1955, when a choir school was set up to train choristers.

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  • No significant side effects were observed in people taking chromium.

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  • This would allow new clappers to be interchanged with old without any significant change in appearance.

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  • Over the period of four days the investigators found no statistically significant difference between the three groups as regarding as wound closure criteria.

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  • Some of the countries discussed are significant exporters while others rely on imported hard coal for their energy supplies.

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  • A significant quantity of crack cocaine was recovered and he has been charged with possession of crack cocaine with intent to supply.

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  • Although the active site of ASV integrase does not undergo significant conformational changes on binding the required metal cofactor, that of HIV-1 does.

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  • What constitutes significant collocation, however, can only be answered statistically.

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  • It may only require a loop colostomy or dividing adhesions, but surgery can have a significant mortality and morbidity.

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  • Excellent health using was not significant were fairly common.

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  • As a writer he spent a significant portion of his life in a rural commune on the outskirts of Sheffield.

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  • These measures were partially compensated by significant capital gains made in 2001.

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  • The final year independent research or mapping project also comprises a significant component of the marks on which the final degree class is based.

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  • Composting composting Composting is one very significant area that we have developed dramatically.

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  • However, such analysis would be prohibitively costly so specific congeners are selected for analysis, including those which are toxicologically significant 10.

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  • Such a diverse range of materials immediately conjures up a significant amount of potential products that this system can be used to produce.

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  • She has already developed a significant number of contacts with a lot of Borderway's regular consignors.

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  • The rolls are not designed for use with people who have significant contracture or deformity.

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  • I recognize the very significant contribution the legal profession has made over many years to ensuring that people have access to justice.

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  • Both aspects should make a significant contribution to the level of learning support offered by the learning environment.

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  • It is always associated with significant pulmonary contusion resulting in hypoxia.

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  • We can report that since 1997 there has been significant progress in achieving cyclical convergence.

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  • There was a significant positive correlation between.. ... .

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  • Mantel statistics may turn out significant even if they have values that would seem very low for a Pearson product-moment correlation between two variables.

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  • Compared with potent topical corticosteroids, no significant difference was shown.

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  • Age was the only significant factor by multivariate analyzes, with older patients having lower platelet counts at 1 year posttreatment.

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  • There is the opportunity for significant collateral damage to any computer network and telecommunications infrastructure that does not have current countermeasures in place.

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  • Each religion have some unique claims that seem to offer some special significant indication that they were relayed from the divine creator.

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  • Our continual focus on tackling this crime has resulted in a significant drop in home burglaries - year on year.

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  • Overall, the regulations, and technological achievements of manufacturers, have put a significant crimp in energy consumption.

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  • In the course of its three and a half years, G-Log has built up some significant critical mass.

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  • Most significant of these is the manner in which parse trees are affected by sub-tree crossover.

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  • That means the possibility of significant fines or even custodial sentences for company directors.

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  • Over the last three months the most significant cutbacks in production were in the metals industry, where output was down by 2% .

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  • No significant correlations were observed between changes of lung function tests and serum cytokine concentration.

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  • Because declaw surgery causes significant pain and involves many risks the decision to declaw surgery causes significant pain and involves many risks the decision to declaw should never be made for owner convenience.

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  • It does, however, have significant advantages over the pointer method which far outweigh the minor drawback of adding extra code.

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  • One of the most significant developments to the theory of Vision in God was the view that ideas are causally efficacious.

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  • Echeverría sanctioned significant land expropriations in Northern Mexico in this period, even taking land from American owners to create new ejidos.

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  • He did not elucidate what was meant by a significant submission.

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  • About 50% of regulations with a significant impact on business now emanate from the EU.

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  • Western law and society, by contrast, have not admitted significant emendation at the hands of another culture for many centuries.

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  • Gula, often envisioned in canine form, was one of the more significant gods of healing.

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  • Possible connection to sonic booms from other aircraft may be highly significant a fighter escort?

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  • Another significant example along these lines is that of duodenal ulcer, having multifactor etiology.

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  • Of the 372 barren ewes, 35.2% had significant titres to Toxoplasma compared with 19.9% of ewes which lambed normally.

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  • With regard to these objectives we would identify significant exemplars with target achievement dates.

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  • Some people find they need to use a very slow speed, yet have experienced very significant benefits from using the exerciser.

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  • Foreign currency We have no significant foreign currency exposure.

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  • The proposed expressway will pass through South Staffordshire resulting in significant social, environmental and economic impacts.

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  • The state of Britain's road and rail system represents a significant negative externality for what is the fourth largest economy in the world.

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  • Ward Jackson Park received a two million pound face-lift with significant funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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  • As we shall see, religious factionalism has been a significant additional ingredient to the region's colonial and cold war tensions.

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  • Organic farming could play a significant role in increasing wildlife across lowland farmland in Europe.

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  • It appears that significant increases in the price of traditional felts would be needed before substantial switching would occur.

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  • Wetlands and Lakes There are no significant wetlands in the LCA only a few small pockets of poor fen.

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  • The burden of his argument is that there were small but significant variations in marital fertility prior to the fertility decline of the 1880s.

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  • Muscle biopsy studies do not reveal a significant increase in small angulated fibers until after age 70 years (105 ).

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  • Atrophic fibers were noted to be of both major fiber types, with no significant increase between biopsy samples except in one subject.

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  • There was a significant improvement in knee extension strength, with no change in the strength of the knee flexors.

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  • Further, there is significant flexure between GMOS and the PWFSs, thus the PWFSs should not currently be used with GMOS.

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  • Fluorine in drinking water Drinking water can also be a significant source of exposure to fluorine in drinking water Drinking water can also be a significant source of exposure to fluorine.

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  • There was one statistically significant result for women who had taken 5 mg folate.

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  • The most significant features found during the watching brief were two lengths of oblique limestone wall footing.

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  • The reader is expected to keep far too many significant details in mind, and the narrative becomes more fragmentary, less coherent.

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  • The words which express our faith and piety are not definite; yet they are significant and fragrant like frankincense to superior natures.

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  • It has played a significant role in building consensus among the Northeastern states required to use reformulated gasoline.

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  • The growing interest in family genealogy has been significant in attracting greater numbers.

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  • You will be a graduate or member of the CIPD and will be able to demonstrate significant generalist HR experience.

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  • This is significant because the theoretical underpinning is often geometric in nature and such systems lend themselves to representation in three dimensions.

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  • This is true even for English ones; for example English mantel clocks from the mid-19th century may have significant gilding.

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  • There were no significant differences between those taking ginkgo and those taking placebo on any of the objective or subjective measures.

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  • There is a significant exposure to formaldehyde in the construction industry from paints, hardboard, rockwool, plastics and waterproof glues.

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  • They suggest that the tempo of the game may be crucial to whether anaerobic glycolysis is significant or not.

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  • The fact they blinded the goniometer was significant, as they reduced bias.

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  • One of the most significant in income terms is Amla, the Indian gooseberry.

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  • These things can cause significant grief which can be difficult enough to come to terms with on their own.

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  • Indeed, they may be the most significant wildlife habitat over much of lowland Northern Ireland, especially where there are few semi-natural habitats.

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  • I have also tried to include web sites containing significant source material on medieval English heraldry, although at present little is available online.

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  • There has also been significant involvement in a trans-Atlantic prostate cancer histopathology project, jointly with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Institute.

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  • Neither primer had significant sequence homology with any other DNA component of BBTV.

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  • Although the hole did not intersect significant economic mineralization it did intersect three horizons of interest.

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  • Others who achieve significant depth may believe only light hypnosis was achieved.

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  • Strangely enough, most go silent when I ask how many other ides they've used for a significant amount of time.

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  • It is significant that some market contacts have expressed misgiving about the present scale of demand for risky and potentially illiquid assets.

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  • We were also very successful in generating a significant cash inflow which benefits the whole Group.

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  • A large tidal range allows a visual inspection of a significant part of the harbor at low spring tides.

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  • When converting a larger size integer to a smaller size integer, only the less significant bytes are moved.

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  • Beside directly creating these significant threats to wild land, other threats to wild land are all inextricably interlinked with transport issues.

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  • Furthermore we will use intracellular current injection to manipulate the activity of descending neurons, to identify those interneurons that elicit significant changes.

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  • There is significant investment in dams in the region.

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  • Species barriers are significant in nature, but not inviolate, he said.

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  • There was no significant difference between groups in MMH or in the response to acetylcholine iontophoresis.

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  • In addition, with the proliferation of space flight, launch vehicle noise can also become a significant environmental issue.

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  • The spear end could apply significant injury to a knight in armor, or a knight in armor, or a knights horse.

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  • A significant part of his work includes the refinancing and restructuring of agricultural businesses, advising landowners as well as banks and lenders.

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  • However, the dry solid still contains a significant quantity of solvent trapped in the crystal lattice.

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  • Congenital multiple ligamentous laxity should also be specifically sought as it has a significant effect on the treatment of anterior knee pain.

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  • At that time, the landfill site at Buckden in Cambridgeshire was generating leachate containing significant concentrations of herbicides, mecoprop and isoproturon.

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  • As we enter the next millenium, libraries are only at the base of what will be a significant learning curve.

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  • Researchers at the Newcastle General Hospital found that using lemon balm twice daily had a significant reduction in their agitation.

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  • This has enabled every home owner to re-mortgage, often raising significant levels of equity to use at their disposal.

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  • Many today seek a more significant life, an enduring life, what they might call a real life.

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  • There was no significant effect on serum lipids, fasting glucose or insulin levels, or blood pressure.

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  • These are significant developments that may contribute to supporting children's emergent literacy and numeracy.

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  • Evolution, Mackenzie's series of etchings, aquatints and stone lithography is his first significant foray into this medium.

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  • This is a significant step forward in the fight against a major African livestock disease, which currently devastates the livelihoods of many.

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  • A significant proportion of the adult human population has been infected by the parasite, depending on lifestyle and geographic locale.

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  • There is also a significant effect in certain areas from poaching gangs who use lurchers to run down hares, often at night.

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  • Among Bach's compositional output are a small but highly significant number of pieces for the solo lute.

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  • Diesel engines, particularly the larger ones in busses and trains, are responsible for significant emissions of particulate matter.

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