Her face skewed a moment before her eyes opened.
What she knew was that her father and his lies had skewed her outlook on her world for ten years.
Kiera's face skewed again as she started crying once more.
Jade.s face skewed, and he whipped open a portal, storming out.
Between drinking and driving, public drunkenness, wife-beating and under age imbibing, the whole subject of alcohol consumption has been considerably skewed.
The program draws a histogram, Figure 1a, which we see is skewed to the right.
The motor armatures are skewed to minimize cogging which is required for low speed tracking.
In general, the mean is larger than the median in positively skewed distributions and less than the median in negatively skewed distributions.
Table 4 Skewed distribution of decay (decay defined as decay into dentine ).
Clearly Havergate Island has a very important spider fauna with a species content markedly skewed toward rarity.
In particular, the gravitational redshift causes the emission to be skewed to low energies: the line exhibits a " red wing " .
skewed distribution of printer ages by the time we occupied the new building.
skewed the balance toward suppression by causing an expansion of immunosuppressive regulatory cells.
At present the emphasis remains heavily skewed toward treating illness.
Compute a bar graph on highly positively skewed data.
skewed slightly to that of the church itself.
skewed in favor of the people not doing any of the dying.
Emotionally troubled parents frequently reinforce skewed interpretations with abuse.
The overall economic output of the planet, GWP (gross world product), will rise dramatically in the years to come, but its distribution will be quite skewed.
In particular, the gravitational redshift causes the emission to be skewed to low energies: the line exhibits a " red wing ".
Ken was concerned that we would end up with a very skewed distribution of printer ages by the time we occupied the new building.
We recently discovered that infection of mice with Friend retrovirus skewed the balance toward suppression by causing an expansion of immunosuppressive regulatory cells.
The tower alignment is skewed slightly to that of the church itself.
Usually movies about folks dying are skewed in favor of the people not doing any of the dying.
If your child is a reluctant reader, see if he or she is interested in graphic novels or picture books skewed to older readers.
While looking on the computer can give you a good idea of the colors and shades, computer monitors can differ and sometimes give a slightly skewed version of the color.
For instance, when the inventory was first created back in the 1960s, it relied on scores that were easily skewed because certain questions within questions counted as the same number of points.
This unhealthy mindset is comparatively recent - if you look at the beach movies from the 1950s and 1960s, a lot of the stars might be considered plump by today's skewed standards.
Your vision could be skewed, even if you're not wearing prescription lenses.
Your game won't be skewed because your goggles blocked your view.
The number might be skewed because there were moms and dads with their children waiting in the same line.
For the single birth children born after twins or other multiples, birth order is skewed because the twins or multiples have become special children and, in the case of multiples, are their own birth order unit.
This may be skewed because females are more likely to seek attention for a medical problem, and because it is easier for males to disguise their compulsions, e.g. by shaving or because of social acceptance of male pattern hair loss.
Symmetry is critical between both brows to prevent a skewed, disproportionate appearance.
Since achievement tests are designed to measure the 'norm', any result is skewed if the child taking the test doesn't normally fall into the 'norm' as defined by a bell curve.
Slight differences in calculation methods and reporting methods can cause a skewed view of interest rates otherwise.
If you got urine in the control window, test results may be skewed due to streaking.
Ever since Jennifer Lopez hit the entertainment scene, first as a dancer and then gaining fame as a singer and actress, she has been subjected to the oftentimes skewed reality that is Hollywood's take on the female form.
You can refer back to Celiac.com for reasons why genetic test results might become skewed.
Ratings these days are often skewed by the ability for viewers to watch the show on SoapNet and online at www.cbs.com and YouTube, so its more difficult to know the actual number of people who follow Y&R.
In addition, some sites also include skewed character analysis, negative opinions and annoying rants.
The organization uses some terms that many people on the spectrum find offensive, and while many families can relate to the hardships associated with the conditions, the portrayal seems skewed to the negative.
"Mean girls" who wouldn't give a wallflower the time of day in the halls of high school have "friended" them on cyberspace, causing an oddly skewed perception of social acceptance.
Conversely, focusing exclusively on African voices and denying the existence of the Western epistemology would be similarly skewed.
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