In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- By informing her of the calculable risks, avoidable disabilities and prenatal test options, the counselor radically reframes Ms. K's hope-laden pregnancy.
- In modern industrialized societies, the drive to make everything rational and calculable severs reason from the project of human emancipation and reduces it to the status of a tool.
- A sacrifice is not always a calculable commodity and often entails an element of uncertainty.
- The length, width and, where calculable, number of the four separate cell types are presented in Table 3.
- The potential interest rate bill is limited to a calculable size, and a borrower can decide whether to invest this extra cash in buying a particular property.
- The solution had to be general and calculable at the same time and in a mathematical fashion, that is, geometrically founded.
- When I started teaching again I made quite a fuss doing my calculus courses constructively, making a point of presenting my epsilon-delta's as explicit, calculable, functions.
- The philosopher critiques technology's instrumentality as marking the commencement of modernity as calculable, defined, measurable, ordered.
- In the cold war, nuclear arms issues were considered a matter of rationality, an international chess match in which self and mutual interests were calculable and predictable.
- The irrationality of rationality appears wherever quality management focuses on increasing efficiency, and this is then measured by quantifiable, calculable outputs of the drug care system.
- This is not, however, a war, a great mobilisation with a clear strategic or calculable end.
- Temperature was revealed to be calculable from the average kinetic energy of a system of identical particles, and entropy was understood in terms of the number of quantum states available to the particles in that system.
- The essence of real leadership and responsible management is the ability to judge the difference between short-term calculable gains and deeply rooted core values.
- Michael is preparing to marry Delia, and the family is consumed with talk of dowries and other calculable advantages.
- The visibility conferred on the calculating self who occupies a specific locale within a loosely assembled network of calculable spaces is intrinsically linked to norms of financial performance.
- This book explains that all casino games, except blackjack, have a built-in house edge, a mathematically calculable advantage to the gaming establishment.
- The mainstream record industry's position is a throwback to when cultural product was replicated via physical means, which spawned material artifacts of limited supply and calculable monetary value.
- Unlike true insurers, these players are not accumulating pools of insurance reserves to settle calculable future claims, but are instead relying on sophisticated models and dynamic hedging strategies.
- They bought a company with real, calculable assets such as a cable network, a film library, a host of magazines, and television stations.
- Rogers tested for traces of vanillin, a chemical compound that slowly disappears over time at a calculable rate.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.