In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Yet mechanism and postmodernism are linked by a common distrust of human subjectivity.
- For Bergson, it is because the scientific pursuit is based on the principle of mechanism.
- Much of this controversy stemmed from the argument of mechanism versus vitalism.
- It was based on antiquated natural history; he was unaffected by mechanism or Newtonianism.
- It is a different type of physics than that peddled by mechanism.
1.1(of machine, brain)mecanismo masculine
- A bright spark shot up the length of the bolt into the chamber of the locking mechanism, triggering the circuitry to release the lock.
- The slight hiss is, to my ears, about the same as the tape mechanism in my van - maybe even a bit less.
- All this is conventional, except for the projection forward of present-day mechanisms and gadgetry.
- In his mind Harry began going over the internal mechanisms of this particular old heap of unobliging metal.
- As soon as they are about to hit the trigger mechanism, bang the coin-return button.
- These trigger mechanisms depend on several conditions being ‘right’ at the same time.
- The valve train consists of the valves and a mechanism that opens and closes them.
- Gears are precision mechanisms only if quality is consistent from tooth to tooth.
- However, it is rather puzzling that only in this part of the zones such triggering mechanisms did not operate.
- These two holes must be coordinated so the mechanism will properly fit together.
- The engineer was one of her agents, and he had a special mechanism in the engine.
- Children had to be able to tolerate and avoid touching the catheter and the pump mechanism.
- Felix is a very clever engineer who designs mechanisms that in the end are very simple and also easy to maintain.
- Our clock is a superb piece of engineering, and has a mechanism that is almost identical to Big Ben in London.
- Over his own grunts and snarls, he failed to hear the snap of the trigger mechanism.
- A lift mechanism for raising the tray carrier into the enclosure is also disclosed.
- The mechanism for lifting the grate lay in a concealed room of the cave that was on the right of the stairs.
- He ducked at the sound of the trigger mechanism and dodged the gunfire completely.
- Protecting lift shafts and mechanisms so they can safely be used for evacuation should also be considered.
- Staff were also seen checking the mechanism which worked the electronic security gates at the end of the drive.
- All of these coping mechanisms have had a serious impact on the function of the family.
- The conference also established the mechanism through which the Alliance would operate.
- Many organisms have natural mechanisms for protecting themselves from the toxic effects of metals.
- Rather, they encourage the body's own healing mechanisms to restore its natural equilibrium.
- Higher plants have developed several elaborate mechanisms to ward off pathogen attack.
- However, the underlying mechanism that brings about this restriction is less well understood.
- It is also of significance in new drug development based on the mechanism of Chinese medicine.
- Could it be that our coping mechanisms are working for us and therefore we don't think it's so much of a challenge?
- Administration would be based on existing interprovincial mechanisms, the report says.
- The site has a simple registration process and a mechanism to ensure that both the seller and buyer get a fair deal.
- There is now no doubt that natural selection is a mechanism of evolutionary change.
- There were also more general mechanisms which brought private life under the public gaze.
- It is an uncertainty she lives with every day, but her coping mechanisms have got better over the years.
- Many of our mechanisms to develop and deliver rights protection contain covert begging processes.
- A plebiscite process is a democratic mechanism to ensure that the people get to choose.
- Natural selection is a mechanism for generating an exceedingly high degree of improbability.
- It pulverises those delicate social mechanisms that control our baser motives.
- The Iraqi people must have an effective mechanism to bring complaints against soldiers who abuse their human rights.
- Also known as splitting, there is some suggestion that this arises in early childhood as a coping mechanism.
- Extensive investigations have failed to detect such a mechanism of gene transfer in crop plants.
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