from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of blend.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of mingling.
- n. The method of laying on different tints so that they may mingle together while wet, and shade into each other insensibly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act or process of combining or mingling.
- n. The combination of the characteristics of both parents as a resultant in cross-breeding.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of blending components together thoroughly
- n. a gradation involving small or imperceptible differences between grades
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The key for news blending is to cluster (important!) news as soon as the fresh items are collected, in an ultra-fast way.
AA Studio has done perfectly well in blending it into harmony through this Scenography Apartment interior.
It certainly brings floral aromatics to the party, so maybe the future is in blending it into Alsatian-style blends?
"My experience so far with genre-blending is that while F&SF readers don't mind a bit of romance as a sub-plot, they are very taken aback to have it presented as a main plot, urgently looking for the" important "political action to identify as the plot instead." [via Fred K.]
Word-blending is big in campuspeak. â€œHeâ€ ™ s sort of a nerd, but heâ€ ™ s just so adorkableâ€ combines adorable with dork, the amalgam defined as â€œendearing though socially ineptâ€ by Prof. Connie Eble of the department of English and comparative literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
A better approach for the blending is to use a layer mask.
By his identification with Malinal, Madoc too becomes a figure of hybridity, redeeming the ideal of cultural blending from the degraded regimes of Aztec and English oppression.
With a fork at first, and later switching to fingers, begin blending the outer edges in.
Ethanol blending is one of the biggest wastes of time and money for a terminal — there is no net benefit to the terminal OR even the “environment.”
Or rather, what they're blending is the pulp mode of Rationalist Romance -- which is a coherent approach in its own right by the time Campbell christens it science fiction -- with the "literary" mode of Modernism.
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