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  • For example, mainstream linguists trace the word direction to the Latin directus, which is the past participle of the verb dirigere, "to set straight."

    The line between cranks and scholars

  • I picked up shells from large Surf clams (Spisula solidissima), a pretty little Bay scallop (Aequipectecn irradians), and a species of Razor clam (either Enis directus or Solen viridis, but I can't be sure, as the hinge, teeth, and beak were missing).

    "Deep in your veins, I will not lie."

  • On Thursday Appeal Justice Nestadt was not convinced that, even if Venter knew of the temperature of the water, he was correctly convicted of murder on the basis of "dolus directus" (direct intent).

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Ibi murus super pilarios directus cruces a choro sequestrabat, hic vero nullo intersticio cruces

    The Principles of Gothic Ecclesiastical Architecture, Elucidated by Question and Answer, 4th ed.

  • The reason for the common name of the Eastern razor clam Ensis directus is obvious.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The former as the direct proprietor (dominus directus), therefore, restricts the latter as the proprietor in use (dominus utilis) to the condition of a certain continuous performance, with reference to the thing itself, without limiting him in the use of it.

    The Science of Right

  • It's biomimetic, based on the digging behavior of the so-called "razor clam" (Ensis directus), a specimen of which is shown in the video, and to left in the photo, above.

    MAKE Magazine

  • Ensis directus Atlantic jackknife clam (Also: Atlantic jackknife; common jackknife clam)

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • American jack knife clam (Ensis directus) This factsheet on Ensis directus was created on 20

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • In fact, the driver displayed dolus directus - the direct intent to kill.

    Motoring

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