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  • v. Present participle of eyeball.


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  • One scientist is on record saying he thinks it could be a lot higher, although he was just kind of eyeballing the plume, and it does look more dramatic.

    New Oil Estimates Show Spill Rate Much Higher

  • Next time I'm running up fast against a hard deadline, I'm sure I can cut corners by "eyeballing".

    Rabett Run

  • As for the photos...maybe but I think that's the same as "eyeballing" it.

    Better than Food Diary?

  • When I see that, I start getting Greenberg-itis, the kind of rash one gets when reading claims of translations built on whimsy and on "eyeballing" for subjective similarities.

    Etruscan nesl, TLE 515 and other random Etruscan stuff

  • While a remote relationship with Etruscan and Indo-European is possible, the method of subjectively "eyeballing" similarities between languages to tease a translation out of them is simply not acceptable in modernday comparative linguistics.

    The imaginary Etruscan imperative in -thi

  • This is not the comparative method in action but rather the mislabeled "whimsical method" a.k.a. the classic 'eyeballing' method.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • Using the dendroclimatological statistical technique of "eyeballing", I do not observe any reason why the Polar Urals series is particularly problematic.

    Variance Stabilization in Esper Chronologies « Climate Audit

  • Because cruising around equates to "eyeballing" each area and deciding, using all of our acquired judgement, if it's worth mowing.

    spectre12 Diary Entry

  • I've been kind of eyeballing this and it looks like it might be picking up a little bit of forward speed.

    CNN Transcript Sep 26, 2004

  • Checking the properties out from court house records and actual "eyeballing", ten percent of the property didn't exist.

    Raw Story

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