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  • The survey images the sky in slices, which form the wedge-like pieces in the animation.

    Wolfram Blog : Rendering the Structure of the Universe in Your Spare Time

  • My own first computer, the Apple II, was an ugly, wedge-like box that did very little beyond rudely beeping and proclaiming "Syntax Error" when I typed anything into it.

    John Maeda: Why Apple Leads the Way in Design

  • The cats kept me company, became my confidants, a solace, a distraction, a sinking into sensations as they twined around me, purring and rubbing small, wedge-like faces against my knees and wrists and knuckles.

    A Simpler Time

  • The foot is formed of an arch of bones of a wedge-like shape.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • For, on that principle, the wedge-like snout of a swine, with its tough cartilage at the end, the little sunk eyes, and the whole make of the head, so well adapted to its offices of digging and rooting, would be extremely beautiful.

    On the Sublime and Beautiful

  • If you had said to me, "Cherie, I bet -- with properly applied wedge-like pressure -- you could actually jam a damp flashlight-sized rod of picnic food underneath someone's front door," I would have looked at you like you were a crazy person.

    November 18th, 2005

  • The vessels trilateral symmetry gave it a blocky, wedge-like aspect; it looked solid and formidable.

    Reap the Whirlwind

  • Assuming the electrokinetic mechanism as the most effective one we find that the charged fluid flows from these wedge-like ends of the ruptured segment to its center.

    More Evidence That Hurricanes Are The Result Of A Poisson Process « Climate Audit

  • And what you do is from either side, you take the eight biggest men on the field, put them together in a wedge-like formation, and slam them up against each other and they compete for the ball to get the game going again -- Anderson.

    CNN Transcript Oct 5, 2007

  • It flew in a wedge-like shape, a triangular flight of gigantic phosphorescent shapes sweeping nearer through the lower air.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

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