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  • noun curling The 4-foot diameter circle in the house

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Examples

  • The region around his outpost at Ashoqeh, just west of the provincial capital of Kandahar in southern Afghanistan, is surrounded by irrigation trenches and 4-foot (1. 2-meter) high mud walls that grapes grow over.

    Dan Luckett, Double-Amputee, Returns To Afghan War

  • The nuptials at this ceremony were led by “I-Fairy,” a 4-foot (1. 5-meter) tall seated robot with flashing eyes and plastic pigtails.

    I-Fairy: Robot with Flashing Eyes Conducts Wedding in Tokyo | Impact Lab

  • If you had a pair of glasses that contained a computer always connected wirelessly to the Internet and projected a 4-foot monitor in front of your eyes that that only you could see, would your spouse think it was a great idea?

    2009 June

  • The region around his outpost at Ashoqeh, just west of the provincial capital of Kandahar in southern Afghanistan, is surrounded by irrigation trenches and 4-foot (1. 2-meter) high mud walls that grapes grow over.

    Dan Luckett, Double-Amputee, Returns To Afghan War

  • If you had a pair of glasses that contained a computer always connected wirelessly to the Internet and projected a 4-foot monitor in front of your eyes that that only you could see, would your spouse think it was a great idea?

    Future Wildcards: are these good ideas?

  • The room for their son Hank has a 4-foot wide sculpture of a moon, made by artist Jesse Durost.

    A Rockin' Forest Fairy Tale

  • And then there's the bruising issue: A banana can easily get squished from the 4-foot fall from a machine's top shelf.

    The Great Banana Challenge

  • He also told of the horrors of his captors torturing him, of keeping him in a 4-foot by 4-foot tiger cage, of stabbing split bamboo pieces into his skin, then dousing them with diesel and setting them afire.

    Heroes or Villains?

  • With a long metal police fence separating Miller and other members of Occupy Oakland from their confiscated items--tents, water, food, clothes, medicine, plates--and now possessed by the police, Miller grabbed a big blue and white bullhorn that looked like it was almost half of her 4-foot, 5-inch frame.

    Roberto Lovato: Occupy Oakland Faces A Troubled Police Department --and Historic Mayor

  • In Columbus, Ohio, witnesses say a reptile wrangler used his bare hands to capture a 4-foot alligator that an alert dog noticed outside an Ohio business.

    Weirdest News Stories in June 2010 | myFiveBest

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