Definitions

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  • n. The ISO 3166-1 three-letter (alpha-3) code for South Korea.
  • The Komitet Obrony Robotników, a Polish workers' committee which preceded the Solidarity movement.

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Examples

  • The device, called KOR-fx (short for Kinetic Omnidirectional Resonance Effect), looks a bit like a pair of headphones; however, instead of resting on your ears, they wrap around your shoulders so that what would be the two earcups, which contain transducers, lay flat across your chest.

    KOR-fx: Good vibrations... for your chest?

  • Jonathan Schell writes that during the darkest hours in communist Poland, when most felt resistance was futile, a democratic movement dawned, led by the Workers 'Defense Committee (usually known as KOR - the acronym of its Polish name) and inspired by Adam Michnik.

    Guiding Principles for Interesting Times: Transparency (Communication Plus Trust) Plus Inclusivity Plus Urgency Plus ?

  • The device, called KOR-fx short for Kinetic Omnidirectional Resonance Effect, looks a bit like a pair of headphones; however, instead of resting on your ears, they wrap around your shoulders so that what would be the two earcups, which contain transducers, lay flat across your chest.

    KOR-fx: Good vibrations... for your chest?

  • In Poland, the presence in the late 1970's of a group of visible oppositionists, centered in a Warsaw activist group known as KOR, conveniently provided a cornucopia of energetic (if transparently partisan) sources capable of interpreting Polish happenings for foreigners.

    Solidarity's Sources

  • Next up, with my hand resting on my slide pads and my knees on the floor, I stretch my arms along the floor at a 45-degree angle in opposite directions - this is called the KOR slide.

    The Guardian World News

  • I have been using the KOR bottles for years now, and have been trying to get everyone in my office to notice and trying to convert them from plastic water bottles.

    Win A Karim-Rashid Designed, Water-Filtering Bobble Bottle! | Inhabitat

  • Take a sip from Gwyneth Paltrow's eco-conscious lifestyle with the KOR water bottle, her hydration container of choice.

    Fashion Forward: Blanchett is bright in Armani's Black Lace makeup

  • With all the controversy and outrage surrounding the presence of BPA in plastic water bottles, KOR has stood by its commitment to encourage individuals to stop buying disposable bottled water with its smoothly styled BPA-free water vessels.

    Evelyn Lee | Inhabitat

  • Using an iPod loaded with movie clips and video games, I had a chance to try KOR-fx out.

    KOR-fx: Good vibrations... for your chest?

  • Immerz KOR-fx are worn over the shoulders, producing vibrations that supplement the sound heard through a set of separate speakers or headphones.

    KOR-fx: Good vibrations... for your chest?

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