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  • proper n. an inland port in Gloucestershire


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  • Paul Barnett, a guest blogger on Ruscombe Green, shares his enthusiasm for this ships 'graveyard on the banks of the Severn estuary: it has been established that the site, which stretches 1. 5km to the north of Sharpness New Dock entrance, is the final resting place of 81 vessels and encapsulate steel, timber and concrete constructions.

    Purton Hulks

  • Sharpness in one parameter induces blurriness in the other.

    Is Death the End? Experiments Suggest You Create Time

  • Sharpness, unlike a lot of things that you ingest, is about speed and it's addictive.

    Knife Seller Jay Patel's Passion for a Sharp Edge

  • Sharpness, that the King's Prohibition might with more Justice be apply'd to Piso than to Shadrac; for that he came by the Order of the God of his Fathers.


  • Parents, much less young Gentlemen; that being an Irregularity misbecoming my Sex and Station, and the Character of a dutiful Daughter: This I desir'd her to tell him, with my Service; which Answer I utter'd with a little Sharpness, that the Woman could not but see her Errand was disobliging, as it was, and ought to be; such a Message looking more like

    A Patch-Work Screen for the Ladies

  • Can you post some details about camera settings as far as Contrast / Saturation / Tone / Sharpness, or a little about what you did in PS to adjust the photo from how it came out of the camera to what we see here?

    On Assignment: Controlling Daylight, Pt. 1

  • Sharpness: Also called resolution, this is another important factor, as deer hunters commonly scan the woods for the smallest details, such as an ear twitching or an antler reflecting light in the midst of thick brush or dense woods.

    Affordable Binoculars for Whitetail Deer Hunting

  • There are many many great hacks in this book, but my favorite is #47: Judge Image Sharpness From File Size.

    Boing Boing: May 23, 2004 - May 29, 2004 Archives

  • The PCI TV tuner card X200 provides the special feature to customize the Brightness, Hue, Saturation, Contrast, and Sharpness in each TV channel, let you enjoy the best video quality in anytime.

    August 2006 -

  • You must creep up close to them, and as one of them passes the eye to the other you must seize it, and refuse to give it up till they have told you the way to the Three Fairies of the Garden, and THEY will give you the Cap of Darkness and the Sword of Sharpness, and show you how to wing beyond this world to the land of the Terrible

    The Blue Fairy Book


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