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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of ascertain.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. discovered or determined by scientific observation


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  • But it has failed to provide any method by which one can have his title ascertained and established as against all the world.

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  • These videos, which “often appeal to persons with a very specific sexual fetish,” id., at 2, were made in secret, generally without a live audience, and “the faces of the women inflicting the torture in thematerial often were not shown, nor could the location of the place where the cruelty was being inflicted or the date of the activity be ascertained from the depiction.”

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  • It is described as being the skull of an animal of the carnivorous order, as is ascertained from the teeth, with a very large cavity for the brain, and a long, protruding bill or jaw, which is broken off before the molares; the lower part is altogether wanting, and so is the top of the skull.

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  • Marriages are performed for a small fee at the "Oficina del Registro Civil" (Civil Register Office), but they may be performed elsewhere for an additional fee, which should be ascertained from the Civil Register.

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  • Another view-point, as ascertained from the census, is as follows: The census of 191o indicates that in Canada there are 300 different classes of manufactures produced.

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  • The tale, as I have recently ascertained, is really quite a brief one, but in those days that I have been recalling, it seemed as if the woes and the endurance of Rosamund had been drawn out to the length of an entire Odyssey!

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  • The joint was then immersed in cold water for testing, and, the signals proving perfect, the last protection of hemp and outside wire was added, and the joint sunk again into the sea, that its perfectness as to conductivity and insulation might be ascertained from the extreme end of the whole length of the cable on board the Great Eastern.

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  • To "run a muck" is an old phrase for attacking madly and indiscriminately; and has since been ascertained to be a Malay word.

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  • As you may have ascertained from the giant image above, you’ve been invited to a 2007 GOLDEN GLOBE PARTY.

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  • _] [Footnote 18: "Almost all our musical writers state, as if it were a well-ascertained fact, that the German word Geige is derived from the

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