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  • n. Plural form of blueprint.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of blueprint.


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  • Using rudimentary blueprints from the then-living rhinoceros, scientists crafted an animal that filtered and converted toxic wastes with admirable efficacy.

    The Last Liverbeast « A Fly in Amber

  • I'd like to think it, the innovation that is, will happen, but I sense 12 months of oligopolic evolution, large marketing and non-tech salary budgets, with very low technical innovation or even fast following. (which would be disappointing given the blueprints from the Trulias and Zillows of this world even Yahoo Local are sitting there to be fast followed.)

    MyHome Could be Yours.

  • But nonetheless the exchange of ideas and blueprints is always helpful because it stimulates and arouses discussion.

    Education in the Western World

  • A string of temporary extensions have kept both programs alive in recent years while Congress struggled with longer term blueprints for both.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • Wikipedia definately needs vetting - I recently looked up a description of First Angle projection (a way of viewing orientation in blueprints) versus Third Angle - The description was great - I just didn’t trust it -

    Ourpedia « BuzzMachine

  • The CIA had obtained genuine Russian nuclear weapons blueprints from a Russian scientist and had forwarded them to one of the national laboratories—almost certainly Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico—to be scrutinized by American nuclear experts.

    State of War

  • President Thabo Mbeki on Thursday night received the first of a number of Foresight reports, described as blueprints for plotting the country's future development.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The largest of the monitors displayed a series of layout schematics — what used to be called blueprints in the pre-Holo Tecture days — decorated with series of flashing red, blue, and green lights.

    Time Was

  • The blueprints are a part of the Rosa story "The Beagle Boys Vs. The Money Bin" from 2001.

  • Starwood says Messrs. Klein and Lalvani took its "brand in a box" -- or the "blueprints" for launching a new hotel brand.

    Hilton Is Sued Over Luxury Chain


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