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- adj. In a manner emphasizing one's point of view.
- adj. Having the properties of a directed graph.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of direct.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. having a specified direction; often used in combination.
- adj. marked with a destination; -- of mail or parcels. Opposite of
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. manageable by a supervising agent
- adj. (often used in combination) having a specified direction
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For some of the samples, bioengineers used what they call directed evolution: They mutated the genes and then used high-throughput screening to test the resulting enzymes for improvement in properties like heat resistance and ability to degrade cellulose.
The right seems to use what I call a directed or steered freedom, a freedom towards something that you're "allowed" or expected to want - for instance, freedom to worship, freedom to choose from among available products, etc.
The Hebrew here for "directed" is the same as in Isa 40: 12 for "meted out"; thus the sense is, "Jehovah measures out heaven with His span"; but who can measure Him? that is,
He couldn’t remember when last a word directed at God had passed his lips.
That waste of skin directed me towards somewhere totally different.
Trial consultants have voiced fears that a verdict against Citigroup might represent populist anger against the banking system; yesterday Rakoff again directed the jury to suspend their prejudices, keep an open mind and decide the case of their "collective wisdom."
Rodenbeck added that there is also a lot of other pressure on the regime in addition to the calls directed at Mubarak.
He directed from the harpsichord for all the concert – except the bit he directed from the concertina, sitting at the harpsichord.
Or an agribusiness being directed from a city office, operated strictly for profit, using genetically modified seeds and then nurtured with petroleum-based fertilizers.
Hombre (1967), from Leonard's novel, again directed by Ritt, starred Newman as a man raised as an Apache who encounters prejudice on a stagecoach journey.