Definitions

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  • n. the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually

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Examples

  • I was already wearing my favorite olive green corduroy pants and looking at myself in the mirror, I felt, overall, quite capable of finding this missing NYU coed, at least wardrobe-wise.

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

  • Other researchers, including Douglas Kerr at Hopkins, are looking at elevated levels of specific proteins not in the blood, but in the spinal fluid of MS patients, to help confirm diagnosis.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • In the process of looking at these particles, which are about one-thirtieth the diameter of a single strand of human hair, chemists found hundreds of chemical compounds in that smoke.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • He swung around, looking at Philly Brush, who was standing behind him along the rail.

    One of a Kind

  • Most of its hair was gone, its eyes were now dark hollows, and its teeth were bared in a rictus of pain, but still I knew that I was looking at the remains of Jack Mercier, hanging dark against the reddening sky like a black flag set in the firmament.

    The Killing Kind

  • The department for education is looking at set-ups like the Millmead children's centre in Margate, a community mutual where parents are involved in key decisions.

    Parents set to benefit from changes to free childcare

  • In 2005, Pietropaolo began more in-depth studies, looking at all these prediagnostic biomarkers to predict who will develop type 1 diabetes and when.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • I'm looking at moving to Stoke Newington because rents are so high in Angel, but I might even be priced out of Stoke Newington now.

    'First-time homebuyers have been cast aside'

  • And looking at history, we see Catholic France and Spain attaining the zenith of their national grandeur, whilst Germany was undermining and disintegrating that Holy Roman Empire vested in the German nation — an empire which was its glory, its strength, the source and mainstay of its culture and prosperity.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • The eurozone's big banks will meet in Paris on Wednesday to refine their debt-swap proposals; they will be looking at ways to sweeten the deal for investors, as they try to satisfy Germany's desire for investors to share the losses, while persuading agencies that this is not a default.

    Portugal's credit rating downgraded to junk status

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