from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See Crappie.


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  • In 1971, Jane Brody of The New York Times wrote of a “growing league of professionals that is trying to throw new light on a long-taboo subject that sooner or later touches every human being.”

    The Truth About Grief

  • Now, in the culmination of a series of experiments that had begun in 1980, Michael Summers at the University of Pennsylvania threw new light on the role of acetaldehyde in alcoholism.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • Yet Harvey's ovist theory, together with the exact — and exacting — method in physiology that he himself did so much to accredit, posed the problem of generation in a new light by making paramount the discovery of the “eggs” belonging to each animal spe - cies.


  • SOCIAL PHENOMENA appear in a new light when seen from the angle of this sociologically positive character of conflict.

    Conflict and The Web of Group-Affiliations

  • But she was due for relief; on July 25, she met her replacement, the new light cruiser Karlsruhe of 4,800 tons and twelve 4. 1-inch guns, at Port-au-Prince.

    Castles of Steel

  • ‘Palaeoecology of Triassic stem turtles sheds new light on turtle origins’, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, 271, 1–5.


  • The other German vessel was Breslau, a new light cruiser of 4,500 tons, with a speed of 27 knots and twelve 4. 1-inch guns.

    Castles of Steel

  • It is the morning now turned evening and seen in the west, -- the samesun, but a new light and atmosphere.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

  • An experiment by V. A. Russel and associates at the University of Stellenbosch in the Republic of South Africa threw new light on the ability of alcohol to produce an initial and temporary enhancement of pleasure.

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

  • Hayek has published the correspondence between Mill and Harriet Taylor, John Stuart Mill and Harriet Taylor University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1951, which sheds a new light on the man.

    The Worldly Philosophers


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