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  • verb Present participle of refer.

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Examples

  • One of the show's quirkiest inclusions is its examination of the "yeti," a term referring to the Abominable Snowman, the mythic being that roams the Himalayas.

    What's That in the Sky? The Himalayas

  • The men were described as "tribals," a term referring to the region's indigenous people, most of whom remain mired in poverty and illiteracy.

    Indian Police Arrest 2 Men For Sacrificing Child

  • Trotter recalls his own childhood in Britain when everyone knew "the borstal boy," a term referring to a type of youth prison.

    The Seattle Times

  • Trotter recalls his own childhood in Britain when everyone knew "the borstal boy," a term referring to a type of youth prison.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • Trotter recalls his own childhood in Britain when everyone knew "the borstal boy," a term referring to a type of youth prison.

    FOXNews.com

  • Lastly, this is not a "push poll," a term referring to negative persuasion calls masquerading as polls but frequently--and incorrectly--used to describe any negative message testing.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The era will always be joined at the hip with the phrase referring to many of those institutions as "too big to fail."

    Ed Koch: Judge Jed Rakoff -- A Light Unto His Fellow Jurists

  • I have heard employees at large companies use the term referring to hiring contractors to do some of the work they formerly would have had salaried employees do.

    Are You Really A Good Web Worker?

  • It follows three very different girls coming of age in Unity, with the title referring to the fact that the community practices polygamy referred to as “celestial marriage”, where young girls are married off to older men, whose other wives are their “sister wives.”

    Review: Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr

  • It follows three very different girls coming of age in Unity, with the title referring to the fact that the community practices polygamy referred to as “celestial marriage”, where young girls are married off to older men, whose other wives are their “sister wives.”

    Review: Sister Wife by Shelley Hrdlitschka

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