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  • n. Plural form of restoration.


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  • These people will be prone to fractures, and they're going to need some type of long-term restorations to restore the tooth that the whitening broke down from the inside.

    CNN Transcript Nov 6, 2004

  • The course of time has brought none of the incongruities which have ruined many churches by the so-called restorations of the last three hundred years, and although its simple Romanesque is sadly unrepaired, it is a delight to come into the solitude and find an unspoiled example of this stanch old style.

    Cathedrals and Cloisters of the South of France, Volume 1

  • All of these so-called restorations were, however, but partial in extent.

    Lippincott's Magazine Of Popular Literature And Science Old Series, Vol. 36—New Series, Vol. 10, July 1885

  • It is on this very simple principle, and not upon imaginary laws of physiological correlation, about which, in most cases, we know nothing whatever, that the so-called restorations of the palaeontologist are based.

    On the Method of Zadig

  • She didn't have to waste time worrying about squeezing the building into a street or fitting in with Tudor buildings – in Stratford-upon-Avon mostly Victorian "restorations".

    A stage of her own: Elisabeth Scott and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre

  • My own sense is that a site becomes an acceptable historical site in Taiwan if it looks like other "restorations" in Taiwan, not if it makes an attempt to accurately reflect what the old site looked or felt like.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • James Campbell of The Guardian considers "restorations" through the publication of Raymond Carver's short stories with handy slicing and rewriting work of his editor Gordon Lish taken out.

    Carving Out the Editors

  • In short, Mr. Tabesh shares our concerns about the National Film Museum and their questionable "restorations" and vows to sever TCM's ties with the company.

    Archive 2005-10-16

  • According to the broker, the seller did a number of "restorations" – including work on the ceilings – but also added a "spa-like" master bathroom with a large oval tub and a gourmet eat-in kitchen.

    N.Y.U. Gal Kay LeRoy Bags $2.9 M. Loft Blocks From Campus

  • In a picture widely copied by books in favor of evolution, photographed from his "restorations," the pithecanthropus, the Neanderthal man, and the Cro-Magnon man are represented almost without hair on the body or even without beard.

    The Evolution of Man Scientifically Disproved In 50 Arguments


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