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  • One day after he opened with a 63 in conditions so calm he might as well have been playing indoors, Day found out quickly what he was up against Saturday in tree-shaking wind on the TPC at Boston.

    Tiger Woods: Deutsche Bank Tournament Disaster

  • But if we must have an officiating priest, let it be some dignified old hypocrite with no factional allegiance and not a tree-shaking huckster and publicity seeker who believes that millions of his fellow citizens are hellbound because they do not meet his own low and vulgar standards.

    The Purpose Driven Atheist « Anglican Samizdat

  • To pursue the line of bureaucratic tree-shaking may eventually get the job done, but not without lots of pain and frustration.

    East Anglia Refusal Letter « Climate Audit

  • But Virgil was patient, and did well at the last; though the chronicles do not tell us how many pears ever came to the teeth of him that did the tree-shaking.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 6, June, 1862 Devoted To Literature and National Policy

  • As Alleyne stooped to raise him, the air seemed to be alive with the sharp zip-zip of the bolts, and he could hear them pattering on the deck like apples at a tree-shaking.

    The White Company

  • The market opened higher on Monday, experienced some 'tree-shaking' action around mid-day, and then rallied into the close.

  • One day after Jason Day opened with a 63 in conditions so calm he might as well have been playing indoors, he found out quickly what he was up against Saturday in tree-shaking wind on the TPC at Boston.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • If all that comes out of Mr. Flaherty's tree-shaking effort is a modest expansion of these existing corporate welfare schemes, then Canadian taxpayers will have been spared a U. S.-style extravaganza.

    Top Stories - Google News

  • Some believe Christian is the Smoke Monster, and we did see some tree-shaking going on.

    TVGuide.com: Breaking News

  • Davis said she's got doubts about tree-shaking, anyway.

    Local News from Star-Banner

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  • Ha!

    October 18, 2012

  • According to Google, "Dart can be compiled to JavaScript, so you can use it for web apps in all modern desktop and mobile browsers. Our JavaScript compiler generates minimal code thanks to tree-shaking." —Google trumpets Dart release as first stable version in phys.org news

    A computing term I've never encountered before: looking through the code and eliminating things that are never used.

    October 18, 2012