A lot of adjectives can be made into their opposite form by the addition of a prefix (e.g.,
un,- in-, dis-, il-) to the beginning of the word. The most common prefix is un-. Adjectives
which end with -ful (thoughtful, useful, etc) are an exception: they are made into opposites
by replacing -ful with the suffix -less (thoughtless, useless, etc)
The Definitive Guide to the Microsoft Enterprise Library introduces one of the most exciting and popular .NET–oriented initiatives, the Enterprise Library. The EL offers eight application blocks and other reusable code that are used to solve a variety of common problem spaces. These problems cover a number of topics, including data access, exception handling, caching, logging, security, cryptography, validation, policy injection and configuration.
Afew years ago I left my well-paid and prestigious job with a global
corporation to venture into the scary world of self-employment as a life
coach. Many of my colleagues who I’d come to know and love over the years
wished me well and asked exactly what I’d be doing. ‘Well,’ said I, ‘I suppose
what I’m really interested in is inspiring people to find the right balance,
enjoyment, and meaning in their lives.’
Basketball moves and techniques are analyzed in this fascinating and beautifully produced book. The step-by-step images allow readers to see correct footwork, blocking and shooting moves, and motion across the court so that they can practice what they have learned. The book also includes a brief history of the game, summary of rules, advice about equipment, and warm-up and stretching exercises.
- something that prevents or obstructs progress The issue of salary was a stumbling block in the negotiations between the company and the union.
subject to (something)
- depending on something, likely to have something The purchase of the house was subject to several conditions that we wanted to talk about.
subscribe to (something)
- to have a standing order for a magazine or something similar, to give support or consent to something I subscribe to several magazines but I do not have time to read them. I do not subscribe to our teacher's ideas about many topics.
It is increasingly common to find tables with thousands of col-
umns – they arise when a particular object has thousands of meas-
ured attributes. Not infrequently, many of the values are null. For
example, an LDAP object has 7 required and a thousand optional
attributes. It is convenient to think of each object as a row of a
table, but representing it that way is very inefficient – both in
Ebook Simatic System Software for S7-300/400 System and Standard Functions Volume 1/2 provides you with a comprehensive overview of the organization blocks (ob), system functions (sfc), system and standard function blocks (sfc), and iec functions contained in the operating systems of the cpus of the s7 300 and s7 400, diagnostic data, system status lists (szl), and events.
put one`s foot in one`s mouth
- to say something that is the wrong thing to say in a situation He put his foot in his mouth when he told his girlfriend about the surprise party.
put one's head on the block for (someone or something)
- to take great risks for someone or something Our supervisor was always willing to put his head on the block for any member of the staff.
put one's mind to (something)
- to give one's complete attention to something The boy can do anything if he puts his mind to it.
put one's money where one's mouth is
As I am finishing this book, Science magazine is running a special issue about the
sequencing of the macaque genome. It turns out that macaques share about 93 percent
of their genes with us, humans. Previously it has been already reported that
chimpanzees share about 96 percent of their genes with us. Yes, the macaque is our
common ancestor, and it might be expected that, together with the chimps, we continued
with our natural selection some 23 million years ago until, some 6 million
years ago, we departed from the chimps to continue our further search for better
About 95% of the renewable energy sold to consumers through green pricing programs was
supplied from projects meeting the generally accepted industry definition of “new.” Renewable
energy sold through green pricing programs in 2008 represents an equivalent renewable energy
capacity of more than 1,500 MW, with more than 1,400 MW of this represented by “new”
renewable energy resources (Table 11).
Usually, art production is dealt
with by theories of creativity or portraits of the individual artist, while the
viewer’s encounter with art is considered in analyses of aesthetic experience
or explained by reference to empirical data about the mind/brain. This ap-
proach makes it seem as if artist and viewer relate to art in radically diﬀerent
ways. It may appear reasonable, inasmuch as the viewer’s relationship to art
in comparison to that of the artist is predominantly passive.
The bandwidth demands made on any individual par-
ticipant in each multicast tree are quite innocuous. For
example, an RSS feed generating 4 KB/hour of updates
will cause an interior tree node with 16 children to for-
ward less than 20 bytes per second of outbound trafﬁc.
Due to the extremely low forwarding overhead, we be-
lieve that the motivation for freeloading is very small.
In the future, we expect richer content feeds, and con-
sequently, the potential incentive for freeloading may
To solve the problems caused by the merger, no schema changes are required.
Merge the customer entity sets removing duplicate tuples with the same social-
security ﬁeld. Before merging the branch entity sets, prepend the old bank name
to the branch-name attributeineachtuple.The employee entity sets can bemerged
directly, and so can the payment entity sets. No duplicate removal should be
performed. Before merging the loan and account entity sets, whenever there is a
number common in both the banks, the old number is replaced by a new unique
number, in one of the banks....
This ebook is published under a Creative Commons licence which means you are free to copy and share it, provided you: keep it intact in its original format credit Mark McGuinness and Marelisa Fábrega as authors do not use it for commercial purposes.
Lecture series based on the text:
for Engineers and Scientists
Hahn & Valentine
The Command Window on the right is the main panel where you interact with MATLAB.
You key (or type) and commands after the prompt ; MATLAB executes the commands and displays results (if requested).
Some commonly used tools and commands:
(up arrow) returns last command input, can be repeated
clc – clears the screen
whos – shows list of variables
clear – clears variables
Holding a PhD in criminal law with a focus on
Cybercrime he has been teaching law related
to Cybercrime and European Criminal Law at
the University of Cologne for several years
and is visiting lecturer for International
Criminal Law at the University of Macau.
The focus of his research is on international
aspects of law related to Cybercrime. In this
respect he is working as an expert for several
international organisations among them the
Council of Europe, the European Union, the
United Nations and the International
Crystalline arrays of protein or glycoprotein subunits forming surface
layers (S-layers) are the most common outermost envelope components of
prokaryotic organisms (archaea and bacteria). The wealth of information
on the structure, chemistry, genetics, morphogenesis, and function of
S-layers has revealed a broad application potential.
This chapter will review a variety of common peripheral nerve and central neuraxial blocks that can be performed using ultrasound guidance in children. This aspect of regional anesthesia has the potential for significant contributions to evidence-based medicine.
(BQ) Part 1 book "ECG workbook" presents the following contents: Recording a readable electrocardiogram (ECG), the electrical conducting system of the heart, a systematic approach to rhythm strip analysis, heart blocks, common arrhythmias, ectopics and extrasystoles, the 12 lead ECG.
Textilinin-1 is a Kunitz-type serine protease inhibitor isolated from the
venom of the Australian common brown snake,Pseudonaja textilis. This
molecule binds to and blocks the activity of a range of serine proteases,
including plasmin and trypsin. Textilinin-1’s ability to inhibit plasmin, a
protease involved in fibrinolysis, has raised the possibility that it could be
used as an alternative to aprotinin (Trasylol) as a systemic antibleeding
agent in surgery.