cross-check (v. ˈkrɔsˈtʃɛk, ˈkrɒs-; n. -ˌtʃɛk, -ˈtʃɛk) v.t. 1. to determine the accuracy of (something) by checking it with various sources. 2. (in ice. A free financial dictionary with thousands of terms and buzz words in all areas of business, investing, and finance. car·bon (kär′bən) n. 1. Symbol C An abundant nonmetallic element that occurs in many inorganic and in all organic compounds, exists freely in amorphous, graphite. The diamond is contained in the carbongold is in the fire. Every year, forests store more than 1. What are Carbon Nanotubes? Examples are Ifa divination verses, which amount to chapters of text. Criteria- the standards by which decision makers evaluate alternatives
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If you would like to support our work writing and maintaining the teaching resources on this site please click on the donate button and follow the online instructions - thank you for your contribution. The "K", meaning 'key', is used to signify black to avoid confusion with blue. The combination of these primary subtractive colours in varying proportions is what creates the illusion of a full colour printed image. When all three subtractive primaries are combined as pure light, black is formed.
But the interaction of chemical colour pigments with light when combined produces a dark muddy brown instead of a black. Because of the inability to produce an optical black, black ink needs to be added to the three primaries in order to overcome this problem. CNN opera from which this extract has been taken. Danish a clef sign which marks the position of the note C on the staff, for example, the alto clef.
Paper was originally coated by hand, but by the midth century the process was completely mechanised. The same instrument is called koboz in Hungary. In the tricolore was adopted as a means to declare ones revolutionary sympathies, and later as a national symbol of the new France.
By July a law was passed making it mandatory for all men to wear the tricolore cocarde. They are collected, dried and crushed to create red dyes that were highly prized by the early European textile industry and still used today. The crimson or carmine dye, also called carmine lake or crimson lake, is also called cochineal. It produces a brilliant scarlet. Anatomically, the cochlea is regarded as the inner ear. The cochlea receives vibrations conveyed from the timpanic membrane via the small bones of the middle ear.
The last of these bones is connected to the oval window of the cochlea. Sound-induced vibrations are communicated to fluid in a tube-shaped chamber that is coiled to make 2 and one-half rotations.
Motions of this fluid cause interior membranes the tectorial and basilar membranes to be displaced. Hair cells imbedded in these membranes are activated and the resulting neural impulses are communicated to the auditory nerve which exits from the cochlea. The cochlea is roughly the size of the tip of one's little finger. Current cochlear implants allow people to listen easily to speech, but not music. An external box contains a microphone to pick up the sound, converts it from radiowaves into electrical signals using batteries to power the implant which are transmitted via an electrode inside the ear to the auditory nerve in the cochlea.
A new implant is being developed by a team at the UK's National Physical Laboratory that resembles a comb, with a number of bar-shaped elements or tines that vibrate in response to sound. Each tine tuned to resonate like a tuning fork at a different, narrow range of frequencies and is coated with a piezoelectric material - which creates an electrically generated pulse - so it does not require an external power supply.
By adjusting the length and diameter of the elements, the researchers have tuned each to resonate at a different, narrow range of frequencies.
When a sound, such as a musical note, causes one of the elements to vibrate, the flexing of the piezoelectric material produces a small voltage. This is transmitted directly to the auditory nerve. This effect is created by air drying the paper under little or no tension and is used most often for bond writing paper.
English a pit for cockfights, Hahnenkampfplatz German m. It consists of a small screen held in the palm of the hand during concerts on which live messages sent from a control box flash explaining what is going on. One commentator describing the system reports that 'in the early stages of a performance of Stravinsky's Firebird, the CoCo reads: South American 'border songs' that chose as their subjects those involved in the narcotics business.
There are two atolls and twenty-seven coral islands in the group. Italian the flag attached to the tail of a note to show its length, for example, one flag for a quaver eighth note , two flags for a semiquaver sixteenth note , etc. In bilingual or multilingual speech, rapidly changing from the vocabulary, grammar, and patterns of one language to another, often in mid-sentence.
Italian, literally 'little tail' diminutive form of coda , a passage within a composition in sonata form which, while resembling a coda, occurs at the end of the exposition rather than at the end of the piece.
Latin a set of simple wooden boards sewn together used by the Romans from the 1st century AD. The early Coptic Christians of Egypt discovered that by folding sheets of vellum or parchment in half and sewing them through the fold, they could produce a book that could be written on both sides. Wooden boards held it together, and, to protect it when it was being carried, the whole book was slipped into a goatskin leather bag. Later the term codex was applied to any handwritten book, in particular one produced from Late Antiquity through to the Middle Ages.
The scholarly study of manuscripts from the point of view of the bookmaking craft is called codicology. The study of ancient documents in general is called paleography. Codex from which this information has been taken. It is closely related to palaeography, the study of handwriting in older manuscripts, and to philology, the study of language and culture in older texts.
Codicology concerns itself chiefly with the book as a physical object and as an artifact that should be understood within its cultural context - it has therefore been referred to as 'the archaeology of the book'. Codicology from which this information has been taken. French the heart has reasons that the reason knows nothing of that is, intuitive convictions. Cogs were generally built of oak, which was an abundant timber in the Baltic region.
Spanish to take, to catch train, bus, etc. Italian, literally 'with the others' an instruction given to a solo player after their solo has ended telling them to now follow the part of the other players [entry provided by Brandon Hendrix]. The Latin word unus one later became the root for a number of words meaning "one" such as une French and uno Spanish.
Une and uno are cognates that is, cousins or siblings on the family tree of languages , but unus is the root or ancestor for these relatives. Literary Terms and Definitions from which this extract has been taken. Implicit in the concept of a "pattern of deviation" is a standard of comparison; this may be the judgment of people outside those particular situations, or may be a set of independently verifiable facts.
The existence of some cognitive biases has been verified empirically in the field of psychology. Cognitive biases from which this extract has been taken. Latin originally the third name of an Ancient Roman in the Roman naming convention, a nickname, a hereditary name originally, the family name of a Roman citizen, i. Italian, literally 'those who know' connoisseurs of art, literature or music - those with refined tastes the singular form is little used.
It was adopted as the music of the university students, becoming known as Fado de Estudante student fado , but is usually considered the typical music of the city itself. It is performed with the traditional Coimbra guitar guitarra de Coimbra , a modified version of Lisbon's fado guitar allegedly created by Artur Paredes, and usually accompanied by classic acoustic guitar and male voices. Coimbra Fado from which this extract has been taken.
It is the successor to the funana and alsthough formerly dance music from Sao Vicente Island, it became the favourite dance in which couples are so close that they appear "glued" together of the Cape Verdeans.
Italian to strain, to filter, to sieve, to cast metal , to riddle, to pour out drop by drop, to flow, to run, to drain, to drop, to drip, to trickle, to leak, to melt, to gutter candle , to sink.
However, the name colascione was given to those instruments similar in form long-necked lutes or another characterised by proportions in which length dominates and those which were used for similar occasions lute which accompanied a singer, played with a technique that did not use chords. Italian, literally 'with the song' to follow the melody or the singer in matters of tempo, etc. Portuguese quaver, an eighth note, a note one eighth the time value of a whole note or semibreve.
Theater terms from which this entry has been taken. Coldwave USA from which this entry has been taken. French angry, angrily, sternly, wrathful, adiratamente Italian , zornig German , aufgebracht German. Collage in music should be considered as more than just a collection of other people's music used in another composer's piece. By expanding the idea of collage to include cultural explosions and reconstitutions, unilateral use of European and American ideas by each other, access to art and ideas of the non-Western world, and the mixture of culture and music theory, a strong transition between Modernism and Postmodernism can be followed.
This use of orientalism led the way for Primitivism and its various guises throughout the rest of the twentieth century. Collage took a front seat in the music and culture of the twentieth century after World War II. The techniques used in early film played an important role for the emergence of collage in post-war music by giving composers the chance to suggest many past musical styles in quick succession without using long transitions. Composers also continued the tradition of using cultural, literary, and architectural collages in their compositions instead of only creating collage by cutting and pasting from earlier composers.
Collage Music Borrowings from which this comment has been taken. Italian, literally 'with the part' to follow the speed of the solo singer or principal instrumentalist. Italian alla punta d'arco Italian , at the point or tip of the bow, an der Bogenspitze German f. Italian mit dem Bogen German , avec l'archet French , play with the bow, a direction used at the end of a pizzicato passage. The term collectable entered general use in the s to distinguish vintage objects from antiques which implies an age of at least a hundred years.
What makes them tricky in grammar? They can be singular or plural e. Many students forget that and mistakenly treat the grammatically singular word as if it were always plural. Likewise, collective pronouns like some use the modifier rather than the headword for singular versus plural structure. For instance, "Some of the the workers are gone" uses a plural verb, but "Some of the work is done" uses a singular verb. Within a culture, the collective unconscious forms a treasury of powerful shared images and symbols found in our dreams, art stories, myths, and religious icons.
College, in a separate sense, is also a division of a university - for example, College of Business. So named because it was primarily played on college radio stations, these bands combined the experimentation of post punk and new wave with a more melodic pop style and an underground sensibility.
It is not necessarily a genre term, but there do exist some common aesthetics among college rock bands. Collegiate rock from which this extract has been taken. Italian, literally 'with the stick' mit der Bogenstange German , avec le bois French , to strike the strings with the wood of the bow, rather than the hair. Col legno tends to work better on the lower positions. In higher positions the technique produces very little sound and you have to use a lot more violence with the bow.
When col legno appears in the music, many players will be reluctant to do it. Bows are expensive and many believe that col legno damages the bow particularly if any great dynamic level is expected. French to stick, to glue apply adhesive, affix , to stick up, to stick, to keep in at school slang , to stump someone is unable to answer a question , to be sticky.
For instance, the phrases "tall person" and "high mountain" seem to fit together readily without sounding strange.