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asked Architectural term for places where water is used
Dec
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comment When can you pluralize uncountable nouns?
I see how the context makes the difference as to whether a noun in countable or not, but "organic matters" still sounds wrong to me... Thanks for the info.
Dec
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accepted When can you pluralize uncountable nouns?
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asked When can you pluralize uncountable nouns?
Nov
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accepted What is the term for those cylindrical metal or plastic protrusions?
Nov
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comment What is the term for those cylindrical metal or plastic protrusions?
@Mitch Indeed, they were referred to as "locating pins." But that wasn't what I was looking for. These are probably called pins because of their push pin-like shape, where I was looking for a straight cylinder shape.
Nov
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comment What is the term for those cylindrical metal or plastic protrusions?
Thanks for your answer. I added a picture of my own to clarify what kind of mount I was asking about.
Nov
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revised What is the term for those cylindrical metal or plastic protrusions?
added pictures to clarify question
Nov
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comment What is the term for those cylindrical metal or plastic protrusions?
@Roaring Fish How could I not come across that after an hour of searching... If I could accept a comment as an answer, I would. That brought up the images I needed in Google. Thank you
Nov
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revised What is the term for those cylindrical metal or plastic protrusions?
added list of words I have tried
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asked What is the term for those cylindrical metal or plastic protrusions?
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comment Is a lengthy combination of words with hyphens like “the worst not-technically-in-a-recession year in American history” a new fashion of writing?
+1 The New York Times is not suddenly making a major mistake that happened to slip through their proofreading process. This is clearly an example of knowing the rules of writing well enough to know when and how to break them for effect. Yoichi, please see this article about breaking the rules of grammar (though it is not specifically about hyphen usage).
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accepted Is there a term for ambiguity coming from a modifier modifying multiple parts of a sentence?
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comment Is there a term for ambiguity coming from a modifier modifying multiple parts of a sentence?
I've never heard that term before. Thank you!