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Jun
16
comment A conditional sentence with present perfect
@Kofa The best thanks is to accept whichever answer you found the most helpful. :-)
Jun
15
answered Word for sensors that collect the same data in two different ways
Jun
15
comment Is there a single noun, preferably not a gerund, for the act of exceeding or surpassing?
I'm not sure exceedance means what Debby intends. It seems as though exceedance is the thing that is in excess, rather than the actual act of exceeding (something more like *excession, perhaps).
Jun
15
comment Single word for “break” with professional connotation
@JoelB Sorry. I read more carefully and noticed you wanted a single word.
Jun
15
revised Single word for “break” with professional connotation
Added single word suggestions.
Jun
15
answered Single word for “break” with professional connotation
Jun
15
revised How to restructure this agglomeration of adjectives so it gets readable?
edited body
Jun
15
answered How to restructure this agglomeration of adjectives so it gets readable?
Jun
14
comment Should anti- and counterclockwise be hyphenated?
@pageman Correct usage, but not much of a rhyme to my ears. How about "Turn once widdershins, say 'Lieblings bitteschöns.'"
Jun
14
comment Meaning of “pragmatic”
Great example, Rhodri. I was thinking along these lines, but my C is about fifteen years rusty.
Jun
14
comment Meaning of “pragmatic”
@Tim I edited my answer to incorporate implementation-independent features. Hope that clarifies things.
Jun
14
revised Meaning of “pragmatic”
added a part about implementation-independent features
Jun
14
comment Should anti- and counterclockwise be hyphenated?
@pageman To tighten a screw, turn it deasel; to loosen, turn it widdershins. I can't think of a sentence with "conditions" for either widdershins or counterclockwise. They're adverbs, so nothing immediately jumps to mind. I feel like I'm missing a joke. Is that the case?
Jun
14
answered Meaning of “pragmatic”
Jun
14
comment Should anti- and counterclockwise be hyphenated?
Just for the record, counterclockwise is also sometimes called widdershins (or withershins). I mention it because I happen to really like this word.
Jun
14
comment It's a little low on grist
@Peter Thanks for the search. I updated my answer again.
Jun
14
revised It's a little low on grist
added 4 characters in body; added 45 characters in body
Jun
14
comment It's a little low on grist
@Sergey See edit about "only by marriage." @z7sg Thanks. Damn prepositions.
Jun
14
revised It's a little low on grist
Added interpretation of "only by marriage"
Jun
14
answered It's a little low on grist