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The terms are most often heard in connection with aviation (flying), but it would not be incorrect to say that one is riding “with a tailwind” (meewind) or “into a headwind” (tegenwind).


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The other answer of headwind/tailwind is absolutely correct to describe the wind itself, but you could also describe directions relative to the wind as upwind and downwind. Moving in an upwind direction means moving into the wind, which itself could then be described as a headwind. Moving downwind means moving in the same direction as the wind, which can ...


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It is called a "perfect attendance" pin. If this was spoken in English it could, indeed, be literally true. These were more common 50 years go than they are today. Google will show you many pictures of these pins.


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According to this, it translates to an "oven fork". I did an image search for "ухват" and then for "oven fork" and some of the same images appeared in both as you can see here and here, respectively. For the benefit of the people asking for a photo in the comments, here it is:


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Try every option available, one will surely succeed. Do you have any magical idiom/proverb or magic word for it that Google is trying to hide from me? We often call this taking a shotgun approach. For example, "We took a shotgun approach to the problem and eventually found a solution". The term refers to the way a shotgun fires a large number of ...


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"Even a blind squirrel finds a few acorns." Meaning: if you try enough times, you'll occasionally get the right result. A less fitting example is: "Even a broken clock is right twice a day." Meaning: if you take the same approach to enough situations, it will occasionally be the right approach.


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The way the website has framed the sentence, it is apparent that it wants you to think that you're missing out on a lot of dating offers and the like, whether you want it or not. In the other scenario, it is assumed that you're carrying out an 'ad rotation' with a software, and it becomes a question of selecting what kind of audience can view your [dating] ...


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https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/transcoding defines: transcoding noun [ U ] computing specialized the process of changing computer information that is stored in a particular code (= a language used to program computers) into another code: The software provides "transcoding" - translation between standard web pages ...


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Interesting to note that an image search for "grimy hands" almost universally shows clean hands with clean nails and evenly applied dirt, or even dirt applied only to protruding parts of the pads, rather than ground-in grime in the joints, around fingernails, between fingers and around the palm. I get the feeling modern photographers and hand models know ...


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The science is a bit incomplete on this topic, as reflected in the language. There are four non-controversial tastes in the western nomenclature: sweet, sour, salty, and bitter, and a recent addition of umami. Umami was only proposed in early 1900s, and wasn't generally accepted in the scientific community until the 1980s or so. MSG is to umami as salt is to ...


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Preceptor is an oft-neglected age-old word that can be used. I'd also suggest educationalist.


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