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On the other hand in the case of (2) the Physician, though I shall here also see a line (D'A'E') with a bright centre (A'), yet it will shade away LESS RAPIDLY into dimness, because the sides(A'C', A'B') RECEDE LESS RAPIDLY INTO THE FOG: and what appear to me the Physician's extremities, viz.
Fish can sometimes become trapped on the racecourse after a flood event when the water recedes.
Weather report: General status: Snow storm which dominated over the Mediterranean Eastern basin during the past few days recedes.
Saito said that when the current risk-on sentiment recedes, the euro is expected to fall further against the dollar, expecting the single European currency to slip below the $1.
He also said that various district authorities have been directed to intensify relief and rescue operations and the medical care authorities have been ordered to prevent the outbreak of epidemics after the water recedes from the flood-hit regions.
I see many folks working way too hard at it, plowing their rakes into uncovered sand well after the backwash recedes rather than letting the water work for them.
If the gum recedes (you get long in the tooth) the root of the tooth becomes exposed causing pain and the tooth to loosen.
Syrian, Iranian Meddling in Iraq Recedes, Still Worrying, US Gen.
When a disk is viewed edge-on from Earth, material heading toward the back side of the black hole recedes from our planet, while material spinning toward the front approaches us.
There is a glacier in the mountains above town,/fall and tumble, but every year the ice recedes.
4 STORIES ARE PROPAGANDA (PHILIPPE PARRENO AND RIRKRIT TIRAVANIJA) An anxious poem of what-ifs and do-you-remember-whens, this love letter to the recent past describes our world as it rapidly recedes into a fading collective memory.
And there is danger as well as invitation in the lack of any overarching new approach, as the cultural turn recedes.