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The VA is liable to decrease and is reported to be hazy, smeary and variable.
When wet, the soils are smeary and when wet they are very friable to firm and are slightly sticky and slightly plastic.
They see the lipsticked message from Seneca's mother as "a letter written in blood so smeary its satanic message cannot be deciphered," and they are "alarmed" by a "series of infant booties and shoes ribboned to a cord hanging from a crib in the last bedroom they enter" (7).
But language here is far from restrained--it is disciplined, wily, animated, resourceful, in turn nonsensical and musical, but supremely vital, dazzling to confront ("read" is not quite the verb), sculpted lines smeary with fingerprints, stunned by the audacity of their own construction.
Of the 62 VWD type 2 samples, 10 had characteristics of type 2A, 26 had characteristics of type 2B, and 12 showed a smeary, multimeric pattern usually associated with type 2M (5, 6).
Spearheaded by designers like Helmut Lang, it saw stick-thin models plastered in smeary black makeup and looking spaced out.
Lines that suggest boundaries of ethical behavior, of judicious balance between opposing concerns, and of precious entities deserving preservation are important even when they reveal themselves, at close inspection, to be smeary zones of gradated gray.
Thou shalt not dwell photographically for more than 10 seconds upon rolling, glistening fields of hops; a pomegranate; a smeary, depressing sunset; a swarm of bees; a dead goat; or an aged reflective shepherd.
But no one would have expected a prince of contemporary abstraction to cross over into a style that even the enthusiasts for Pop would have found raw and smeary, like something splashed on the side of a subway car.
Combustion particles from a cracked heat exchanger have been generated by normal combustion and thus tend to be smaller and less smeary than furnace soot.
Adaptive optics can take a smeary, seeing-confused mess of a star image and put it back together, nearly achieving diffraction-limited perfection--by optically counteracting each and every atmospheric distortion of the star's light at every moment.
But Buddy is right: the epiphany can best be appreciated by readers who have themselves "died" several times; aesthetic pleasure here is inseparable from the pain of the absent individual who left the balloon on the pillow, and surely also of the "immoderately unhappy" bleary, smeary woman.