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burning glass

a convex lens for concentrating the sun's rays into a small area to produce heat or fire

burning glass

[′bər·niŋ ‚glas]
(optics)
A converging lens used to produce intense heat by converging the rays of the sun on a small area.
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9) Later in this paper, we turn to patterns gleaned from analysis of job postings by Burning Glass Technologies as a way to estimate this wage penalty (i.
CyberSeek incorporates job demand data collected by Burning Glass and job supply data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the position Information Security Analyst and from cybersecurity certification bodies.
This "upcredentialing" trend is happening even when the specific skills requested in a job are the same whether the employer is seeking a college graduate or not according to an analysis by our firm, Burning Glass Technologies in the report, "Moving the Goalposts: How Demand for a Bachelor's Degree Is Reshaping the Workforce.
They were about to send to Aycliffe for a lighted lantern when navvy Robert Metcalf suggested they try his burning glass, a magnifying glass he used for lighting his pipe from the sun.
In order to gain some understanding of nursing workforce demand in Georgia and how it compares regionally, and even nationally, the GNLC is contracting with a company called Burning Glass.
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A source of the information is a company such as Burning Glass or Wanted Technologies, which offer real-time labor market data that can help an institution learn about the most in-demand jobs and qualifications.
A report from Burning Glass Technologies, which develops technologies designed to match people with jobs, shows that demand for cyber security professionals over the past five years grew 3.
The First Question: If a spherical glass vessel is filled with clear water, it acts like a round burning glass.
Edmund Wilson, who seldom gushed, was lavish in his praise: "She has cut to roundness and smoothed to convexity a little crystal of literary form that concentrates the light like a burning glass.
Later poetry includes The Burning Glass (1945), The Traveller (1946), Inward Companion (1950), and O Lovely England (1953).
The Burning Glass (1968) is a novel about a young playwright.