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1. (esp of plants) superficially resembling the species specified
2. Music
a. (of a note, interval, etc.) out of tune
b. (of the interval of a perfect fourth or fifth) decreased by a semitone
c. (of a cadence) interrupted or imperfect


Nonfunctional architectural element; such as a false arch, false attic, false front, false window.


A small, compiled extensible language with lambda abstractions by W. van Oortmerssen.

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The contributors approach perceptions using the "sifters" of history, ethics, cultural studies, law, and social science in such topics as history and journalism and the problem of truth, why journalism has always cast perceptions alongside reality, snapshot aesthetics as journalistic truth, humor and social identity in forwarded e-mail images, the Internet and the battle over citizenship, falseness and less falseness in the anxiety of postmodernism, networked news work, whether the modern trial lacks credibility in the postmodern world, two surveys of department heads on the teaching of statistics to journalism undergraduates, and issues of mass self-communication.
This decree clearly reveals Lebanese officials' disregard for Lebanese women and their rights, as well as the falseness of their claims to uphold a state based on citizenship, rights and the law," a statement issued by the group read.
There is a bit of a falseness about it, from the buildings made of chipboard because of the earthquakes to all those women with very peculiar lips and enormous bosoms.
His arrest came after he publicly denied the statement once he became aware and sure of its falseness, in Gaza freelance journalist Mohamed Othman was attacked by Gaza Municipality security guard.
A sense of economical falseness can also be seen in Dufala's free-standing sculptures, such as Corporate Economics, which appears to be an overturned wheel barrel that looks more like a trap than a sculpture.
Calling on the UN not to be witness for falseness for what is going on in Iraq.
Rowe said that Robson's publicity-seeking attempt is opportunistic and just oozes falseness.
We will not be affected by the media campaigns staged against us, and we know best our landmark achievements that cannot be denied only by the ungrateful," he said, calling upon national media to assume its role in refuting lies and proving their falseness to the world.
While stressing the falseness of this news, "the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry stresses its respect for the Lebanese sovereignty and keenness on the security and stability of friendly Lebanon," the source added.
Pretending that we are not sectarian people is sheer falseness," said Bweiz, deeming direct elections of MPs the best.
Thomas Merton once referred to such falseness as a sort of "pseudo-goodness" that prefers routine duty to courage and creativity (Contemplative Prayer, Random House, 1969).