flinching


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flinching

[′flin·chiŋ]
(industrial engineering)
In inspection, failure to call a borderline defect a defect.
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The fact that Van Jones was forced to submit his resignation without any comment from the White House is the latest flinching act that has had ardent supporters of Obama, such as (campaign veteran) Bob Beckel, seriously questioning his radical associations.
The result was that I started flinching and shooting poorly.
Perhaps it's because she shines so strongly as the true icon of holy womanhood, and that is one mirror into which the average feminist cannot gaze without flinching.
Still, plenty of bowhunters suffer punching and flinching problems when using release aids, particularly if they shoot styles triggered with the index finger (I'll go into the reasons for that shortly).
After 17 days, the OPG-treated mice that had cancer showed less flinching, limping, and favoring of the cancerous limb than did the unmedicated mice with cancer, the researchers report in the May NATURE MEDICINE.
That requires looking in the mirror without flinching, and acknowledging the pain that some of us have endured and the pain that others of us have inflicted.
Catholicism is a religion that looks suffering and death square in the face without flinching.
With installs growing at nearly a million per month, we needed a network that would support high daily traffic volumes without flinching," said Pando Networks' Chief Technology Officer Laird Popkin.
What choking is to golfers, flinching is to shooters.
Think: Geoffrey Rush's tour-de-force performance charges this biopic celebrating the actor's comic genius and flinching at his casually extravagant cruelty.
Machismo aside, flinching is nothing to be ashamed of.