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mired

[mīrd]
(thermodynamics)
A unit used to measure the reciprocal of color temperature, equal to the reciprocal of a color temperature of 106 kelvins. Derived from micro-reciprocal-degree.
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Prince Mired urged state parties to the Convention to exert further efforts to ensure equal opportunities and justice and provide protection to women, children and persons with disabilities.
Mired in a five-game losing streak, another victory over the SaberCats (2-4) could help the Avengers turn their season around in time to make a run at another division championship.
in physics and then found himself mired in the Great Depression and a job in the patent office of an electronics firm in New York City.
This entire "conservative" media apparatus is little more than an echo chamber for the Bush administration as it leaves our country mired in debt at home and in useless foreign wars abroad.
His wife's reasons for disappearing after the train crash are mired in unresolved issues with her father and deliberate misconceptions about her husband planted by her mother and sister-in-law.
Organizers found themselves mired in red tape because wine was to be served at the event.
Dietrich publicly and repeatedly complained that WHO was a bureaucracy for bureaucracy's sake, mired in useless statement-making and conference-giving.
VENEZUELAN PORTS SUDDENLY SEEM MIRED IN STAGNANT WATERS.
Though the name Benetton seems mired back in the 1980's, their controversial ad campaigns have kept the brand name alive, albeit embattled, here in the United States.
While Gabriel's Story is complete with solid character development and a plausible story line, it becomes mired with unimportant details that detract from the main event of any situation.
Moving on from mired twentieth-century attitudes of landscape as 'scenic object, subjugated resource or scientific ecosystem', the many essayists (who include Alan Balfour, Denis Cosgrove, Christophe Girot, Marc Treib) use recent examples of landscape design from the US, Denmark, Holland, France, Germany, India and China to illustrate their culturally diverse insights.
life insurer sector to workers' compensation carve-out business continues to be mired in litigation proceedings and arbitration between the direct writers, reinsurers, and retrocessionaires.