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perfection

A long red cedar shingle having a butt thickness of 9/16 in. (1.4 cm).

Perfection

Giotto’s O
perfect circle drawn effortlessly by Giotto. [Ital. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 463]
golden mean
or section a proportion between the length and width of a rectangle or two portions of a line, said to be ideal. [Fine Arts: Misc.]
Grosvenor, Archibald
poet who has no earthly rival in his claim to being quite perfect. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan Patience]
hole in one
score of one stroke for a hole in golf. [Sports: Webster’s Sports, 215]
Jesus Christ
son of God; personification of human flawlessness. [Christian Hist.: NCE, 1412]
perfect cadence
where the dominant passes into the harmony of the tonic chord. [Music: Thompson, 333]
perfect contrition
sorrow for sin, coming from a love of God for His own perfections. [Christianity: Misc.]
perfect game
baseball game in which all opposing batters are put out in succession. [Sports: Webster’s Sports, 311]
perfect number
equal in value to the sum of those natural numbers that are less than the given number but that also divide (with zero remainder) the given number. [Math.: EB, VII: 872]
royal flush
best possible hand in poker; one-suited hand from ten to ace. [Cards: Brewer Dictionary, 940]
Superman
Nietzsche’s ideal being, a type that would arise when man succeeds in surpassing himself. [Ger. Phil.: Thus Spake Zarathustra in Magill III, 1069]
300 game
bowling game of twelve consecutive strikes, scoring maximum 300 points. [Sports: Webster’s Sports, 311]
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The move marks the second time Birds Eye has expanded Bake to Perfection in recent months, following the introduction of a poultry range in June.
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Dulcinea, pronounced Dul-suh-NAY-uh, was Don Quixote's vision of feminine perfection in Cervantes' classic novel and in the musical "Man of La Mancha.
who will give his presentation, "The Absence of Perfection.
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The papers presented on these occasions are gathered in this book and make up a unified study on the internal connection between the theory of the infinite universe and the perfection of man as a philosopher, including an extensive report on some of Bruno's sources and inspirations.
We can't wait until we've reached perfection before we decide to serve the Lord.
The work is about perfection as we are aware of it in our minds," she insisted long ago; "the [actual] paintings are very far from being perfect.
Several subsections were repealed and/or amended, but of special interest to those who work in the residential real estate sector are the ones that, specifically, relate to the definition, perfection and termination of a co-op security interest.