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Skinny

(Skinny Station Protocol) Cisco's proprietary implementation of the H.323 IP telephony model. Skinny phones can also be configured for the SIP protocol. See IP telephony.
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The notion of skinniness (and whiteness) thus becomes decoupled from model bodies; the skeleton becomes both a symbol of transgression and a fetishistic object of desire in its own right.
Given the predictive character of body dissatisfaction and the obsession with skinniness associated to various psychological disorders, it would be convenient to continue studying the development and nature of these variables throughout a complete life cycle so as to lay the foundations for designing effective intervention plans to act on them.
American critics commonly attack Barbie for setting abnormal skinniness as a beauty standard and for suggesting that clothing is a topic that should dominate girls' concerns.
We may have had a kind of unfair advantage," said Confer, referring to the lack of, uh, skinniness amongst her squad.
WebMD's coverage includes links to stories about anorexia's prime targets, the possibility of the eating disorder being genetically inherited, how anorexia attacks the human body and whether Web sites celebrating skinniness are a part of the problem.
There's no denying Lohan has lost weight since Herbie: Fully Loaded was made, and many have cited her parents' marriage breakdown as the main cause of her skinniness.
While Nicole's pared back look is revealing her advancing years, Sophie's skinniness is showing that a 5ft 11in frame probably doesn't suit the kind of size favoured by shoppers at Kookai and Karen Millen.
The sudden appearance of weight-loss clinics in cities like Delhi and Mumbai, providing a new outlet for an intense concentration on skinniness, is a principal marker of identification with this new ideal.
The affectionate gross-out of these distressingly opulent icons was mirrored and reversed in Venice Witch, a bronze stick figure clad in Stevie Nicks beads and roller skates, her clawlike labia and long-nippled dugs, pursed lips and gnarled hands the only modulations to her crazed skinniness.
In the prefatory sonnet to the 1605 Quijote that is a dialogue between Babieca and Rocinante, Babieca says that Rocinante's skinniness is the fault of Don Quixote's squire.
Skinniness is a contemporary ideal in Japan, as until the mid-twentieth century, "robustness as a sign of productivity and fertility" were favoured (174).
Jennifer Lopez and Madonna were popular choices so it's heartening to know you have healthy-looking role models rather than chasing Calista Flockhart-style skinniness.