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sleek

(of an animal or bird) having a shiny healthy coat or feathers
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Schrader, a scientist at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, suggests that one way to reduce the pressure on the perineum, a part of the body he said was never meant to withstand sustained pressure, is to use a bicycle saddle without a nose-which lack the sleekness of a standard seat but could spare you some agony.
Compared to the sleekness and finesse of a Lab (Aston Martin), the Chessie is that loud, big-block Chevy Camaro.
Concealed handles on the two rear doors give the Juke a coupe-like appearance and add to its overall sleekness.
Compared to the Golf hatch, the cabrio is some two inches longer and lower - its sleekness emphasised with extra rake on the windscreen.
But that sleekness comes at a price as the opening beneath the tailgate narrows towards the top and can present difficulties when trying to load very wide objects.
A low-slung windscreen, and the fact that it crouches lower to the ground than other models, lend the SA Aperta an exceptionally aerodynamic sleekness.
There's a sleekness to the granite-style black tables and lounging black sofas, while behind the impressive Victorian pharmacist's counter the spirits take the place of potions.
Coupled with a more apparent interest in scale is a sleekness and sensuality of form rarely seen in Irish ceramics, with the obvious exception of Vivienne Foley (now based in Little Venice, London).
But while it may not have had the sleekness of an international airport, it was to be the backdrop to several major world events The most notorious incident, which ruptured relations between Cyprus and Egypt, occurred on February 19, 1978 when 15 Egyptian commandos were killed in a late-night gun battle with National Guard soldiers outside the main terminal.
And while the glossy black shell at first seems to give the computer some classy sleekness, after a few minutes of handling, it was covered in fingerprint smudges.
05-inches thin, but it's big on usability, durability and sleekness.
The sleekness of the later works is nowhere to be found here.