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(in cricket) a bowled ball that is outside the batsman's reach and scores a run for the batting side
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For this purpose, the real wideness and thickness of the real chip were measured, and compared to the nominal cutting depth and feed per tooth.
Any religious person who looks down on others or sees them as being outside the Kingdom of God has never truly understood the wideness of God's mercy and love.
After a pause for reflection, a line from a favorite Presbyterian hymn came to me: "There is a wideness in God's mercy/Like the wideness of the sea.
instead he advocated a wideness of scope, broad comparisons, the love of detail linked to large universal principles.
He thought of her day and night, remembering the spring scent of her brown hair, the wideness of her dark eyes.
I have used these things to say what is to me the wideness and wonder of the world as I live in it" (5).
Carefully selected musical passages yield this effect for a wide range of nouns, from needle and cellar to wideness and blue, regardless of any emotional connotations in the words.
In his 1995 Nobel lecture Heaney spoke of his 'journey into the wideness of language, a journey where each point of arrival .
The authors of the three papers and the editors of Cultural Analysis are to be congratulated for the wideness of scope and for the keenness of analysis.
The awe with which she told her story--the wideness of her eyes, the exalted nature of her speech--and the knowledge that somewhere, sometime, someone existed who looked like her and with whom she would have truly belonged has given her life new meaning.
A Tenerife Timeshare tan, camel-hair coat, too-shiny Pierre Cardin slip-on shoes, and a personalised registration plate written in slanty Go-Faster writing on a Bentley with tinted windows suggest a certain wideness to the boy.
My fear was that the wideness of the spot would prove to come at the expense of its sweetness (i.