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wildness

[′wīl·nəs]
(metallurgy)
A condition that exists when molten metal, during cooling, evolves so much gas that it becomes violently agitated, forcibly ejecting metal from its container.
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How to be wilder Scottish Wildlife Trust have come up with a list of random acts of wildness.
As the last golden "As the last golden eagle in England, it's an element of wildness that has gone.
Just think of the simultaneous wars against the American Indians and the North American wolves--genocides fueled, in part, by a fear of wildness.
Yet I do know that, as children and adults, we very much need some experience of wildness.
Not surprisingly, an immediate major issue is the matter of defining wildness and its parameters, and the means and methods used to do so.
The Wildness Within: Remembering David Brower was written and edited by Brower's son, and it is surprisingly good at providing details about the complexity of the subject's character.
THE WILDNESS WITHIN: REMEMBERING DAVID BROWER comes from the oldest son of the pioneering environmentalist and provides a powerful biographical sketch of a man who directed and funded numerous organizations, from the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth to others.
When I first visited Tongass National Forest, the size, depth and wildness of the land was like nothing I'd ever encountered in the Pacific Northwest.
Libyans share with us a proud carelessness, an impatience, a wildness and a willfulness, that I don't find in the British or the New Zealanders or the continental Europeans.
Once I tried to touch it and it nearly took my hand off - it always retained that wildness.
He said: "The vast emptiness, wildness of the sea and moors is something I strive to capture.