Chinese puzzle


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Chinese puzzle

an intricate puzzle, esp one consisting of boxes within boxes
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Phillips has created a wonderfully tricky Chinese puzzle box of a novel that is as entertaining as it is brainy.
So while the realms of work and home coexist, they remain physically discrete and self-contained, slotting together with the elegant economy and exactitude of a Chinese puzzle.
A real Chinese puzzle on the nose with loads going on.
Westwood, England's best hope for winning this year's European money list with its $15million prize fund, has found the greens this week at the Fanling Golf Club a complete Chinese puzzle.
The pounds 5 pass gives visitors access to the Pleasure Beach Express, the Chinese Puzzle Maze, the South Beach Show - a magic and puppetry performance by Russell Brown - and the Spectacular Dancing Water Show.
Tangram tales; story theater using the ancient Chinese puzzle.
TANGRAM TALES: STORY THEATER USING THE ANCIENT CHINESE PUZZLE
Special education students will use tangrams, a type of Chinese puzzle, to make mosaic pictures and study propaganda posters as artwork during World War II.
In the present instance, Marce was inspired by the tangram, a Chinese puzzle that incorporates five triangles, a square, and a parallelogram.
Based on an ancient Chinese puzzle, the cat-quick arm rotates 360 degrees as it picks up pieces of a seven-piece square puzzle, almost always faster than any human.
Messing with the compression straps caused the Chinese puzzle buckles to engage.
Merton-Lax-Rice were a Chinese puzzle as bound together in life and mutual imaginings as the earlier Chesterbelloc (G.
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