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Distraction

Divination (See OMEN.)
Porlock
a “person from Porlock” interrupted Coleridge while he was recollecting the dream on which he based “Kubla Khan”. [Br. Lit.: Poems of Coleridge in Magill IV, 756]
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Modi ji agar seaplane mein udna chahte hain toh kuch galat nahi, acchi baat hai lekin ye ek distraction hai, asli sawaal hai 22 saal mein janta ke liya kya kiya (There is nothing wrong if Prime Minister Modi wants to fly in the sea-plane, it's a good thing.
The chaos in the White House is a distraction from environmental collapse
Students' and instructors' behaviors and the classroom environment could be sources of distraction for students and negatively impact their learning.
Of 206 observations (149 pre-implementation and 57 post-implementation), some form of potential distraction occurred 86% (n= 177) of the time at the medication access station.
In its essence, the sense of distraction is really close to the aesthetical norm of consciousness and the values born in it.
Hence, the procedure was staged with primary gradual distraction with application of a radiocarpal and ulnocarpal distractor, followed by osteosynthesis by locked distal radius plate along with bone graft in second stage.
Mobile use is dangerous because it combines four forms of distraction, according to RoadSafetyUAE: Manual distraction (Hands off wheel), visual distraction (eyes off the road), distraction of the mind (attention of the road) and auditory distraction (taking ears away from traffic sound).
Driver distraction is a multifaceted phenomenon, globally recognised as one of the most significant road safety concerns, since drivers fail to give adequate attention to driving during life-threatening moments as they are engaged in less important activities, such as eating or drinking, adjusting radio or CD player or using their mobile phones.
If your dog hasn't mastered all of the common commands from sit' to place'--and everything in between--he isn't ready for distraction training.
Key words: fracture, misaligned ossification, distraction osteogenesis, orthopedics, mandible, rhinotheca, avian, mute swan, Cygnus olor
In group I distraction rate was 1 mm/day while in groups II and III distraction rates were 2mm/day and 1 mm/day.
Existing in-cabin camera systems detect distraction or drowsiness through gaze and percentage of eye closure measurement.