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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]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The act of the sense of distraction is a multi-edged structure composed of the continuation of various senses, filled with individual meanings and authorities.
Using the osteogenicity of periosteum, it not only releases osteogenic cells and factors during the distraction, but also creates an independent space for bone regeneration.
A Novel Approach to Reducing RN Distraction During Medication Access
However, to call a thing distraction or not, depends on the goal you want to achieve from that engagement.
Ernest Doku, mobiles expert at uSwitch.com, said: "It is understandable that parents are concerned about the potential distractions facing their children, but banning phones from schools is not as straightforward as it sounds - especially since technology is an integral part of modern life."
Police say there has been a rise in recorded distraction burglary incidents across the borough recently.
Planning time to address what would be a potential distraction just makes it part of the regular workday.
A cognitive distraction takes the motorist's thoughts off driving.
Distraction osteogenesis was used as early as 1905 by Codivilla [2] for femoral lengthening and was later popularized by the clinical and research studies of Ilizarov [3] a Russian orthopedic surgeon in 1950's.
Also to find out the level of distraction they cause when used in the class rooms for non-academic activities.
Using a hand-held mobile phone while driving constitutes one of the the most common distractions for UAE drivers, meriting a fine of Dh800 and 4 black points on its own in the list published by the government.