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Shoji

A very lightweight sliding partition used in Japanese architecture, consisting of a wooden lattice covered on one side with translucent white rice paper. The lattice is most often composed of small horizontal rectangles.

shōji

sho¯ji
A very lightweight sliding partition used in Japanese architecture; consists of a wooden lattice covered on one side with translucent white rice paper. The lattice is most often composed of small rectangles; the lower section is occasionally filled by a thin wooden panel.
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She interprets for Shoji in the dressing room and translates tactical tips being passed on to the pitch from the bench.
What Kumar did not know was that Shoji had given a similar successful chase to a labourer from out of Kerala who worked in her area when he stole her mobile phone a few months ago.
"For shoji screen enthusiasts, it is a great opportunity to own heirloom quality products at a price of about half that of our higher end custom-built shoji doors, but with the same solid hardwood construction and fine furniture finish quality that Cherry Tree Design is known for," Gilbertson says.
E-mail: shoji.y.ad@m.titech.ac.jp, tmizumot@pe.titech.ac.jp
Next in the programme was the guest appearance of Sayaka Shoji as a soloist who played Violin Concerto No 1 of Prokofiev with amazing dexterity.
To capture the demand for steel sheets from these various makers, JFE Shoji is establishing its new steel processing center in VSIP Hai Phong industry park.
Shoji joined Barclays Securities Japan Ltd on June 30, and will cover the insurance sector in the financial institutions department.
Coos Bay Mayor Crystal Shoji said local officials are aware of that risk and are doing what they can to keep people safe.
3 April 2012 - UBS (VTX:UBSN) has seen the departure of its chief equity strategist Shoji Hirakawa, the Swiss bank confirmed for Bloomberg on Monday.
Lavender Tadashi Shoji at the Golden Globes, and silver Tadashi Shoji at SAG
Part of the publisher's series, Woodhead Publishing in Materials, this volume edited by Raja (metallurgical engineering and materials science, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India) and Shoji (Fracture and Reliability Research Institute, Tohoku U., Japan) provides a comprehensive treatment of stress corrosion cracking in metals caused by chemicals while under the influence of tensile stresses.
When Bernard Leach returned to England in 1920, he was accompanied by Hamada Shoji and together they established the Leach Pottery in St Ives, Cornwall.