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Localized buckling or shattering of rigid pavement caused by excessive longitudinal pressure.
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Informally speaking, the (projective) blow-up of M at A is a construction that removes
At the end of the show, two floors up, what should surely be the climactic section on Gaudi and the Sagrada Familia (white plaster moulds of details hung unprepossessingly amid black-and-white blow-ups of period photographs) is rounded off by a long line of period (black-and-white) postcards of the devastation wrought by the riots of Semana Tragica or 'Tragic Week' of 1909, almost an abortive revolution.
He said: "When the Italians tell you it's pasta on the plate, I always check under the sauce to make sure it really is."FERGIE'S BLOW-UPS
The "accountability" I had in mind was a combination of (a) business press coverage that might, if appropriate, apportion blame for these blow-ups rather tan ascribing it wholly to the CEO and (b) shareholder discontent with the business judgment and stewardship of the acquirer's board.
The Topographia gives as an idea of daily life in the Manila of almost exactly 300 years ago, shown in blow-ups of Map details.
Six, internal debt, banking crises and corporate debt blow-ups are now inevitable in emerging markets.
It would be all the more interesting to see how the All Progressives Congress (APC) tackle opponents and the brushes from 67 political parties (if not more) who would engage it in blow-ups from different ends.
The interiors have been custom designed to suit the brand identity of the company and features blow-ups of the company products and ethos.
Tizon's relationship with his mother would deteriorate and result in several blow-ups and hurtful words exchanged that he perhaps carried in his heart.
In addition, the rise of another centrist candidate in Germany, Martin Schulz, eases the possibility of an anti-European outcome in Germany, while Greece has, to date at least, managed to avoid any financial blow-ups, even though long-term issues remain.
"I know Lasse is using new engines this year but he has had too many blow-ups, so there must be something wrong which needs looking into," he said.