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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.
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.
While the media used the words "hedge funds" and "blow-up" together in articles two or three times as often today as they did three years ago, the percentage who expect a major hedge fund blow-up declined.
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.
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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.
A team of researchers has found that volcanoes go lull before they erupt - a finding that could give scientists a leg up on predicting blow-ups and saving lives.
From handling big traffic jams to learning how to overcome little irritants that can lead to big blow-ups, You Can't Ruin My Day is packed with advice that outlines many common scenarios and shows how these life challenges can be put to better use than frustration.
Firms with better corporate governance had few scandals and blow-ups.
Horrifically, he again missed to the left meaning he joins an unwanted group of players to have lost a winning position in four Majors which have included bizarre rule-breaches to complete blow-ups.
Good discipline is at the core of any sport and these are certainly values that should be promoted, but the fact is that rugby league is a hugely physical game and you're going to get some blow-ups.