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durables

[′du̇r·ə·bəlz]
(engineering)
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When the memory of the first races felt itself overloaded, when the mass of reminiscences of the human race became so heavy and so confused that speech naked and flying, ran the risk of losing them on the way, men transcribed them on the soil in a manner which was at once the most visible, most durable, and most natural.
How much more solid, durable, unyielding, is a book of stone
Human thought discovers a mode of perpetuating itself, not only more durable and more resisting than architecture, but still more simple and easy.
In a few hours they had forgotten the whole affair, nor once imagined that the recording angel had written down the crime of murder against their souls, in letters as durable as eternity.
These hats were nearly waterproof, and extremely durable.
It would be superfluous to go through all particulars; for the rule of conduct which the tyrant ought to pursue is evident enough, and that is, to affect to appear not the tyrant, but the king; the guardian of those he governs, not their plunderer, [1315b] but their protector, and to affect the middle rank in life, not one superior to all others: he should, therefore, associate his nobles with him and soothe his people; for his government will not only be necessarily more honourable and worthy of imitation, as it will be over men of worth, and not abject wretches who perpetually both hate and fear him; but it will be also more durable.
This was the beginning for Philip of a happiness which seemed both solid and durable.
He was seeking to make himself more fully sensible of the scene around him; or, perhaps, dreading it to be a dream, or a play of imagination, was vexing the fair moment with a struggle for some added brilliancy and more durable illusion.
I am laying down good intentions, which I believe durable as flint.
He had suffered, and he had learned to think: two advantages that he had never known before; and the self-reproach arising from the deplorable event in Wimpole Street, to which he felt himself accessory by all the dangerous intimacy of his unjustifiable theatre, made an impression on his mind which, at the age of six-and-twenty, with no want of sense or good companions, was durable in its happy effects.
A broad measure of consumer durables spending includes four categories of spending, as shown in Chart 2: residential investment, PCE on motor vehicles and parts, PCE on recreational goods and vehicles, and PCE on furnishings and durable household equipment.
The demand for finance is mostly evident from two segments; entry-level customers who can't afford huge down payments and are resorting to financing as well as customers opting for durables in the higher end segment (prices upwards of Rs 40,000)," Kamal Nandi, executive vice president, Godrej Appliances, said.