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earthy

Electrical engineering on the earthed side of an electrical circuit, but not necessarily with a direct current connection to earth
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Yet when Mr Lotti starts gibbering, they might just pine a little for those earthier days when hefty cult heroes like Jamie Pollock and Andy Morrison might have benefited from some limegreen go-faster stripes.
It places the trumpeter with violinists Nils Okland and Gjermund Larsen (both, crucially, play the earthier sounding Hardanger fiddle in addition to regular violin), cellist Svante Henryson and double bassist Mats Eilertsen.
A cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival's Bad Moon Rising took things in a much earthier direction, its Southern rock twang standing out a mile in among all the grand epics.
However, rather than sticking to black and deep blue suits that are historically associated with formal clothing in western nations, an earthier brown suit represented the Indian standpoint at the meeting.
The Roca Patron line of tequilas is sweeter, earthier and more vegetal--with distinctive notes of roasted agave--than other Patron varietals, with more complexity and slightly less citrus, pepper and fruit.
That goes for the horses, too, for although few stars come out between Punchestown and Galway, there are plenty of more personal, less public favourites competing throughout the summer to delight all those who prefer an earthier (and slightly slower) alternative to the likes of Kingman and Treve.
Rum has earthier fruit notes (fig, jam), tequila and mescal have mineral (earth) and wood (spruce, smoke) flavors, and whisky and cognac have dairy, spice, wood, nutty (oak, butter, cedar, cinnamon) flavor profiles.
This is the funkier side of town, where families, artists and workers live in frame bungalows lining narrow, hilly side streets, and the main drag, Haywood Road, has an earthier, slightly gritty feel.
I guess the richness was designed to contrast with the simple rabbit, but I'd have preferred something earthier.
"Teachout explores Ellington's personal life, which was earthier and more turbulent than his always elegant on-stage manner, but Duke is really a biography of a band, the Duke Ellington Orchestra, peppered with mini bios of its many eminent members over the years.
On the palate the crisp green apple notes combine with the earthier pear tones and a little toast in the background.
Kate's earthier links to a family of Co Durham miners, an inmate of Holloway Prison and a west London road sweeper are well established.