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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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They were as light as feathers, and the most noticeable thing about them was their penetrating, earthy odour.
A figure all in yellow white, with but one shoe to the feet; and it hung so, that I could see that the faded trimmings of the dress were like earthy paper, and that the face was Miss Havisham's, with a movement going over the whole countenance as if she were trying to call to me.
Yet in the next moment Reuben's eye was caught by another change that time had effected since he last stood where he was now standing again behind the earthy roots of the uptorn tree.
And if it's bitter cold for you, up in the chancel, with a lot of live breath smoking out about you, what the bitterness is to Durdles, down in the crypt among the earthy damps there, and the dead breath of the old 'uns,' returns that individual, 'Durdles leaves you to judge.
It stands in the corner of the poor field of wheat, which is full of great unsightly stumps, like earthy butchers'-blocks.
But if he spoke of the delights of the atmosphere of Mr Brass's office in a literal sense, he had certainly a peculiar taste, as it was of a close and earthy kind, and, besides being frequently impregnated with strong whiffs of the second-hand wearing apparel exposed for sale in Duke's Place and Houndsditch, had a decided flavour of rats and mice, and a taint of mouldiness.
This recipe applies the technique of making risotto to steel-cut oats, yielding a creamy, al dente dish that benefits not only from the grain's unique, earthy taste, but also from its whole-grain nutrition.
The palette is full of earthy neutrals that PPG color experts said elicit thoughts of lavish greenery, serene bodies of water and rich woods, and it combines various natural elements known to have inspired Wright during his design years.
Floral ones or earthy tones can be interesting choices, suggest experts.
At heart they remain earthy tales of domestic abuse and alcoholism.
The source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that Daash launched an attack on the front earthy Sater to Makhmour district , southeast of Mosul, killing seven of the Peshmerga.
Andrew Grant explained how falling water drops can kick soil chemicals into the air, creating that well-known poststorm earthy aroma, in "Why rain smells like that" (SN: 4/4/15, p.