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ease

Military at ease
a. (of a standing soldier, etc.) in a relaxed position with the feet apart and hands linked behind the back
b. a command to adopt such a position
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ease

A curve at the lower end of a handrail, where it meets the newel post that supports the handrail.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Ease

General purpose parallel programming language, combining the process constructs of CSP and the distributed data structures of Linda. "Programming with Ease: Semiotic Definition of the Language", S.E. Zenith, <zenith-steven@yale.edu> Yale U TR-809, Jul 1990.
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"I lost a position because I had to ease off, and on lap five it shook really badly."
Most Britons do expect inflation to ease off in the coming year, but believe it is at present a clear percentage point higher than the official statistic.
But defender Fernando Meira rejected any thought that Scolari's men will ease off.
Is it because, as the following quote from a letter I received states, too many of our upper level plant management is near retirement, and they just want to ease off into the sunset?
The revelation that Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) staffers have been routinely pressured by Bush administration officials to ease off pollution enforcement efforts lends credence to Gibbs' point of view.
"Feldenkrais helped me to loosen the muscles, so I gradually was able to ease off that area and lessen the pain.
Mubarak was hoping for assurances that Bush would demand a deadline for Palestinian statehood and ease off criticism of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
"And as for my shoulder, the doctors had just advised me to ease off on the cartwheels for a while, but I hope we'll see it again on Saturday."
Yet, I know it's time to step back, ease off, discover things other than my productivity at work.
It might also help to work on regulators' attitudes -- to ease off on the "guilty until proven innocent" stance, the obsession with the "letter of the law," and the focus on legal machinations that spawn so much complication, expense and waste of time and spirit.
A man who'd rather switch than fight, Staats cut a deal: he promised Holifield that the agency would ease off on the Pentagon, in exchange for a committee report that contained only a mild rebuke of the GAO.
Notable call spread in Invesco QQQ as shares ease off record highs.