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A long red cedar shingle having a butt thickness of 9/16 in. (1.4 cm).

Perfection

Giotto’s O
perfect circle drawn effortlessly by Giotto. [Ital. Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 463]
golden mean
or section a proportion between the length and width of a rectangle or two portions of a line, said to be ideal. [Fine Arts: Misc.]
Grosvenor, Archibald
poet who has no earthly rival in his claim to being quite perfect. [Br. Opera: Gilbert and Sullivan Patience]
hole in one
score of one stroke for a hole in golf. [Sports: Webster’s Sports, 215]
Jesus Christ
son of God; personification of human flawlessness. [Christian Hist.: NCE, 1412]
perfect cadence
where the dominant passes into the harmony of the tonic chord. [Music: Thompson, 333]
perfect contrition
sorrow for sin, coming from a love of God for His own perfections. [Christianity: Misc.]
perfect game
baseball game in which all opposing batters are put out in succession. [Sports: Webster’s Sports, 311]
perfect number
equal in value to the sum of those natural numbers that are less than the given number but that also divide (with zero remainder) the given number. [Math.: EB, VII: 872]
royal flush
best possible hand in poker; one-suited hand from ten to ace. [Cards: Brewer Dictionary, 940]
Superman
Nietzsche’s ideal being, a type that would arise when man succeeds in surpassing himself. [Ger. Phil.: Thus Spake Zarathustra in Magill III, 1069]
300 game
bowling game of twelve consecutive strikes, scoring maximum 300 points. [Sports: Webster’s Sports, 311]
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The Epson Perfection V350 Photo is available for an estimated street price of $149 and can be purchased through Epson authorized dealers, consumer electronic stores, mail order and on the Epson Store Web site (http://www.epsonstore.com).
Priced at $349 (estimated street price), the Epson Perfection 4490 Office enables customers to scan as fast as three black and white pages per minute at 300 dpi, and as fast as two pages per minute at 300 dpi in full color.
It's like this: When you are aiming for perfection, and nothing short of it will do, the temptation is to put everything off until there is time to do it all, and do it all perfectly.
The target isn't 96.5-percent perfection (the current high estimate of hospital performance as measured by medical errors suffered by patients) or even 99.9-percent perfection (which, in the airline industry, would work out to two fatal jumbo jet crashes every week).
The company introduced three new scanners: Perfection 4490 Photo, Perfection 3590 Photo and Perfection 3490 Photo.
"Translation is only impossible as any worthwhile enterprise is impossible: impossible to perform with the perfection that we desire.
At Berner Foods we have begun a process that seeks to create production perfection. The system is called "hands on".
It therefore astonishes me, Sir, to find this system approaching so near to perfection as it does....
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If you have a passion for perfection and need to hone your global business expertise, don't forget that CIMA Sri Lanka will be hosting the CIMA Global Leaders Summit 2005 at the end of May.
Perfectionists are some of the most frustrated and unhappy individuals around because perfection is so rare.