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shattering

[′shad·ə·riŋ]
(fluid mechanics)
One theory to explain homogenization or globule fractionation in milk; it is the effect that occurs when whole milk under high velocity strikes a flat surface, such as an impact ring.
(mechanics)
The breaking up into highly irregular, angular blocks of a very hard material that has been subjected to severe stresses.
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Mr Shatter won his challenge to a finding that his disclosure of information about Mick Wallace in an RTE Prime Time interview was a breach of his duties under the Data Protection Act.
Catherine Martin leapfrogged Mr Shatter on the sixth count, finishing shy of a quota with 9,421 but took the lead when there were no candidates left to be eliminated.
Whether Hezbollah would be named a terrorist organization or not from a European perspective is a matter that remains to be considered by European justice ministers," Shatter said, explaining that Bulgaria's investigation into the bomb attack is ongoing and that no decisions should be made before its outcomes are known.
Shatter emphasized that many of his colleagues continued to tie the decision on the accession of the two countries to Schengen to the CVM report of the EC.
Garrett Buckland of Premiere Viticultural Services reported that the Napa Valley got 3-4 inches of rain during bloom, and the resulting shatter hit every winegrape variety.
City fire station officer John Fay said: ``There was no evidence of anything being fired at the glass to make it shatter.
FORMER Justice Minister Alan Shatter has been selected to run for a Dail seat in Dublin Rathdown.
But BT chiefs have now announced they will install shatter proof 'polycarbonate' glass to stop the vandalism.
Fifteen years ago The Advocate profiled "angry young protesters" making headlines with civil disobedience meant to shatter AIDS complacency and encourage safer sex.
Seeds also shatter soon after maturity and hence seed yield is often low with uneven germination.
Fotolec Technologies have provided the industry with a solution with their Glass Guard[TM] range of shatter resistant fluorescent tubes.
Street hopes the only thing she'll shatter at the '98 Games will be Olympic records.