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spare

1. a spare tyre
2. Tenpin bowling
a. the act of knocking down all the pins with the two bowls of a single frame
b. the score thus made
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However, finding the sparest coefficients is an NP-hard problem.
SOMETIMES the simplest character, expressed in the sparest prose, embarks upon life's most heroic journey.
But even more so, they are affected by the notion of "essential form" that permeated the entire Modernist era, the interest in describing subject matter in the sparest, most direct forms possible.
The sparest amount of notes or tangible signs that we shared some of our life experiences together.
Lambert is a delicate writer, one gifted enough to be able to evoke feeling with the sparest of lines, hitting hard with icicle-delicate lines.
The number after the district label is meant to indicate the relative density of the zone: one being the sparest and five being the densest--this labeling is uniform throughout the Code.
In short, the convict learns only half a lesson from the guitarist: he learns the potential power that understated discourse possesses for the marginalized, and he learns how one can express oneself, even in the most oppressive of circumstances and in the sparest of terms.
The artist has associated the door with the portal by the sparest and most ingenious of means.
Alternatively, the convex relaxation strategies, such as BP and LASSO [18], are too much slower than OMP, although they can get the sparest solution.
There's a moment on "Wild," the sparest track on Bloom, where, over rickety, distant drum machines that recall their earliest efforts, Legrand opens up so specifically that it's hard to pretend it's about anything else other than herself: My mother said to me that I would get in trouble/Our father won't come home cause lie is seeing double/Out in the endless green/Your eyes are so misleading/That when the car pulls up its hood is black and gleaming/ And in a while/ You start a smile/ The world is wild/ We've got no time.
at 23; see also Harris, supra note 5, at 982 (noting Terry opinion "supplied only the sparest guidance" on when police may lawfully stop suspect).
most uncanny stories in the Bible, it is also one of the sparest, even