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talking

[′tȯk·iŋ]
(mining engineering)
A series of small bumps or cracking noises within the mine walls, indicating that the rock is beginning to yield to stresses.
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"Talking is the only meaningful activity we're capable of." Thus spake Kutlug Ataman when we met in New York recently.
Sesno says hosts can tell when reporters are winging it because "they go into boilerplate mode with talking points" In response, Sesno says, "I bear down.
So I spent four minutes talking about why we do it last week.
But after winning seven elections in fifteen years, he is convinced that if progressives will simply stop talking about what they can't do and start knocking on doors, they will find the tide turning in their direction.
We're really talking about a very broad range of physical symptoms that people may have who usually work in a particular space.
Uncle Beasley ate steadily, like they weren't even talking about him.
We would all rather be the center of attention doing all the talking. This is not a terribly bad fact.
'Well, when the President mentioned about not talking to them, probably our President was referring to the two cancelled talks that we were supposed to hold,' he said.
And in this case, it was Eminem who was talking explicitly about sex and violence.
"You think everyone in here is talking sex and death, don't you, just like in every other joint in town," says a man in his midfifties who must have looked exactly like Jean-Paul Belmondo when both of them were in their midtwenties; now he might be a professor, and the woman he's sitting across from might be one too.
"What's that?" Malik asked, talking into the phone.