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wide-open

[′wīd ′ō·pən]
(electronics)
Refers to the untuned characteristic or lack of frequency selectivity.
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With equal conditions--consistent temperature and dewpoint, winds blowing directly down the runway at less than seven knots--we performed timed rolls from 0 to 60 knots at wide-open throttle power settings (noting similar cylinder head temperatures for all runs).
It supports wide-open stem-cell research and objects to a constitutional amendment to protect the traditional definition of marriage as between one man and one woman.
Throughout this essay, Hayek makes the case for a wide-open social freedom based on the evolution of group mores.
According to the Harris Web site, other features include a wide-open charge hopper for faster loading of irregular scrap, an easy-to-service power pack and Teflon-protected pistons for minimum friction and longer trouble-free operation.
For crimes of supreme stupidity we need Clockwork Orange justice--strapping the hate criminal into a chair for an interminable period, and keeping his eyes wide-open with metal clamps so he cannot escape from an onslaught of cinematic imagery carefully designed to break his neurotic attachment to self-induced intellectual impairment."
BuckLyte is Sagittarius, searching for all the wide-open spaces and great opps in the world.
At a time when progress in conventional antiretroviral treatment has slowed, here is a wide-open area that, if it works, could rapidly lead to major treatment advances.
Because South America didn't have any grazing animals such as horses, cows, or antelopes, the caviomorphs seem to have diversified to fill wide-open ecological niches.
Along with providing a new level of ease for entering and exiting the rear seat, the Wide-Open door allows for easy access in crowded parking lots, eliminating the necessity of moving packages or cargo through the traditional "trap" situation where partially opened front and rear doors block entrance to the vehicle.
A dozen works, portraying wide-open spaces and elemental terrains, suggest that, as in Poussin, there's death even in paradise.
WHY IT WORKED: These large duplex plans offered empty-nest baby boomers large square footages, wide-open plans, and amenities to match active lifestyles.
However, she did volunteer that she experienced panic attacks while driving over bridges and through wide-open spaces.