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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).
But Orenco's wide-open streets and spacious homes were too amenable to car travel.
Experience has taught us that wide-open discussions on any subject, not just personal issues, may well turn tiresome, hostile, confusing, or even downright destructive.
She marches across the map, her wide-open mouth suggesting either a song or a shout, while an animated pumpkin behind her plays guitar.
According to Randi Simon, AIA, of Furnstahl & Simon, the greatest challenge of the space was to move employees from isolated space and private offices on two different floors into a single, wide-open floor plan with few offices.
The need for a wide-open style of attack causes some coaches to go to the extreme, to build their entire offense around the concept.
None of these bishops favour a wide-open discussion of the W.
Its wide-open plaster eyes and large, slightly upturned nose with long, thin nostrils are stylistically similar to the faces of plaster statues previously unearthed beneath houses at the Jordanian site, the scientists note.
Located just two stops from Manhattan on the Path train, the 91-unit luxury rental building combines the wide-open feel afforded by warehouse conversions--units boast 14' ceilings and substantial square footage--with the finishes and amenities that mark luxury high-rises--kitchens feature stainless steel appliances and granite counters, and the building has a full-time doorman and a state-of-the-art fitness.