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  • 1 close — close, closely The adjective close merges into an adverb in uses such as come close, lie close, run close, stick close, etc., especially in figurative uses: • Opera and large gatherings ran each other close for first place among her dislikes J.… …

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  • 2 lie low — Synonyms and related words: be incognito, be latent, beware, burrow, couch, crawl, crouch, disappear, drop from sight, escape notice, go into hiding, go to ground, go underground, grovel, have a care, hibernate, hide, hide away, hide out, hole up …

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  • 3 Lie group — Lie groups …

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  • 4 Close-packing of spheres — hcp and fcc close packing of spheres In geometry, close packing of spheres is a dense arrangement of equal spheres in an infinite, regular arrangement (or lattice). Carl Friedrich Gauss proved that the highest average density – that is, the… …

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  • 5 Lie algebra — In mathematics, a Lie algebra is an algebraic structure whose main use is in studying geometric objects such as Lie groups and differentiable manifolds. Lie algebras were introduced to study the concept of infinitesimal transformations. The term… …

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  • 6 Lie — For other uses, see Lie (disambiguation) A lie (also called prevarication, falsehood) is a type of deception in the form of an untruthful statement, especially with the intention to deceive others. To lie is to state something with disregard to… …

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  • 7 Lie in Our Graves — Infobox Song Name = Lie in Our Graves SorA = album Artist = Dave Matthews Band Album = Crash Released = April 30, 1996 track no = 9 Recorded = Bearsville Studios, Woodstock, New York Green Street Recording Studios, New York City, New York Genre …

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  • 8 Lie back and think of England — For the article on the album by Oysterband, see Lie Back and Think of England (album). Lie back and think of England is an English saying with roughly the same meaning as grit one s teeth , i.e. put up with what is happening, though this… …

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  • 9 close harmony — ˈklōs noun 1. in traditional harmony : the arrangement or distribution of the notes or tones of a chord so that the three upper parts lie within an octave compare open harmony 2. : barbershop 2 * * * close harmony 7 [close harmony] …

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  • 10 lie in — Synonyms and related words: abide in, approach anchorage, be coextensive with, be comprised in, be confined, be constituted by, be contained in, be found, be located, be present in, be situated, bear, bear a child, bear down on, bear down upon,… …

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  • 11 close-hauled — In admiralty law, this nautical term means the arrangement or trim of a vessel s sails when she endeavors to make progress in the nearest direction possible towards that point of the compass from which the wind blows. But a vessel may be… …

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  • 12 close-hauled — In admiralty law, this nautical term means the arrangement or trim of a vessel s sails when she endeavors to make progress in the nearest direction possible towards that point of the compass from which the wind blows. But a vessel may be… …

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  • 13 Hips Don't Lie — Infobox Single Name = Hips Don t Lie Artist = Shakira featuring Wyclef Jean from Album = Oral Fixation Vol. 2 Released = February 2006 (North America) Format = Digital download, 12 maxi single Recorded = Genre = Latin pop, dance pop, salsa,… …

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  • 14 Jonas Lie (government minister) — Jonas Lie (1899–1945) was a Norwegian councillor of state in the Nasjonal Samling government of Vidkun Quisling in 1940, then acting councillor of state 1940–1941, and Minister of Police between 1941 and 1945. Lie was the grandson of the novelist …

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  • 15 Where Corals Lie — is a poem by Richard Garnett. The poem was set to music as the fourth song of Sea Pictures composed by Sir Edward Elgar. In its musical form, it was a great favourite in Britain see Your Hundred Best Tunes.Lyrics [Italicised text indicates lines… …

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  • 16 Sophus Lie — Born 17 December 1842(1842 12 17) Nordfjordeid, Norway …

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  • 17 To give one the lie in his throat — Throat Throat (thr[=o]t), n. [OE. throte, AS. [thorn]rote, [thorn]rotu; akin to OHG. drozza, G. drossel; cf. OFries. & D. stort. Cf. {Throttle}.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column. (b) Hence, the …

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  • 18 To lie in one's throat — Throat Throat (thr[=o]t), n. [OE. throte, AS. [thorn]rote, [thorn]rotu; akin to OHG. drozza, G. drossel; cf. OFries. & D. stort. Cf. {Throttle}.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The part of the neck in front of, or ventral to, the vertebral column. (b) Hence, the …

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  • 19 Le Sphinx (maison close) — Le Sphinx Présentation Période ou style Immeuble Type Habitation Destination initiale Maison close Destination actuelle Habitation Géographie Pays …

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  • 20 To nail a lie — Nail Nail, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Nailed} (n[=a]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Nailing}.] [AS. n[ae]glian. See {Nail}, n.] 1. To fasten with a nail or nails; to close up or secure by means of nails; as, to nail boards to the beams. [1913 Webster] He is now… …

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