shuffling

  • 1 Shuffling — Shuf fling, a. 1. Moving with a dragging, scraping step. A shuffling nag. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Evasive; as, a shuffling excuse. T. Burnet. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Shuffling — Shuf fling, v. In a shuffling manner. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Shuffling — Shuffle redirects here. For other uses, see Shuffle (disambiguation). Shuffling is a procedure used to randomize a deck of playing cards to provide an element of chance in card games. Shuffling is often followed by a cut, to help ensure that the… …

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  • 4 Shuffling — Shuffle Shuf fle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Shuffled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Shuffling}.] [Originally the same word as scuffle, and properly a freq. of shove. See {Shove}, and {Scuffle}.] 1. To shove one way and the other; to push from one to another; as,… …

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  • 5 shuffling — adj. Shuffling is used with these nouns: ↑gait …

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  • 6 shuffling — shufflingly, adv. /shuf ling/, adj. 1. moving in a dragging or clumsy manner. 2. prevaricating; evasive. [1570 80; SHUFFLE + ING2] * * * …

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  • 7 shuffling — 1. noun a) Action of the verb to shuffle. b) The noise created by something moving about. 2. adjective Of or relating to that which shuffles; tending to shuffle …

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  • 8 shuffling — Synonyms and related words: Micawberish, adrift, afloat, alternating, alternation, ambling, amorphous, backward, bickering, boggling, capricious, captious, captiousness, cautious, caviling, changeable, changeful, chicane, chicanery, choplogic,… …

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  • 9 shuffling — shuf·fle || ʃʌfl n. slow dragging gait; evasion, avoidance; mixing of playing cards; mixture, jumble; sliding dance step v. mix, scramble; walk slowly while dragging one s feet; evade, avoid; rearrange the order of playing cards; make a… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 shuffling — I. a. Quibbling, prevaricating, evasive, disingenuous. II. n. Trick, artifice, duplicity, fraud …

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  • 11 shuffling — noun 1. walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet (Freq. 1) from his shambling I assumed he was very old • Syn: ↑shamble, ↑shambling, ↑shuffle • Derivationally related forms: ↑shuffle, ↑ …

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  • 12 Shuffling machine — A shuffling machine is a machine for randomly shuffling packs of playing cards. Because standard shuffling techniques are seen as weak, and in order to avoid inside jobs where employees collaborate with gamblers by performing inadequate shuffles …

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  • 13 DNA shuffling — is a way to rapidly propagate beneficial mutations in a directed evolution experiment. It is used to rapidly increase DNA library size. [1] Contents 1 Procedure 2 Shuffling methods 2.1 Restriction …

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  • 14 asset shuffling — ˈasset ˌshuffling also ˈasset ˌchopping noun [uncountable] FINANCE when a company reorganizes its assets, for example by splitting up businesses and creating new businesses, in the belief that this can improve their value: • Asset shuffling was… …

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  • 15 Exon shuffling — is a theory, introduced by Walter Gilbert in 1977, in which different exons either within a gene or between two nonallelic genes are occasionally mixed. Gilbert suggested that exons might each encode a single protein domain, establishing a kind… …

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  • 16 exon shuffling — exon shuffling. См. перемешивание экзонов. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 17 bottom shuffling — a normal variant of crawling in which babies sit upright and move on their bottoms, usually by pulling forward on their heels. Babies who bottom shuffle tend to walk slightly later. There is often a family history of bottom shuffling …

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  • 18 bottom shuffling — a normal variant of crawling in which babies sit upright and move on their bottoms, usually by pulling forward on their heels. Babies who bottom shuffle tend to walk slightly later. There is often a family history of bottom shuffling …

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  • 19 exon shuffling — Process by which the evolution of proteins with multifunctional domains could be accelerated. If exons each encoded individual functional domains, then introns would allow their recombination to form new functional proteins with minimal risk of… …

    Dictionary of molecular biology

  • 20 hushing —  shuffling and shrinking up one s shoulders. Exm …

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