2016年4月30日 星期六

strum, iridescent, imprinting, remember, sportsmanship, remembrance, eyespots



昨天我和AIT高雄分處處長杜維浩都帶著太太,到台南參加為206震災罹難者所舉辦的追思會,馬總統、蔡總統當選人、賴市長都致詞表達慰問。儀式一開始有段影片是親友們訴說對罹難者的思念,令人心痛不捨。我謹代表美國在台協會,向所有罹難者的家屬和朋友表達我們最誠摯的哀悼。--- 梅健華 ‪#‎FromAITDirector‬
My wife and I went to Tainan yesterday along with the AIT Kaohsiung principal officer and his wife to attend a ceremony honoring those who lost their lives in the February 6 earthquake. President Ma, President-Elect Tsai, and Mayor Lai provided words of comfort and hope. It was heartbreaking to read the words of remembrance from loved ones during the video montage at the beginning of the program. On behalf of AIT, I extend our deepest condolences to all of the friends and family members of the earthquake victims...km




Quote: "Some day I will be better remembered."
Grover Cleveland, after being snubbed by a group of law associates before he entered politics


Baiting Tactic Divides Fishing Community

A fishing technique known as "yo-yoing" -- stuffing a bait fish with lead weight so it will sink to the ocean's bottom where big stripers lie -- has stirred a debate about sportsmanship in a Massachusetts fishing community.



Another system, commonly known as motor learning, is subconscious and depends on other brain systems. This explains why people can jump on a bike after years away from one and take the thing for a ride, or why they can pick up a guitar that they have not played in years and still remember how to strum it.


A 2013 study found placing stickers over a male peacock’s iridescent eyespots caused mating success to drop to nearly zero.  Photo by Roslyn Dakin
A 2013 study found placing stickers over a male peacock’s iridescent eyespots caused mating success to drop to nearly zero. Photo by Roslyn Dakin
Train feathers are the the long, quintessential green, blue and bronze plumes that made the male peacock famous. In train-rattling, the bird shakes the train feathers to create a shimmering, iridescent background while the eyespots appear motionless.
Researchers filmed male and female peacocks at a botanical garden near Los Angeles with high-speed cameras. When train-rattling, the birds used the shorter, grey tail feathers to strum the longer feathers like a guitar. On average, they did it at a rate of 25 times a second.


iridescent
ˌɪrɪˈdɛs(ə)nt/
adjective
  1. showing luminous colours that seem to change when seen from different angles.
    "the drake's head has an iridescent purple sheen"

strum 
verb [I or T] -mm-
to move your fingers across the strings of a guitar or similar instrument

sport (GAME) Show phonetics
noun
1 [C] a game, competition or activity needing physical effort and skill that is played or done according to rules, for enjoyment and/or as a job:
Football, cricket and hockey are all team sports.
I enjoy winter sports like skiing and skating.


2 [U] UK all types of physical activity which people do to keep healthy or for enjoyment:
She used to do/play a lot of sport when she was younger.

3 [U] OLD-FASHIONED fun or enjoyment

sporting Show phonetics
adjective
1 relating to sports:
The Olympics is the biggest sporting event in the world.

2 OLD-FASHIONED showing fairness and respect towards an opposing team or player

sports
adjective [before noun]
relating to sport:
sports equipment.
It's the school sports day on Monday.

sportsman Show phonetics
noun [C]
1 a man who plays sport, especially well

2 someone who plays sport in a way that shows respect and fairness towards the opposing player or team:
He'll be remembered both as a brilliant footballer and as a true sportsman.

sportsmanlike
adjective
behaving in a fair and respectful way towards the opposing team or player when playing sport

sportsmanship
noun [U]
when you behave in a fair and respectful way towards the opposing team or player when playing sport

sportsperson S
noun [C]
someone who plays sport, especially well:
He was voted Sportsperson of the Year.

sportswoman
noun [C]
a woman who plays sport, especially well:
a famous/keen/talented sportswoman

sporty
adjective
1 describes someone who enjoys sport and is good at it:
Guy wasn't really the sporty type.

2 describes clothes that are bright and informal, often looking like the type of clothes that you could wear for sports

3 A sporty car is a fast low car, often for two people only.

imprint (MARK)
verb [T]
1 to mark a surface by pressing something hard into it

2 to fix an event or experience so firmly in the memory that it cannot be forgotten although you do not try to remember it:
That look of pure grief would be imprinted on her mind forever.

imprint Show phonetics noun
1[C usually singular] when an object presses on something and leaves a mark:
The button had left an imprint on my arm.

2 [S] when an event or experience becomes fixed in someone's memory or marked in some way on their appearance:
War has left its imprint on the strained faces of these people.

(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)

imprint━━ vt. (印を)押す; 銘記させる ((on, in)).
━━ n. 押印; 痕跡; (本のとびらや奥付に刷った)発行者の住所・氏名・出版年月日(など).
im・print・er ━━ n. 【コンピュータ】刻印装置.
im・print・ing ━━ n. 【生物】刷り込み, 刻印付け; 【コンピュータ】刻印.

M S Gorbachev:「每個人自己的人生命題,其實是由少年時期的切身體驗及所經歷的人生經驗所形成的。」((20世紀的精神教訓:戈爾巴喬夫與池田大作對話錄)(北京:社會科學文獻出版社,2005,頁十二)

liqueur, smart set, sake, set design, round out, round off

Tonight’s Art Moment, “Still Life with Liqueur and Fruit,” is an exceptional early example of Raphaelle Peale’s “dining room pictures” and is one of only some 50 examples known today. The artist’s still lifes were considered extraordinary long before the vogue for still life took hold later in the century. Delicacies from far-off origins, associated with the types of desserts offered in well-to-do households, are presented here in tempting detail. The meticulously rendered textures and skillfully executed reflections underscore Peale’s interest in scientific naturalism. On view in Gallery 211.



German Cinema in Good Condition, Says Berlinale Director Kosslick

From actors and directors to set designers and costume makers, the German
film industry is well positioned at the moment, Berlinale director Dieter
Kosslick told Deutsche Welle.

The DW-WORLD Article
http://newsletter.dw-world.de/re?l=ew07qhI44va89pI1





The EDS purchase can be seen as part of a multi-year program at H.P. to round out its major product lines in the hopes of matching I.B.M.




round off


1. Change a number to the closest whole number or the closest multiple of 10. For example, Rounding it off, I expect the new school addition will cost a million dollars.

2. Also, round out. Finish, complete, especially in a neat or perfect way. For example, They rounded off the dinner with a magnificent liqueur, or That stamp rounded out his collection. [Mid-1700s; variant, mid-1800s]


Also see round out.
1. See round off, def. 2.

2. Grow or develop to a round form, as in The tree was spindly when first planted, but it has since rounded out nicely[c. 1900]



set
舞台装置;

smart set
noun [U] UK
people who are fashionable, rich and often artistic or well educated:
The nightclub is popular with Berlin's smart set.
sake (DRINK), saki Show phonetics
noun [C or U]
a Japanese alcoholic drink made from rice and usually drunk warm


Japan's smart set send sake into decline


By Danielle Demetriou in Tokyo
Last Updated: 1:07am BST 21/10/2007

Smoke and laughter hung in the air at a dimly lit bar on a Tokyo back street, where fashionable professionals lounged on cushions around low wooden tables. But there was one unexpected omission: there was- not a bottle of sake in sight.

Japan's young drinkers prefer beer and wine to sake
Japan's young drinkers prefer beer and wine to sake
The traditional rice wine is in rapid decline, with just 1,450 breweries remaining of the 4,000 dotted across Japan at the height of its popularity in the 1960s. As the autumnal sake brewing season begins this month across Japan, the latest casualty is the Watanabe Shuzo brewery, which last week closed its doors after 130 years in business. "Young people think it's something that old men drink. And, demographically speaking, it is old men who drink sake in Japan," said John Gauntner, a sake industry consultant.
Sake, made from fermented polished rice and also known as nihonshu, has long been regarded as the quintessentially Japanese drink, but the industry appears unable to reverse its decline. It has been overtaken by beer as the leading beverage, and drinks such as sweet liqueurs, alcopops, sparkling wine and gin are rapidly growing in popularity. Production of shochu, a distilled Japanese spirit made from rice, sweet potato or wheat, most fashionably mixed with oolong tea, is also booming.
"For younger people, traditional drinks are not hip at all. We have tried to make sake fashionable and recommended Westernised sake cocktails, but it has been in vain," said Shunsuke Kohiyama, export adviser for the Japan Sake Brewers' Association.
Clutching a beer in a bar in Tokyo's fashionable Jingumae district, Jun Tokowa, a 35-year-old interior designer, was proof of the problem. "I avoid sake because it makes it hard to get up for work the next morning," he said. "It's terrible for hangovers. I mostly drink beer or wine. It tends to be older men in a different kind of bar who drink sake."

Women are also turning away. Sipping an oolong tea shochu, Aki Nakamura, 25, a marketing manager, said: "This is healthier than sake and not as strong. I might have sake when eating certain foods, or during religious festivals, but not when I'm out with friends."
The only good news is that sake is becoming popular in cities such as London and New York. "Outside Japan, it is extremely fashionable and an emerging market is premium sake being exported," said Mr Gauntner.


lallygag, flâneur, dawdle, loiter, puttering



台北捷運 有" 通道 請勿逗留 (loiter)"布告


Psychology

Motivating minds

Jan 22nd 2009
From The Economist print edition


People procrastinate when asked to think in the abstract

TO SOME there is nothing so urgent that it cannot be postponed in favour of a cup of tea. Such procrastination is a mystery to psychologists, who wonder why people would sabotage themselves in this way. A team of researchers led by Sean McCrea of the University of Konstanz, in Germany, reckon they have found a piece of the puzzle. People act in a timely way when given concrete tasks but dawdle when they view them in abstract terms.



2004 0816讀奇境奇字:lallygag和筆記


人生有些時候,所讀的書特別有味道。台灣很早就有CONFESSIONS OF AN ADVERTISING MAN by David Ogilvy 的翻譯本(晨鐘出版社?),不過我可能沒讀過。

80年代中期,有一回從美國回來的途中,選讀的是 Ogilvy on Advertising by David Ogilvy 。印刷精美,文字和故事都迷人。那時,我的專業與他的行業隔如山,唯一相疊的,只是每一行業都相同的企業目的:「服務顧客」。不過,我想他得故事精採得多,而我對於他們迷戀 big idea和文字,一定很羨慕。

再幾年,《廣告大師奧格威—未公諸於世的選集》(The Unpublished David Ogilvy by Joel Raphaelson, David Ogilvy)莊淑芬譯,台北:天下文化出版社,初版:1987/97 近兩萬本。這書,在我去年讀評《奧格威自傳》(David Ogilvy : An Autobiagraphy
(麥慧芬譯,台北:商周,1997)時才取出,昨天才讀它。

奧格威是奇人,有許多奇遇。這種人的自傳,有許多文化上的東西須要注解,《奧格威自傳》的編者在「最喜歡的食譜」加些注,有有幫助。其實最需要加注的,倒是之前的「最喜歡的字彙:清單上的字讓我驚喜…..abecedary/字母;akimbo/手插腰……」( pp.231-33)

這章之名 A Forest Full of Surprises,翻譯成「歡樂林」,似乎有點奇怪。除了記朋友,還有Favourite Words, RECIPES. Customers.

這位夢想受勳變成Sir David的Favourite Words,我們當然可能一字都認不得。昨天我研究「.abecedary/字母」,發現《廣告大師奧格威—未公諸於世的選集》第50頁有解。
今天的運氣也不差:
由rl每日一字 flaneur(閒逛的)想到 lallygag pronunciation ,沒想到日文解釋中有一義為" 頰之愛撫"( 頬を愛撫する)。

'lallygag' is one of preferred word of David Oglivy.
But some one translate it into. 閒逛的—hc: 錯,原譯「游手好閒」。

問他意見Please advise what you know about lallygag.【 rl 2004-08-17

因為趕稿暫時無暇細思量,此字為動詞,例中譯作形容詞應屬不宜,至於漢譯,則兩者皆對,也就是說,它可以用來表示無所事事或縱慾方面的動作。 】

hc 查The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth EditionYahoo ,都說它與 flaneur意思近似:To waste time by puttering aimlessly; dawdle. ETYMOLOGY: Origin unknown.


Dawdle字義: 1.To take more time than necessary: dawdled through breakfast.
2. To move aimlessly or lackadaisically: dawdling on the way to work.】

dawdle
verb [I]
to do something or go somewhere very slowly, taking more time than is necessary:
Stop dawdling! You'll be late for school!

lallygag Variant of lollygag.

lallygag Note: click on a word meaning below to see its connections and related words.
The verb has one meaning:
Meaning #1: be about
Synonyms: loiterloungefootlelollygagloafhang aroundmess abouttarrylingerlurkmill aboutmill around

難道此字為一pun?
小讀者留言【謝謝小讀者之資料。】:
LALLYGAG midC19 [English] (v) ~ To kiss and cuddle.
A Dictionary of Slang and Euphemism, Richard Spears, informs that lallygag/lollygag has an older meaning of "to flirt, court, or make love" (mid-1800s), and a more current meaning of "to be idle" (1900s). The same source reveals the slang term, "ladies' lollipop." (British, jocular, 1800s).



flâneur

(flä-nûr'pronunciation
flaneur pronunciation

n.
An aimless idler; a loafer.
[French, from flâner, to idle about, stroll, of Germanic origin.]

那「城市浪游人」(flaneur)的視角,感性流溢,但又時刻維持冷冽之姿,被城市吸引,但又時常保持距離。



清沈復《浮生六記·浪游記快》:“ 海幢寺規模極大,山門內植榕樹,大可十餘抱,蔭濃如蓋,秋冬不凋。”


浪遊làng yóuㄌㄤˋ ㄧㄡˊ
  1. 漫無目標的四處遊逛。唐.杜牧.見穆三十宅中庭海榴花謝詩:「堪恨王孫浪遊去,落英狼籍始歸來。」




all-out, breakaway, a hail of sth, hailstorm, call-out

PHYS ED

1 Minute of All-Out Exercise May Have Benefits of 45 Minutes of Moderate Exertion

By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS

Sixty seconds of intense exercise provided the benefits of three-quarters of an hour of moderate cycling.

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 29 -- John McCain's advisers predicted weeks ago that the presumptive Republican nominee would use his national convention week to try to recapture his image as a maverick reformer and shake up the presidential race. He did just that Friday with his surprise choice of Alaska Gov....
(By Dan Balz, The Washington Post)

An All-Out Battle for Women's Votes Begins
(By Juliet Eilperin and Anne Kornblut, The Washington Post)

In 1984, Walter Mondale's choice of Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate shattered a glass ceiling as old as the republic, thrilled feminists and helped create a gender gap among voters that has aided Democrats ever since. That was 24 years before another woman, Sarah Palin, was named to a national...
(By Juliet Eilperin and Anne Kornblut, The Washington Post)

Russian forces battle Georgians

Russia engages in fierce clashes in Georgia's breakaway South Ossetia region, reports say, amid fears of all-out war



The latest clash in Gaza had been building since Wednesday, when Israel hit a van carrying five Hamas members thought to be planning an attack inside the country, setting off a hailstorm of rockets and mortars from militants in Gaza.

a hailstorm這用法比較不常見.....
Almost 900 students have been buried by collapsed buildings during an earthquake in south-western China, state media reports.
President Hu Jintao urged "all-out" efforts to rescue victims of the quake, which hit 92km (57 miles) from Chengdu, Sichuan's provincial capital.
中国消息称,胡锦涛已表示必须尽一切努力帮助灾民。2008.5.12

The Washington Post leads with, and the WSJ newsbox mentions, Obama's stern warnings to mayors: he'll call them out if they misuse their bailout money. The president's "salvo" was the first step in a campaign to assure the nation that the $787 billion will not go to waste.



call-out
1. Summon into action or service, as in The governor called out the militia[Mid-1400s]
2. Challenge to a fight, as in To avenge the insult, Arthur called him out. This term originated with dueling and is dying out. [Early 1800s]





all-out Show phonetics
adjective [before noun]
complete and with as much effort as possible:
We made an all-out effort to get the project finished on time.


hail (ICE) Show phonetics
noun [U]
1 small hard balls of ice which fall from the sky like rain

2 a hail of sth a lot of similar things or remarks, thrown or shouted at someone at the same time:
a hail of bullets
The Prime Minister was greeted with a hail of insults as she arrived at the students' union.

hail Show phonetics
verb [I]
If it hails, small hard balls of ice fall from the sky like rain.




WordNet: hailstorm 
Note: click on a word meaning below to see its connections and related words.

The noun has one meaning:
Meaning #1: a storm during which hail falls

n. - 下得很大的冰雹

hail━━ n. あられ, ひょう; あられのように降るもの (a ~ of questions 質問のあらし).
━━ v. あられ[ひょう]が降る; あられのように降る, あびせる ((down)).
 hail・stone ひょう.
 hail・storm ひょうを伴うあらし.

breakaway Show phonetics
noun [C]
an act of separation from a group, especially because of disagreement:
The sports association accepted the inevitability of a breakaway by the elite clubs.
The breakaway group formed a new political party.


dramatic, downhill, uphill, poetry, poem, poetic, presumptive dropout,






“It’s a long way,” John said slowly, “ain’t it? It’s a hard way. It’s uphill all the way.”
―from GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN by James Baldwin


NEW HAVEN – After performing at the Yale Symphony Orchestra’s annual Halloween Show, violinist Katherine Chu ’16 reported being acutely aware that everything after will be a steady series of disappointments.
“Two thousand people watched me peak on that stage,” Chu said, adding that no future accomplishment will ever match the thrill of playing Woolsey Hall packed with costumed friends. “I have no clue who’d want to go to another concert after that one. Like, wow, why would anyone put up with the boring shit when they can watch a movie, drunk, dressed as slutty Lincoln Chafee?”
Chu, a musical virtuoso with aspirations to play professionally, added that the thought of playing to empty concert halls has made her consider giving up and coking out on Wall Street.
“Our musicians will go on to play in Berlin, Tokyo, Chicago, Vienna. But this is the best they’ll ever do,” said Symphony Orchestra Conductor Toshiyuki Shimada. “We organize the concert to give these musicians a chance to feel like celebrities for just a second of their wretched, wretched lives.”
“We’d like to thank the entire Yale community for coming together and pretending to like classical music for the night,” echoed bassoonist Adrian Donati ’18. “It really keeps us going.”
–G. Ambrose



The American International Group's sale of a minority stake in its Asian life insurance unit is apparently facing an uphill climb in a down market.

today's papers
Her Fight Will Go On
By Daniel Politi
Posted Thursday, May 8, 2008, at 6:30 AM ET
The New York TimesWashington PostLos Angeles Times, and the Wall Street Journal's world-wide newsbox all lead with the fallout from Tuesday's primaries. Sen. Hillary Clinton was already facing an uphill battle but she awoke yesterday to a decidedly changed mood and a growing feeling that her quest for the nomination is simply a lost cause. Many are already referring to Sen. Barack Obama as the presumptive nominee. "Suddenly, a primary day that few expected to be decisive in the Democrats' long and close contest was interpreted on all sides as a game-changer," notes the WSJ. But Clinton vowed to stay in the race and, in order to quell any doubts about her determination, she campaigned in West Virginia, where she assured reporters that she'll keep going "until there is a nominee." Her advisers also publicly dismissed the idea that there had been any discussions about dropping out.



presumptive

(prĭ-zŭmp'tĭvpronunciationadj. ━━ a. 【法】推定の[に基づく]; 推定の根拠となる.
  1. Providing a reasonable basis for belief or acceptance.
  2. Founded on probability or presumption.
presumptively pre·sump'tive·ly adv.

drop out phrasal verb
1 to not do something that you were going to do, or to stop doing something before you have completely finished:
He dropped out of the race after two laps.

2 If a student drops out, they stop going to classes before they have finished their course.

dropout Show phonetics
noun [C]
a person who leaves school, college or university before finishing a course, or a person who lives in an unusual way:
a high school/college dropout
He was a loner and a dropout.

Definition

uphill Show phonetics
adjectiveadverb
1 leading to a higher place on a slope:
an uphill climb
running uphill
Compare downhill.

2 needing a large amount of effort:
It'll be an uphill struggle/battle/fight to get the new proposals accepted.
Compare downhill.





dramatic Line breaks: dra|mat¦ic
Pronunciation: /drəˈmatɪk/



Definition of dramatic in English:

adjective

1[ATTRIBUTIVE] Relating to drama or the performance or study of drama:the dramatic artsa dramatic society
2(Of an event or circumstance) sudden and striking:a dramatic increase in recorded crime
2.1Exciting or impressive:he recalled his dramatic escape from the buildingdramatic mountain peaks
2.2(Of a person or their behaviour) intending or intended to create an effect; theatrical:with a dramatic gesture, she put a hand to her brow


Origin

Late 16th century: via late Latin from Greek dramatikos, from dramadramat- (see drama).

poetry

[名][U].
1 (文学形式としての)詩, 作詩(法), 詩作(⇔prose).
2 ((集合的))(作品としての)詩, 詩歌, 韻文. ▼一編の詩はa poem, a piece of poetry
Wordsworth's poetry
ワーズワースの詩(集)
modern poetry
近代詩.
3 詩的特質, 詩趣;詩的感興, 詩情, 詩心
oratory full of poetry
詩情をふんだんにもった修辞.
4 華麗, 優美
the poetry of dancing movement
踊る動きの優美さ.

poetry

Syllabification: (po·et·ry)
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noun

  • literary work in which special intensity is given to the expression of feelings and ideas by the use of distinctive style and rhythm; poems collectively or as a genre of literature:he is chiefly famous for his love poetry
  • a quality of beauty and intensity of emotion regarded as characteristic of poems:poetry and fire are nicely balanced in the music
  • something regarded as comparable to poetry in its beauty:the music department is housed in a building that is pure poetry

Origin:

late Middle English: from medieval Latin poetria, from Latin poeta 'poet'. In early use the word sometimes referred to creative literature in general

poem
名]

1 (1編の)詩, 韻文, 美文, 詩的な文章
an epic [a lyric] poem
叙事[叙情]詩
a dramatic poem
劇詩
make [compose] a poem
詩作する.
2 詩趣に富むもの, 詩のようなすばらしいもの.
[ラテン語←ギリシャ語póēma (poieîn作る+-eme=作られたもの)]




noun

  • a piece of writing that partakes of the nature of both speech and song that is nearly always rhythmical, usually metaphorical, and often exhibits such formal elements as meter, rhyme, and stanzaic structure.
  • something that arouses strong emotions because of its beauty:you make a poem of riding downhill on your bike

Origin:

late 15th century: from French poème or Latin poema, from Greek poēma, early variant of poiēma 'fiction, poem', from poiein 'create'

poetic

Syllabification: (po·et·ic)
Pronunciation: /pōˈetik/
Translate poetic | into French | into German | into Italian | into Spanish


adjective

  • of, relating to, or used in poetry:the muse is a poetic convention
  • written in verse rather than prose:a poetic drama
  • having an imaginative or sensitively emotional style of expression:the orchestral playing was colorful and poetic



Derivatives





poetical


Pronunciation: /pōˈetikəl/
adjective




poetically


Pronunciation: /-ik(ə)lē/
adverb

Origin:

mid 16th century: from French poétique, from Latin poeticus 'poetic, relating to poets', from Greek po(i)ētikos, from po(i)ētēs (see poet)

overlap, overlapping, Noah's Ark, the Flood, full-scale replica

  • A 3,000-ton full-scale replica of Noah's ark is slated to travel all the way from the Netherlands to Brazil this summer. http://cnn.it/1SNDo0E

Levinson Leaves Google's Board
Google said Genentech Chairman Arthur Levinson has left Google's board. The departure comes amid an FTC inquiry into overlapping directorships. He is also an Apple director.


City Bus Drivers Say That Fare Beaters Have the Upper Hand in Confrontations
By MARTIN ESPINOZA and WILLIAM NEUMAN
Many New York bus drivers aren't surprised by the killing of a driver on Monday, given the overlapping roles they must play and lack of protection they are given.



Apple said Eric Schmidt, Google's CEO, is resigning from Apple's board, amid the growing overlap of the two companies' businesses.





The weekend was rife with media speculation about Microsoft's Yahoo bid and how it could play out. The San Francisco Chronicle wondered about the fates of "dozens" of overlapping Internet services at the two Web giants, and Reuters suggested that a combined Microsoft and Yahoo would be a "Noah's Ark of a Web company" 諾亞方舟 {創世紀}-- one with two of everything. Vindu Goel, writing in the San Jose Mercury News, suggested that integration could be such a distraction that it works in favor of archrival Google.

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Noah
Pronunciation: \ˈnō-ə\ Function:noun Etymology:Hebrew Nōaḥ
Date:before 12th century : an Old Testament patriarch who built the ark in which he, his family, and living creatures of every kind survived the Flood

overlap
v., -lapped, -lap·ping, -laps. v.tr.
  1. To lie or extend over and cover part of.
  2. To have an area or range in common with.
v.intr.
  1. To lie over and partly cover something.
  2. To correspond in character or function: Their duties overlap.
  3. Mathematics. To have one or more elements in common. Used of sets.
n. (ō'vər-lăp')
  1. A part or portion that overlaps or is overlapped.
  2. An instance of overlapping.

v. tr. - 重疊, 重復
v. intr. - 部分重疊, 部分相同, 部分同時發生
n. - 重疊, 重復

日本語 (Japanese)
n. - 部分的重複, 重複部分, オーバーラップ
v. - 部分的に一致する, 部分的におおう, 部分的に重なり合う, 重なる
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