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Fear of Fake Eggs and ‘Recycled’ Buns
By SHARON LaFRANIERE
A string of food-safety scandals in China this spring, from recycled buns to contaminated pork, makes it clear that official efforts are falling short.
Jobs Data Is Strong, but Not Too Strong, Easing Fed Fears
By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ
The economy added 195,000 jobs in June, a pace sufficient to please investors but muted enough to calm worries of an abrupt end to the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program.
Consumer Prices Keep Inflation in Check
Consumer prices fell 1.3% from a year earlier, the largest drop since 1950. The 0.1% rise month-to-month indicates both inflation and deflation threats are subdued.
Intel Cuts Sales Estimate Again
Intel said its fourth-quarter revenue will fall short of already-muted expectations, as customers for its semiconductors continued to cut back on inventories.
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By Keith B. Richburg, BEIJING — China's foreign ministry spokesman said Monday that Beijing “firmly opposes” the Obama administration's plans to upgrade Taiwan's aging fleet of F-16 fighter jets, but the measured tone suggested Chinese leaders may ...
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- recycled (過去形) • recycled (過去分詞) • recycling (現在分詞) • recycles (三人称単数現在)
- recycling, （全1件）
2 …を循環処理［使用］する；…を再循環させる, 還流させる.
mute Show phonetics
(of a person) unable or unwilling to speak, or (of an activity) silent:
a mute child
The president has remained mute about plans to curtail the number of immigrants.
I gazed at her in mute (= silent) admiration.
mute Show phonetics
1 a button or other device on a musical instrument that can be fixed in order to make it quieter
2 OLD-FASHIONED a person who is not able to speak
If you mute a noise, you do something to make it less loud:
Double glazing muted the noise of the traffic.
1 not loud:
There was polite, muted applause when I finished speaking.
2 lacking enthusiasm:
The idea received a muted response.
3 describes a colour which is not bright:
She was dressed in muted shades of blue.
Definition of muted
Meaning #1: in a softened tone
Synonyms: hushed, subdued, quiet
Meaning #2: being or made softer or less loud or clear
Synonyms: dull, muffled, softened