Neil Young's latest tour seems less intended to sell his most recent album than to rake through his back-catalogue for the songs that still feel the most vivid four decades after he recorded them. There are depressingly many of those
Last week United Airlines announced significant changes to its loyalty programme, MileagePlus. From February 2014 many passengers, particularly those travelling to and from Europe in business- or first-class cabins, will need to use dramatically more miles to get their award tickets http://econ.st/1bbBO05
To American Watchdog on Afghan Reconstruction, Bluntness Is a Weapon
By MATTHEW ROSENBERG
As the special inspector general for Afghan reconstruction, John F. Sopko says that "embarrassing people" is part of his job cataloging waste, mismanagement and fraud.
Summit Gives Relief, Not Results
Markets are relieved in the wake of marathon euro-zone summit talks. But the region's crisis response remains one of small steps, not decisive solutions.
In the catalogue Mr Kossoff writes simply that the cherry tree series is a new departure for him. Since 1957, when he had his first one-man exhibition, nature has never made more than a cameo appearance in his work. He grew up in London’s East End and remains resolutely urban. Early on, building sites were his favoured subject; there were lots of them as London began to recover from wartime bombing.
Embattled Japan Prime Minister Orders New Disaster Relief Budget
I am making a brief cameo appearance on the CW series “Gossip Girl” this month.
Originally the phrase "cameo role" referred to a famous person who was playing no character, but him or herself. Like a cameo brooch — a low-relief carving of a person's head or bust — the actor or celebrity is instantly recognizable. More recently, "cameo" has come to refer to any short appearances, whether as a character or as oneself.
Wall Street Journal
--Japan's Prime Minister Naoto Kan instructs his Cabinet to compile a small extra budget by early next month. --Finance Minister Noda says the budget will pay for steps not covered by the previous Y4 trillion extra budget, such as support for those ...
1 〈軍隊などが〉戦闘隊形をとった；敵に囲まれた, 総攻撃される；〈町などが〉要塞(ようさい)化した.
Mubarak resigns as head of ruling party
to television reports, Egypt’s embattled President Hosni Mubarak has
resigned as the head of the ruling party. Protesters and world leaders
continue to call for him to step down entirely.|
Massey Finally Reaches a Sale to Alpha Massey Energy, the embattled coal mine operator, agreed on Saturday to sell itself for about $7.1 billion in cash and stock in a deal that will create a new giant in coal production - and could help Massey shed legal burdens arising from a marred safety record that includes the explosion last year at the Upper Big Branch mine in West Virginia.
verb (catalogues, cataloguing, catalogued; US also catalogs, cataloging, cataloged)[with object]
(US also cataloger) noun
(US also cataloger) noun
Origin:late Middle English: via Old French from late Latin catalogus, from Greek katalogos, from katalegein 'pick out or enrol'
n., pl., -os.
- A gem or shell carved in relief, especially one in which the raised design and the background consist of layers of contrasting colors.
- The technique of carving in this way.
- A medallion with a profile cut in raised relief.
- A brief vivid portrayal or depiction: a literary cameo.
- A brief appearance of a prominent actor, as in a single scene of a motion picture. Also called cameo role.
v., -oed, -o·ing, -os. v.tr.
- To make into or like a gem or shell carved in relief.
- To portray in sharp, delicate relief, as in a literary composition.
To make a brief appearance, as in a film: She cameoed as Anne Boleyn in A Man for All Seasons.
[Italian cameo and Middle English cameu (from Old French camaieu and and Medieval Latin camahūtus).]
2 （文学・劇での）山場, さわり.3 （映画などの一場面に限られた）名優の登場；スターの顔見せ場面(cameo role).
2 （…に対して）目立つ［際だつ］こと, 鮮明さ, 顕著, 卓越；強調((against, from ...)). ▼fromはへだたり, againstは対照・対立を強調
3 （絵画の）浮き彫り的効果, 立体画法.
4 《地学》（土地の）起伏, 高低.5 《印刷》凸版(とっぱん)（印刷）.
- [名]1 [U]((時にa 〜))（苦痛・悩みなどの）緩和, 軽減, 除去, 安堵(あんど), 安心 tax relief((英))税金控除（((米))tax benefit） in relie...
- [名][U]1 （彫刻などの）浮き彫り, レリーフ；[C]浮き彫り細工［作品］ a work in high ［low］ relief高［浅］浮き彫りの作品 a stone relief浮き彫り...