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All those circles around the pots and acting as a decorative mulch are pressure gaskets and seals from industry machinery.
Then she began walking across the face of the comb, acting confused in the bright daylight.
Acting in one's self-interest means acting in accordance with reality from a long-term perspective.
But that does not hold true if the group is itself acting selfishly and so exposing us to external threat or harm.
One concept not encountered on these premises is that of gravity acting on photons from a position ahead of the photon.
The second is consistency-acting consistently shows people you can be trusted.
Something similar happens when a scuba diver looks up and sees the sea surface acting as a mirror.
The soy sauce here appears to be poured directly on the skin, and the skin should be acting as a barrier.
Acting may be a job to them, but it should also be enjoyable.
Conventional wisdom says that forests prevent flooding by acting as giant sponges.
It means thinking afresh about the relationship between people and their world and acting accordingly.
They think that by acting on the corruption claims she may have started something she cannot stop.
It did so by acting as a mind-reader that translated thoughts between different races and cultures.
Prosecutors continue to investigate whether he was acting in concert with others.
Others, acting as controls, had no internal patterns.
Now he is sounding more worried, and acting more defensively.
The defectors no doubt included some who were acting on grounds of principle.
Acting in concert limits the political fallout that comes from rescuing countries.
About a third of the country's brokerage houses were raided and accused of acting illegally.
When they raised their fists on the medals stand, they were acting on their own.
Any play is so planned that it can produce its exact effect only with its required scenery, lighting, and acting.
All day he had been trying to make up his mind to go through with the adventure and now he was acting.
Who strove and who failed, acting bravely a silent and desperate part.
Two greyhounds, in running down the same hare, have sometimes the appearance of acting in some sort of concert.
He did not know anything he could do, to set himself really right in his acting and his thinking toward her.
The law is the last result of human wisdom acting upon human experience for the benefit of the public.
Acting in a united manner could be challenging, however, when leaders from different sectors don't even see eye to eye.
Still, it was less the costume than the acting that made us cringe.
His list of acting accomplishments covers stage, film, television and voice.
And as acting boss, he has already presided over a string of successes.
Claws out to grip the ground, tail acting as rudder for balance and focused on the target, the cheetah runs at top speed.
Protection for hands acting as weapons, gloves are used in both boxing and mixed martial arts matches.
The planet's outer core of molten iron spins constantly, acting as a giant dynamo, or electromagnet.
It is short-acting, and if taken too frequently can cause serious side effects, including hearing loss.
He speculates that the logs might serve an additional purpose-acting as cheap transport when storms send the wood drifting.
Problems with side effects occur because drugs are acting on more than one target.
The cruise and expedition ships are highly responsible, acting also as ferries for local people.
He enjoys acting and his hobby is collecting box office information from around the world.
Suddenly a fox-acting strangely aggressive for no apparent reason-burst out of the nearby woods and headed straight for the kids.
The other end of each molecule is now available for bonding, or for other uses including acting as a barrier.
Traditional media supported themselves for decades by acting as brokers between advertisers and audiences.
If they are deploying them anyway, they might as well consider making some of these capable of acting as super-wifi access nodes.
Finally, it has to get the information the user needs and provide an easy interface for acting on it.
They quantize nuclear dynamics by acting as fulcrum particles.
Typically there is a grid emergency requiring fast-acting reserves once a day and then only for less than a minute or two.
Two scientists acting together usually accomplish more than two loners each going his or her own way.
The results of acting on good information can be impressive.
He is acting as though he believes those words-as if he does not much value life.
The movie is an amused reflection on different varieties of acting and of show-business temperament.
He gives either too much or too little-either not enough skin or too much acting.
In this, they were acting in the best traditions of their profession-better late than never.
His plan now was to take a couple of years off from acting.
Perhaps acting was really a continuation of the make-believe games of childhood-fascinating, in a way.
His gift, those close to him say, is for acting as a sort of spiritual adviser.
We recommend an acting coach to vary the tone and modulate the archness of his delivery.
Oh-and they have trouble thinking and acting strategically.
Damage to the amygdala breaks the chain between seeing something scary and acting on it.
They suggest that there's something in the environment acting as a trigger.
Nonetheless, it's hardly far-fetched to claim that the ravens are acting intelligently.
The cringe-worthy costumes, stilted acting, and cheap effects are even worse than you remember.
My first acting job, so the story goes, was in first grade.
One other note: this year's acting nominees are unusually short of the traditional afflictions.
When you're acting in a movie, you never consider the reception of it.
In addition, three of the four acting prizes went to foreigners.
Even if children stop tantrums when spanked, that doesn't mean they get why they shouldn't have been acting up in the first place.
The playwright had to tailor his drama to the resources of a particular acting company.
The question is one of acting sensibly in the short term while keeping our eyes on the potentialities of the future.
Intuition warns him that he is betraying himself, acting against his higher interests.
The ability to act, or to refrain from acting, are secondary to the ability or inability to feel.

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