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(sēn),
Continuous action in one place; exhibition of questionable behavior.
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We have very few cases in the Caribbean where we can point to a certain place and say, 'This is exactly what happened when Europeans hit the scene,'" UA professor Jim Knight told the Tuscaloosa News.
It has been only three years since the current model hit the scene and the makeover is designed to keep it fresh amid stiff competition from Audi and Mercedes.
Some twenty years after cubism hit the scene, a group of humanists--all men, a fair number Unitarians, and nearly all academics--averred: "The time has come for widespread recognition of the radical changes in religious beliefs throughout the modern world.
Perry Barr launched the latest speedway team in the region as the Birmingham Brummies hit the scene in May, and it seems they are here to stay as the crowds flocked to support them at the Barr.
A couple of years ago, a spate of new travel search engines hit the scene, ending SideStep's unchallenged reign over the travel search field.
Casey was one of the young stars that hit the scene in 2002 before their nightmare 2003 season which saw them lose out to Laois and Armagh under Tommy Lyons' guidance.
The next two RKS Guitars to hit the scene will be the futuristic hollow body "Wave" and "5-String Bass.
Blige and Lenny Kravitz give further cred to Stone, who hit the scene in '93 at 17.
BattleBots, which first hit the scene about a dozen years ago, pits radio-controlled robots, also called bots, against each other.
THE FIRST ATTEMPTS AT A NETWORKED kitchen failed miserably when the Web hit the scene eight years ago.