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potential space

A region of the body in which two surface membranes adjoin, separated in health only by a small amount of fluid lubrication. Examples of potential spaces include joint bursae and synovium, and the pericardial, peritoneal, and pleural cavities. These spaces may fill with bacteria, crystals, extracellular fluid, or inflammatory or malignant cells in disease.
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Part of the process of resolving conflicts or healing from trauma is to move these experiences into potential space where one can discover new ways of understanding and handling them.
In the gap between representation and history, there emerges a potential space in which to play with meanings that are different from those endowed within existing frameworks of signification.
Hania applied and was recruited as one of a team of potential space scientists to take part in a joint mission with the Russians at an exciting time in the space race, when NASA's space shuttle programme was at its height.
This covers the remaining 1,504 proposed homes and potential space for office, hotel, retail and food and drink uses as well as a "creative cluster" and a training centre.
The sad fact today is that despite the potential space that the ongoing political crisis might open up for the Left, the weakness of the latter and the absence of a counter-hegemonic project point to the survival of neoliberalism in Turkey, at least in the foreseeable future.
Originally designed for testing Darwin, a potential space observatory, it enabled engineers to stabilise the microscope and unlock its full potential for preventing sight loss.
The coffee retail business in India is valued at over Rs 8 billion and growing at 6% annually with the potential space for nearly 3,000 coffee retail outlets.
Bang, Zoom to the MoonNWith Leonardo DiCaprio A potential space traveler and unnamed bidder has laid down half a million dollars for a ticket into outer space next to Leonardo DiCaprio on Virgin Galactic at an amFAR charity auction at Cannes on Memorial Day Weekend.
Objective: The sub-Tenon's space is a potential space between the capsule and the sclera.
We've had terrific response to our renovation plan and our decision to bring high-end pre-builts to this dynamic marketplace both from potential space users and from the brokerage community," stated William Macklowe, who currently has nine full floors available for lease in the building.
At the moment, we can cope but if we take on a significant number of staff, about 120 to 150 new people, we would be looking at a second site, and we are looking at potential space for that in Sunderland.

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