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Etymology: AS, raedan, to advise
(of a computer) to retrieve or transfer data from some storage location or medium, such as a disk.

Dick-Read,

Grantley, English physician, 1890-1959.
Read method - psychoprophylactic method of prepared childbirth.
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CHRIS COX: FATAL DISTRACTION Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, 024 7652 4524, SUNDAY HE'S the mind reader who can't read minds, a comedian and magician who can count Kelly Osbourne, Ricky Gervais and Dannii Minogue among his fans.
That various characters can read minds, sense- and control emotions, and look for visions of people's futures, is crucial to the storyline, but presents understandably challenging forms of perception for which to create visual equivalents.
These new employees will focus on areas that span the exploration of new materials to create even smaller transistors, to products that we believe will transform the way that health care and education are delivered, to 'future technologies' that involve augmented reality and computers that can read minds, or at least anticipate your needs," Otellini said.
Curtis (Nathan Stewart-Jarrett) can turn back time, Kelly (Lauren Socha) can read minds, Simon (Iwan Rheon) can turn invisible and Alisha (Antonia Thomas) can send people into a sexual frenzy with just one touch.
When various bad guys mark Ollie for assassination her family tries to protect her but even they have to call on a bigger gun--Augustus Granger who can read minds and memories and also possess souls if he so desires.
In a world where people read minds and live concurrent virtual lives with intersecting worlds intervening, what will define humanity?
Despite the fact that his claims to be able to read minds turned out to be a complete load of old rubbish, he turns out to have such acute skills of observation that the police call on his help with particularly tricky cases.
If you're going to watch us please stay quiet; I'll always be in recovery, and Janet lets little things distract her in bed; yes, I tell her I love her, and if you can read minds you know that I try to convince myself these are the best days of my life, even the fifth anniversary of your death, when our only son left for Iraq;
Then there's Sookie Stackhouse (Anna Paquin), a lonely waitress in a small Louisiana town, who can read minds and therefore knows how virulently everyone around her disapproves when she's instantly smitten with the first vampire she meets, Bill (Stephen Moyer).
For the opening episodes, the characters remain strangers, unaware there are other "gifted" souls; among the throng are cheerleader Claire Bennet (Hayden Panettiere), who discovers she is indestructible, nurse Peter Petrelli (Milo Ventimiglia), who believes he can fly, Japanese nerd Hiro (Masi Oka), who can shift time, policeman Matt Parkman (Greg Grunberg), who can read minds, and stripper Niki Sanders (Ali Larter), with a sassy mirror image.
Larry possessed one of the sharpest and most broadly read minds I've ever had the pleasure to plunder.
Smelly has been a hermit for years and Russel knows his secret: he can read minds.