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encircling (en·serˑ·k·ling),

n a term used to describe the “loose-tight” interrelationship between some body structures that may be the cause of or affected by breathing dysfunction. Alternatively referred to as
crossover, spiral, or
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On slit-lamp examination, the most prominent finding in the anterior segment evaluation was the view of encircling silicone band at the nasal limbal intrastromal cornea and under the conjunctiva at the superior and inferior nasal quadrants (Figure 2a, 2b).
Upper level with light columns like periscopes against distant encircling mountains.
China had been encircling other states in the region and make it extremely difficult for others to encircle it, Haqqani said.
The contract includes delivery of a 200 tonne leg encircling crane and a 50 tonne pedestal crane to Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine shipyard in Qatar.
But Japan's wishful thinking of encircling China is just an illusion.
To examine the dust disk encircling a young star 330 light-years away, scientists at the University of Arizona in Tucson used an emerging technique called nulling interferometry to block out the star's light.
SYLMAR - They're on the rooftops of homes throughout Southern California and on satellites encircling the Earth.
Over and alongside this are areas for exhibition, either encircling the main staircase (there are no ramps in this project) or on the top floor of the cube.
Visible-light images taken by the team with Hubble in 1996, 1998, and 2002 show that a band of clouds encircling the planet's southern hemisphere has grown larger and brighter, the researchers report in the May Icarus.
Schiff's HR 1275 calls for a feasibility study of expanding the federal park to include the Rim of the Valley corridor - encircling the mountains above the San Fernando, La Crescenta, Santa Clarita, Simi and Conejo valleys, as well as the Arroyo Seco.
He utilized an abstract set (by Robert Schachtman) consisting of two corral forms, one confining Bernarda and her restless brood, the other encircling the oldest daughter's unwilling suitor, portrayed by Christopher Dolder.