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endpiece

That part at either end of a spectacle frame front which contains the pivot for the sides. Syn. lug.
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While editing The Sunday Times Magazine, he launched the endpiece item, A Life in the Day - still going strong more than 30 years later.
Spermatozoa of the hagfish, a member of one of the most primitive vertebrate groups, consist of a head (acrosomal and nuclear regions), a midpiece, and an endpiece (Jespersen, 1975; Morisawa, 1995).
In Endpiece, one of the main buildings is in ruins, and the blue colour emphasises the sadness over the passing of a name known globally in the dyestuffs industry, the loss of jobs, and the dereliction of the site (now being brought to new life as a trading estate).
While it's hard to agree with Harris' rather gloomy assessment of the current state of British music, which appears as an endpiece to this paperback version, The Last Party remains a gripping, entertaining and thought-provoking read.
Freeman concentrates on the Queen's own reign and the half-century following (though with an interesting endpiece by Tom Betteridge on cinematic representations of the Queen).
Once the fourth largest inland sea in the world, it has contracted by half its size and lost three-quarters of its volume since the 1960s, when its two feeder rivers--the Amu Darya and the Syr Darya--were diverted to irrigate cotton fields and rice paddies (see Endpiece, page 40).