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TACT

Tuned aperature computed tomography Imaging A technology used to study ambiguous breast images, display 2-D images in 3-D and ↓ false negative mammograms. See Mammography.
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Tactless: A student nurse practitioner was presenting a case to her preceptor who was known to have a horrible temper.
Among amusing snippets such as '1986: Fuzzy Zoeller wins the portion as well as the pro-am' and '1942: Tournament suspended during WWII' is an abrupt entry for 1977: 'Bing Crosby dies on a golf course in Spain.' After that bombshell, it seems a touch tactless of the site to flag up '2008: Steve Lowery defeats Vijay Singh in sudden-death play-off.' Too soon.
Mr Brown is far more realistic than Keats and Fanny and at times comes across quite abrupt and tactless towards Fanny.
ANSWERS: 1 Moscow; 2 Dorset; 3 A tactless remark or social gaffe; 4 Both arms raised upwards; 5 The Southern Cross; 6 Entertaining Mr Sloane; 6 The hovercraft; 7 Can't Get You Out Of My Head; 8 Szechuan (Sichuan); 10 Brief Encounter.
According to Pratt, Wordsworth, who succeeded Southey as Poet Laureate in 1843, was "notoriously tactless when commenting on other poets' work, but didn't take criticism of his own very well."
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Having read the letter 'Tactless criticism' (GDN, September 6) in support of Dr P Malankot, I fully endorse Faisal Hamid's comments.
I can see that tactless remark going down like a lead balloon in the St Andrews boardroom.
Halia, a skilled young woman forced into a life of thievery; Ahriman, a skilled and powerful sorcerer; and Xarun, a hulking, fierce and at best tactless warrior, must combine their strengths to brave magical worlds and ruthless threats that none of them could hope to confront alone.
It may be tactless to say it, but the scene was somewhat contrary to our expectations.
A new girl named Amy is trying to join their group, but she tends to blurt out tactless things.
The author appears to be outraged by the tactless actions of a nation that promotes "liberty and justice for all", and impels her indignation by employing far too many accounts of wrongdoing that eventually overwhelm the reader.