take on proportions


take on proportions
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  • proportions — n. extent 1) to assume, take on proportions 2) epic; epidemic; menacing proportions (the outbreak assumed epidemic proportions) * * * epidemic take on proportions menacing proportions (the outbreak assumed epidemic proportions) [ extent ] to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Take Me Out (song) — Infobox Single Name = Take Me Out Artist = Franz Ferdinand from Album = Franz Ferdinand Released = January 12, 2004 Format = 7 vinyl, 12 vinyl, CD, DVD Recorded = 2003 Genre = Indie rock, Disco Punk [ [http://www.pitchforkmedia.com/article/track… …   Wikipedia

  • take on — verb 1. take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect (Freq. 10) His voice took on a sad tone The story took a new turn he adopted an air of superiority She assumed strange manners The gods assume human or animal form in these fables • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Law of multiple proportions — In chemistry, the law of multiple proportions is one of the basic laws and a major tool of chemical measurement (stoichiometry). It states that when elements combine they do so in a ratio of small whole numbers. For example, carbon and oxygen… …   Wikipedia

  • Divine Proportions — Sire Kingmambo Grandsire Mr. Prospector Dam Myth to Reality Damsire Sadler s Wells Sex Mare …   Wikipedia

  • To take air — Air Air ([^a]r), n. [OE. air, eir, F. air, L. a[ e]r, fr. Gr. ah r, air, mist, for a[digamma]hr, fr. root a[digamma] to blow, breathe, probably akin to E. wind. In sense 10 the French has taking a meaning fr. It. aria atmosphere, air, fr. the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To take the air — Air Air ([^a]r), n. [OE. air, eir, F. air, L. a[ e]r, fr. Gr. ah r, air, mist, for a[digamma]hr, fr. root a[digamma] to blow, breathe, probably akin to E. wind. In sense 10 the French has taking a meaning fr. It. aria atmosphere, air, fr. the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Doctrine of definite proportions — Atomic A*tom ic, Atomical A*tom ic*al, a. [Cf. F. atomique.] 1. Of or pertaining to atoms. [1913 Webster] 2. Extremely minute; tiny. [1913 Webster] {Atomic bomb}, see {atom bomb} in the vocabulary. {Atomic philosophy}, or {Doctrine of atoms}, a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pyramid selling — A method of selling to the public using a hierarchy of part time workers. Usually a central instigator (at the apex of the pyramid) sells a franchise to regional organizers for a certain product, together with an agreed quantity of the goods.… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …   Universalium

  • China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …   Universalium

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