- This was done in the current research by presenting events (bets on the toss of a coin) in blocks.
- I'm not expected to be well-educated on modern politics and current events.
- However, they obviously did not do enough because if there was not a serious problem the current turn of events would not have happened.
- A common current myth about American English is that it is being ruined by mass media.
- The attitude current at the time was that they were an inferior race.
- In the underwater world, the lateral system sensed the currents of water surrounding the fishes' bodies.
- It is so big it has blocked wind and water currents that break up ice floes in McMurdo Sound during the Antarctic summer.
- The data will cover things such as water currents, wind direction and temperatures.
- The very small particles stream through wires and circuits creating currents of electricity.
- This interaction causes giant electrical currents to flow above our heads of around one million amps!
- Due to certain conditions of the earth beneath dwellings, electrical currents are caused to flow, thus producing a magnetic field that extends into the dwelling space.
- Then measure the voltage and current by attaching your volt meter to the two pieces of metal.
- As discussed previously, voltage is measured in volts, and current is measured in amps.
- A first detector detects an average of the AC current applied to the charge member.
- This is why there is not a people in which these three currents of opinion do not coexist, turning man toward divergent and even contradictory directions.
- The courts' response is generally slow, often several years behind the current of popular opinion.
- They also provide a glimpse of the powerful social currents that shape the course of language usage in society.
Middle English (in the adjective sense 'running, flowing'): from Old French corant 'running', from courre 'run', from Latin currere 'run'.
cursor from Middle English:
Nowadays we call the movable indicator on our computer screen the cursor. In medieval English a cursor was a running messenger: it is a borrowing of the Latin word for ‘a runner’, and comes from currere ‘to run’. From the late 16th century cursor became the term for a sliding part of a slide rule or other instrument, marked with a line for pinpointing the position on a scale that you want, the forerunner of the computing sense. Currere is the source of very many English words including course (Middle English) something you run along; concourse (Late Middle English) originally a crowd who had ‘run together’; current (Middle English) originally meaning ‘running, flowing’; discursive (late 16th century) running away from the point; excursion (late 16th century) running out to see things; intercourse (Late Middle English) originally an exchange running between people; and precursor (Late Middle English) one who goes before; as well as supplying the cur part of concur (Late Middle English); incur (Late Middle English); occur (Late Middle English) (from ob- ‘against’); and recur (Middle English).
Words that rhyme with currentblackcurrant, concurrent, currant, occurrent, redcurrant
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