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The victims ranged in age from 1 to 93 years old, were of all races and came from various backgrounds.
TRAFFIC COUNTS FELL DURING THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, BUT ROAD FATALITIES STILL INCREASEDLUZ LAZOFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Prosecutors allege Caldwell used his military and law enforcement background to plan violence — including possible snipers and weapons stashed on a boat along the Potomac River — weeks ahead of the Capitol insurrection.
FORMER FBI OFFICIAL, A NAVY VETERAN, IS ‘KEY FIGURE’ IN JAN. 6 RIOT, PROSECUTORS ALLEGERACHEL WEINER, SPENCER HSUFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He explains that, because of his background in chemistry, he was aware that any chemical compond can be broken down with the right solvent.
TESSICA BROWN SUCCESSFULLY REMOVES GORILLA GLUE VIA SURGERYJASMINE GRANTFEBRUARY 11, 2021ESSENCE.COM
The algorithm disregards irrelevant data, like types of backgrounds and model’s skin tones.
TECH-SAVVY FASHION FORECASTERS ALREADY KNOW WHAT YOU’LL BE WEARING IN TWO YEARSRACHAEL ZISKFEBRUARY 10, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
It’s not often that people are able to snap a picture of an urban cougar, but no mountain lion photo may be more iconic than the 2013 image of a male cougar, prowling at night with the Hollywood sign in the background.
FOUR WILD ANIMALS THAT ARE THRIVING IN CITIESBY RYAN CHELIUS/OUTDOOR LIFEFEBRUARY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Once a leading platform for popularizing conservative candidates and policies, talk radio is on the verge of becoming background noise, drowned out by a cacophony of voices on podcasts, cable TV and social media.
RUSH LIMBAUGH IS AILING. AND SO IS THE CONSERVATIVE TALK RADIO INDUSTRY.PAUL FARHIFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
“As an outcome, we probably had more meaningful discussions when we did come together, because rather than having to go over background each time, we were all ready to go,” said Dimitriou.
BUSINESSES ADOPT ‘ASYNCHRONOUS WORKING’ TO FIGHT REMOTE-WORKING FATIGUE AND ENCOURAGE CROSS-BORDER COLLABORATIONJESSICA DAVIESFEBRUARY 9, 2021DIGIDAY
The hum of the tires from random passing cars would produce aperiodic background features, but nearby trains that sound a whistle every 10 minutes would generate a periodic signal with peaks in the data louder than the background.
BRAIN’S ‘BACKGROUND NOISE’ MAY HOLD CLUES TO PERSISTENT MYSTERIESELIZABETH LANDAUFEBRUARY 8, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
The background report wouldn’t tell a potential landlord that her first eviction came after she had just separated from her daughter’s father and found herself dealing with a landlord who took an inappropriate interest in her.
THE STIMULUS RELIEVED SHORT-TERM PAIN, BUT EVICTION’S IMPACT IS A LONG HAULKYLE SWENSONFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In fact, the underwater realm sounds more like an orchestra warming up, the cetaceans hitting their high notes while other marine mammals clear their throats against a background of breaking waves.
UNDERWATER NOISE POLLUTION IS DISRUPTING OCEAN LIFE—BUT WE CAN FIX ITARYN BAKERFEBRUARY 5, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO BACKGROUND

  • ambience
  • background
  • conditions
  • connection
  • frame of reference
  • lexicon
  • relation
  • situation
  • substance
  • text
  • vocabulary
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