Thesaurus / plain


These microbes had been living beneath a vast, flat, sediment-covered plain.

If I’m rolling into a Starbucks, in plain sight of lots of foot traffic, and the rack’s right out front, my odds are decent this is enough deterrent to ward off the baddies.

The most secure ways to lock up your bikeBy Michael Frank/Cycle VoltaAugust 26, 2020Popular Science

One of the main challenges in curing cancer is that unlike foreign invaders, tumor cells are part of the body and so able to hide in plain sight.

In the US, for instance, the Food and Drug Administration approved chloroquine for treating covid-19, only to reverse itself weeks later after it became plain the drug didn’t work.

Researchers, led by microbiologist Yuki Morono of the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology in Kochi, examined sediments collected in 2010 from part of the abyssal plain beneath the South Pacific Gyre.

On the advice of legal counsel, staff printed out revised purchase orders that included sales tax and the left-out orders for retroactive board approval, but the board’s frustrations were made plain to Brady when they learned of the issue.

It can help you uncover opportunities hiding in plain sight and help you be more effective at your job.

She argued not only that the evidence that human body size is driven by sexual selection is quite flimsy but that a much better explanation has been hiding in plain sight in the medical and anthropological literature.

Crossing the river Lykus into the plain, Mithridates offered the Romans battle.

Plutarch's Lives, Volume IIAubrey Stewart & George Long

It was a plain, comfortable place, wainscoted about, with shelves and lockers in the whimsical copy of a vessel's cabin.


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