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Word: manipulate

Definition: operate with one's hands; control or play upon (people, forces, etc.) artfully; maneuver; Ex. how to manipulate publicity and men; ADJ. manipulative

Sentences Containing 'manipulate'

A series of command words are used to manipulate the different data structures of the virtual machine.
A spirit who uses a medium to manipulate psychic "energy" or "energy systems."
Afterwards, Masterson is approached by Blackthorne Shore and the Inhumanoids, who suspend their personal feuding as they plot to manipulate the election in Masterson's favor.
Another approach is to treat prefixes as representative of their underlying values, and manipulate them algebraically.
Biological scientists can now manipulate the genetic material of animals and plants, attempting to make organisms more productive or resistant to disease.
Critics of the system assert that it creates an environment in which police officials are encouraged to underreport or otherwise manipulate crime data.
Despite the Dolls' small size, they have great power as their power is to manipulate water making its power source nearly unlimited.
Empath possesses the psionic ability to sense and manipulate the emotions of others.
Gallo then attempts to manipulate him as he did with others who fell to the psychosis.
Gō Koga's Doll is Dalk who is able to manipulate its metallic body to create weaponry.
Graphics BASIC also provides commands to manipulate the Commodore 64's eight sprites.
He developed the portable pixmap file format and pbmplus (the precursor to the Netpbm package) to manipulate it.
He takes advantage of the strict laws of Orderrealm to manipulate individuals into joining his movement.
Hereward Carrington documented various methods (with diagrams) how the medium would manipulate the plates before, during, and after the séance to produce spirit forms.
However, everyone has some reason to manipulate things for own purposes.
IBM researchers developed a way to manipulate xenon atoms adsorbed on a nickel surface.
In "Das Schema der Massenkultur", for instance, Adorno discusses a "nucleus of individuality" that the culture industry cannot manipulate, and which forces him to continuously repeat his manipulation.
In addition to its ability to retain and manipulate sensible images of objects, he gives the imagination the function of imitation.
In June 2011 he published secret footage from a Peter Popoff faith healing event hoping to demonstrate how con artists manipulate crowds.
In Scheme, the same primitives that are used to manipulate and bind data can be used to bind procedures.
In the Chomski language this virtual machine has been augmented with several new buffers or registers along with a number of commands to manipulate these buffers.
In the process, it is implied that Mamiya was somehow a disguised Anthy, helping Akio to manipulate Mikage.
In these wars it was generally victorious and allowed Sarir to manipulate the politics of Derbent.
It allows a user to input special cheat codes to manipulate a game in a way not permitted by its original programming.
It functions to cut and manipulate food in the mouth.
Jansen describes a griot’s skills as a means to “master and manipulate the processes of ‘heating’ and ‘cooling down’ social situations”.
Jin Kariya's Doll is Messer, having long absorbed it to manipulate wind without releasing it into its true form.
Look carefully at the shape and variety of the tone you wish to express, and try and manipulate the swing of your brush in such a way as to get in one touch as near the quality of shape and gradation you want.
On 28 January 1997 he pled guilty to participating in a Mafia run operation to control and manipulate the cartage business in New York City.
Players in "SourceForts" have the ability to spawn and manipulate blocks and panels, being able to freeze and unfreeze the spawned blocks and panels to create and modify the fort.
She has used her powers to command elemental forces, heal, transmute and transmogrify objects, manipulate minds, and attack her opponents with energy blasts.
So he waited for years until Sandali grew up and he started looking for a boy he could manipulate into giving him half of his daughter's endowment.
Some sculptures such as the large "Rotating Fish Motiff Panels" were designed to be moveable so as to allow the park user to manipulate the sculptures to a desired composition.
Soon after the loss, Gerard successfully managed to manipulate "technico" Shane Storm into aligning with him, effectively renaming him STIGMA.
Super powers in "Aberrant" come from an individual's ability to manipulate energy at the "quantum" sub-atomic level.
Tachikaze can also manipulate wind, as demonstrated when Kensei uses several wind blades to slice up a hollow, killing it instantly.
Terahertz frequencies mean in fact that scientists and engineers could use the device to probe and manipulate electronic devices at nanoscale level.
The "Kronen Zeitung" has often been accused of abusing its near monopoly to manipulate public opinion in Austria.
The technique is used as a metaphor for how the main characters manipulate their environment at will, as opposed to normal people who are oblivious to what is going on.
The user interface of OpenVibe is easy to use for creating BCI scenarios and saving them for later use, to access and to manipulate.
The White Queen once used Empath to manipulate Magneto into allowing the New Mutants to join the Hellions.
Then, something is done to the world i.e. take action to move oneself or manipulate someone or something.
These programs allow users to manipulate data by providing them access to increased computing power, rather than by truncating data.
They mostly deal with VICTIMS as heroes, and they use and manipulate them in order to activate the viewer’s empathy.
This allows him to manipulate Kaye in getting Steve's help for a fake ransom exchange in North Korea.
This has the effect of giving a touch that is not equal in quality all across, and the variety thus given is difficult to manipulate.
To the Egyptians, magic, or "heka", was a fundamental force that rituals were meant to manipulate.
Ultimately, they would manipulate "C. pepo" to produce edible flesh.
Vertex shaders can manipulate properties such as position, color and texture coordinate, but cannot create new vertices.
With SPMD, tasks can be executed on general purpose CPUs; SIMD requires vector processors to manipulate data streams.

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