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Word: nexus

Definition: connection


Sentences Containing 'nexus'

"Nexus 4/Shine" is the thirty-sixth single by L'Arc-en-Ciel, released on August 27, 2008.
"Nexus 4/Shine" reached number 2 on the Oricon single chart and sold 109,752 in the first week.
"PC World" reported that Nokia Lumia 800 has solid guts and shiny looks, and was an "interesting proposal", though they also said it had "nothing extraordinary to offer" when compared to the highest-end models of Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Motorola Droid RAZR, or the more expensive iPhone 4S in hardware and software.
"Pick Up Your Broken Heart" was written on a boat, in sessions with David Sneddon and James Bauer-Mein (The Nexus) and "Soon" was developed with Thomas Leeb.
After attending Loyola High School of Los Angeles, Elliott attended the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he majored in English literature and worked for the university paper, "The Daily Nexus".
As the Founder and Head of the “Nexus of Entrepreneurship and Technology” initiative, Gupta has interacted with the trustees of the Thomas R. Brown Foundation to delineate and refine ideas that are of high interest to the individuals who have sponsored the endowed chair.
At least one program, the NEXUS program operated jointly by the Canada Border Services Agency and U.S. Customs and Border Protection, is already operational. It is a functioning example of biometric technology, specifically "iris recognition biometric technology" used for border control and security for air travellers.
At the Bragging Rights pay-per-view on 24 October, McIntyre and Rhodes lost the championship to The Nexus (John Cena and David Otunga) and dissolved their team.
Between issues #39 and #40 Dreadstar also appeared in the "Crossroads" crossover, meeting Nexus and Grimjack, followed later by "The Gift" crossover.
First implementation came from Samsung in 2012 with the Exynos 5 Dual, which shipped in October 2012 with the Samsung Chromebook Series 3 (ARM version), followed in November by the Google Nexus 10.
For the nexus with the Republic of Vietnam, the red and yellow colours of their national flag were chosen, and for America, the badge was shaped as a shield similar to that of the USMACV badge.
He has exhibited also in the Art Fairs: SCOPE Art Show London; Scope New York and Scope Miami; Toronto International Art Fair; Fiac Paris; Art Miami and ArteAmericas Art Fair His work has been reviewed in publications such as Art in America; "Art Nexus"; "Arte al Dia"; Miami New Times; The Miami Herald and El Nuevo Herald.
He is also a Professor of Computer Science in College of Science, Professor of Latin American Studies in College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Professor of Community, Environment and Policy in Mel Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, Professor at James E. Rogers College of Law, Member of the HOPE Center in College of Pharmacy, and the Director of Nexus of Entrepreneurship and Technology Initiative at the University of Arizona.
If a ley line nexus grows very strong, the very fabric of space and time can be torn thus creating a rift, a hole in space-time leading to another place, time or a new or parallel dimension.
If there is a nexus to passport and/or visa fraud, diplomatic activities, the U.S. Foreign Service, or terrorism, DSS is typically involved.
In his first title defense at SummerSlam, he retained the championship against Kingston when the match ended in a no contest due to interference from The Nexus.
In the "Rifts" game, points where ley lines intersect, called a nexus, are places of powerful magic, such as the Pyramids of Giza and Stonehenge.
It had to depend on the higher authorities in Gotha for the matters of administration of its districts – the so-called “"Nexus Gothanus"” – because Gotha was the residence of Ernest II’s oldest brother, who ruled as Frederick I, Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.
It is hampered by a nexus between government and the banks: for example, in December 2013, the banks received a €4.8bn bailout.
It serves as the nexus of the state's conventional-bus and trolley-replica bus public transit services operated by Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA), as well as a departure point for Peter Pan and Greyhound bus lines.
It was the first and, for much of its early history, the only permanent Greek colony in Egypt; acting as a symbiotic nexus for the interchange of Greek and Egyptian art and culture.
Its location consolidates as the point of nexus between the central coast (departments of Lima and Ica), the Andean provinces of the department of Junín and the Central Forest (provinces of Chanchamayo and Satipo).
James T. Kirk is missing, presumed killed, after the ship encounters the Nexus energy ribbon on its maiden voyage.
Jespersen's original contribution was in analyzing the various parts of a sentence in terms of categories that he named, "rank", "junction", and "nexus", forgoing the usual word classes.
Midland-Odessa is well positioned to become an energy nexus for the region and for the United States as a whole.
NEXUS is a joint Canada-United States program operated by the Canada Border Services Agency and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Nexus is the fifth album by British rock band Argent.
Observing that “a "landskab" was not just a region, it was a nexus of law and cultural identity”, Olwig argued that for contemporary geographers it is similarly “not enough to study landscape as a scenic text.” Drawing especially on the legal significance of landscape, Olwig pressed for a "substantive" approach to landscape, which he defined in this way: The paper produced a lively debate between Olwig and backers of more aesthetic flavors of cultural geography, such as Denis Cosgrove.
On 11 December 2012, Sky Go added support for Jelly Bean and additional devices, including those from Google Nexus, LG and Sony.
On 21 June episode of "Raw", the Nexus faction attacked McMahon which removed him from television for a prolonged period and ended McIntyre's preferential treatment.
Similarly, ethical leadership “falls within the nexus of inspiring, stimulating, and visionary leader behaviors that make up transformational and charismatic leadership”4.
Slow traffic movement, congested footpaths, accident-prone roads, police-politician-hoodlum nexus and administrative apathy have become the bane of Burrabazar.
The affiliate provision was included to ensure that only sellers with a California nexus are taxed, as required by federal law and the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Quill Corp.
The double A-side single features the song "Nexus 4" which was used in a commercial for the Subaru Legacy and the song "Shine" which was used as the opening song for the NHK anime series "Guardian of the Spirit".
The same year he moved, he also had his first solo exhibition, in Zurich, Switzerland, and participated in the Atlanta Biennial, at Nexus Contemporary Art Center.
The son of Albert and Winifred Kamara, he has an elder brother and a half-sister, as well as a twin-brother Michael, who is the lead singer of funk band Nexus.
There is little farmland in Kosheh; it serves rather as the shopping nexus for the rural areas around it.
This nexus led to the advent of a new field known as "nanomedicine".
This story revealed that the Scarlet Witch's powers included wide-range reality manipulation and she was what the time-traveling Immortus refers to as a "nexus being" setting the stage for 2004's eventual "Chaos" and "Avengers Disassembled" storylines.
This tradition emphasized human rights over the cash nexus of the Gilded Age's dominant ideology.
Two Semi Final rounds were held simultaneously, each of which was judged by a panel of four eminent personalities including professors from the best colleges in Kolkata and professionals from the international public speaking organization, Toastmasters International. Once again, the topics covered a wide range of issues, from the autonomy of the C.B.I., the nexus between sports administrators and politicians and the need for prisoners to be given a second chance.

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