aspect aspect  /ˈæ ˌspɛkt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the beginning or duration or completion or repetition of the action of a verb
  2. (n) the feelings expressed on a person's face
  3. (n) a distinct feature or element in a problem
  4. (n) a characteristic to be considered
  5. (n) the visual percept of a region

Usage(s):

  1. Almost every aspect of public life in Seoul is guided by e-technology.
  2. Like no J-pop star you've ever seen or heard, Ayumi Hamasaki rose to the top by controlling every aspect of her career and persona.
  3. These often have a picture expander that takes the 4:3 aspect ratio of standard TV and stretches it or zooms and crops the image to fit the wide-format HDTV screen.

News

  1. Best job perk for UFC 161's Kenny Robertson? 'Getting paid to beat up somebody'

    Kenny Robertson isn't crazy about doing the media rounds or the sponsor gigs or the usual pre-fight hoopla. But come fight week, there's one aspect of his job he absolutely adores.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: MMA Junkie

  2. More ‘Nunsense’

    It is written as a one-woman show. As much as starring in “Sister Robert Anne’s Cabaret Class” appealed to Sue Riney, the solo act aspect of it was a little unsettling.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Whidbey News Times

  3. How 802.11ac networking boosts the MacBook Air's Wi-Fi performance

    One exciting aspect of the new MacBook Air release is the prospect of greater Wi-Fi speed and performance. That’s because Apple’s updated laptop sports built-in compatibility with the newest draft networking standard, 802.11ac, an upgrade of the current 802.11n. That draft standard (established by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) is also built into Apple’s newly released ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Macworld

Quotes

  1. "And so whatever decision that I make with respect to Gen. McChrystal or any other aspect of Afghan policy is determined entirely on how I can make sure that we have a strategy that justifies the enormous courage and sacrifice that those men and...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Wall Street Journal (blog)

  2. "We are within a few hours, I think, of agreeing a global plan for economic recovery and reform and I think the significance of this is that we are looking at every aspect," Brown said.
    on Mar 31, 2009 By: Gordon Brown Source: NPR

  3. Following the Supreme Court ruling, Miguel Estrada, representing Mr Black, said: "We are confident the lower courts will quickly conclude that the errors that the Supreme Court has now conclusively found tainted every aspect of this case. We look...
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Miguel Estrada Source: BBC News

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