in in  /ɪn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
  2. (n) a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
  3. (n) a state in midwestern United States
  4. (adj) holding office
  5. (adj) directed or bound inward
  6. (adj) currently fashionable
  7. (adv) to or toward the inside of

News

  1. 'Exponential' progress in prosthetics helps ease tough path for amputees

    Response to the victims who lost limbs in the Boston Marathon bombings has thrown a spotlight on just how far the field of limb replacement and rehabilitation has come in a short period. Not only were doctors on the scene with extensive field experience with limb trauma, but a broad coalition of manufacturers also stepped up to pledge an array of prostheses, no matter the cost. Waiting in the ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

  2. Insight: In Washington, lawmakers' routines shaped by fundraising

    By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For lawmakers in Washington, the daily chase for money can begin with a breakfast fundraiser in the side room of a Washington restaurant. At noon, there might be a $500-per-plate lunch with lobbyists in a Capitol Hill town house. The day might wrap up in an arena sky box in downtown Washington, watching a basketball game with donors. In between, there is ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. In South Africa, talk of Mandela's mortality

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The desk is spotless and books neatly line the shelves in Nelson Mandela's office at a Johannesburg-based foundation that carries his name, but the former South African president and anti-apartheid leader hasn't worked there for years.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The things that the Miami Heat franchise have done to be able to free up (salary) cap space and to be able to put themselves in a position this summer to have all three of us, it was hard to turn down," James said. "Those are two great...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: LeBron James Source: ABC Online

  2. "It's almost a mythical number in our game," Goydos said. "I've gone from clubbing a ball in the backyard all the way to the moon, and missed all the steps in between."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: AFP

  3. "You simply don't deserve this kind of cowardly betrayal," Gilbert said in the letter to the fans. "You have given so much and deserve so much more. In the meantime, I want to make one statement to you tonight: I PERSONALLY GUARANTEE THAT THE...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Dan Gilbert Source: Toronto Sun

Word of the Day
indigent indigent
/ˈɪn dɪ dʒənt /