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kuhm ber suhm

  • s  difficult to handle or use especially because of size or weight
    a cumbersome piece of machinery
  • s  not elegant or graceful in expression
    his cumbersome writing style

  • James Madison called the Senate a "fence" against the "fickleness and passion" of public opinion, and the rules of the place ensure that it is as cumbersome and restrictive as .
  • Jetting off to Paris, but don't want to be unfurling cumbersome travel maps on the Champs Elyses? Maybe it's time to ditch your oldfangled maps for a handy new schmap.
  • Elizabeth Diller, 54, and Ricardo Scofidio, 74, once described architecture as slow and cumbersome.
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  • PRINCETON: School board concerned by computer use law
    Princeton school board President Timothy Quinn this week criticized an âunwieldyâ state law that he says will put a âcumbersomeâ burden on the district to get a signed permission slip from parents anytime students use a district computer.
    June 15, 2013 - The Princeton Packet
  • Dr. Joseph Murray, Cosmetic Dentist in Atlanta, GA Introduces Dental Implants for Smile Restoration
    Dr. Joseph Murray recently introduced cosmetic dental implants at his Atlanta, GA practice for patients who have damaged, broken, or missing teeth. With this new procedure, patients no longer have to rely on dentures or cumbersome bridges to overcome the aesthetic and functional problems with missing teeth. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    June 14, 2013 - PRWeb
  • A Wrist Worn Blood Pressure Monitor That Doesn't Squeeze Like a Python
    Most of us have our blood pressure checked whenever we visit the doctor for a physical, but high blood pressure—aka hypertension—can lead to serious medical conditions like a stroke or a heart attacks if left for too long. So a company called STBL Medical Research AG is adapting a pressure-sensitive fiber into a continuous blood pressure monitoring watch that will replace the cumbersome ...
    June 13, 2013 - Gizmodo

  • Henry Paulson in International Herald Tribune
    As a result, what was a fragmented, cumbersome process can be a coordinated effort which more quickly helps able homeowners,Paulson said.
  • Dan Brown in USA Today
    It held my attention, kept me turning pages, and reminded me how much fun it could be to read,Brown writes. "The simplicity of the prose and the efficiency of the story line was less cumbersome than the dense novels of my schooldays, and I...
  • Sheldon Killpack in USA Today
    Assistant Senate Majority Whip Sheldon Killpack, a Republican, said: "If the constitution changes every time another holiday is created, it is cumbersome. It isn't simply a matter of approving it on the Hill, it has to go to the people."

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