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fig yuh ring

  • n  problem solving that involves numbers or quantities
  • v  judge to be probable
  • v  be or play a part of or in
  • v  imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
  • v  make a mathematical calculation or computation
  • v  understand

  • Drugmakers soon came his way, figuring they could save millions of dollars in product development.
  • But the Duke researchers took the opposite tack: figuring out precisely how to switch the virus from latency to its active stage.
  • Through research, he found a machine called the Connection Machine at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, which had sat unused after scientists had given up on figuring out how to .
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  • Michael Bay in FOXNews
    His two fingers are pretty smashed, but we're figuring out a way to shoot around it, kind of write it into the story,Bay told the syndicated entertainment program.
  • Stephen Hadley in
    He impressed me as a leader who wanted to be strong but was having difficulty figuring out how to do so,Hadley said in a text of the memo published by the Times.
  • Barack Obama in Voice of America
    You have a less-governed region, a history of fierce independence among tribes,Mr. Obama said. "Those tribes are multiple and sometimes operate at cross purposes, so figuring all that out is going to be much more of a challenge."

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