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inf ree kwuhn see

  • n  noteworthy scarcity

  • That smoking is not injurious to the vast majority of smokers is attested by the microscopic size of the anti-tobacco movement and the infrequency with which reputable physicians .
  • In Congress: Because of the infrequency of his speecheshe has formally addressed the House only eight times in 13 yearshe is no House headliner or well-known floor figure.
  • Some reasons: high fares, inaccessibility of airports, infrequency of schedule, excellent rail facilities.
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  • Simulated fire prepares firefighters
    Firefighters train for countless hours before being sent inside a burning building and continue to learn from experience with each fire they battle. But the infrequency of certain types of fires doesn't allow first responders to be as proficient as they'd like to be. As YNN's Chris Whalen shows us, a simulation Wednesday aimed to give firefighters more experience responding to chemical spills.
    Sept. 25, 2013 - YNN Syracuse

  • Bill Proenza in Daily Press
    Speaking of the lull in storms in 2006, National Hurricane Center Director Bill Proenza said, "We're always concerned that infrequency can be disarming."
  • Jeff Baker in Pueblo Chieftain
    The biggest thing you have to deal with is the infrequency of at-bats,Baker said. "When you're in the minor leagues, you're getting at-bats every single day and up here that's not the case. I have no complaints, it's just one of those...
  • Jim Tracy in
    I'm not going to take the responsibility from the young kid,said Tracy. "There's been an infrequency of save opportunities. I'm not doing that to him."

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