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ni ruhst

  • a  not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
    his nearest approach to success
  • s  being on the left side
  • s  closely resembling the genuine article
  • s  giving or spending with reluctance
  • s  with or in a close or intimate relationship
  • s  very close in resemblance
  • r  (superlative of `near' or `close') within the shortest distance
    that was the time he came nearest to death

  • In its size and shape, its instincts and intelligence, it was the nearest thing to man that has yet made the perilous voyage into space and returned safely.
  • It is one of history's great ironies that the nearest thing we have ever seen to a genuine workers' revolution was directed against a so-called workers' state.
  • Taxis: Round up to the nearest dollar, although many drivers will do this on their own when making change.
News & Articles

  • Sunday's supermoon will be year's closest
    Take a peek skyward Sunday night and, clouds permitting, you'll gaze upon the closest full moon of the year. Called the supermoon, it will be at perigee, or the nearest its orbit swings it to earth in 2013, a distance of 221,824 miles.        
    June 23, 2013 - Sun-Sentinel
  • Supermoon: when to see it in all its glory
    This weekend the moon reaches its full phase while also reaching the nearest-Earth position of its orbit, creating views of a 'supermoon.' It's a rare astronomical treat.
    June 22, 2013 - The Christian Science Monitor
  • NASA moon probe celebrates 4th birthday on Supermoon Sunday
    A sharp-eyed NASA spacecraft celebrates four years of circling the moon this Sunday (June 23), just in time for the "supermoon."Since arriving in orbit on June 23, 2009, NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) has given scientists a much deeper understanding of Earth's nearest neighbor, mission team members said."Not only has LRO delivered all the information that is needed for future human ...
    June 22, 2013 - NBC NEWS

  • Dmitry Medvedev in San Jose Mercury News
    I'm certain that we will resolve the transit problem in the nearest future,Medvedev told a news conference after the meeting.
  • Jim Balsillie in
    During the call, Balsillie told investors and analysts that RIM's market share continued to grow, and in first quarter, the US share "increased substantially and was more than double that of our nearest competitor, whose share decreased...
  • Yuri Chaika in Guardian Unlimited
    We have made serious progress in this case,Prosecutor General Yuri Chaika told President Vladimir Putin in televised remarks. "As of today, 10 people have been arrested, and literally in the nearest future they will be charged with the...

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