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nimbus

nim buhs

  • n  a dark grey cloud bearing rain
  • n  an indication of radiant light drawn around the head of a saint

  • But your eyes aren't meant to fall on any one thing; you are meant to be enveloped in a sort of ur-American nimbus that recalls every place and no place.
  • But on a deeper level, Wyatt is making another pilgrimage, a modern Pilgrim's Progress, and there is a kind of nimbus about him at the end.
  • We intend to do certain things to an official who smeared and muddied the glorious name of the Emperor of Japan, whose nimbus shines over the world and who is saving the world .
News & Articles

  • Watch 6 Wondrous Clouds Float Inside Museum Walls
    Like a magician, Berndnaut Smilde conjures up miniature indoor clouds. Anyone who has tried drawing or painting clouds knows that they’re incredibly difficult to reproduce in pictorial form. Well, that can’t actually be tougher than making them, right? In the last few years, artist Berndnaut Smilde has made a name for himself as a sculptor of clouds. His Nimbus series captures the fleeting ...
    June 18, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine
Quotes

  • Ben Brantley in Entertainmentwise
    The Times' critic Ben Brantley commented: "Ms Johansson melts into her character so thoroughly that her nimbus of celebrity disappears."
  • Len Goodman in Entertainment Tonight
    Len agreed, adding, "You flew off that stage like Harry Potter on a Nimbus 2000. It was full of energy. The lifts were effortless. I wish we had more than a 10 to give."
  • John McCain in Washington Times
    There is no problem with the Ordinance for us and the licencee (Nimbus). We completely agree with that. But there are certain technicalities, the signals are going out of India to Gulf and other places, which is affecting the revenue of Nimbus and... Sharad Pawar http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sharad_Pawar&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHDsZ7_3gvgWxCyEmmqyxDpKjuLtQ Hindu http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/holnus/001200703062028.htm&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGZP1aydJ0zs0A27WlKPGojmK4j9Q Mar 6, 2007 67657 90206 nimby You think Yucca Mountain is a NIMBY problem? Wait till you see this one," Sen. John McCain said on "Fox News Sunday," comparing the prison with the would-be nuclear-waste repository in Nevada, which has been held up by intense local opposition.

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