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spurious

s pyoo ree uhs

  • s  plausible but false
    spurious inferences
  • s  born out of wedlock
    the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman
  • s  intended to deceive
    a spurious work of art

  • Spurious currency is getting into the country with spurious visitors.
  • Spurious organizations, who claimed that they had come to distribute free food and medicine to the people rendered homeless, were told to pack up and leave.
  • Spurious drugs are the bane of the health care system in developing countries.
News & Articles

  • 'Vehicle 19' review
    In “Vehicle 19,” Paul Walker is back behind the wheel again, but this time it’s a rented minivan and the plot is brainless even for a Paul Walker movie. Get ready for “The Slow and the Spurious.” Walker is Michael, an ex-con visiting his ex-wife in Johannesburg, when the...
    June 14, 2013 - New York Post
  • David Rosenberg: "From What I Hear..."
    David Rosenberg, recent reflationist reincarnation aside, has never been one to interject spurious rumors in his client letters. Which is why, if what he is " hearing " is accurate, then the bulls better pray that David Tepper's view of the taper as being bullish (then again, to David Tepper everything is "bullish" during CNBC appearances as it is merely provides an opportunity to sell to the ...
    June 12, 2013 - Zero Hedge
  • Analog-to-Digital Converters slash board space.
    Featuring 12 x 12 mm footprint, ADS5409 Series includes 1- and 2-channel models with 12-bit resolution and clock rates from 500–900 MSPS. Converters provide power amplifier linearization bandwidths up to 900 MHz for fifth order digital pre-distortion of 180 MHz transmit signal. At 230 MHz IF, units feature SNR of 61.0 dBFS and spurious-free dynamic range of 76 dBc. Applications include ...
    June 11, 2013 - ThomasNet
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Aljazeera.net
    Aung San Suu Kyi's continued detention, isolation, and show trial based on spurious charges cast serious doubt on the Burmese regime's willingness to be a responsible member of the international community,Obama said in a statement on Tuesday.
  • Alan Johnson in Telegraph.co.uk
    Mr Johnson said: "These calculations are spurious - nobody should be expected to suffer from anti-social behaviour, which is why our approach is about tackling not tolerating it. The Government is taking a wide range of action to drive down...
  • Baroness Scotland of Asthal in BBC News
    In Monday's Financial Times, Baroness Scotland wrote: "I want to have the opportunity to explain face to face our frustration at the Senate's delay [in signing] without having to defend a spurious and wrong-headed amendment designed to score an...

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