touchstone : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
- We, one and all, desire to see the ethical and moral standards which are implicit in our religion become touchstone of our behavior.
- He represents a touchstone of authentic biblical scholarship that, in my opinion, has scarcely been paralleled since the days of the 16th century European Reformers.
- You know you've found a perfect cultural touchstone when everyone brushes past it on the way to opposite conclusions.
News & Articles
- Fort Collins City Council approves Murphy Center funding to Touchstone Health Partners
Amidst concerns over fairness and the appropriate process of allocating funds, Fort Collins City Council voted Tuesday to approve $45,000 in retroactive funding to Touchstone Health Partners.
June 12, 2013 - The Fort Collins Coloradoan
- North South All-Star Game gets new sponsor
Touchstone Energy is the new title sponsor for the December high school football all-star game
June 12, 2013 - WPDE Myrtle Beach - Florence
- iControl Networks launches new self-installable smart home and lifestyle solution
REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- iControl Networks , a leader in connected home technology and innovation, today announced iControl Touchstone™, a new self-installable, self-managed ...
June 11, 2013 - PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance
- Garrett Reisman in Washington Post
I think in generations past, we might be quoting poetry or Shakespeare,Reisman said. "It seems like movie lines are where our touchstone is."
- William Pinkney in Forbes
I've seen people just stand mute,said Capt. William Pinkney, who will sail for part of the voyage. "It's a touchstone to a past that rarely gets talked about."
- Henry Paulson in Akron Beacon Journal
In the United States, the exchange rate issue "has become a touchstone for broader anxieties about competition from China," Paulson said, warning against succumbing to the "fear that, due to China's rise, we will no longer be stewards of our...