, the crudity of this average section of womanhood made him feel how highly specialized she was" (Wharton 1994, 27).
Marketing-based end-user requirements for product performance include how paint coats a surface, whether it spreads easily, and how it levels afterwards; the lubricating action of grease in a bearing; squeezing pastes out of tubes and applying/spreading the paste on a surface; and the dinginess
of sauces and dressings to salads and other food items.
I have always suspected that it is the place described 80 years ago by JB Priestley in his English Journey as 'a parade of mean dinginess
"I put bed sheets over the card tablesC*To reduce the stark, dreary dinginess
of the surroundings, I captured a passing tumbleweed, propped it up in front of the Crown's Prince place setting, fashioned some flimsy rosettes out of bits of colored napkins, attached them to the branches of the weed, and stood back lest my cigarette turn this makeshift mirage into a flaming fury," writes Arnold.
Can see the dinginess
of Cora's kitchen, the kerosene lamp smoking, the heavy stone walls, the rounded corners of the building where they had been worn off by age, by many shoulders rubbing it, etc.
Owners are advised to conform to a standard issued by the Association of Physical Plant Instructors' (APPA) Leadership in Educational Facilities Custodial Staffing Guidelines, which are based on "appearance levels" ranging from "orderly spotlessness," "ordinary tidiness" and "casual inattention" to "moderate dinginess
" and "unkempt neglect."
I'm guided away from the glitter of Old Hollywood, back to the rain, cider and damp-tramp dinginess
of present day Brum.
Saadia's identity as the girl with urban connections, who enjoyed better clothes and more freedom than others in her village, could be seen, to a certain extent, as a strategy to transcend the dinginess
inherent in her accorded status as the fatherless daughter living in the Kammi Kameen part of the village.
They won't mention another of the benefits' from the home-grown energy solution: a home-grown Al Qaida, recruited from the dinginess
of 'Slum Planet, while others loll in the luxury of 'clean, 'sustainable' energy, claims that do not stand up to honest scientific investigation.
In order to counter the dinginess
that most convertibles suffer from when the hood's up, the Saab's hood is internally trimmed in either beige or light grey.
Researchers studying children after hurricanes found that children frequently experienced traumatic symptoms of (a) intrusive thoughts causing inattentiveness and irritability; (b) hyper-arousal causing aggression and sleeplessness; and (c) avoidance of reminders of the traumatic event causing dinginess
, fear, depression, and regression (Lonigan, Anthony, & Shannon, 1998; Vogel & Vernberg, 1993).
Perhaps the most eloquent defence of ordinary Georgian architecture came from Robert Byron when he argued that 'it corresponds, almost to the point of dinginess
, with our national character.
Looking out of the window, there is no escaping the dinginess
That news would be the sunlight, the shine, that would erase all the dinginess
that otherwise pervaded.
It feels like one would expect a pub to feel, cloaked in a comforting dimness that's easy on the eyes without descending into dinginess
. I easily imagine working off a morning-after hangover within its comforting walls.