Saturday, March 19, 2011

Raven Visage Rare Diadem

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"Raven" refer to Google Dictionary

  • Add star rav·en Verb   /ˈravən/
    Synonyms:
    • ravening present participle;   ravens 3rd person singular present;   ravened past participle;   ravened past tense
    • (of a ferocious wild animal) Hunt for prey
    • Devour voraciously
  • Add star ra·ven Noun   /ˈrāvən/
    • ravens plural
    • A large heavily built crow with mainly black plumage, feeding chiefly on carrion
    • The constellation Corvus
  • Add star ra·ven Adjective   /ˈrāvən/
    • (esp. of hair) Of a glossy black color

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Usage examples

  • "The tender allows us to secure Haloti as a Raven right now," general manager Ozzie Newsome said. "As we have said, our intention is to enter into a long-term contract with him. We want him to be a Raven."
    Feb 15, 2011 -  Ozzie Newsome -  The Canadian Press
  • "Man, it's great to be a Raven. That head coaching stuff, I was just kidding about that," Ryan said with a grin. "Quite honestly though, when it was clear that I wasn't going to be a head coach, I wanted to stay here in Baltimore."
    Jan 28, 2008 -  Rex Ryan -  USA Today

Web definitions

  • Raven is the common name given to several larger-bodied members of the genus Corvus--but in Europe and North America the Common Raven is normally implied.
  • "The Raven" is a narrative poem by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in January 1845. It is often noted for its musicality, stylized language, and supernatural atmosphere. ...
  • Raven is a fictional character that appears in comic books published by DC Comics. The character first appeared in DC Comics Presents #26 (October 1980), and was created by writer Marv Wolfman and artist George Pérez. ...
  • The Raven was a quarterly anarchist review published by Freedom Press. Each edition usually focused on a specific issue such as food, health, economics, genetic engineering, psychology, land and so on, from an anarchist viewpoint.
  • Raven are an English heavy metal band associated with the New Wave of British Heavy Metal movement. They had a hit with the single "On and On", and refer to their music as "athletic rock".
  • The Raven is an Italian literary fairy tale written by Giambattista Basile in his 1634 work, the Pentamerone. The story is a man winning a bride for his brother the king, and then having to protect the couple from perils that he can not tell anyone about, without being turned to stone.

 

"Visage" refer to Google Dictionary

  • Add star vis·age Noun   /ˈvizij/
    • visages plural
    • A person's face, with reference to the form or proportions of the features
      • an elegant, angular visage
    • A person's facial expression
      • there was something hidden behind his visage of cheerfulness
    • The surface of an object presented to view
      • the moonlit visage of the port's whitewashed buildings

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  • The display will be "a propitious occasion to contemplate this mysterious visage that speaks silently to men's hearts, inviting them to recognise the face of God," Benedict said.
    Jun 2, 2008 -  Pope Benedict XVI -  Canada.com
  • Severin replied: "When we look in the mirror, what we see is a frightening visage of fascists like you coming after us to take away our free speech ...... it's great to be back. I'm here and there's nothing you can do about it."
    Jun 2, 2009 -  Jay Severin -  Boston Herald
  • Speaking to the media at the news conference, Tsai said he was told by Mr. Loyrette that "Visage, a Taiwan-French-Belgium-Dutch co-production, is on a par with other art collections in the Louvre."
    Sep 7, 2009 -  Tsai Ming-liang -  eTaiwan News

Web definitions

  • Visage are a British pop band. Formed in 1978, the band became closely linked to the burgeoning New Romantic fashion movement of the early 1980s.
  • Visage is the eponymous debut album from the British pop group Visage, recorded at Genetic Sound Studios in Reading and released by Polydor Records on 10 November 1980. The album reached #13 in the UK and was certified "Silver" by the British Phonographic Industry in March 1981.


"Rare" refer to Google Dictionary

  • Add star rare Adjective
    • rarest superlative;   rarer comparative
    • (of meat, esp. beef) Lightly cooked, so that the inside is still red
  • Add star rare Adjective   /re(ə)r/
    • rarest superlative;   rarer comparative
    • (of an event, situation, or condition) Not occurring very often
      • a rare genetic disorder
      • it's rare to meet someone who's content with their life
    • (of a thing) Not found in large numbers and consequently of interest or value
      • the jellyfish tree, one of the rarest plants on earth
    • Unusually good or remarkable
      • he plays with rare strength and sensitivity

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  • An exceptional person or thing; a rarity
  • A dish of melted and seasoned cheese on toast, sometimes with other ingredients
  • Any of a group of chemically similar metallic elements comprising the lanthanide series and (usually) scandium and yttrium. They are not esp. rare, but they tend to occur together in nature and are difficult to separate from one another
  • 1. Not often; seldom    2. Unusually or remarkably well    3. To an unusual degree; exceptionally

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  • Childress broke the news to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and later told Vikings.com that the decision to try to sign Favre "was a rare and unique opportunity to consider adding not only a future Hall of Fame quarterback but one that is very...
    Jul 28, 2009 -  Brad Childress -  Los Angeles Times
  • "Joe Biden is that rare mix. For decades he's brought change to Washington. But Washington hasn't changed him. He's an expert on foreign policy whose heart and values are firmly rooted in the middle class. He stared down dictators and spoken out for...
    Aug 24, 2008 -  Barack Obama -  Capital News 9
  • "Concussions are something that I don't think we really realize how serious they are because they're kind of rare in our game. They happen more often in football, hockey, other sports like that," said Bucks guard Keyon Dooling, a vice president...
    Mar 8, 2011 -  Keyon Dooling -  MSN Money

Web definitions

  • marked by an uncommon quality; especially superlative or extreme of its kind; "what is so rare as a day in June"-J.R.Lowell; "a rare skill"; "an uncommon sense of humor"; "she was kind to an uncommon degree"
  • Rare! compiles tracks from four Crack the Sky albums from 1983–1990, two of John Palumbo's solo albums, and previously unreleased live and demo recordings. It was released in 1994 on CD.
  • Rare, Ltd. (formerly known as Rareware) is a British video game development company. It was founded in 1982 by brothers Tim and Chris Stamper as Ashby Computers and Graphics Ltd. (ACG). ...
  • Rare were a band in the 1990s from Derry, Northern Ireland. The line-up consisted of singer Mary Gallagher, Locky Morris, Seán Ó'Néill (a.k.a. John O'Neill, formerly of The Undertones and That Petrol Emotion) and David Whiteside, Morris and Ó'Néill being the main songwriters. ...
  • To rear, rise up, start backwards; To rear, bring up, raise; Very uncommon; scarce; Cooked very lightly, so the meat is still red (in the case of steak or beef in the general sense)

 

"Diadem" refer to Google Dictionary

  • Add star di·a·dem Noun   /ˈdīəˌdem/
    Synonyms:
    • diadems plural
    • A jeweled crown or headband worn as a symbol of sovereignty
    • The authority or dignity symbolized by a diadem
      • the princely diadem

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Usage examples

  • "The bier was of solid gold, studded with precious stones, and hand a cover of purple, embroidered with various colors; on this lay the body enveloped in a purple robe, a diadem encircling the head and surmounted by a crown of gold, the scepter...
    May 8, 2007 -  Josephus Flavius -  USA Today

Web definitions

  • A diadem is a type of crown, specifically an ornamental headband worn by Eastern monarchs and others as a badge of royalty. The word derives from the Greek διάδημα (diádēma), from διαδέω (diadéō), "I bind round", or "I fasten".
  • Alpha Comae Berenices (Alpha Com / α Com / α Comae Berenices) is a star in the constellation Coma Berenices (Berenice's Hair). Although it has the Bayer designation "alpha", at magnitude 4.32 it is actually fainter than Beta Comae Berenices. It has the traditional name Diadem. ...
  • A crown; An ornamental headband worn as a badge of royalty; Regal power; sovereignty; empire — considered as symbolized by the crown; To adorn with a diadem; to crown
  • The Diadems was one of the bands created by the 3rd French season of the popular reality show show "Popstars", called "Popstars - the Duel" aired on RTL Group TV channel Métropole 6 (better known as M6) in fall 2003. ...
  • An arch rising from the rim of a crown and uniting with other arches to form a center, which serves to support the globe and cross or fleur-de-lis as a crest.
  • Refers to jewel, generally determined by the colour, for example, a ruby diadem would be a red jeweled effect, an emerald diadem would be green, etc.
  • A type of Peony or Chrysanthemum with a center cluster of non moving stars, normally of a contrasting colour or effect.                                                                                   www.pegasuspyrotechnics.co.uk/catalogue/index.php

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