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The Senate can’t consider “extraneous” provisions requiring any proposals to alter federal spending or taxes in ways that are more than incidental to other policy aims, among other tests.The $3.5 trillion budget bill could transform the US power sector—and slash climate pollution|James Temple|August 23, 2021|MIT Technology Review
In addition, this pick comes with side hooks and a slatted shelf, which will let extraneous bits of soil just fall away to the ground, minimal cleanup required.The best potting bench to make gardening fun and easy|Irena Collaku|July 22, 2021|Popular-Science
They don’t want to go participate in any extraneous activities, and he was totally fine going to work.Peacock's Dr. Death Is Based on A Chilling True Crime Podcast About a Murderous Surgeon. Here's What to Know|Mahita Gajanan|July 16, 2021|Time
Running the 62-second recording through commercially available software, he lifted out the extraneous to isolate the specific, especially voices.
Effective science communication always involves pruning out extraneous details, and that pruning process is inherently subjective.
The whole stack was re-evaluated—a “one-time decision,” said a memo from the advisory council, due to “extraneous circumstances.”At This Creepy Libertarian Charter School, Kids Must Swear ‘to Be Obedient to Those in Authority’|ProPublica|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is clean, precise, and devastating—nothing extraneous, nothing false—and it comes as close as any fiction I know to perfection.
You know where you find a clear, neat story with no extraneous details?How Social Scientists, and the Rest of Us, Got Seduced By a Good Story|Megan McArdle|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He realized, as well, that there is a great deal of redundant information—extraneous bits—in human communication.
Her writing is marked by an utter lack of the extraneous, and bristles with a sense of the uncanny.
It was tightly clasped, and its boards were warped by having for years been obliged to embrace a number of extraneous sheets.A Thin Ghost and Others|M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James
There were practically no burgesses extraneous to the Merchant Gild, though there were often Gildsmen who were not burgesses.
We saw, also, how there grew up a large class extraneous to the privileged Merchant Gild.
You defeated your end if you insisted on conditions, if you allowed anything extraneous to count as much as that.The Creators|May Sinclair
He lives on extraneous resources, the wages of labour, realised means, or the aid of his family.