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However, on a square matrix, a “circle” will always have many corners and projections that will tend to increase the perimeter beyond that of squares, whose borders are much smoother.How to Solve Our Three John Conway-Inspired Puzzles|Pradeep Mutalik|November 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Tellingly, these systems tended to form under a different type of stress — when forces pulled outward on a rock instead of pushing it in.Scientists Uncover the Universal Geometry of Geology|Joshua Sokol|November 19, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Even if runners are experiencing mild symptoms, Shoham said, ultramarathoners tend to run through pain or illness and “could be in denial about what’s going on.”As the coronavirus tears through rural Maryland, an ultramarathon plans to race on|Rick Maese|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
Kids need to understand that they tend to be rich both in calories and in “concoctions of chemicals that do not support human health — physical or mental.”
That’s particularly good news because vaccines often are not as effective in older people, because immune systems tend to weaken with age.New Pfizer results show its COVID-19 vaccine is nearly 95% effective|Tina Hesman Saey|November 18, 2020|Science News
These terrible roles tended to further underscore that she would always be best-known for wearing a dress.Happy 20th Birthday, Liz Hurley’s Safety-Pin Dress|Tim Teeman|December 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He tended to shield himself from disappointment by expecting the worst—of people and of his country.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There are lovingly tended flower beds along each road and surrounding every barrack.
They felt confident of victory (and I tended to agree) and were talking about next steps.RFRA Madness: What’s Next for Anti-Democratic ‘Religious Exemptions’|Jay Michaelson|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There were also “NASCAR moms” and “soccer moms,” other designations that tended to favor Republicans, as do married women today.
The only thing that at all tended to shake this conviction, was the extraordinary poltroonery of our new captive.
He had lost the dream that Tony but tended a blossom, the fruit of which would come sweetly to his plucking afterwards.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
The tobacco fields are faithfully tended, and the utmost pains taken to secure large, well-formed leaves.
His mind with all its sternness ever tended to clemency, and his constitutional prudence, or measure, forbade purposeless excess.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
But I never manifested my opinion in a way which can be construed into a crime, or which tended to occasion any disturbance.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott