tending to attract attention
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  • attract — attractable, adj. attractableness, n. attractingly, adv. attractor, attracter, n. /euh trakt /, v.t. 1. to draw by a physical force causing or tending to cause to approach, adhere, or unite; pull (opposed to repel): The gravitational force of the …   Universalium

  • attract — at•tract [[t]əˈtrækt[/t]] v. t. 1) phs to draw by a physical force causing or tending to cause to approach, adhere, or unite; pull (opposed to repel): The gravitational force of the earth attracts smaller bodies to it[/ex] 2) to draw by appealing …   From formal English to slang

  • attract — /əˈtrækt / (say uh trakt) verb (t) 1. to act upon by a physical force causing or tending to cause approach or union (opposed to repel). 2. to draw by other than physical influence; invite or allure; win: to attract attention; to attract admirers …   Australian English dictionary

  • on the radar — adjective likely to happen, or be important in the near future or tending to attract attention. After the the launch of Sputnik by the Soviet Union, space exploration was on the radar of many Americans who had ignored it earlier. Ant: off the rad …   Wiktionary

  • conspicuous — I adjective apparent, clarus, clear, clear cut, conspicuus, definite, discernible, discoverable, distinct, distinguishable, distinguished, evident, exposed, exposed to view, flagrant, in bold relief, in evidence, in plain sight, in the foreground …   Law dictionary

  • conspicuously — adverb 1. in a manner tending to attract attention (Freq. 2) there have been plenty of general declarations about willingness to meet and talk, but conspicuously no mention of time and place • Ant: ↑inconspicuously • Derived from adjective:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Encyclopedists — • Article by C.A. Dubray siscusses the group of philosophers who contributed to the Encyclopédie Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Encyclopedists     Encyclopedists      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • carriage of goods — ▪ law Introduction       in law, the transportation of goods by land, sea, or air. The relevant law governs the rights, responsibilities, liabilities, and immunities of the carrier and of the persons employing the services of the carrier.… …   Universalium

  • Italian literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the Italian language that had its beginnings in the 13th century. Until that time nearly all literary work composed in the Middle Ages was written in Latin. Moreover, it was predominantly… …   Universalium

  • Charles Farncombe — with the cast of Baroque Encounter s 2005 production of Handel s Parnasso in Festa, Glenn Kesby, Shirley Keane and Carmen Lasok Charles Frederick Farncombe (July 29, 1919 – June 30, 2006) was an English conductor. For London audiences, the… …   Wikipedia

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