Translation glossary: a little English

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...the capillary gap reaction to draw up reagents to cover...the reagents are "drawn" ie: there is a force which moves (pulls) them up a tube or along a narrow gap(by capilliary effect)....
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2 trip detection logicin vehicle engine,activation('trips')of error detection mechanism during two trips of the vehicle,before warning given of fault(reduces false alarms)
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anointment (/ing) (ritual or political)sacred oil-ritual in crowning of a new king/queen sanctioning their succession,or widely used metaphor from this,often political
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AntidisestablishmentarianismAgainst the disestablishment(separation from the state,in England,Ireland & Wales)of the Anglican church ~Wider US meaning
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Apple Crest RoadAnneSextant's poem'RedRidingHood'~typical road in suburbia+fairy tale+garden of Eden+apple caressed(antiq.poetic caress't)
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as boards have come under firebecause (or: at the same time as) boards(ie: boards which run companies,etc) have been heavily criticized
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called en routeCalled in(visited) in on the way(general use.For ships,inc.visiting/trading/resupplying etc at ports of call en route
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case-law computer related inventionslaw from precedents &past cases concerning computer related inventions(or possibly:innovations in case law related to computers)
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fish or fishes?UK~fish&fishes plur.of fish(es)of same/diff.species.Fishes less common than fish for fish(es)of same species(but corr.alt.in UK)
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imagine the odds......of all the gin joints in the worldthink how unlikely it is that this should happen.....[that we should meet] in this particular bar (30's/40's) (world is so big)
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march towards unity (and history's end) in democracy ......march towards unity -uniting in achievement of democracy,which is the destiny of history('end'as in both:'purpose'&'completion')
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Material and verbal actsverbal acts inc.written/spoken statements/declarations on behalf of a state -material acts change (international legal)situation
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partner shipping activitiescooperative activities & attitudes,between an organization & it's customers OR org.s sharing facil./services/expertise -bus.jarg
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PartnershippingSee 'partner shipping' but 'partner shipping' can espec. refer to sharing transportation of goods, and this may be more general,but not necessarily
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second seaman's insurancea type of war risks insurance for crew members (US)
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stand-by servicecan be similar to "on call", or wider meaning "available if needed",
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Stock Files(in this context)photos/other image files from a presupplied collection which is provided('stock'gen.a collection/store/supply)
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swept awayCarried away by the momentum, bulk/weight(if solid)and sheer force & power(for snow,ice avalanche,rivers,sea currents,etc)
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talk the talk, walk the walkYou say things that sound right, but do you do them too?
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there be liberty to apply as to implementationfreedom is given to later ask the court to decide the exact details of how the judgement will be put into effect (legalese)
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TV Cartoons London (TVC)Not a channel, but an eminent TV & film cartoon production company
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