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not taking a direct or straight line or course

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marked by obliqueness or indirection in speech or conduct

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deviating from a straight course

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Increases in circuity are found to be positively correlated with fares in short- and long-haul markets, but the coefficient is greater in the long-haul markets.
Although many contested that the harsh regime established under the Rockefeller Drug Laws constituted cruel and unusual punishment, the laws were upheld by both the New York Court of Appeals and the Second Circuity In People v.
Of all the reasons offered for the modern trend, most compelling are that i) the personal representative does--at least through modern eyes--act as an agent, and ii) it is inefficient to require a circuity of actions for what is best resolved in a single claim.
Second, some of the miles per truck since 1977 may have been more productive as a result of a decrease in circuity that followed the abandonment of route restrictions imposed by economic regulation of the trucking industry.
More vesicles than vessels, the glistening biomorphic ceramic bodies, proliferating in ever-expanding networks like mitotic cells embraced by the intricate circuity of a vascular system, retain their individuality yet surrender autonomy to the requisites of a larger tissue.
On the first point, simply note that there is no more idle text than this, with its refusal to offer complete sentences, its principled flaneur's resistance to linear or extended thought, its marvellous Borgesian textual circuity, where terms seem forever bending back upon other terms, resisting mastery and completion.
What was up came down, the left became right, and Ulaqayi, squatting there in the cooking shelter in the company of his mother, for once emitted a glimmer of his alternative--male--shine as he declared himself to be the only penis-like fons et origio within the circuity of his fraternally mediated self-substance.
First, Wolf Whistle's characters and Nordan's meta-narrative use forms of rhetorical evasion and circuity, which I argue are peculiarly pervasive in Southern culture.
A tube is also bad if rockets can't be loaded into it or if it fails voltage or fuse circuity continuity checks.
Brownlee summarizes this argument with a quote by William Carroll, who writes that "transnational finance capital has radiated from Canada in a way that has not disorganized the national network, but has embedded it more extensively in a circuity of global accumulation.
This minimum applies to the number of flights per day in each direction (the range is between two and six), a maximum of one connection, a maximum ground time of 90 minutes domestic, 180 minutes international and limits on circuity (how far out of the way the carrier can take the traveler to make connections).
Home Depot, Circuity City and Linens 'n Things and she does not miss a week or weekend of ground-level store visits.
If the novel, and particularly its second part is indeed a "free and wandering tale" ("Author's Note," 43), then its circuity is produced by the always intruding allegorical and commercial strain that culminates in the final massacre.
Neuroimaging and frontal-subcortical circuity in obsessive-compulsive disorder.