ethereal


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so light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film

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characterized by lightness and insubstantiality

of or containing or dissolved in ether

of heaven or the spirit

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characterized by unusual lightness and delicacy

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The Melbourne Cup is, of course, a handicap, and Ethereal was getting 7lb from the narrow runner-up.
But Seamer had moved Ethereal, racing seven horses wide, from ninth at the half-mile pole to be fourth soon after straightening up for home and, on the better going up the centre of the track, he waited patiently before asking his mount for her final effort.
A vulnerability was discovered in the way Ethereal processes certain types of Microsoft Windows NT Access Control List (ACL) and Access Control Entries (ACE) structures as it reads them from data on a network.
Victory on Tuesday would cement Laxon's growing reputation-she has had relatively few runners in Australia but has enjoyed significant success-and rider Scott Seamer thinks the race could be there for the taking with Ethereal.
That's never been an issue for Jarrett, who's credited for lifting solo piano improvisations to new heights on such early 1970s classics as ``Solo Concerts'' and ``The Koln Concert,'' albums that helped define the ethereal place that, in its most mundane form, became known as New Age.
One of the newest companies to move into the Science Center Port, Ethereal Technologies, Inc.
Whereas the earlier work's archival photographs were initially taken in a period of heavy migrations of Eastern European Jews into Berlin (one which coincided with the development of the photographic medium), and their projection thus reflects their ethereal disappearance during the late 1930s and early '40s, the new works' projections seem comparatively arbitrary.
Revealing deep scars, this ethereal ``Liquid Pig'' is hardly ``Under the Volcano: The Musical'' but is something more mercurial, traces of which linger like imagined sinister ghosts.
Capitol recording group The Dandy Warhols -- currently in the studio recording the follow-up to last year's "thirteen tales from urban bohemia" -- have emerged as this year's number one most-wanted band for film and television soundtrack placements, as their dizzying repertoire of "dreamy psychedelia, ethereal harmonies and country-tinged rave-ups" (Alternative Press) has been tapped for the upcoming Fox series "Undeclared," the films "Summer Catch," "Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back" and "Crazy Beautiful," and the television series "Sex and the City," "Ed," "Six Feet Under," "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" and "Roswell.
Neither explicitly anticonsumerist nor especially hostile to the notion of a controlling influence, it was one of those rare shows that allow a theme to refocus itself from work to work, reveling in the sly linguistic shift from physical to ethereal.
ON GOD'S GREEN ACRE: You'll learn there's a whole lot more in the garden than flowers and trees when you hear Jonathan Ott's botanical program ``The Ethereal Epiphany of Mama Coca'' at 7:30 p.
Endless Theatre Project/Ledoux: Besacon (auditorium) (all works 2003) is typical: Huddled in a corner of the main gallery, this unassuming group of objects and part objects includes a disc of umbrella material and rubber that hugs the floor like a charred lily pad, a sheet of roofing insulation partially covered with a piece of black cloth, the bladders of two soccer balls, and an ethereal ink drawing on a wall-mounted panel made from layers of taffeta, plastic, and cotton.
Kristin Kreuk, ``Smallville's'' ethereal Lana Lang, plays the title character, pursued by her wicked witch of a stepmother, Elspeth (Miranda Richardson), who has transformed her twisted vanity into an erotic obsession - standing in a room circled with mirrors and demanding ``Who is the Fairest of Them All?
Everything becomes coated with gypsum dust, and the crews take on an ethereal appearance.
And if the improbable rice-paper metropolis and the ethereal street plan traced on the adjacent wall with straight pins and thread (from the series "Porque toda cuidad tiene derecho a Ilamarse Utopia" [Because every city has the right to be called Utopia], 2001) reflect the more urbanisric approach developed in Garaicoa' s project for last year's Documenta, these true-false cities--like the graffitied walls and the gardens of ruins he has been photographing for years, like the monuments he has redesigned with his architectural drawings, like the buried history he literally dug up on the Cuito Cuanavale battlefield--are also palimpsests of memories and dreams, inspired by two elements that know no borders: the precariousness of existence and the force of imagination.