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spit

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a soft spot for

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  • fondness for
  • liking for
  • attachment to
  • love of
  • taste for
  • preference for
  • penchant for
  • weakness for
  • predilection for
  • fancy for
  • partiality for

on the spot

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Synonyms for spot

a very small mark

a mark of discredit or disgrace

a particular portion of space chosen for something

to mark or soil with spots

to put in or assign to a certain position or location

to perceive, especially barely or fleetingly

to perceive and fix the identity of, especially with difficulty

to look for and discover

having no particular pattern, purpose, organization, or structure

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a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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an outstanding characteristic

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a section of an entertainment that is assigned to a specific performer or performance

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a job in an organization

a slight attack of illness

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a small piece or quantity of something

a mark on a die or on a playing card (shape depending on the suit)

a lamp that produces a strong beam of light to illuminate a restricted area

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a playing card with a specified number of pips on it to indicate its value

an act that brings discredit to the person who does it

catch sight of

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mar or impair with a flaw

become spotted

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mark with a spot or spots so as to allow easy recognition

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For a low value of the focal spot (7mm, sample P1) it is found that a fragmentation effect of carbides and mechanical mixing with copper matrix, takes place at a moderate amount of penetration (about 527microns) (Fig.
Variofocus is an extraordinary small, in-performance variable focal spot size X-ray system developed by YXLON engineers.
The Feinfocus inspection system offers sub-micron defect detection and a small focal spot size.
Each focal spot impinges on a bundle of nerves that feeds into a larger nerve cord, the researchers observed by microscopy.
The penetration depth in laser welding is proportional to the power density of the laser beam and is incident function between the focal spot size and its power.
The new machine's smaller focal spot also yields images with substantially better definition than previous images.
The patent pending design optimizes the optical efficiency of the parabolic reflector by placing the LED within the reflector's focal spot.
Options such as focal spot size, target angle, insert or housing type, pixel size, and frame rate, are a few of the filter and sorting capabilities available that help to deliver the right product recommendations.
3mm focal spot, medical grade rotating anode and flat panel make it the best machine in dentistry today, bar none.
The beam from the laser is typically a focal spot (=1 microns diameter) focused.
The powerful MCS-80 tube operates at 80 kV and utilizes advanced anode technology and a small focal spot to optimize resolution and produce highly detailed images.
Kelly declared, "With EMCORE's multijunction cells in the focal spot of ENTECH's optics creating 500x to 1000x concentrated sunlight, and WorldWater's electronic control devices translating that concentrated electrical energy into megawatts of working power in the field, we expect to add a whole new dimension to the public's understanding of solar energy.
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