minutiae


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I knew nothing of the minutiae of ropes and rigging, of the trimming and setting of sails; but the sailors took pains to put me to rights,--Louis proving an especially good teacher,--and I had little trouble with those under me.
I paused, examining and analysing all the minutiae of causation, as exemplified in the change from life to death, and death to life, until from the midst of this darkness a sudden light broke in upon me --a light so brilliant and wondrous, yet so simple, that while I became dizzy with the immensity of the prospect which it illustrated, I was surprised that among so many men of genius who had directed their inquiries towards the same science, that I alone should be reserved to discover so astonishing a secret.
On her first visit to Mercedes Higgins, Saxon received the recipe for home-made soap and her head was filled with a minutiae of instruction in the art of fine washing.
You and I were in here, discussing certain legal minutiae in the interests of the firm, when it suddenly fell.
These are fascinating, though obscure, subjects, and often dwell on the minutiae of medieval lives, behaviors, and war conduct.
They divide, merge and end in points called minutiae as described by (Espinosa et al.
Minutiae mean a lot THE ECONOMIST does not have a reputation for regularly covering horseracing, but inspiration can rest in the most unexpected corner.
Face recognition systems are based on the anthropological minutiae on the face.
The patterns of a fingerprint are generally classified based on its minutiae (3), (7) as depicted in Fig.
a leading global provider of fingerprint recognition technology and systems, announced today that the company's fingerprint matching and extracting algorithms ranked top in the Minutiae Interoperability Exchange (MINEX) test by the NIST (National Institute of Standards & Technology).
Predictably the seminarians' lives are littered with the minutiae of modern life, and at times Englert gets bogged down in recounting the prosaic details.
Sonenshein was executive director of the Appointed Charter Reform Commission and is an acknowledged expert on Los Angeles government -- everything from the City Council process to the minutiae of what is considered a pothole.
TSX: BYT), announced today that its finger minutiae algorithm has been qualified for the Seafarers' Identity Documents (SID) program upon meeting the requirements of the International Labour Organization (ILO) Seafarer's Identity Documents Convention (Revised), 2003 (# 185) and specifically of the requirements for biometric systems outlined in ILO SID-0002.
YA readers can easily omit some chapters devoted to the eternal bickering among generals, and to the minutiae of small units being sent back and forth over back roads.
Her poetry helps the reader experience the eternal and the universal by delving into the personal, minutiae reconsidered leading to an experience of the divine.