Chinese puzzle


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intricate or ingenious puzzle consisting of boxes within boxes

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THE WORLDS OF WORK AND HOME SLOT TOGETHER WITH THE ECONOMY AND EXACTITUDE OF A CHINESE PUZZLE
From the story and illustrations, they will learn and recognize the different shapes called tangrams (a Chinese puzzle that is created with a square that is cut into seven different shapes).
Bush's Chinese puzzle neatly ties together his reckless trade policy with his even more reckless military misadventures.
The new tax law is the focus of two of our feature articles this month, and rightly so: It's an incredibly intricate piece of legislation--a Chinese puzzle that many people, not just CPAs, could spend years dissecting and reassembling with myriad "what if" scenarios.
The new 7-foot-wide bay window unfolds like a Chinese puzzle box to double as an art project center.
The Chinese puzzle game that dates back 1,000 years proposes creative challenges with pieces, called ``tans,'' cut from a square: two small, one medium and two large triangles; one rhomboid and one square.
The tangram is an ancient Chinese puzzle, a square composed of seven geometric pieces: five triangles (two large, one medium-size, two small), one square and one rhomboid [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].
Ask others and they will say they love the Black woman's inner temperament--fragile and pretty like a china teacup one minute and hard and complex like a Chinese puzzle the next.
She eventually returned to India and wrote several books, beginning with Chinese Puzzle (1936).
Mahjong Deluxe takes the classic Chinese puzzle game to a new level with elegant, Asian-influenced graphics, rich sound effects and smooth game-play using an easy-to-use single screen interface with intuitive controls.
Everyone loves a puzzle, except when they are in the form of a Chinese puzzle box which brings forth the Cenobites, a trio of S&M demons to rip you to shreds and take you to hell.
Each house can accommodate up to four people and is divided in sets of zones that fit together with the fiendish precision of a Chinese puzzle box.
Henry Cecil's juvenile CHINESE PUZZLE was thought to be a bit special and started favourite on his last run.
It's a mythical piece involving a Chinese puzzle and flesh-eating demons called Cenobites (1987) ***
Results/comments/faults: The downside is it's like trying to work out a Chinese puzzle to put on.
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