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marked by great diffusion of component particles

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having low density

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For comparison, a large jet plane can travel at 440mph using much less energy per mile in the rarefied atmosphere at 30,000ft.
Set at the tail end of the 1920s, Easy Virtue immerses us in a rarefied world of stiff upper lips and lavish stately homes, where the appearance of wealth is paramount.
I think the trouble with 'Leaders' is the rarefied atmosphere they breathe.
Rarefied (Phalaenopsis lobbii), is a new work created by artist Jo Coupe, for Tatton Park Biennial.
Armed with a Japan Society commission, the artist has forged his own wordless, intimate journey through this rarefied stage mechanism, with the sly help of video projection.
TWO days after some of the world's top jockeys took part in the Shergar Cup at Ascot, Italian rider Claudio Colombi makes his British debut in the less rarefied setting of an all-weather seller today when he partners Annambo at Wolverhampton for Newmarket trainer Stuart Williams, writes David Carr.
With the rarefied atmosphere of a European pastry shop, it's the perfect place to indulge in such distinctive offerings as fig-hazelnut cake, dulce de leche, or vanilla with espresso-latte glaze.
As ``Infamous'' screenwriter-director Douglas McGrath drolly acknowledges in the film's press notes, these two-of-a-kind movie coincidences happen -- though rarely when their subject is as specific and rarefied as this one.
Caption(s): The rarefied Florian Papp gallery / Thomas Lampson of Lorin Marsh / Designers Leonard Kolwalski, left, and Michael Rosenberg / Joe Lagani of House & Garden / Designer Dennis Roland / Monica Cheslak of the D&D Building
Indeed, Poul's pitching of projects for both film and cable TV underlines a vital reality of making gay-themed projects: The big screen remains rarefied terrain.
Six snappers from the rarefied worlds of art, fashion and journalism present their sideways takes on the maestro's buildings.
In the second room, the compositions became more rarefied.
A related subplot involves three young MIT math geniuses and offers some fascinating glimpses into the rarefied world of advanced number theory and its personal and technical applications.
If you thought it was a hushed place where solitary researchers hovered in cubicles poring over rarefied texts, that image will be replaced by the report that its corridors are quietly abuzz with intellectual exchange, scholarly sparring, academic mentoring, and the excitement of publishing the wisdom of its collection in new volumes easily accessible to the general reader, even those still in high school.