the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit
allowing light to pass through diffusely
spanning or crossing or on the farther side of a continent
Before making my
pilgrimage I used to wonder, sometimes, just where the line dividing East from West in the United States might be.
extending through all human cultures
to render motionless, as with a fixed stare or by arousing terror or awe
the act of changing in form or shape or appearance
lasting a very short time
glance he had perceived above the water-line, and continued in the translucency beneath, an outline not easily forgotten.
a written communication in a second language having the same meaning as the written communication in a first language
Some time later he was given a Chinese
of the New Testament by a Christian missionary.
BBC (Oct 17, 2012)
easily understood or seen through (because of a lack of subtlety)
Instead of an open,
legal process, Mr Bo has been hidden away, under secret, internal Communist Party investigation.
BBC (Sep 30, 2012)