the action of going beyond some boundary or limit
allowing light to pass through diffusely
Morning calls are considered informal in the city; they are made only to
business, or by special appointment.
spanning one of the large landmasses of the earth
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 societies
to render motionless, as with a fixed stare
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.
rendering in another language with the same meaning
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
Instead of an open,
legal process, Mr Bo has been hidden away, under secret, internal Communist Party investigation.
BBC (Sep 30, 2012)