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  • It's one of the great enduring absurdities of baseball As much as the game is ruled by numbers and endlessly deconstructed by statisticians, most ball clubs don't have any reliable method for determining how far a batted ball has traveled once it leaves the field of play. When they aren't making crude geometric calculations on scratch paper or just purely guessing, team officials rely on survey diagrams that are nearly 20 years old or even send out members of the grounds crew to clamber around the outfield with spools of measuring tape. Accuracy has become such a problem that some teams have stopped trying to estimate distances entirely. There are so many variables, ... These numbers mean nothing when they're announced.
    (Glenn Geffner)
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  • Concern for man and his fate must always form the chief interest of all technical endeavors. Never forget this in the midst of your diagrams and equations.
    (Albert Einstein)
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  • Now instead of a contractor calling each individual utility, the contractor, when they obtain their permits, will call the Hawaii One Call Center and the One Call Center will send this email complete with diagrams and plots of the area to be excavated.
    (Jose Dizon)
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  • It was a glimpse into some kind of wonderful world where electricity and mathematics and engineering and nice diagrams all came together.
    (Edward M. Purcell)
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  • Like a flash of lightning and in an instant the truth was revealed. I drew with a stick on the sand the diagrams of my motor. A thousand secrets of nature which I might have stumbled upon accidentally I would have given for that one which I had wrestled from her against all odds and at the peril of my existence.
    (Nikola Tesla)
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  • You know how John Madden diagrams where your hips have to be above the green barrier I think our guys had our hips above it. We were perfect.
    (Adam Burish)
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  • Our investigator arrived on the scene after 4 p.m., so he had only about an hour of daylight left. Most of the work he will need to do in the immediate future is examine the wreckage. I am sure that is what he is doing today. He will examine the wreckage, draw diagrams and interview any eyewitnesses to the crash. Incidentally, he will be drawing upon the maintenance records of the plane.
    (Lauren Peduzzi)
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  • When I heard the learn'd astronomer, When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me, When I was shown the charts and diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them, When I sitting heard the astronomer where he lectured with much applause in the lecture room, How soon unaccountable I became tired and sick, Till rising and gliding out I wander'd off by myself, In the mystical moist night-air, and from time to time, Look'd up in perfect silence at the stars.
    (Walt Whitman)
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  • I never take any notes or draw charts or make elaborate diagrams, but I hold an image of the shape of a book in my head and work from that mental hologram.
    (Jonathan Lethem)
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  • I cannot tell you the efforts to which I was condemned to understand something of the diagrams of Descriptive Geometry, which I detest.
    (Charles Hermite)
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  • He was a multi-millionaire. Wanna know how he made all of his money He designed the little diagrams that tell which way to put batteries in.
    (Stephen Wright)
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  • The concern for man and his destiny must always be the chief interest of all technical effort. Never forget it among your diagrams and equations.
    (Albert Einstein)
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  • Be able to read blueprints, diagrams, floorplans, and other diagrams used in the construction process.
    (Marilyn vos Savant)
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  • The Government are very keen on amassing statistics - they collect them, add them, raise them to the nth power, take the cube root and prepare wonderful diagrams.
    (Josiah Stamp)
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  • This simple idea served to provide information on the geometrical shape of reacting molecules, and I was able to make the role of the frontier orbitals in chemical reactions more distinct through visualization, by drawing their diagrams.
    (Kenichi Fukui)
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