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dinges

(ˈdɪŋəs)
n
informal South African a jocular word for something whose name is unknown or forgotten; thingumabob
[from Afrikaans, from ding thing]
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Dinges added, "Bob brings a significant level of expertise and an in-depth understanding of oil and gas operations to Cabot's Board.
People's circadian clocks are particularly sensitive to light at night, so extra moonlight before the study might be the simplest explanation for differences during it, says David Dinges, a sleep researcher at the University of Pennsylvania.
The benefit will feature food prepared by Chef Todd English--an honoree of the event along with fashion icon Ruth Finley, founder of the Fashion Calendar--and local restaurants Loeb Boathouse, Bareburger, SEN Sushi, Wafles & Dinges, La Churreria and Kyotofu.
Foxconn's customers are some of the hottest companies in the electronics business today, most notably Apple," said iSuppli's Thomas Dinges in a press release.
Dr David Dinges, from the Division of Sleep and Chronobiology at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine in Philadelphia, said: "The additional hour or two of sleep in the morning after a period of chronic partial sleep loss has genuine benefits for continued recovery of behavioural alertness.
The additional hour or two of sleep in the morning after a period of chronic partial sleep loss has genuine benefits for continued recovery of behavioural alertness," the Daily Mail quoted David Dinges of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine as saying.
From left: professor Sam Aryee, Dr Nick Lee, Laura-Lee Summerfield and Stuart Wigham Pictures by Tony Flanagan; Professor David Bennett and Kelly-Anne Lewis, director of communications ABS; From left: Professor Michael West, executive dean ABS; Dr Brigitte Nicouland, Dr Naomi Brookes ABS; Commander Dr Mike Young, head of leadership and management Royal navy; From left: Ayo Ajayi, Sharafat Ali, Oliver Dinges, Simon Hague and Jay Mathur
The Wafels & Dinges truck is out of service and will now remain stationery on 22nd Street and Seventh Avenue during the week and in Park Slope on the weekends.
The number of errors made by nurses increases when nurses work more than 12 hours in a shift or more than 40 hours per week (Rogers, Hwang, Scott, Aiken, & Dinges, 2004).
The project seeks to put such energy to use, said Rich Dinges, director of technology developments and innovation for General Dynamics Land Systems.
It's the right thing to do and is something we really believe in," said Vicky Dinges, Allstate assistant vice president.