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stop time

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(Jazz) jazz a passage where the beat stops temporarily
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The first thing we discover about Tom Hazard, the protagonist of Matt Haig's new novel, How to Stop Time, is that he is very, very old.
The INOmini 638 will alert station personal with an e-mail each time an EAS alert is received, or a single e-mail with the start and stop time of the alert received.
How To Stop Time - Matt Haig, Canongate - out Thursday IT'S no wonder Tom Hazard is a good history teacher, considering he's been alive for 439 years.
The Summer passes as Gottie begins to accept the fact that relationships change, loved ones die and love can stop time.
With her youthful glow, one would think that she takes some youth elixir or a Japanese scientist has found a way to stop time for her.
Synopsis: When Amos, a rebellious young man in the 1930s, attempts to stop time travelers from kidnapping a girl, he learns the future is overrun by aliens--and his future grandson will cause the invasion by contacting them.
She likens herself to a half-human faerie creature not belonging to the earthly world; in reality, she is a psychiatric patient, being treated for anorexia--her sickness driven by the irrational need to undo nature and stop time.
Recently the University of Alberta published his selection of poetry, "Tying Again to Stop Time.
Pit stop time came up and once again gremlins struck as during the driver change over, the engine shut off due to over- heating and by the time my teammate managed to restart and get back on track, we lost a place which cost us a good race win.
A muscular Jake Gyllenhaal is the prince who finds a dagger that can stop time in this film based on a video game.
Raja Ishfaq Sarwar took notice of implementation time based parking system in allied hospitals including Holy Family, Benazir Bhutto General Hospital and district headquarters hospital Rawalpindi and directed commissioner Rawalpindi to review the matter and stop time based parking system.
Though not the retrospective Charlesworth has so long deserved, this exhibition will serve to introduce new audiences to the late artist's rigorous dissection of photography's "decisive moment," here understood as the medium's always-frustrated attempt to stop time and to cheat death.