anchorless


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anchorless

(ˈæŋkəlɪs)
adj
without an anchordevoid of a hold on something, drifting
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This left Meloche bereft, anchorless, and with an overwhelming impulse to flee her suffocating gender-defined circumstances.
So when Syd runs away midway through senior year, Miranda is left anchorless. As she tries to discover where Syd went and why--all while navigating college decisions and her first love with Nick, the boy she's had a crush on for ages--she realizes it's time to step out of her best friend's shadow and figure out who she is on her own.
*We are morally and existentially tired, disoriented, anchorless, and defensive.
His unstable self is further illustrated by the fact that he never inhabits a role that gives structure to his identity: to his family he seems a stranger; as a lover he harbours secret hostility and, later, even murderous designs towards Ippolita; he appears to have no friends or companions; and we receive only vague clues as to his profession, giving the impression of an anchorless, purposeless figure, delineated solely by his psychological crises.
This conjuncture might also explain the requirement for membrane anchoring of Pr[P.sup.C] uncovered in GPI-deficient PrP transgenic ([sup.tg]GPI-PrP) mice, (101) as anchorless Pr[P.sup.C] did not undergo regulated proteolysis.
Anchor Based versus Anchorless. The anchor-based algorithms use anchor nodes (which know their own position from prior GPS data) as reference nodes for localization.
Pereira, "The malate synthase of Paracoccidioides brasiliensis is a linked surface protein that behaves as an anchorless adhesin," BMC Microbiology, vol.
If Kennedy, or especially Roberts, can be peeled away from the court's now- anchorless political right, liberals can control more than its rulings.
ABSORPTION RATES Utah County YTD absorption by quadrant OVERALL NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH WEST 338K 259K -64K UK 128K 338,496 259,919 -64,785 14,512 128,850 [down arrow] VACANCY RATES Utah County vacancy rates by property type Overall [down arrow] 2.62% Anchorless Center [down arrow] 4.77% (0-50,000 SF) Neighborhood Center [down arrow] 1.43% (500,001-100,000 SF) Community Center [down arrow] 2.55% (100,001-350,000 SF) Regional Center [down arrow] 0.00% (350,000 SF or greater) LOOKING AHEAD RETAIL MARKET
The anchorless railroad energy harvester is designed to be placed on railroad ties to harness dissipated vibration energy (100 W) induced by track deflection into electricity when a train passes over.
A FOREIGN yachtsman had to be rescued after his anchorless craft got into difficulty twice within nine hours.
She is in the liminal space between the free flow and the structure, which, anchorless floating and buffeting, is enacted here in the form of the narrative, and in the expression.