dice vs die

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Definitions

  • 1) uncountable, cooking That which has been diced.
  • 2) uncountable Gaming with one or more dice.
  • 3) this sense?) (proscribed by some) An alternative singular of die, for such meanings of die as have the plural dice.
  • 4) Plural form of die.
  • 5) countable A die.
  • 6) Small cubes of food.
  • 7) Small cubes used in gaming or in determining by chance; also, the game played with dice. See die, n.
  • 8) a kind of coal easily splitting into cubical fragments.
  • 9) a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
  • 10) intransitive To play dice.
  • 11) transitive To cut into small cubes.
  • 12) transitive To ornament with squares, diamonds, or cubes.
  • 13) play dice
  • 14) cut into cubes
  • 15) The plural of die.
  • 16) A game with dice. See die.
  • 17) To cut into cubes or squares.
  • 18) To sew a kind of waved pattern on (the border of a garment).
  • 19) To play with dice.
  • 20) Toplaywithdice.
  • 21) Thepluralofdie.
  • 22) To decorate with a pattern (especially a woven one) resembling cubes seen diagonally—that is, with hexagons so shaded by the run of the thread as to resemble cubes so placed; less properly, to weave with a pattern of squares or lozenges touching one another.
  • 23) To decorate with dicelike figures.
  • 24) To cut (food) into small cubes.
  • 25) To win or lose (money) by gambling with dice.
  • 26) To play or gamble with dice.
  • 27) To play games with dice.
  • 28) To ornament with squares, diamonds, or cubes.
  • 29) (Cooking) To cut into small cubes.

Definitions

  • 1) A small cube marked on each side with from one to six dots, usually used in pairs in gambling and in various other games.
  • 2) A game of chance using dice.
  • 3) A metal block containing small conical holes through which plastic, metal, or other ductile material is extruded or drawn.
  • 4) Architecture The dado of a pedestal, especially when cube-shaped.
  • 5) An engraved metal piece used for impressing a design onto a softer metal, as in coining money.
  • 6) A part on a machine that punches shaped holes in, cuts, or forms sheet metal, cardboard, or other stock.
  • 7) One of several component pieces that are fitted into a diestock to cut threads on screws or bolts.
  • 8) A device used for cutting out, forming, or stamping material, especially.
  • 9) A small cube marked on its faces with spots numbering from one to six, used in gaming by being thrown from a box or the hand, the chance being decided by the highest number of spots turned up, and in several Other ways.
  • 10) Hazard; chance.
  • 11) Any small cube or square block.
  • 12) A hard-metal former or working-face for shaping, cutting, or impressing: usually used in pairs. See defs. 5 and 6.
  • 13) An obsolete spelling of dye.
  • 14) To come to an end or come to nothing; cease, or cease to exist; perish; be lost.
  • 15) To mold or form with a die or with dies.
  • 16) Synonyms Die, Expire, Decease, Perish. To die is to cease to live, part with life, or become dead from any cause, and under any circumstances; it is the plainest and most direct of the words. Expire is often used as a softer word than die; it means to breathe out the life or emit the last breath. Decease is a euphemism, like expire, but is often an affectation. Perish represents death as occurring under harsh circumstances of some sort, as violence or neglect; it emphasizes the idea of finality.
  • 17) To cease to live; lose or part with life; expire; suffer death; perish: said of sentient beings, and used absolutely (as, all must die), or with of, by, or from, to express the cause of death, or with for to express the object or occasion of dying: as, to die of smallpox, or by violence; to die for one's country.
  • 18) To become less and less subject to, or cease to be under the power or influence of, a thing: followed by to or unto: as, to die to sin.
  • 19) To come to an end gradually; become extinct by degrees; vanish by or as if by death: usually with away, out, or down.
  • 20) In theology, to be cut off from the presence or favor of God; suffer eternal punishment in the world to come.
  • 21) To sink; faint.
  • 22) Tosink;faint.
  • 23) To be consumed with a great yearning or desire; be very desirous; desire keenly or greatly: as, she was just dying to go.
  • 24) To languish with affection or love.
  • 25) To languish with pleasure or tenderness.
  • 26) To lose vital power or action; become devitalized or dead: said of plants or parts of plants, as a decayed tree or a withered limb or stem: as, certain plants die down to the ground annually, while their roots live.
  • 27) To die in a hardened or impenitent state.
  • 28) To become indifferent.
  • 29) Informal To desire something greatly.
  • 30) To cease living; become dead; expire.
  • 31) To experience an agony or suffering suggestive of that of death.
  • 32) To be destroyed, as in combat.
  • 33) To cease operation; stop.
  • 34) To cease existing, especially by degrees; fade.
  • 35) To cut, form, or stamp with or as if with a die.
  • 36) (die on the vine) To fail, as from lack of support, especially at an early stage.
  • 37) (die hard) To resist against overwhelming, hopeless odds.
  • 38) (the die is cast) The decision has been made and is irrevocable.
  • 39) (load the dice) To put another at a distinct disadvantage, as through prior maneuver.
  • 40) (no dice) Used as a refusal to a request.
  • 41) (no dice) Of no use; futile.
  • 42) (to die for) Remarkable or highly desirable.
  • 43) (die hard) To take a long time in passing out of existence.
  • 44) (load the dice) To make an outcome highly probable; predetermine a result.

Examples

  • 1) Trim and dice courgette in small chunks.
  • 2) dice the onion and peppers and zest lemon.
  • 3) Add the diced onion and celery then sauté for five minutes.
  • 4) Halve, peel and finely dice the onion.
  • 5) TWO youngsters dice with death by walking across the top of a motorway bridge.
  • 6) The extra faff could be done in advance, with the peeled beans and diced tomato kept covered in the fridge.
  • 7) Add the diced onion, celery, carrot and leek.
  • 8) Here, sardine cans have been polished and stacked to form the bar, while local salmon is sliced and diced as sushi.
  • 9) Chop the tomatoes into dice and pile them over the feta.
  • 10) He is referring to his own dice with death.
  • 11) Peel and dice the onion and garlic as finely as possible.
  • 12) dice peeled shallot as small as possible.
  • 13) Core and dice one of the apples and mix in.
  • 14) Finely dice the remaining salmon then fold through.
  • 15) Then carefully peel away the skin and slice or dice the avocado and add to the salad.
  • 16) Wipe the mushroom and cut into small dice.
  • 17) He has already survived one dice with death.
  • 18) Cut the butternut into flat chunks and dice the onion.
  • 19) Add finely diced garlic and sliced mushrooms.
  • 20) Peel the celery with a potato peeler and cut into similarly small dice.
  • 21) Finely dice the garlic and chilli.
  • 22) Add diced tomatoes and their juice.
  • 23) The deal at the close of the game of dice was that they would resume their reign once that period was over.
  • 24) Drain and leave to cool slightly, then dice into small cubes.
  • 25) We play dice, cards and put music on.
  • 26) To make the vinaigrette, peel and finely dice the shallot.
  • 27) Peel and finely dice the onion, celery and garlic.
  • 28) Chicken, mushroom and garlic diced into thick gravy.
  • 29) Fold in the diced tomatoes, add salt to taste and then the herbs.
  • 30) Set the largest six of the remaining strawberries to one side and dice the rest, then divide the diced strawberries between the lined glasses.
  • 31) Halve the avocado, remove the stone, peel off the skin and dice in cubes.
  • 32) ‘Cold calling’ victims to effectively ask them if they found the whole experience of being a victim pleasant means the dice is always loaded towards a negative response, regardless of how good our service was.
  • 33) ** "The best way to throw dice, is to throw them out." - advice written by an author who lived between 1835 and 1910
  • 34) The use of different dice is confusing at first but any kind of gamer gets it down pretty soon.
  • 35) Rolling more city dice is good for more resources, but it increases your chances for getting really bad results (more than two skulls) as well.
  • 36) My eyeballs just rolled on the floor like some dice of fate like some dice from a poker game being played in a sand castle
  • 37) With respect to the larger culture Einstein's view of God and dice is a colorful reference to a non-scientific concept to make a philosophical scientific point even if it was subsequently shown erroneous.
  • 38) Patronage and rolling the dice is replaced by good old democracy.
  • 39) No basement geek would be worth his weight in dice without the orange glow on his fingers.
  • 40) The god he referred to when he said "God does not play dice" is the monist god: the laws governing clockwork and ping-pong balls.
  • 41) ‘Gauss's guess was based on throwing a dice with one side marked ‘prime’ and the others all blank.’
  • 42) ‘She threw the dice, and got two fives and one four.’
  • 43) ‘You rolled the dice and gambled - what have you got to lose?’
  • 44) ‘If you throw a dice and guess any number between 1 and 6, the chances that your guess will be correct are 1 / 6.’
  • 45) ‘When you throw the dice, the odds of any given outcome can be calculated.’
  • 46) ‘You roll two dice to attack in the game and if you roll doubles, you have to stop!’
  • 47) ‘A defender with two or more armies rolls two dice, and one with one army rolls one die.’
  • 48) ‘How can you load the dice in your favor?’
  • 49) ‘At the core of the game is throwing dice on the table for positioning.’
  • 50) ‘However dice are thrown, chance will pull the result in an unexpected way.’
  • 51) ‘The upholstery is black, and she has red fuzzy dice hanging from her rearview mirror.’
  • 52) ‘When was the last time you saw some fluffy dice, or any other strange car accessories?’
  • 53) ‘And they're casting dice, for your future.’
  • 54) ‘Hence, the three dice all have the same total face value.’
  • 55) ‘Modern scholarship has not yet established the game for which these dice were used.’
  • 56) ‘The children roll dice, and, depending on where they land, they have to act out or answer the questions.’
  • 57) ‘Cluedo is a game with simple rules, with luck limited to the minor role of the movement of pawns by dice.’
  • 58) ‘He figured out that you didn't really need dice or mathematical models to make a workable baseball role-playing game.’
  • 59) ‘One Mozart manuscript actually includes what might be considered a musical game, though not played with dice.’
  • 60) ‘I still have a huge collection of dice from my gaming days.’
  • 61) ‘A second widely held belief is that the phrase comes from the game of dice, suggesting a poor player wasn't any good because his ‘shakes’ were not effective enough.’
  • 62) ‘When, after political struggles and a decision to divide the kingdom, Yudhihira lays claim to universal kingship, Duryodhana challenges him to a game of dice.’
  • 63) ‘Another origin dates from the time of the Crusaders, who played a game of dice named after their place of encampment, the castle Hasart.’
  • 64) ‘They have just finished their 12-year exile in the forest after losing the game of dice and are about to enter the phase of having to live in disguise.’
  • 65) ‘Next time, we will turn you over to Nono for a game of dice.’
  • 66) ‘He is a simpleton and he loves a game of dice.’
  • 67) ‘Grinning I stood and walked over to where men were playing a game of dice.’
  • 68) ‘Police stormed the residence and found 11 enthusiastic people noisily engaged in a rowdy game of dice.’
  • 69) ‘All I can say is that it's like a game of dice; sometimes you win and sometimes you lose.’
  • 70) ‘The emphasis was on the game of dice, which evoked political intrigues beyond the barriers of time and place.’
  • 71) ‘The definition of statistical independence appears in this book together with many problems with dice and other games.’
  • 72) ‘Following his study of the game of dice, he became known as the founder of the theory of probabilistics.’
  • 73) ‘It was a safe bet that as soon as Max and I were out of sight they would be back to their game of dice.’
  • 74) ‘A traditional Inuit game similar to dice is played on a board, using pieces in the shape of miniature people and animals.’
  • 75) ‘Perform your ablutions, bathe, eat, drink, play dice and other games, sleep - all on the chariot.’
  • 76) ‘‘Life is just one big dice game’ according to Ray Doyle and Kevin Legend, founders of the dice camp.’
  • 77) ‘So much can turn on a game of dice: kingdoms have been lost, wives gambled away.’
  • 78) ‘Card games, dice and chess were the methods he used to make a living.’
  • 79) ‘I'm also a big fan of Einstein, who said God does not play dice with the universe.’
  • 80) ‘A half-dozen men play dice games while a woman upstage pours and serves their tea.’
  • 81) ‘Early settlers, unused to such large marine creatures, cut them into dice called mootjies and simmered them with onions.’
  • 82) ‘Wash, core and cut at least 5 pounds of ripe tomatoes into large dice.’
  • 83) ‘We have changed the approach to incorporate tiny dices of pineapple in a mixture of cucumber and flakes of hot smoked salmon.’
  • 84) ‘Four years older than John Peter of Bowhay, and seven older than Will, he was a bon vivant fond of dining and dicing: a suitable escort for his country cousins in Europe's most populous city.’
  • 85) ‘He looked over at his fellow guards and saw them in the corner, dicing and conversing good-naturedly.’
  • 86) ‘Six hands at an open door dicing for pieces of silver,’
  • 87) ‘In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg whites, small diced carrots, onion, and celery.’
  • 88) ‘Here, sweet red peppers are diced and sautéed with onions and garlic, combined with tomatoes and served as a soup with a raft of golden, fried feta cheese.’
  • 89) ‘After dicing the carrots, onions, and celery and adding them to the broth of duck, Mr. Bishop set out a bowl and saucer and glass of water when suddenly he was interrupted by a knocking on the door.’
  • 90) ‘Blend a six-ounce can of tuna, one diced tomato, one tablespoon of fat-free Italian dressing and one tablespoon of minced green olives.’
  • 91) ‘While everything cooks, wash and chop the parsley, dice the ham, toast the hazelnuts in a dry skillet and chop them roughly.’
  • 92) ‘When I say to dice the tomato and onion, I mean they should be too small for stir fry, but still big enough to see what they are.’
  • 93) ‘Knives are usually unnecessary at table as meat is diced or sliced in preparation.’
  • 94) ‘Dress the leaves, then add the drained, diced apples, walnuts and crumbled cheese, gently mixing so they are evenly distributed.’
  • 95) ‘Remove shank meat from bone and dice; peel veal tongue and thinly slice; remove outer membrane from sweetbreads and dice.’
  • 96) ‘Fry over a moderate heat while you peel and finely dice the onions, carrots and celery.’
  • 97) ‘Why did I have to dice tomatoes while she easily chopped away on lettuce?’
  • 98) ‘Remove saucepan and throw in chopped parsley & diced tomato, stirring through.’
  • 99) ‘I don't want any Jell-O at my wedding, or diced carrots for that matter.’
  • 100) ‘Cut the cauliflower into small florets and peel and dice the carrots.’
  • 101) ‘She went back into the kitchen and watched Skinny dice a potato into a dozen pieces.’
  • 102) ‘diced potatoes and onions were then added and cooked some more.’
  • 103) ‘Now just use a spoon to scoop out your sliced or diced avocado.’
  • 104) ‘Melt fat, dice vegetables and place all ingredients in a wide heavy based saucepan.’
  • 105) ‘He makes us slice and dice these vegetables over and over.’
  • 106) ‘Chopped / diced vegetables of your choosing (always depends what we have in the fridge).’

Examples

  • 1) Tarja remembered wanting to slap some sense into her one moment, wanting to die in her arms the next.
  • 2) We sat with our breath quivering like sick men waiting to die.
  • 3) For every virus we've heard of, there are untold millions that die away, disappear.
  • 4) Above the tide of melody, the voice of the evangelist rose in a scream, appalling in its agony -- "Oh, men and women, why _will_ you die, _why_ will you _die_?"
  • 5) It is a dream she has lived on so long that it has become part of herself, and it is my impression that if anything happened to break her belief in it she would die, -- yes, _die!
  • 6) But now you won't hate 'er no mo', boy; an 'ef you die fus' -- some time, you know, baby, little boys _does die_ -- an 'ef you go fus', I'll teck good keer o 'yo' sheer in 'er; an' ef I go, you mus 'look out fur my sheer.
  • 7) The arrogant pretension that men must die _secundum artem_ has been adjourned -- _sine die_.
  • 8) Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it remains a single unproductive corn of wheat; but if it _die_, it germinates and brings forth much fruit.
  • 9) You had far better all die -- _die immediately_, than live slaves, and entail your wretchedness upon your posterity.
  • 10) Cannabis für die Staatskasse die kalifornische Initiative «Tax Cannabis 2010» strebt per Gesetz «die Regulierung, ...
  • 11) Isidro is giving the guys a pep talk before they head in, when he says ´íf you go in to your waist you´ll die, if you go in up to your thigh you´ll maybe die´ ..... brilliant!!!!
  • 12) ‘In fact, I can't recall any account of an oak tree actually dying from old age; it may be that they go on and on, changing form and surviving until some accident destroys them.’
  • 13) ‘The fish farmers had to stop their activities, as their fish and shrimp died from the pollution.’
  • 14) ‘How many people have seen a fox dying from lead shot poisoning?’
  • 15) ‘The veterinarian cooperated and at least for the record stated that the cow had died of natural causes.’
  • 16) ‘An announcement was made that a Siamese cat had died of a spongiform encephalopathy.’
  • 17) ‘This scheme failed because most of the trees died from lack of moisture.’
  • 18) ‘So dinosaurs died from allergic reactions to these new, poisonous intruders.’
  • 19) ‘The doctor asked what his mother had died of, and Sixty Five told him that she had died from an aneurism at 52.’
  • 20) ‘Mr Bates died of hypothermia and emphysema, while Mrs Bates died from coronary heart disease.’
  • 21) ‘As soon as flowers die, cut back plants to 6 inches from the soil level.’
  • 22) ‘My father died from mineworkers' pneumoconiosis and my father-in-law died of emphysema.’
  • 23) ‘He went on to say that there is a difference between dying from cancer and living with cancer.’
  • 24) ‘An elderly woman and a pet dog died in a head-on collision on the A19 today.’
  • 25) ‘John collapsed and died of a brain haemorrhage in the kitchen of the house in Southampton after a night out with friends.’
  • 26) ‘Oxfam, to take one example, pay less because they're doing a serious job in the scrag-ends of the planet to stop people from dying from extreme dehydration.’
  • 27) ‘His family have put up the first posters in their campaign to stop other children dying from solvent abuse.’
  • 28) ‘Men attempted to claw their way out, perhaps asking themselves how they ended up in such a remote location, dying the loneliest of deaths.’
  • 29) ‘Thirty thousand children were already dying needless deaths daily.’
  • 30) ‘Thousands of children dying horrible deaths because the American people chose to wallow in apathy.’
  • 31) ‘She would have died a normal death otherwise within a couple days of her collapse in 1990.’
  • 32) ‘But this is the first time that a species which completely died out in Britain has been reintroduced.’
  • 33) ‘Soon, if that trade isn't stopped, some species could die out altogether, said Prof Roberts.’
  • 34) ‘This will be in the same way that species die out if they do not physically adapt to events and their environment.’
  • 35) ‘In every county in Britain, common wild flowers are becoming scarcer, while scarce species may be dying out altogether.’
  • 36) ‘Natural capital can clearly be depreciated when, for example, a non-renewable resource such as oil is used up, or when a species dies out, or when air pollution increases.’
  • 37) ‘However, due to climate changes and other pressures, many species began to die out.’
  • 38) ‘Languages are like lifeforms; when one dies out, a lifeform has become extinct.’
  • 39) ‘Those with a scientific background of botany should take up a detailed study of endangered plant species to determine why they are dying out.’
  • 40) ‘Hittite, for example, died out when its civilisation disappeared in Old Testament times.’
  • 41) ‘In the intervening period there was a host of different hominid species, many of which died out.’
  • 42) ‘The biologist said the rare type of red squirrel was important because more genetically diverse species were less likely to die out.’
  • 43) ‘About 30% of livestock breeds are close to extinction, and at least one breed of traditional livestock dies out every week’
  • 44) ‘Currently we are living through the largest species extinction event since the Dinosaurs died out.’
  • 45) ‘Isn't it a pity some of our oldest traditions are dying out?’
  • 46) ‘So much for the claim that the Irish language is dying out.’
  • 47) ‘The traditional whisky market is literally dying out.’
  • 48) ‘Scots are dying out, and unless we can reverse the decline in our population we are entering the early years of the final, great Clearance of Scotland.’
  • 49) ‘They attract an older clientele and they are dying out.’
  • 50) ‘They are dying out because the wild flowers on which their caterpillars feed are being killed off by farmers, landowners and foresters.’
  • 51) ‘The quilt symbolizes the need to preserve the country's folk art, which is in danger of dying out.’
  • 52) ‘After the song died down, there was a loud applause and a lot of cheers from the crowd.’
  • 53) ‘Friday was a bit of a false start as the contractions, if that is indeed what they were died away on Saturday.’
  • 54) ‘It seems to have died down now that the song's popularity has waned.’
  • 55) ‘The night sky was lit up in the distance by lightning, but the winds had died down and the rain no longer fell.’
  • 56) ‘As the hysteria died down, a deep gloom fell over America which was to last over two months.’
  • 57) ‘A week later, once my bruising had died down, I obtained a new photocard and handed in the form to report the loss and claim a replacement.’
  • 58) ‘It all died down, but not before leaving Amir's already fragile temperament somewhat more frayed.’
  • 59) ‘The hype has died down, and the MFSA appears to think that its job is done.’
  • 60) ‘Antiwar demonstrations have died down, but the nude protest idea seems to have caught on.’
  • 61) ‘The controversy has apparently not died down as many people raise the issue as a topic of discussion on the Internet.’
  • 62) ‘Brook took herself off to America until all the fuss died down.’
  • 63) ‘By the time the laughter died down, 11 people needed treatment for tear gas inhalation.’
  • 64) ‘The family fled, returning to Kabul in early 1996 when fighting died down.’
  • 65) ‘Just as you think that the threat has died down, then an attack like this happens.’
  • 66) ‘When the fuss died down, the Charnock forward scored from the spot to take them 2-1 up.’
  • 67) ‘But that controversy had hardly died down when we had another and even better example.’
  • 68) ‘If you are thinking of going wait till the frenzy has died down.’
  • 69) ‘On Friday, even as the fighting had died down, it was still impossible to enter the camp to check the stories we had heard.’
  • 70) ‘The only rival is the slowly dying influence of ‘metaphysical’ verse of the English Renaissance.’
  • 71) ‘There are some simple facts here that make this case totally irrelevant to the future of digital media, merely the dying influence of outmoded copyright law.’
  • 72) ‘Their above-ground parts die back, but their roots overwinter, and the plants resprout in the spring.’
  • 73) ‘But grasses are poor fodder: tough, low in nutrients, high in tooth-destroying silicates, and dying back to the roots in cold weather.’
  • 74) ‘This is a funny time of year in the garden with many plants dying back and everything tending to look rather messy and damp.’
  • 75) ‘Herbaceous plants that are dying back may be prone to fungal attack and can look awful, but don't be too hasty.’
  • 76) ‘A herbaceous perennial, this plant dies back at the end of summer and remains dormant until late winter when leaves gradually begin to break through the surface of the soil and unfurl.’
  • 77) ‘In Texas' mild winter climate, sometimes only the lemongrass foliage dies back while the roots remain healthy.’
  • 78) ‘As the flowers die the stems become woody and the blooms dry while the foliage dies back and the plant takes on its winter form.’
  • 79) ‘To harvest potatoes for storage, wait until the plants have died back completely.’
  • 80) ‘The plants will begin to die back by February or March, when they will be ‘flailed’ and the ground will be fertilised ready for next year's crop.’
  • 81) ‘While out digging, put in a few patches of winter pansies or a clump of ornamental cabbages to give a little brightness as other plants finally die back or lose their leaves.’
  • 82) ‘We will leave the flowers until they have died off completely and then remove them.’
  • 83) ‘After blooming in the spring, allow the plants to grow until they die off.’
  • 84) ‘Until they die off, I fear we'll have little chance of being taken seriously.’
  • 85) ‘First, management has to give up the naive notion that it can survive by simply holding on until the retiree base begins dying off later this decade.’
  • 86) ‘Be sure to thoroughly saturate underneath the leaves as well as top surfaces, and repeat every day for at least three or four days until most of the colony has died off.’
  • 87) ‘This mechanism also would explain why post-Soviet males are dying off at such young ages.’
  • 88) ‘It's been said that the World War II generation is dying off at the rate of a thousand souls a day.’
  • 89) ‘As aging Brazil-nut trees die off, they will not be replaced.’
  • 90) ‘I am reminded of so many prominent investigations where witnesses start to die off just before they are to testify.’
  • 91) ‘Since there are not enough males and females to propagate the race, both families eventually die off.’
  • 92) ‘It sounds like he's hoping that we'll all die off soon and end the arguments.’
  • 93) ‘Adding to the problem of declining numbers is that a lot of old horsemen have been dying off, and their sons have decided not to carry on.’
  • 94) ‘‘Our volunteers are finding far too often that the colleagues they are sharing and developing skills with are dying off around them,’ said VSO chief executive Mark Goldring.’
  • 95) ‘‘As younger physicians don't stay or start new practices, and older doctors are retiring or dying off, those of us in the middle are asked to do more and more,’ declares Ruben.’
  • 96) ‘While the language has lost 6,000 speakers in the past 10 years - mainly by older Gaels dying off - its numbers have been boosted by greater numbers of young people learning the language at school.’
  • 97) ‘Andrew Neil as publisher would be a blessing for the Telegraph, worried that its purchasers, often as old as the Conservative Party's average member, are dying off.’
  • 98) ‘I've known them all my adult life, all these people, and they're already dying off and my turn will come of course along with everyone else.’
  • 99) ‘Sadly a recession in trade followed and with the old soldiers dying off we couldn't stay open.’
  • 100) ‘But that generation is really dying off or retiring.’
  • 101) ‘But time goes by, and your friends start getting older and dying off one by one, and you just start realizing life isn't that precious.’
  • 102) ‘The fires are dying; other figures are spotted, hard to distinguish amongst the wisps of vapour that drift across the scene.’
  • 103) ‘When the last of the natural light had died I heard Mathias' voice boom out through the night sky like the last guest trying to hail a cab home.’
  • 104) ‘I am left alone, to wake and guard, until the seven fires die, and the fire in the pit also goes out.’
  • 105) ‘After the Wolfman does his ring walk, an electrical circuit trips and the lights die.’
  • 106) ‘The fire had died to a pile of small, glowing coals that scattered into a shower of sparks when I threw a pair of logs in.’
  • 107) ‘As the fire dies down, a cuckoo fills the forest with its unmistakable call.’
  • 108) ‘We watched the sunlight dying, hugging each other close in the crisp cool air.’
  • 109) ‘When the flames have died, pour in the dry sherry then the cream.’
  • 110) ‘The flame died and I squished the roach with the end of the lighter just to make sure he was dead.’
  • 111) ‘When the flame died, we poured a measure of water equal to the amount of absinthe into the glass.’
  • 112) ‘Give the skillet a good shake or three to get everything mixed together after the flames die down.’
  • 113) ‘The fire started to die, and the shadows were getting creepy, especially the shadows around Desi's face.’
  • 114) ‘The fire had begun to die down and Sei could fell the room growing colder.’
  • 115) ‘When the flames finally died, the two warriors were nothing more than charred ashes.’
  • 116) ‘The mile long rip in the canopy was still visible, though the flames had died long ago.’
  • 117) ‘As the daylight died, the shadows came to life and began to prowl about the hedges and corners of houses.’
  • 118) ‘Luckily the flames die down leaving a soggy mess of paper and cloth.’
  • 119) ‘Toward the end of his life the fiery disdain of his youth died to warm embers.’
  • 120) ‘My quarters were cold and dark, the flames in the hearth having died to a small pile of glowing embers.’
  • 121) ‘Over the next few days, after the Yule log has died to an ember, we will attempt to clarify those hard choices for readers.’
  • 122) ‘If your engine dies in your car, you slow down and stop.’
  • 123) ‘The engine died as he pulled into the spot and the transmission made a horrible, grinding noise as he shifted into park.’
  • 124) ‘I took a deep breath and pulled over to park, but before I did the engine just died.’
  • 125) ‘The engine died, and the two of them arose from their seats and opened the door into the rear area of the ship.’
  • 126) ‘In the first race in the Chase, at New Hampshire, he had a strong car and led before his engine died.’
  • 127) ‘I had to reformat once when I installed the wrong soundcard drivers and again when I tried to install SP2 and it died on me.’
  • 128) ‘Now if your fan dies or you forget to use thermal grease under your leaf blower your CPU will burst into flames in 8 seconds.’
  • 129) ‘It is typical of Plazas's professionalism and realism that she is reluctant to advertise a wish list of roles she is dying to tackle.’
  • 130) ‘I knew you were dying to ask me that important question.’
  • 131) ‘Actually, I ran out to conduct a chair lift demonstration for our salesman M.K. and his buddies who were dying to see how the whole set-up worked.’
  • 132) ‘They were dying to know what it was going to look like, first off.’
  • 133) ‘They were dying to see Ashanti, yet word along the grapevine was that she was no great performer.’
  • 134) ‘They were dying to see the new horror film that everyone was talking about, The Exorcist.’
  • 135) ‘I woke up earlier than I wanted to (I was dying to sleep in since I haven't had a chance to do so in ages) but that's okay.’
  • 136) ‘‘But I was dying to find our more, so seeing the lid was missing I thought I'd risk a quick peek,’ he said.’
  • 137) ‘She couldn't stop smiling, as if she had a secret she was dying to tell.’
  • 138) ‘I was dying to ask for a photo but I just lost my nerve.’
  • 139) ‘She was dying to know what I'd been typing for so many hours and stayed up last night reading the whole thing.’
  • 140) ‘High-pressured adrenaline congested my veins and I was dying to release it.’
  • 141) ‘Just before we reached the airport I smiled at the driver and told him I was dying to know what was going on.’
  • 142) ‘I got tired of eating Chinese food and was dying to eat something different so I decided to go to a pizza shop behind my hotel.’
  • 143) ‘I probably could have got a job with a computer company, but I was dying to go back to cooking, to restaurants.’
  • 144) ‘I was dying to ask Kath these vital questions, but I decided discretion was the better part of valour.’
  • 145) ‘We haven't seen each other in a few years, and I'm dying for her to meet Leta.’
  • 146) ‘I'm sure they were just dying for the opportunity to come clean and acknowledge their guilt.’
  • 147) ‘While we are all dying to get out, there is one who died to get in.’
  • 148) ‘Worse than all that, though, is having to seduce women when he's dying inside for a man.’
  • 149) ‘I had a look at the Gleaner's cartoon just now and I nearly died laughing!’
  • 150) ‘I nearly died, as I thought it would be included in web diary but not so prominently.’
  • 151) ‘I remember drinking with a friend who was wearing a Golden Bear polo shirt; well, I mean, I nearly died.’
  • 152) ‘Did you know I nearly died when I saw him standing in front of me and asking me to dance?’
  • 153) ‘I nearly died laughing, while my mother tried to convince me it would not be dreadful.’
  • 154) ‘Then she calls him a blame shifter and then screams for a time out and I nearly died laughing.’
  • 155) ‘When I arrived at work in London this morning I nearly died to find my desk piled with post.’
  • 156) ‘Dancing in time was harder still, and when Tristian partnered me, I nearly died of sheer panic.’
  • 157) ‘Jillian must have nearly died or had a laugh attack when she heard that name!’
  • 158) ‘The ladies' chorus had tears streaming down their faces and Julie, the inadvertent stripper, was slowly dying of embarrassment.’
  • 159) ‘It's so beautiful, I feel as if I'm dying of happiness.’
  • 160) ‘The kinder, gentler Parrot is dull and many of his listeners on 2GB must be dying of boredom.’
  • 161) ‘It looked funny enough, but when Natascia realised it was me, she nearly died laughing!’
  • 162) ‘But inwardly I was dying of curiosity about Nellie's sudden trip.’
  • 163) ‘Basically players each choose a team of 5 dice, and take turns throwing a die onto the table.’
  • 164) ‘Each set replaces a single die in a normal (with the predator dice) game of Bongo.’
  • 165) ‘To include only a single die in a game that required rolling two or three at the same time would be astounding.’
  • 166) ‘Each number rolled on the die corresponds to a specific category.’
  • 167) ‘Additionally, the die rolling adds a great deal of excitement and tension.’
  • 168) ‘So we changed the rule such that only the caller lost a single die on an exact bid and we've found that the game is far more enjoyable.’
  • 169) ‘This is because during your turn, you get to draw a card with a saying on it, roll a ten-sided die, and then act out a mood.’
  • 170) ‘Combat is handled through targeting a unit in your opponent's force, then rolling a die.’
  • 171) ‘To begin, players roll a die to determine which category question they begin with.’
  • 172) ‘First a regular game of Chess is conducted and then each player rolls a single die.’
  • 173) ‘It was the first popular game where movement was not determined by a die roll.’
  • 174) ‘Different die rolls allow you to move your jeep, or shift some of the animals.’
  • 175) ‘Moves are determined by a special die and each horse is affected differently by the various rolls.’
  • 176) ‘So when you're level 3 instead of rolling 3 dice you roll 5 dice, or 1 die 5 times.’
  • 177) ‘For example, we could record the sound of dice rolling, and play this sound while our die is rolling.’
  • 178) ‘If you're unlucky enough with the roll of the die, the game can be over even faster.’
  • 179) ‘For many dice games - in fact, most such games that I can think of - a six-sided die is sufficient.’
  • 180) ‘By turning any polyhedral die, you can represent how much money you have.’
  • 181) ‘Trials were randomized by the throw of a die, and for each trial, each caller was assigned a number from 1 to 4.’
  • 182) ‘If the die showed 5 or 6, then it was thrown again until a number between 1 and 4 came up.’
  • 183) ‘In another metalworking arena, Fantesk may one day be used to lubricate dies, which shape sheet metal into objects such as automobile roofs.’
  • 184) ‘In the sealing module, seal grids can be snapped in and out of the sealing-grid die to change the shape of the package seal.’
  • 185) ‘It's fairly easy to grind metal out of a die, but putting it back in presents a real problem.’
  • 186) ‘If hexagon heads are desired, a heading tool will upset some of the metal into a hexagon-shaped die cavity.’
  • 187) ‘We are getting their entire production lines shifted to India, all tools, moulds, dies, etc.’
  • 188) ‘Hand forgings are produced by working aluminum stock between flat dies or other simple tools that shape the piece roughly to the required contour.’
  • 189) ‘This class also includes plastic molds and die cast molding dies.’
  • 190) ‘These steels are used for air frame and engine components, injection moulds and dies.’
  • 191) ‘After creating the dies to extrude the frame profiles, workers in Italy produced the extrusions.’
  • 192) ‘If the thermal path is poor, however, the temperature of the die and L1 device will be quite high.’
  • 193) ‘Making complex parts typically requires costly dies - molds into which metal or plastic is poured or stamped.’
  • 194) ‘He designed and made a sizing die with interchangeable bushings of progressively smaller diameters.’
  • 195) ‘Jones, Redding and Hornady also offer full-length sizing dies that incorporate their interchangeable neck bushings.’
  • 196) ‘The tube is sized by the combination of extruder and puller speeds, and the distance between the extruder die and the cooling water.’
  • 197) ‘This press consisted of a hand operated vertical pump which forced molten lead through a horizontal tube forming the die.’
  • 198) ‘The Quick Plastic Forming process involves heating an aluminum sheet and using air pressure to form it against a heated die.’
  • 199) ‘This allows the die to dissipate its heat to the heatsink more efficiently, as Intel demonstrated with the Coppermine CPU.’
  • 200) ‘It is essentially a die shrunk R100, and is based on a .15 manufacturing process.’
  • 201) ‘That is going to be the key on pressed metal parts because you can't just take the CATIA design and cut dies to that and get an accurate part.’
  • 202) ‘One of the key elements in designing the dies used to make them is to make sure there's enough material to make whatever it is you need, but not too much.’
  • 203) ‘Then you hammer them; you put the die on a coin blank and hit it with a bloody big hammer to mould the impression into the metal.’
  • 204) ‘Some years back, the first coins produced with new dies looked better than the ones produced later.’
  • 205) ‘The pierced motifs were mechanically cut with a steel punch and the embossed decoration on the borders stamped out with steel dies.’
  • 206) ‘A set of printing dies stamps the sayings on the sheets in edible red ink, and the hearts are cut.’
  • 207) ‘This combined efficiency with a new means of authentication: a pendent wax seal, stamped from a die kept in the king's household.’
  • 208) ‘Designs are available in rubber stamps, precut paper, dies, and stencils.’
  • 209) ‘He learns that the art of hand-etching engraved dies is fading away as computers and machines have taken over to precisely duplicate the classic fonts.’
  • 210) ‘Coins are being struck with dies, and when the dies are finished, a mint normally likes to get the final approval from the authorities before striking the number of coins ordered.’
  • 211) ‘After mounting the die to the wood, stamp the image onto a piece of text-weight paper and allow to dry.’
  • 212) ‘A die was very much cheaper to procure although of course a separate die had to be made for each design.’
  • 213) ‘It was compared to a copper trial struck from the die, and carefully examined by several numismatic professionals.’
  • 214) ‘Such commissions were to become a lucrative money-spinner for die engravers in the 19th century.’
  • 215) ‘Q. And when I make a die, I have to create it manually?’
  • 216) ‘Crucial to urban development is the discovery of coin-making dies, for the Viking economy had previously been based not on currency but on silver bullion and the exchange of goods.’
  • 217) ‘This means the nickel base plate is not evenly pressed onto the CPU die (picture).’
  • 218) ‘If you're working with plain cushion, apply rubber cement to both the cushioned die and the block.’
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