read

read

Definitions

  • 1) An interpretation or assessment.
  • 2) Something that is read.
  • 3) Informed by reading; learned.
  • 4) To determine the intent or mood of.
  • 5) To foretell or predict (the future).
  • 6) To learn or get knowledge of from something written or printed.
  • 7) To discern or anticipate through examination or observation; descry.
  • 8) To have the ability to examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed material in a given language or notation).
  • 9) Computers To obtain (data) from a storage medium, such as a magnetic disk.
  • 10) To learn by reading.
  • 11) To speak aloud the words that one is reading.
  • 12) To contain a specific meaning.
  • 13) To consider (something written or printed) as having a particular meaning or significance.
  • 14) To discern and interpret the nature or significance of through close examination or sensitive observation.
  • 15) To have a particular wording.
  • 16) To have a specified character or quality for the reader.
  • 17) Genetics To decode or translate (a sequence of messenger RNA) into an amino acid sequence in a polypeptide chain.
  • 18) To indicate, register, or show a measurement or figure.
  • 19) To examine and grasp the meaning of (a graphic representation).
  • 20) To study or make a study of.
  • 21) To examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed characters, words, or sentences).
  • 22) To receive or comprehend (a radio message, for example).
  • 23) To attribute a certain interpretation or meaning to.
  • 24) To utter or render aloud (written or printed material).
  • 25) To have or use as a preferred reading in a particular passage.
  • 26) To examine and grasp the meaning of (language in a form other than written or printed characters, words, or sentences).
  • 27) To indicate, register, or show.
  • 28) To proofread.
  • 29) To examine and grasp the meaning of printed or written characters, as of words or music.
  • 30) To study.
  • 31) (lecture/lesson) To issue a reprimand.
  • 32) (read out of) To expel by proclamation from a social, political, or other group.
  • 33) (read between the lines) To perceive or detect an obscure or unexpressed meaning.

Examples

  • 1) It is a rattling good read with excitement and suspense sustained to the last page.
  • 2) Looks like he is reading the game well.
  • 3) He was recaptured and then taught fellow prisoners to read and write.
  • 4) What was the last book you read?
  • 5) He is a former flautist and choirboy who read music at college.
  • 6) The moon visits the psychic sector of your chart to help you read minds and understand why people think as they do.
  • 7) Most of my ideas come from reading in-flight magazines.
  • 8) What was hilarious in 1999 now reads like something dashed off to pay the school fees.
  • 9) He spoke to victims of abuse, he spoke to barristers and he read widely.
  • 10) One read: 'I have so much hatred towards you.
  • 11) It is also tremendously enjoyable to read.
  • 12) With all the serious news at the moment it was good to read something slightly comical.
  • 13) No one thought to ask whether she could read music.
  • 14) The list reads like a rock music dictionary.
  • 15) The days of simply reading the riot act to an angry crowd are long gone.
  • 16) Writers reading their own drafts are aware of audience.
  • 17) Write an essay exploring the way you acquired reading and writing skills.
  • 18) And she loves to read magazines and gossip with her carers.
  • 19) This is not a book to read if you want to sleep easy.
  • 20) You can read minds and understand what a partner wants from you.
  • 21) You read something and you act on it.
  • 22) This book is goodness made manifest and should be widely read.
  • 23) Not for anyone with the good sense to read a little farther down the letter.
  • 24) But the book is still an enjoyable read.
  • 25) That is one reason why it would do us good to read him.
  • 26) He could neither read music nor play by ear.
  • 27) That is how most people read books like this.
  • 28) He was incandescent with rage as he read the riot act to us in his office.
  • 29) Perhaps if they had read the draft they might have taken a different view.
  • 30) It's the differences in the way that the film is read and interpreted that are interesting.
  • 31) I politely refrained from suggesting that the ability to read and interpret a map is a skill worth preserving.
  • 32) Printed on his cup she read 'I am a very important person '.
  • 33)  Larry later read& line-edited all the novels; we heard read aloud every chap. 1 at semester's end.
  • 34) JLenard..read his username phonectically and then read his comment...
  • 35) Folks…I just read this on DailyKos..read it if you want to feel better and a tad more hopeful about the press and holding GW to account.
  • 36) As a middle school teacher actively *trying* to get kids out there to read science fiction and fantasy heck, getting kids to *read*, period!
  • 37) He was indeed a prodigious Scholar; he had learn'd the_ Alcoran, _and was well initiated into Human Learning before he was Ten years old; then he studied Logick and Arithmetick, and read over Euclid without any help, only his Master show'd him how to demonstrate the first five or six Propositions; Then he read_ Ptolemy's Almagest,
  • 38) In short, I hope the reader who is now looking at this preface will carefully read every word in the following pages; and not only _read_, but _remember_, the lessons there taught, and thereby become wiser and better.
  • 39) If you wanted to educate a child, would you teach him to read one play of Shakespeare, or would you teach him to _read_?
  • 40) I was also forbidden to read the only one of Ouida's books which I wished to read— "Under Two Flags."
  • 41) Now, at this very moment a child's voice from the neighbouring house began repeating in a kind of chant: "_Take and read, take and read_."
  • 42) For the text which refers to the man 'who has read the Veda' enjoins works on him who has merely _read_ the texts, and _reading_ there means nothing more than the apprehension of the aggregate of syllables called
  • 43) ‘Still, since only the two of us ever read this stuff, it barely matters, does it?’
  • 44) ‘In all of the books she had ever read the main character always had some sort of friend.’
  • 45) ‘The nature of these disclosures, and the colorful language used, strongly support the belief that no one ever reads this material.’
  • 46) ‘Sunday morning I put him down for a nap and I stayed in bed reading the paper.’
  • 47) ‘Alex was reading the papers in bed one Sunday morning when the smoke alarm fitted outside her bedroom door went off.’
  • 48) ‘He could see his poem, deeply creased now as if it had been read over and over, lying on the floor by his feet.’
  • 49) ‘He's lying on the bed, reading the paper as I put on my makeup.’
  • 50) ‘He read over what had happened and then read the email from Neil that she had attached.’
  • 51) ‘Clearly, the notion of reading everything ever written is now entirely preposterous.’
  • 52) ‘Consumers should know what is good for them and make it a habit to at least read the ingredients written on the packets.’
  • 53) ‘When she complained that she wouldn't have time she was told not to worry and just to skim read the papers.’
  • 54) ‘It just seems to be one long tirade on how to read stuff and then write it.’
  • 55) ‘I know all the stories and the names of the characters from my time reading the Bible as a child.’
  • 56) ‘I cannot read the characters you sent to me, but I can see the web site address.’
  • 57) ‘Nobody has ever read the small print of a mobile-phone insurance contract.’
  • 58) ‘If anyone can read the characters on the sword itself, please let me know what they say.’
  • 59) ‘It's not a good look watching grown men and women openly weeping while reading a tabloid newspaper!’
  • 60) ‘Far too much of my work involved reading old newspapers and regional magazines on microfilm.’
  • 61) ‘You don't need a computer to read a magazine or newspaper on the bus on your way to work.’
  • 62) ‘He was reading the newspaper and he looked up at me and said in a very serious tone of voice.’
  • 63) ‘There are still people leaving school without the ability to read or write.’
  • 64) ‘The ability to read and write, an experience of debate: these are essential to democracy.’
  • 65) ‘Most lose or never develop the ability to read and write in their native language.’
  • 66) ‘It is clear that higher education is a sector predicated upon the ability to read and write accurately.’
  • 67) ‘Lione quickly caught the attention of the royals with her ability to read and write.’
  • 68) ‘Figures published last week showed alarming gaps in children's ability to read and write.’
  • 69) ‘The world operates and revolves around reading and having the ability to comprehend what is read.’
  • 70) ‘A stroke can affect your ability to read and write and even if you can talk, sometimes the words don't come out in the correct order.’
  • 71) ‘Until about a year ago, none of them could read and write; now they are studying mathematics.’
  • 72) ‘She said the greater the levels of exposure, the greater the decline in reading and reasoning ability.’
  • 73) ‘We are also in the three top-performing countries on mathematical ability, reading, and literacy.’
  • 74) ‘They're slow at it, and they never achieve full ability to read quickly and automatically.’
  • 75) ‘Patients may quickly lose their ability to read or to see the faces of their grandchildren.’
  • 76) ‘Most girls were not expected to use their schooling beyond the ability to read, so they didn't pay it much attention.’
  • 77) ‘Both tests will assess the listening, speaking, reading and writing abilities of students.’
  • 78) ‘It seems somehow odd now to recall that none of these three could read or write, and that they did not speak English.’
  • 79) ‘After all, if you stand in front of a room and tell everyone that no one reads what you write online, maybe the problem isn't with the users or the medium.’
  • 80) ‘Her mother couldn't understand why she wanted to bury herself away in her bedroom, reading and writing and spending time on her own.’
  • 81) ‘Anyway it was his own silly fault for not reading what I wrote.’
  • 82) ‘This time, Gerard and Kathleen caught up to us as I was reading the card aloud.’
  • 83) ‘She was glad now that her History teacher humiliated her by taking that letter and reading it aloud to the class.’
  • 84) ‘How about nobody sings, nobody recites, nobody reads aloud, nobody speaks or tap dances or whatever it is the great media event people are planning.’
  • 85) ‘Proud of himself and unable to contain his joy, he began to read the letter aloud.’
  • 86) ‘They came over to look over her shoulder as she read the scroll aloud, unrolling it.’
  • 87) ‘Mum or dad reads the story, while the child follows the pictures - and occasionally makes that little jump of recognition when they realise the characters they are looking at make up one of the words mum or dad has just read out.’
  • 88) ‘Standing before those who had come to read out their poems, she recollected images about poetry reading sessions.’
  • 89) ‘They guys are looking at us with a mixture of curiosity and fear so I decide to read the letter aloud.’
  • 90) ‘Letters and cards were read thanking the branch for Christmas gifts given to older members who are unable to attend meetings.’
  • 91) ‘Perhaps she stands in front of them to prevent her mother or her kid from reading them aloud.’
  • 92) ‘He performs his poems and children join in, writing their own poetry or reading his aloud.’
  • 93) ‘She wrote letters to Christian's large family for him often, and when a letter arrived for him she'd read it aloud.’
  • 94) ‘They wrote essays, or lectures, or sermons and they read them aloud.’
  • 95) ‘The Duke hands the letter to the clerk, who reads it aloud.’
  • 96) ‘He reads it aloud, and then proceeds to asks us the riddle.’
  • 97) ‘The three tellers read each ballot successively, and the third one reads the name aloud.’
  • 98) ‘She didn't just show it to her, she ended up reading it all aloud and was rewarded with the first real chuckle we've had from her for weeks.’
  • 99) ‘It is basically a long prose poem meant to be read aloud, and I could only take so much of that at one time.’
  • 100) ‘This completed the case for the prosecution and the usual caution was read over to the prisoners.’
  • 101) ‘Please remember these qualifications are read over the telephone during the interview.’
  • 102) ‘Ireland is no madder than England - as anyone who reads English tabloid newspapers will know.’
  • 103) ‘In print advertising, you are looking at everybody who reads the magazine or newspaper.’
  • 104) ‘He reads newspapers and law journals, and would like to improve Grahamstown's public amenities.’
  • 105) ‘Mr Nairn is described as living in Ireland, but clearly reads the Scottish newspapers with a diligence they do not always deserve and has a tendency to keep cuttings of congenial opinions.’
  • 106) ‘Right now, however, it is doubly hard to be a black woman, especially one who reads newspapers or, heaven forbid, happens to be remotely newsworthy.’
  • 107) ‘But then no one reads a newspaper in the same way as they do a magazine. Newspapers primarily inform.’
  • 108) ‘I don't think it will come as any great surprise to you that I've stopped reading newspapers.’
  • 109) ‘She believes that teens in the rural Jamaica can help the industry by reading the newspapers and being aware of what is going on.’
  • 110) ‘My college tenured several professors who instilled in students a sharp guilt about reading newspapers.’
  • 111) ‘Even the simple act of reading a newspaper is fraught for you.’
  • 112) ‘So we were reading the newspapers and scraping the barrels of our own experiences.’
  • 113) ‘She also enjoyed reading the newspapers and neighbours calling in for a cup of tea and chatting about old times.’
  • 114) ‘After months in the fields helping the farmer tend cows, Martin started reading the newspapers.’
  • 115) ‘Getting him to sit down at story time proved impossible but by the age of four he was reading newspapers.’
  • 116) ‘You all want to read newspapers, you all want the products of the forest, somewhere the trees have to be grown.’
  • 117) ‘He read Jewish newspapers to learn the business of emigration to Palestine and other countries.’
  • 118) ‘He doesn't read the newspaper and is proud of it.’
  • 119) ‘We read newspapers and we see certain schools with poor results every year.’
  • 120) ‘In the absence of good Muslim newspapers Muslims are compelled to read other newspapers.’
  • 121) ‘I do read newspapers, and you can ask about my politics and I will tell you.’
  • 122) ‘On the right-hand side, stark text reads thus: ‘What, we ask, might this trigger economically?’’
  • 123) ‘T-shirts are also available, the sign reads on.’
  • 124) ‘The third floor sign reads: Floor 3: These men have highly paid jobs, love kids, are extremely good looking, and help with the housework.’
  • 125) ‘Just as we were leaving, the teashop put out a sign reading: Now baking: Yorkshire Rascals.’
  • 126) ‘One passage reads: ‘I regard personal disloyalty as the worst crime of all, and have killed some guilty of it without a qualm.’’
  • 127) ‘One sign reads, ‘You've got to have balls to conquer the world.’’
  • 128) ‘The religious text reads, ‘Before thy throne I now appear’, and it seems a most appropriate conclusion to a fantastic life of music.’
  • 129) ‘Outside my niece's old primary school, a very prominent sign reads: ‘You are entering a gun-free zone.’’
  • 130) ‘Television is the only place where, as the sign reads in Claudia's apartment, ‘It really happened.’’
  • 131) ‘A passage in the book reads: ‘Now the Tree of Life extends from above downwards, and is the sun which illuminates all.’’
  • 132) ‘After another hour of travel, we finally saw a sign reading that the town of Tol is five more miles away.’
  • 133) ‘A statement on the band's website reads: ‘We will be doing a press tour in July for Europe.’’
  • 134) ‘A label on one of the cans reads: ‘No matter if the product is used up or not, don't bump it.’
  • 135) ‘The campaign features a series a posters showing empty parts of a house with street signs reading Bedroom, Stairs and Hallway.’
  • 136) ‘At Larapinta School they've got a sign that reads STOP, THINK, DO.’
  • 137) ‘Pay Here, reads the sign in the National Park's Grassington car park.’
  • 138) ‘We were in a corridor with a door at either end, each door has a sign, one reads Undermountain, the other, Rappan Athuk.’
  • 139) ‘He said: ‘There is one sign which reads Taxis Only but that is covered with graffiti.’’
  • 140) ‘One day, he finds the manuscript left for him with a note which reads: ‘Welcome to our ranks!’
  • 141) ‘Flowers left at the spot are accompanied by a note that reads: ‘You were my guru and always put a smile on my face.’’
  • 142) ‘For Scholes at domestic level, read van der Vaart and others in the national team.’
  • 143) ‘He said no - but as he was leaving the audition he was asked to read for a show.’
  • 144) ‘The rest of the roles are filled by auditions of invited actors reading for specific parts and some by general auditions.’
  • 145) ‘He has the uncanny ability to master the American accent which, along with his smile and look, helped set him apart from the other actors reading for the part.’
  • 146) ‘It's appropriate to set the record straight so that anyone who read the information in your report knows the truth.’
  • 147) ‘The question that came up for me reading your information about SARS has to do with numbers of cases.’
  • 148) ‘It is not board level, because I have read in another submission there are no black women at board level.’
  • 149) ‘The Boks of today are more interested in writing history than reading about it.’
  • 150) ‘I read with interest of your concerns about the Greens' progressive drug policy.’
  • 151) ‘I read about it in a book but cant find real proof.’
  • 152) ‘People are quite well informed and well read in India and aware of everything.’
  • 153) ‘I can see why he's both beloved amongst geeks and starting to become more widely read.’
  • 154) ‘But Eagleton, one of the most widely read theorists alive, knows all this, so what does he mean?’
  • 155) ‘Underneath that homeless-person exterior is an articulate, widely read man.’
  • 156) ‘I was glad I had read widely and learnt poetry and parts of the Book Of Common Prayer by rote.’
  • 157) ‘He began to experiment with verse from an early age, and read widely.’
  • 158) ‘The basis of Hutton's work was observation, but he had read widely the literature available.’
  • 159) ‘So he was a highly, very widely read guy and he had a very sound philosophy behind all the nonsense that was going on.’
  • 160) ‘He was widely read and took a keen interest in history, current affairs, politics and religion.’
  • 161) ‘Widely read, and a lover of music and languages, she was attending French classes up until her death.’
  • 162) ‘She loved art, travel, and parties, and read widely in Russian and French as well as English.’
  • 163) ‘If not a grindingly deep scholar, Mr Holland has read widely and absorbed the literature intelligently.’
  • 164) ‘Could this be because Sebald had read widely in the subject and could see things that we can't?’
  • 165) ‘He has read widely in the archives, and listened afresh to the music of the period.’
  • 166) ‘He has read widely and in depth, he writes well and he has an eye for the colourful phrase.’
  • 167) ‘He had learned to read her moods and expressions well in the past year since they had married.’
  • 168) ‘Gregory reached out subconsciously with his mind, reading her feelings of horror and fear.’
  • 169) ‘She was reading his emotions, the ones that were bottled up inside without use.’
  • 170) ‘Not for the first time, Monique was very glad that he could not read emotions like she could, or thoughts, like Lawrence.’
  • 171) ‘He showed nothing in his jet black eyes, not that I was used to reading the emotions of birds.’
  • 172) ‘She could not read the emotions and raised her hot fingers to trace the outline of her cheek.’
  • 173) ‘Sara sighed and lowered her head in order to prevent Gabe from reading the emotions, which leaked out of her tired eyes.’
  • 174) ‘It's very hard at the moment to read that mood, but it's uncertain, slightly fearful, unconfident.’
  • 175) ‘I wanted to read every emotion going through his head through those eyes.’
  • 176) ‘Even if they can't speak another's language, they can still read their emotions.’
  • 177) ‘Brent studied her face, he could read every emotion and thought she had at that moment.’
  • 178) ‘He just surveyed me with those dark eyes that seemed to read my emotions, and kept on driving.’
  • 179) ‘He laughed and looked at his plate, as if he was embarrassed for reading my emotions wrong.’
  • 180) ‘But Keren to his annoyance had a way of reading his moods and using them to his advantage.’
  • 181) ‘It's hard to read the feelings of others when you still haven't figured out your own.’
  • 182) ‘Kyle can read the anguish as she moves on again, her unwillingness to let a good man die.’
  • 183) ‘They bored into mine and read my fears even before I had the courage to think them.’
  • 184) ‘He could read the shame in Drake's voice and had a pretty fair idea of what had transpired.’
  • 185) ‘But how can you read the clues as to what's going on in the boss's mind - or behind the scenes?’
  • 186) ‘Sarah squinted her eyes in curiosity trying hard to read the information from his face.’
  • 187) ‘The desert is an unforgiving place to those who cannot read its signs or understand its subtle warnings.’
  • 188) ‘Jesus wants those who read the signs of nature to ponder the real signs of the times.’
  • 189) ‘As such, the glories of nature can be read as harbingers of a future still arriving.’
  • 190) ‘When the voices speak to him (or he reads the significance of Viking remains), they tell him how to get on with his poetry, not how the rest of the people from the North can get on with life.’
  • 191) ‘The guy can still throw the ball, he understands how to read defenses and he can move the chains.’
  • 192) ‘They would see reading art by understanding the symbols as an easy way of interpreting culture.’
  • 193) ‘The evidence before me establishes that that is how it was read and understood by the Claimants, and in my view reasonably so.’
  • 194) ‘It's early days and I'm still open to be convinced that I'm reading Zapatero entirely wrong here.’
  • 195) ‘It will in all likelihood be a compromise Cabinet, that is, if I am reading the signs right.’
  • 196) ‘Perhaps I read it wrong, but I would strongly encourage you not to make blanket statements.’
  • 197) ‘Yet it seems doctors in many parts of the country are still failing to read the signs and make the correct diagnosis.’
  • 198) ‘He was a man who was way ahead of his time and read the signs of the times that were later to be the basis of Vatican 2.’
  • 199) ‘They stand either side of a pool of light, which can be read as iconographically significant.’
  • 200) ‘I apologise to Jack Robertson for reading him the wrong way, although I am not sure I follow all of what he says.’
  • 201) ‘We need to know the story being played out before us and, instinctively, start to read the clues.’
  • 202) ‘After your date reads the first clue, they will be on an exciting adventure to find you.’
  • 203) ‘Anyway, the point remains that Labour has abjectly failed to read the mood of the nation when it comes to tax cuts.’
  • 204) ‘To do this they turned to techniques developed by Freudian psychoanalysts to read the inner desires of the new self.’
  • 205) ‘What will people do then, being able to read their love lives, the stock market, war and peace all in the stars?’
  • 206) ‘This was also how many regimental commanders read the mood of their men.’
  • 207) ‘I may have had comics at the front of my brain when writing that and perhaps comics are a little behind in terms of artistic exploration, but a lot of the time such writing reads like a cop-out or just plain lazy.’
  • 208) ‘At times the writing reads like a legal argument, at other times like a therapeutic recovery manual.’
  • 209) ‘His writing reads like he's thinking aloud, calmly at your shoulder, always coming up with variations and tips.’
  • 210) ‘Although it's true that Fuller's reputation has never quite shaken off the hucksterism, and at times his writing reads like a very bad weblog, this was an extraordinary achievement.’
  • 211) ‘Most writing of this genre reads like scripted excerpts from therapy sessions, and is great for making the writer feel better.’
  • 212) ‘Some of my mentees are working on their first extended piece of writing: if it reads well, that's fine by me.’
  • 213) ‘Accompanied by a series of photographs of Harlem, the piece reads akin to the ramblings of a sentimental expatriate inundating new friends with photographs of a lost home.’
  • 214) ‘In any case, the arbitration is going forward and his piece reads like he does not expect the organisation to emerge unscathed.’
  • 215) ‘That whole piece reads like a comedy sketch.’
  • 216) ‘The piece reads like it was edited by deleting large sections, and perhaps that's what happened.’
  • 217) ‘The whole thing together makes a super piece which reads easily and educates us well.’
  • 218) ‘What's really sad is that his opinion piece reads like a parody.’
  • 219) ‘Unfortunately his piece reads like a university essay and wouldn't convince too many apart from those who want to believe his theory.’
  • 220) ‘It reads like the suicide note not of a country alone, but of an entire civilization.’
  • 221) ‘This reads like unedited notes that accidentally found their way into a finished story.’
  • 222) ‘At times these read as lecture notes; at others more like a dramatic monologue.’
  • 223) ‘He circles possibilities, though he feels it won't matter how his resume reads, what color tie he wears or how cordial he is in the interview.’
  • 224) ‘While nobody wants to hinder a woman from becoming an engineer or scientist, it should be noted that the wording in this bill reads like a feminist playbook.’
  • 225) ‘Ende's poignant text reads like a journal of displacement and disillusion.’
  • 226) ‘The text reads smoothly most of the time, yet occasionally an awkward construction captures the reader's attention.’
  • 227) ‘The man is believed to have been operating in the area for some time and the victim of the assault had allowed him into her home in August to read her gas meter.’
  • 228) ‘She says that the guy had come to read the gas meter earlier and the woman was not home.’
  • 229) ‘The 73 year old victim let a man into her home who claimed he needed to read the gas meter but she did not ask for identification at this stage.’
  • 230) ‘He said that he understood that people get nervous but he was only here to read the gas meter.’
  • 231) ‘A few weeks ago the fellow who reads the gas meter told me: ‘I love your work’.’
  • 232) ‘Crescenzio works as an inspector for the gas company: that is he reads meters.’
  • 233) ‘That approach eats up staff time because they must read meters at fields, Fagan said.’
  • 234) ‘I just had some woman come round to read my meter.’
  • 235) ‘On that date we were not at home and did not know of anyone coming to read the meter.’
  • 236) ‘Dragging myself out of bed to answer it, I discovered it was the gas man, wanting to read the meter.’
  • 237) ‘How on earth do the supply companies know how much gas or electricity we've used if they haven't actually read the meter?’
  • 238) ‘In June, he called to read the meter at the girl's Basildon home while her mother was getting her ready for play school.’
  • 239) ‘The power company now only reads the meter every three months.’
  • 240) ‘If you keep your PC on the floor like I do, that adds to the difficulty of reading the meter.’
  • 241) ‘The flat ruler keeps the fish stable even in a rocking boat, and the measurement is easy to read.’
  • 242) ‘The viral load measure can read as high as a million, depending on the limits of the lab test.’
  • 243) ‘If the thermometer reads 98.6°F, then you don't have a fever and you can learn more about how heat makes other things expand.’
  • 244) ‘Cook, stirring as little as possible, until the thermometer reads 300 F degrees.’
  • 245) ‘The thermometer in my garden reads 39° C - is this a new record?’
  • 246) ‘Remove from the heat immediately and let it sit for another two minutes, until the thermometer reads 182 degrees.’
  • 247) ‘The thermometer outside the pharmacy reads 28 and as I squeeze off the first 100 shots of the day I quickly wet my t-shirt with sweat.’
  • 248) ‘My vehicle was acting strangely with the gauges not reading the correct data.’
  • 249) ‘It's Friday morning, and the clock reads nine fifteen.’
  • 250) ‘The little green digits on the clock read one in the morning, and I am deathly tired.’
  • 251) ‘Every day we wake up without James, every time the clock reads a certain time, we know that's the time the building came down, you know.’
  • 252) ‘So if we ask what the quantum state is when the clock reads a certain time, there will be additional statistical uncertainties which grow with time.’
  • 253) ‘When the speed gauge reads you're flying at 200 mph, it actually feels that way’
  • 254) ‘Linda said we were only stopped and out of the car for a few minutes at the most, and the time of the car's clock reads an extra 25 minutes of time.’
  • 255) ‘But when the clock at the front does light up, it reads the same time as the clock at the back did!’
  • 256) ‘In other words, it's more like petrol in a car: the engine will keep running just the same whether the petrol gauge reads a quarter, half, or full.’
  • 257) ‘The digital clock reads just shy of ten when his ice cream truck emerges from its underground parking, and at about 10: 30 he pulls up to the restaurant.’
  • 258) ‘For example, if the compass reads south as you face the office's front door, then the back part of the room is the north section, the left is east, and the right is west.’
  • 259) ‘Finding a station that pumps CNG can be a chore, especially when the gauge reads zero pressure!’
  • 260) ‘Travis looked down at his indicator which read thirty two enemies in the immediate area.’
  • 261) ‘And as if all this wasn't enough, the meter on the auto read the same as everyday.’
  • 262) ‘He then entered the University of Cambridge to read general studies before taking up physics.’
  • 263) ‘Roberts went to university to read English and theatre studies, where her problem continued.’
  • 264) ‘The former Leeds Girls High School pupil from Roundhay, is now reading Oriental Studies at Cambridge University.’
  • 265) ‘Mr Hackett read history at Oxford University and had planned a career in teaching or lecturing.’
  • 266) ‘Mr Dyke was taken on by the university to read politics as a mature student in 1971 with one grade E A level.’
  • 267) ‘So the group has devised several strategies to try to increase the number of students reading physics at universities.’
  • 268) ‘Johnson's passion for wine began when he was at Cambridge University, where he read English.’
  • 269) ‘She was educated at Island School in Hong Kong before coming to England to read law at University College London.’
  • 270) ‘Initially he arrived at Newcastle on a gap year before proceeding to Durham University to read sports science.’
  • 271) ‘She grew up in Dublin and went to University College Dublin to read English and history.’
  • 272) ‘She had decided to go into the museums sector while reading English Literature at university in Sheffield, her home city.’
  • 273) ‘By the time I got to university I was reading Marx and learning about how religion was the opium of the people.’
  • 274) ‘She read microbiology at Leeds University and trained for the ministry on the Northern Ordination Course.’
  • 275) ‘I did, however, read history at university, so I know what the historians say.’
  • 276) ‘The oldest, a rocket scientist, is now a father himself, the youngest is off to university to read medicine.’
  • 277) ‘Academically brilliant, she was due to go to Leeds University in September to read English and drama.’
  • 278) ‘She became head prefect and had a place lined up at Bristol University to read English and drama.’
  • 279) ‘After attending Edinburgh Academy he went to Sussex University to read English.’
  • 280) ‘As for me, I am entering my fourth year of university reading chemistry.’
  • 281) ‘He was reading for an MSc in Security Management at Leicester University.’
  • 282) ‘Depending on what the charge inside is, the computer reads the memory cell as a ‘1’ or ‘0’.’
  • 283) ‘If your computer is constantly reading from your hard disk, it's time to upgrade.’
  • 284) ‘Computers read data tracks first, but the data track has to be located at the end of the CD.’
  • 285) ‘The fact that it makes no attempt to read the disks does give it some flexibility, though.’
  • 286) ‘The video relay module reads a separate gigabit Ethernet network connection devoted to video.’
  • 287) ‘A computer program reads the same scans the radiologist views, and the combined judgment of the computer and radiologist helps detect more cancers, the researchers found.’
  • 288) ‘When Google reads a webpage, it views the text from the top left hand side of the page to the bottom right hand side of the page.’
  • 289) ‘It also reads floppy disk, Zip, Jaz, MO, IDE, and SCSI drives.’
  • 290) ‘Once the connection is negotiated, it reads the client's HTTP request.’
  • 291) ‘It reads a GLADE user interface description and instantiates its corresponding objects.’
  • 292) ‘All it really means is that there is a script running that loads a web page, reads the HTML looking for certain attributes, and then reacts based on those attributes.’
  • 293) ‘Once there was an additional message that the floppy disk could not be read either.’
  • 294) ‘It is often surprising how one drive might not read a DVD, but another has no problem with it.’
  • 295) ‘The time it takes to read a single byte at random is MUCH higher on a rambus system than on a DDR system.’
  • 296) ‘The smartctl t command starts a self test that reads every byte on the disk.’
  • 297) ‘The software itself does not read information beyond its load location on the hard drive.’
  • 298) ‘The program reads the information from your CD and imports it to your collection.’
  • 299) ‘Then the system reads that information and casts objects at run time.’
  • 300) ‘There is no hassle of manually decrypting a file before reading it or encrypting it again after modifying it.’
  • 301) ‘Now, when I try to open attachments, I get an error message stating that the file cannot be read.’
  • 302) ‘The DOM interface reads the entire XML file into memory and provides functions for traversing the XML hierarchy and retrieving the information.’
  • 303) ‘I have written a basic Perl program that reads a list of URLs from a file, goes to the URL, looks for some information and then writes that information to another file.’
  • 304) ‘It only works if you're already infected with an extractor that reads the code out of the images.’
  • 305) ‘If such a file exists, then the program reads it from disk and returns its content in an HTTP response.’
  • 306) ‘Once a node reads data from storage, that data may remain in cache for some period of time, to accelerate future calls to that information.’
  • 307) ‘The first copy is performed by the DMA engine, which reads file contents from the disk and stores them into a kernel address space buffer.’
  • 308) ‘The dæmon reads from a configuration file or can take command-line arguments.’
  • 309) ‘In order to fit more data on a disc, the limiting factor is the laser that reads the information off the disc.’
  • 310) ‘The display reads information from the module and shows it using a total of ten LED digits.’
  • 311) ‘By the same token, every value retrieval reads the information from disk.’
  • 312) ‘The DVD Player software reads it from the disk, which uses less power than the DVD drive.’
  • 313) ‘This reads GPS from your serial port and makes it available on a network port.’
  • 314) ‘The network loader reads the network boot kernel sent from the server into local memory and transfers control to it.’
  • 315) ‘Simply press a button and a red laser reads the bar code of the desired item.’
  • 316) ‘It registers the severity of the crash by reading the deceleration data from the airbag's sensor.’
  • 317) ‘Make sure you are reading the light from the moon and not any near by street lights etc.’
  • 318) ‘Yes, like a supermarket scanner reads the bar code on a bag of potato chips.’
  • 319) ‘The device can read the plates of passing cars, and check national records to see if the car or lorry is travelling untaxed.’
  • 320) ‘The camera reads the ambient lighting and then kicks out just enough flash to fill shadows but leave the picture natural-looking.’
  • 321) ‘The blue laser is finer and can read data that is packed more tightly on a disc.’
  • 322) ‘The user simply assumes a natural firing grip with the finger alongside the holster, the scanner reads the fingerprint and releases the gun for use - all in the space of a second or less.’
  • 323) ‘It is the ballots that were not counted because the machines could not read them that are important.’
  • 324) ‘Fluorescent tags stick to variable spots; a detector reads their order as they flow past.’
  • 325) ‘Another switch will open a system or door only when its sensor reads the eyeballs of the owner.’
  • 326) ‘You've got to orient your own hand exactly or the sensor won't read it correctly.’
  • 327) ‘If there is an outcropping of rock or tree branches in the way, the laser will read the target.’
  • 328) ‘The processor reads video stream from system memory, decodes it and writes it to graphics card memory.’
  • 329) ‘Like that of a phonograph record, the device's needle reads the bumps on the subject's surface, rising as it hits the peaks and dipping as it traces the valleys.’
  • 330) ‘Even without a network, it should not be beyond the wit of man to knock up a system that machine reads the passport and checks it against a digitised watchlist.’
  • 331) ‘The leader, me, Gus, hands over the device that reads Val's signal to the two youngest members, along with two camels and basic survival supplies.’
  • 332) ‘Additionally, a laser that reads a two-dimensional bar code placed on the device could be used to track the item.’
  • 333) ‘On the audio side, the device reads standard M3U, PLS and RMP playlists, along with MP3 and WMA files.’
  • 334) ‘Under ultra-violet light it glows and the DNA code can be read under a microscope.’
  • 335) ‘I move, That the Claims Settlement Bill be now read a second time.’
  • 336) ‘I move, That the Wellington City Empowering and Amendment Bill be now read a second time.’
  • 337) ‘A party vote was called for on the question, That the Aquaculture Reform Bill be now read a second time.’
  • 338) ‘The bill being read a first time occurs after the vote on the first reading of the bill.’
  • 339) ‘The bill was read a second time and referred to the Grand Committee on Trade.’
  • 340) ‘I move, That the New Zealand Council of Law Reporting Amendment Bill be now read a first time.’
  • 341) ‘A party vote was called for on the question, That the Oaths Modernisation Bill be now read a first time.’
  • 342) ‘A party vote was called for on the question, That the Families Commission Bill be now read a third time.’
  • 343) ‘A personal vote was called for on the question, That the Death with Dignity Bill be now read a first time.’
  • 344) ‘That has nothing to do with the question that this bill be read a first time.’
  • 345) ‘Hello, Earth, Do You read Me? How might the first intelligence from an extraterrestrial civilization be transmitted to earth?’
  • 346) ‘Science fiction is not obsolete - do you read me?’
  • 347) ‘I've removed names but take a read… it's good to see the boys are keeping their spirits up.’
  • 348) ‘The book is thought provoking, sometimes challenging and well worth a read.’
  • 349) ‘It won't make any difference to what I write, but hey, you might be fooled long enough to have a read.’
  • 350) ‘Have a read of the scholarly works on the conversion of the Franks and compare and contrast with Pol Pot.’
  • 351) ‘This review makes it sound worth a read, so that's yet another addition to my wishlist.’
  • 352) ‘As I was buying the drinks in the pub she had got it out and was having a read.’
  • 353) ‘You may need to subscribe to see the survey but, if you do, it's well worth a read.’
  • 354) ‘We each had a read of the relevant paragraphs and had to agree that it actually summed him up quite well.’
  • 355) ‘As often, Oliver raises some other uncomfortable questions - well worth a read.’
  • 356) ‘His views on charity are also interesting and certainly worth a read.’
  • 357) ‘The newspaper published two other pieces connected to the visit that I thought were well worth a read.’
  • 358) ‘It is realistic in plot, characterisation and story line and is well worth a read.’
  • 359) ‘It is well worth a read and many of the arguments here will be relevant to the Japanese situation too.’
  • 360) ‘This is a fascinating book and well worth a read, especially to anyone living in Japan.’
  • 361) ‘It is much longer, so give it a read and tell me what you think.’
  • 362) ‘If you fancy having a go at this yourself, have a read of our full review’
  • 363) ‘McCullagh's unique perspective on the first day of Bell's trial is posted here, and well worth a read.’
  • 364) ‘I found a programme someone had dropped under my chair and had a read.’
  • 365) ‘It's only out in hardback at the moment, which means it is a little expensive. But it's worth the read.’
  • 366) ‘So, today would seem to be a good day for a literary quiz, but more a tiny read than a big read.’
  • 367) ‘Some books are okay reads after you have read everything else.’
  • 368) ‘Fitzgerald is one of hurling's most likeable characters and the book is an entertaining read.’
  • 369) ‘And not only were these books wonderful reads, but the author's heart was always in the right place, with a special sympathy for the misfits and the emotionally wounded.’
  • 370) ‘I pretty much had an extensive list going already, but I always like to hear what other people are reading and I was able to add some fun books to the suggested reads.’
  • 371) ‘Yet this subculture is engrossing enough to make this scholarly book a pretty good read.’
  • 372) ‘The cards feature local Ilkley characters and their favourite reads, the book they are currently reading and the first book they read through choice.’
  • 373) ‘Let's just say this funny, thoughtful, intelligent and crazy book is one of the best all-purpose reads of 2003.’
  • 374) ‘Her spiky style and confident handling of the source material creates a book which is more of a literary event than a quiet read.’
  • 375) ‘Apart from being a splendid read, Finola O'Kane's study may prove a useful corrective to that.’
  • 376) ‘For a book of the life of a man for who not a lot happened, it is a compelling read.’
  • 377) ‘It's an intoxicating read, and one which eventually develops a rhythm all its own.’
  • 378) ‘Nevertheless, the wide variety within this collection makes it an enjoyable read.’
  • 379) ‘If that is the case, then he was wrong, for as an exploration of that war in its widest sense, it is a gripping read.’
  • 380) ‘I have recommended it to numerous people who have purchased it and agree that it is a staggering read!’
  • 381) ‘It's a great read, only suffering from a severe lack of relevant illustrations.’
  • 382) ‘When one of the narrators in a novel is the ghost of a girl who fell to her death in a dumb waiter, you know it's not going to be an ordinary read.’
  • 383) ‘Hard men making hard decisions is never going to make for an easy read.’
  • 384) ‘The man is a catalyst for what happens in the story: I suspect that his own backstory would make for a gripping read.’
  • 385) ‘It is about a Scot in London by a Scot and it was a great read.’
  • 386) ‘If the truth be told, many have not read it, claiming that they hardly see it as a beach read.’
  • 387) ‘Tomorrow night, our Paula Zahn will try to get a read on the undecided voters in that state.’
  • 388) ‘If we had inspectors in the country we could keep at least a limited read on what sort of progress he was making.’
  • 389) ‘Tone and direction oscillate several times, making it hard to get a read on the series.’
  • 390) ‘I just need some help parsing out the signals, trying to get a clear read on this situation.’
  • 391) ‘You never quite get a read on who's being fake and who's being real.’
  • 392) ‘When he tried to get a read on my head I invited him to take his shopping elsewhere.’
  • 393) ‘He hasn't had enough appearances this season to get a good read on his bat speed.’
  • 394) ‘We watched for about twenty minutes trying to get a read on what the skies were doing.’
  • 395) ‘It seems that maybe they did have a good read on the will of the people after all.’
  • 396) ‘My read of the story tells me that this man is easily offended and a persistent complainer.’
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