It shows a very superficial culture.
It was superficial because the voters let it be.”
Or superficial, not particularly funny throwaway line?
They were superficial, also, compared with the Western impact still to come.
For the likes of young Benjamin, it stood for all that was phoney, superficial, ersatz.
Popularly, classifications of living organisms arise according to need and are often superficial.
The actual pulses were further divided into seven biao (“superficial”) and eight li (“sunken”) pulses.
Unlike tendon reflexes, superficial reflexes disappear in the presence of a corticospinal tract lesion.
When the valves do not function properly, the blood collects in the superficial veins, distending and twisting them.
A sufficient amount of superficial detail might add up to something more than superficial, or it might not.
Differences over their perceptions of national interests, as well as ideology, often makes international collaboration superficial.
His point was that Inuit with its different ‘snow’ roots is like English with its different ‘water’ roots, a superficial fact of language variation.
Antiseptics are used in medical practice to prevent or combat bacterial infections of superficial tissues and to sterilize instruments and infected material.
The first three, free nerve endings, hair follicle receptors, and Meissner corpuscles, respond to superficial light touch; the next two, Merkel endings and Ruffini endings, to touch pressure; and the last one, Pacinian corpuscles, to vibration.
Microsoft earlier this week told Business Insider its proposal does meet the requirement, and the DOD argues Amazon "seeks to elevate superficial labels over technical performance," and that if Microsoft's proposal didn't meet the requirement, neither did Amazon's.
Fresh on the back of the Forrest announcement, an official ABC account tweeted an article by the Australian’s foreign editor, Greg Sheridan, a well-known ABC critic, attacking the Victorian premier headlined “Daniel Andrews’ leadership is superficial and a failure”.
John Lee, a former national security adviser to Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, told Business Insider the new contribution was not from goodwill but was designed to boost its "superficial credentials" as a "global contributor" dealing with the coronavirus.
In the more superficial parts of the dermis, minute lymph vessels that appear to terminate in blind sacs function as affluents of a superficial lymphatic net that in turn opens into vessels that become progressively larger in the deeper portions of the dermis.
In the extremities there are superficial and deep veins; the superficial lie just under the skin and drain the skin and superficial fasciae (sheets of fibrous tissue), while the deep veins accompany the principal arteries of the extremities and are similarly named.
Among acanthocephalans, rotifers, and some other “aschelminth” groups, external ringlike formations, called annulations, occur in the covering tissues, sometimes so marked as to suggest segmentations; these formations prove to be only superficial, however, and are not indicative of true segmentation.
- of little substance or significance
Example: a few superficial editorial changes
- concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually
Example: superficial similarities
- occurring on or near the surface of the skin
Example: superficial burns
- of, affecting, or being on or near the surface
Example: superficial measurements
- hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough
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