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Smack

smack

A small sailing vessel, commonly rigged as a sloop, used chiefly in the coasting and fishing trade.

Origin: D. Smak; akin to LG. Smack, smak, Dan. Smakke, G. Schmacke, F. Semaque.

1. Taste or flavor, especially. A slight taste or flavor; savor; tincture; as, a smack of bitter in the medicine. Also used figuratively. So quickly they have taken a smack in covetousness. (Robynson (More's utopia)) They felt the smack of this world. (Latimer)

2. A small quantity; a taste.

3. A loud kiss; a buss. A clamorous smack.

4. A quick, sharp noise, as of the lips when suddenly separated, or of a whip.

5. A quick, smart blow; a slap.

Origin: OE. Smak, AS. Ssmc taste, savor; akin to D. Smaak, G. Geschmack, OHG. Smac; cf. Lith. Smagus pleasant. Cf. Smack.


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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... and the little clicks in her voice that sooth me. Also, there is another woman named ringaroundtharosey on youtube that I watch often because she smacks her lips a LOT when she is talking. Kind of a popping, smacking noise. Practicly constantly in some instances. I know that is weird to most people ...

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by alycat32
Sat May 26, 2012 11:45 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
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Re: Zogby Poll on Darwinism

... one side on this issue. Only teaching one scientific interpretation on origins without letting another scientific interpretation state it's case smack's of dogmatism. The problem is that there is no other scientific interpretation. I.D. has failed to come up with an alternative theory to explain ...

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by robsabba
Tue Aug 25, 2009 10:09 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Zogby Poll on Darwinism
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Re: Zogby Poll on Darwinism

... one side on this issue. Only teaching one scientific interpretation on origins without letting another scientific interpretation state it's case smack's of dogmatism. No one says they want the Bible in the classroom in public school, but to censure any reference to the possibility of design, ...

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by AFJ
Tue Jul 28, 2009 11:34 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Zogby Poll on Darwinism
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Re: Natural selection is proven wrong

... You shouldn't be, that quote is from 1986, biologist(and archeologists) found Western Australia(Go Western Australia!) and thanks to it sitting smack in the middle of a techtonic plate we have found fossil evidence now from well before then. As for you linking of species pre and post Cambrian ...

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by futurezoologist
Sun Jun 14, 2009 4:54 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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Natural selection is proven wrong

... blithering idiots? Why can we not become worthy of living up to our name and claim sapience? Sorry if I've offended anyone, but sometimes a good smack in the head is useful.

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by wbla3335
Tue May 05, 2009 10:44 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Natural selection is proven wrong
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