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1. To look with fixed eyes wide open, as through fear, wonder, surprise, impudence, etc.; to fasten an earnest and prolonged gaze on some object.

2. To be very conspicuous on account of size, prominence, colour, or brilliancy; as, staring windows or colours.

3. To stand out; to project; to bristle.

Synonym: To gaze, to look earnestly.

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Instinct- the mechanism

... you question deeper, what is this driving force called instinct, and what mechanism controls it, I feel confident that you will see a lot of blank stares. As I try to ponder such things, I must admit, I too bring forth a blank look—of course that may be my instinct—but I do try to put some sense ...

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by MichaelXY
Mon Feb 18, 2008 5:31 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Instinct- the mechanism
Replies: 16
Views: 10508

Can any of you tell me what this person is saying?

Mmm yes, makes no sense. The words and context are vaguely accurate but it's basically rubbish. That would get blank stares from anyone with a scientific education past school.

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by kotoreru
Thu Oct 11, 2007 7:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can any of you tell me what this person is saying?
Replies: 9
Views: 3776

The Fiber Disease

... to sunshine. They are lost in the darkness. I can see that now. I even feel sorry for them because I can no tbelieve they don't see truth when it stares them in their face. But drugs and alcohol will do that to you. Some of us will get better because we are positive good people , others will get ...

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Wed Jan 10, 2007 11:45 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 6246547

Human physiology of the eye! Help!

The photoreceptors get locked into patterns when the eye stares at them for a long time-- like if you watch a spiral spinning for a while, and then quickly look somewhere else, you'll still see that swirling pattern for a moment.

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by Khaiy
Thu Apr 27, 2006 6:22 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Human physiology of the eye! Help!
Replies: 3
Views: 3793

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