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  • From there it is communicated to the car, which computes and projects the optimal route on a heads-up display, a glowing colored map traced out against the windshield so that the Deiverator does not even have to glance down.†   (source)
  • The flight path to Norwood puts us just over the optimal drop zone.†   (source)
  • I saw with my own eyes that living conditions in the Grote household were, well, less than optimal.†   (source)
  • I smile back at him and give him the best greeting we have in the Society "I wish you optimal results," I tell Xander.†   (source)
  • The Distracter showed that no single segment of the Sesame Street format should go beyond four minutes, and that three minutes was probably optimal.†   (source)
  • We're supposed to make sure that we match ourselves with 'optimal' partners, so we produce genetically superior offspring, or something.†   (source)
  • Fries and pie still the optimal meal?†   (source)
  • That was the optimal solution and that's what he's all about, optimal solutions.†   (source)
  • He was quite simply so good that it felt as if she had achieved the optimal balance with Beckman as husband and Blomkvist as lover-when-needed.†   (source)
  • We wouldn't have these types of optimal conditions again for a month.†   (source)
  • The optimal distances were at one hundred yards and twenty-five yards.†   (source)
  • This isn't about making logical, optimal decisions.†   (source)
  • The circumstances were optimal; they couldn't be better.†   (source)
  • The trick is to keep the pit from blowing apart too quickly, before you reach optimal supercritical mass.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, I cannot optimally serve our cause, and my skills are no doubt eroding.†   (source)
  • You will, immediately upon reaching Churchill, proceed by chartered air transport in a suitable direction for the requisite distance and thereupon establish a Base at a point where it has been ascertained there is an adequate wolf population and where conditions generally are optimal to the furtherance of your operations.... Although these instructions were firm in tone, they were rather lacking in specific direction, and I suppose it was only natural that half the population of Churchill should have concluded I was a member of a high-grade gang of gold-ore thieves attempting to make contact with my fellow conspirators; whil†   (source)
  • I checked yesterday's power generation, and it was 97 percent of optimal.†   (source)
  • He clearly played basketball in that same optimal range of arousal in which Ron Avery performed.†   (source)
  • The Society doesn't worry as much about them reaching optimal age.†   (source)
  • A mile and a quarter was War Admiral's optimal distance.†   (source)
  • You have exceeded your optimal heart rate.†   (source)
  • To his outside, a crowd of horses rushed inward to gain optimal position.†   (source)
  • It is of the utmost importance to the Society that the Matches be as optimal as possible.†   (source)
  • If you feel that you need to talk to someone about what happened, he would be the optimal one.†   (source)
  • I might get an optimal vocation assignment if I can impress the Officials enough.†   (source)
  • They did that because, despite being cancerous, HeLa still shared many basic characteristics with normal cells: They produced proteins and communicated with one another like normal cells, they divided and generated energy, they expressed genes and regulated them, and they were susceptible to infections, which made them an optimal tool for synthesizing and studying any number of things in culture, including bacteria, hormones, proteins, and especially viruses.†   (source)
  • The mile was four laps of the track; the 5,000 was more than twelve, what Louie would describe as a "fifteen-minute torture chamber," well over three times his optimal distance.†   (source)
  • That's the optimal number for a quest.†   (source)
  • She drove the country roads with an expert's touch, hitting the turns and accelerating at just the right moment so the big Mercedes engine was at optimal rpm on the straightaways.†   (source)
  • But very few basketball players see the court as clearly as Larry Bird did, and that's because very few people play in that optimal range.†   (source)
  • Dave Grossman, a former army lieutenant colonel and the author of On Killing, argues that the optimal state of "arousal"—the range in which stress improves performance—is when our heart rate is between 115 and 145 beats per minute.†   (source)
  • There may be some merit to this, as recent research suggests that steady, hard training and racing in sound horses, especially in young ones, may give bones and soft tissue the loading they need for optimal durability, and give horses the wind foundation to tackle harder racing later.†   (source)
  • Five minutes left before the workout ends, before I've run the distance and time I should in order to keep up my optimal heart rate and maintain my optimal body mass index.†   (source)
  • The difference between a fast fraction and a slow fraction is often less than a second, and a jockey must be able to discriminate between the two to place his horse optimally.†   (source)
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