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  • Then, as he reaches the highway median, he hears another gunshot, and a small blue splotch appears on the center divider.†   (source)
  • For an instant, Sophie seemed to consider taking the shortcut across the rotary by plowing straight ahead, through the median's perimeter hedge, and bisecting the large circle of grass in the center.†   (source)
  • In the center, a double colonnade of palms marched along the median strip as if lending architectural support to the canopy of oaks and moss.†   (source)
  • Find the mean, median, and mode:†   (source)
  • Then, in an instant, in the blink of an eye, we crossed over from this wasteland into a place carpeted with green grass, with trees along both sides of the road and flower beds running down the middle of a median strip.†   (source)
  • I'd lost it on the median when the Silencer struck from the woods.†   (source)
  • I blow past a cop parked on the grass median.†   (source)
  • Your median student in those studies comes from a family making over a hundred thousand dollars, and that's in nineteen ninety dollars," Cohen says.†   (source)
  • All the cars were going off to the median, heading around something.†   (source)
  • When she tapped the digits of her current temperature, it could show the average temperature for the previous twenty-four hours, the high and the low, the median.†   (source)
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  • She drops into a fetal position to pass underneath a semi, headed for the Jersey barrier in the median strip like she's going to die, but Jersey barriers are easy for the smartwheels.†   (source)
  • The median age of Colorado's ranchers and farmers is about fifty-five, and roughly half of the state's open land will change hands during the next two decades — a potential boon for real estate developers.†   (source)
  • They veered would not even look at them, pedaled straight for the median strip, a narrow patch of pale grass.†   (source)
  • A median-viable planet with a low active-photosynthesis range.†   (source)
  • And what could be more boring to my sleep-starved body than watching endless median marks flashing by on a dark, moonless night?†   (source)
  • The freeway picks up strange reflections in the rain from oncoming lights across the median.†   (source)
  • In the median, palm trees rustled past.†   (source)
  • Somehow he made it to the median alive.†   (source)
  • Andrews kept his. ln the disposition of capital cases in the United States, the median elapsed time between sentence and execution is approximately seventeen months.†   (source)
  • She pointed out the obvious as they drove-that the first daffodils had pushed their brave heads through the snow on the median strip of Main Street; that the Sterling College crew team was training on the Connecticut River, the bows of their boats breaking through the residual ice.†   (source)
  • For the Sony Corporation, a picture of a man sitting cross-legged on the median strip of a sixteen-lane superhighway in a business suit, a big Sony radio on his lap, a seraphic smile on his kisser.†   (source)
  • A truck sped past, leaving a blast of dust in its wake, and Katie moved onto the sandy median.†   (source)
  • She remembered that it hit the hood and rolled up to shatter the windshield; she remembered the car, bouncing over the curb and coming to a gentle stop in the median, beneath a pin oak.†   (source)
  • TheDragon Wing was but a mile past the median of the Eye, the sloops were but two miles behind her, and the Eye itself was quickly building toward its full fury.†   (source)
  • We went off the road and slid into the grassy median.†   (source)
  • The neighborhood's median income was about $15,000 a year, well less than half the U.S. average.†   (source)
  • Suddenly many grandparents received a significant cash infusion (topping out at $3 per day, or twice the local median income).†   (source)
  • In a terrifying second, the car hit the median and started rolling over onto the passenger side.†   (source)
  • He had on a black fright mask with thick, handpainted median-gray streaks.†   (source)
  • And then she was thinking of the Frenchman's balls, of rugaeform folds, of the median raphe that separated one bollock from the other, of the dartos muscle, the cells of Sertoli.†   (source)
  • Median age of forty-nine, with two women in their twenties, a pleasant surprise for Jake.†   (source)
  • There were two, a start from the east and a return from the west, done at an average speed of two hundred and fourteen miles per hour, at a median altitude by corrected altimeter of eight hundred feet and an—†   (source)
  • Because the median age of our readers is fifty-plus, and the growth in readers in their twenties is almost zero.†   (source)
  • She blabbed hysterically about Billy and the airplane crash, and then she put her car in gear and crossed the median divider, leaving her exhaust system behind.†   (source)
  • We roll past the gas station and the fast-food joints and bump across the median into a parking lot.†   (source)
  • "The ball entered through the occipital bone about one inch to the left of the median line and just above the left lateral sinus, which it opened," the autopsy will read.†   (source)
  • There was that consistent increase of moisture at median altitudes, and in certain winds.†   (source)
  • The buzzards feeding in the median heaved their cumbersome bodies into the air.†   (source)
  • THERE ARE THREE OF THEM, not in a clump like city folk, but spaced out in the median strip.†   (source)
  • Dawson stepped from the road onto the narrow gravel median beside it.†   (source)
  • A pair of young soldiers stood in the median, stopping cars.†   (source)
  • He was on foot, walking down the center of the median, his backpack over one shoulder, earphones on.†   (source)
  • He'd have to cross to the median of the highway, but then it would be a short sprint.†   (source)
  • The Volvo careened up an inclined median, and Katherine could feel her neck about to give way beneath his weight.†   (source)
  • He stepped out of his canoe and walked up to a man, a soldier of some kind, standing on the grassy median—New Orleanians called it the neutral ground.†   (source)
  • I made it to my locker and grabbed my calc notebook, but then I just stayed, even after the second bell rang, standing still in the middle of the hallway while people rushed past me in both directions, like I was the median in their freeway.†   (source)
  • On the southbound roadway are policemen who have finally stopped traffic on their side of the interstate, and have made it to the median dividing the north and southbound lanes.†   (source)
  • Boo stood up, hands on her hips, watching as it made its way over the grass, to its intended destination, as the cars honked and the people cursed and Rogerson, disgusted, gunned the engine across the grass median and back onto the road, while my face still burned under my hand.†   (source)
  • It must have been the blinding snow that caused the driver to leap the median without noting an object on the other side.†   (source)
  • We reached the point where the concrete barrier gives way to a twenty-yard stretch of landscaped median no higher than a curbstone.†   (source)
  • The buzzards had found the three bodies lying in the median; three fat birds waddled in for a closer look while the rest of the flock circled in the updrafts high overhead.†   (source)
  • He set off to cross the last three lanes, dropping off the median like a bouncing ball, front wheel, rear wheels.†   (source)
  • He had to slow down to get onto the raised median, rearing up to let the front wheel edge over, extremely deliberate in his movements, following some numbered scheme, and the cars went wailing past, horns blowing belatedly, drivers' eyes searching the rearview mirror.†   (source)
  • The creepiest thing, creepier than the abandoned cars and the snarl of crumpled metal and the broken glass sparkling in the October sunlight, creepier than all the trash and discarded crap littering the median, most of it hidden by the knee-high grass so the strip of land looks lumpy, covered in boils, the creepiest thing is the silence.†   (source)
  • Walking along, bobbing my head up and down, swinging it from side to side, backpack popping against one shoulder blade, the rifle against the other, walking on the outside edge of the median that separates the southbound from the northbound lanes, stopping every few strides to whip around and scan the terrain behind me.†   (source)
  • On the highway, beside an SUV that had run into the median strip, starlight glinted off the unmistakable shape of a rifle barrel, and for a second my heart stopped.†   (source)
  • The liver's smooth and shiny outer surface is monotonous and unexciting, and apart from a median furrow dividing it into a large right lobe and a smaller left, it has no visible cleavage planes.†   (source)
  • A row of palm trees began in the median grass, all of them newly planted, some still wrapped in burlap.†   (source)
  • In addition, in Udaipur, the median household allocated 10 percent of its annual budget to weddings, funerals, or religious festivals, often involving conspicuous consumption.†   (source)
  • Fifty-six percent of the users were men, and the median age range for all users was twenty-one to thirty-five.†   (source)
  • Hamilton kept plowing through the water and when the rain lightened he veered up the side of the median and screeched back onto the highway and kept going.†   (source)
  • The median was covered in grass, burnt and struggling, kept alive by a pair of men in red jumpsuits who were watering it with a hose.†   (source)
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