(1) Pointing out that “the army has its own fortune teller”, he sounds less than happy at the state of affairs: “The country is run by superstition.” Weerasethakul is in a relatively fortunate position, in that his arcane films are not exactly populist and don’t depend on the mainstream Thai film industry for funding, but he has become cast as a significant voice of dissent in a difficult time .
(2) The arcane nature of physics calls for some imagination when it comes to naming particles.
(3) Arcane though names such as Ro, La, Sm and Jo-1 may appear, much is now known about the intracellular targets of the antibodies; most are enzymes or particles active in DNA replication and the synthesis of RNA and protein.
(4) Milk texture talk quickly becomes arcane, with terms like frothing, stretching and the all-important microfoam.
(5) The arcane wiring when electricity came along, the subsequent clumsy rewiring; the cheap flat conversion in the 1960s; the constant saga of patch and mend from occupants who never have the money or vision to remake the whole thing from scratch - all this, and more, was paralleled on the WCML on an enormous scale.
(6) This partly explains the higher infection rate among Maasai livestock but the low human infection rate remains arcane and requires further study.
(7) "But the danger always is that the debate becomes very quickly polarised between one side which says this is the moment to rush headlong towards further integration, new treaties, new intergovernmental conferences, new arcane debates about EU powers, and another side that says this is the moment to unravel the whole thing.
(8) It's partly to do with the fact that kids are more sophisticated, especially linguistically, then they used to be, so to do a show that is clever and funny and uses arcane references but can play to adults and children is more possible now.
(9) Furthermore, it emphasizes method rather than arcane knowledge and illustrates the approaches to problems and the kinds of thinking that a liberal education should cultivate: the scientific method, analogic thinking, deductive reasoning, problem solving within constraints, and concern for aesthetic values.
(10) With his moral authority and charisma, the pope has helped reframe climate change from an arcane set of negotiations into an issue with sweeping moral implications.
(11) Even if some unease about the hiving off of public services prevails, maybe all those acronyms and contractual complexities made it too arcane to compete with broad brush concerns like equality and climate change.
(12) Nothing is too odd, too arcane, or too outre (I’ve not researched the tie-in adult sex-toy angle, but I’ll bet there is one) to have the Star Wars logo plastered across it.
(13) But while she has set herself such arcane formal constraints, much of the novel's appeal lies in the fact that it is a compulsive thriller.
(14) This is not some arcane dry and dusty subject,” Cameron said at his closing press conference.
(15) Among the problems in this area have been the lack of a theoretical base for taxonomic categories of behavior, overlapping categories, the arcane nature of many disciplinary taxonomies, and lack of rigorous operational definitions for measurements.
(16) Even more esoterically, it ran a specialist indie page: this when “indie” didn’t mean Oasis filling stadiums and the Arctic Monkeys breaking sales records, but music of an unbelievably arcane stripe.
(17) The immediate focus of the dispute is an arcane point of law.
(18) Partly inspired by the soundtracks to arcane horror movies, it's a meticulously constructed, cinematic work that moves from eerie paranoia to tentative optimism, painting vivid mental pictures as it goes.
(19) ARCANE's referential is based on conceptual slicing close to SNOMED's.
(20) Flash Boys follows the usual Lewis formula: find a scandalous situation that is too arcane for most people to comprehend; locate some smart guys (they are usually male) who have spotted the scam and plan to do something with or about it; and tell their story.
(n.) A secret; a mystery; -- generally used in the plural.