conga line


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So if the starting liquid contains at least 5% to 10% ethanol and a slight vacuum draws it through the filter, the alcohol molecules form a molecular conga line through the nanotubes, excluding nearly all water. Robert F. Service, Science | AAAS, "This former playwright aims to turn solar and wind power into gasoline," 3 July 2019 And when photos of Alaska Railroad cars appeared onscreen some people moved their chairs back from the tables, hoping to join in the conga line that Whitekeys always leads through the audience. Donna Freedman, Anchorage Daily News, "‘Whale Fat Follies’ launches final run with a hint of wistfulness and signature raucous humor," 28 June 2019 The simulations revealed strings of fast-moving atoms that glide through the otherwise frustrated material like a conga line. Quanta Magazine, "‘Digital Alchemist’ Seeks Rules of Emergence," 8 Mar. 2017 For the video, NCT 127 kicked things off, literally and figurately, by forming a conga line and then doing the wave. Devon Abelman, Allure, "Watch K-Pop Group NCT 127 Do the Wave, Wind-Blown Hair Flips, and More," 14 May 2019 There's crazy outfits, decadent food, and even a conga line at one point (so, again, just like every Jonas holiday?). Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "The New Jonas Brothers' Music Video Is Exactly How I Picture Their Family Gatherings," 1 Mar. 2019 After dinner, the couple cut their wedding cake early, followed by an impromptu conga line around the pool, sparklers in hand. Alexandra Macon, Vogue, "A Wedding Weekend Under the Palm Trees and Stars at the Lyford Cay Club," 23 Jan. 2019 But unlike Walker, none of them were in the conga line Saturday night. Washington Post, "GOP Senate candidate joins Gov. Walker in conga line," 9 July 2018 But unlike Walker, none of them were in the conga line Saturday night. Scott Bauer, The Seattle Times, "GOP Senate candidate joins Gov. Walker in conga line," 9 July 2018

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1938, in the meaning defined above

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