(n.) A state of being acquainted, or of having intimate, or more than slight or superficial, knowledge; personal knowledge gained by intercourse short of that of friendship or intimacy; as, I know the man; but have no acquaintance with him.
(n.) A person or persons with whom one is acquainted.
(1) It seeks to acquaint them with 'ethical' arguments against their work which, because they are simple and plausible, persuade many people.
(2) Acquaintance with a teenaged girl of roughly qualifying age is not essential, but probably helpful, when it comes to appreciating the degree to which Uncle Rupert's views on women, as still reflected in Page 3 , have not progressed since his executives started perving over snaps of their favourite teens.
(3) The evaluation indicates that the flexibility of this form of recorded material can make several unique contributions to the teaching program, in acquainting students with clinical problems, in simulating expensive equipment, and encouraging students to use the literature.
(4) One described the mutilated bodies of three acquaintances – two women and a 14-year-old boy – found in their homes.
(5) None of us is locked into a harness on a bench, being made unwillingly acquainted with tobacco products.
(6) The pathomechanism of this complication origin and significance of its acquaintance was discussed.
(7) But Olney wanted to be an artist and he set off for Paris, where he found himself a garret in which he could make portraits and a new life among friends, lovers and acquaintances that included the black American writer and civil rights pioneer James Baldwin, WH Auden and, distantly, Edith Piaf, whom he saw sing Je ne Regrette Rien for the first time at the Olympia theatre.
(8) Some 30-40% of them had no contacts with friends or acquaintances.
(9) Life events were assessed by reports on the numbers of lovers, friends, and acquaintances who were diagnosed with AIDS or had died of AIDS and by scores on a checklist of 24 more general serious stressor events.
(10) The test explored the conditions of the arteriolar tree and acquainted us with the degree of the ischemic damage and the functional value of the interhemispheric arterial collateral circle.
(11) This article reviews literature since 1980 on college men as perpetrators of acquaintance rape and other forms of sexual assault.
(12) Because safe, effective treatment for established viral hepatitis is not available, physicians need to be acquainted with recent advances in prophylaxis.
(13) And the Prophet (peace be upon him) was considered the master of the global Islamic message; it was necessary for him to be acquainted with what was happening around him in the neighbouring states, and knowing their latest affairs and thus inviting them to Islam.
(14) The authors suggest that the difficulties in diagnosing gluten enteropathies in adults are due to the lack of biopsy capsules, low acquaintance of physicians with this disease, and indications to small intestine biopsy.
(15) Topics include (1) the definition and incidence of acquaintance rape and sexual assault; (2) perpetrator characteristics; (3) situations associated with sexual assault; and (4) men's misperception of women's sexual intent.
(16) Acute hepatitis E was associated with recent contact with a family member or acquaintance with jaundice and the presence of indoor plumbing.
(17) This experiment examined an interpersonal-process view of depression by assessing subjects' reactions to a request for help from a hypothetical depressed or nondepressed person with whom they had been acquainted for a relatively short (2 weeks) or long (1 year) period of time.
(18) But she was also, the acquaintance said, "still very conscious of being the daughter of Aung San".
(19) As in the probing of any violent demise, accurate identification, management, and preservation of all physical evidence; complete photographic documentation of the scene and the body; reconstruction of the scene; and interviews with the family and acquaintances (psychological autopsy) are mandatory for proper study, evaluation, and interpretation of the case.
(20) The latter point seems to be one that meets with general agreement among acquaintances and admirers (only one person I spoke to made any statement about “Nick being primarily a poet”).
(v. i.) To make a noise resembling that of a hen when she calls her chickens; to cluck.
(v. i.) To chuckle; to laugh.
(v. t.) To call, as a hen her chickens.
(n.) The chuck or call of a hen.
(n.) A sudden, small noise.
(n.) A word of endearment; -- corrupted from chick.
(v. t.) To strike gently; to give a gentle blow to.
(v. t.) To toss or throw smartly out of the hand; to pitch.
(v. t.) To place in a chuck, or hold by means of a chuck, as in turning; to bore or turn (a hole) in a revolving piece held in a chuck.
(n.) A slight blow or pat under the chin.
(n.) A short throw; a toss.
(n.) A contrivance or machine fixed to the mandrel of a lathe, for holding a tool or the material to be operated upon.
(n.) A small pebble; -- called also chuckstone and chuckiestone.
(n.) A game played with chucks, in which one or more are tossed up and caught; jackstones.
(n.) A piece of the backbone of an animal, from between the neck and the collar bone, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking; as, a chuck steak; a chuck roast.
(1) The committee is chaired by John Thompson, the board's lead independent director, and includes Microsoft founder and chairman, Bill Gates, as well as other board members Chuck Noski and Steve Luczo.
(2) Iowa senator Chuck Grassley, the Republican who chairs the Senate judiciary committee, introduced legislation on Tuesday that would crack down on jurisdictions that provide safe harbor for undocumented migrants by withholding some federal funding for state and local entities if they decline to cooperate with the government on the holding or transferring of undocumented migrants with criminal records.
(3) Seven more were charged in the US and four more, including the former Concacaf general secretary Chuck Blazer, pleaded guilty.
(4) Secretary of state John Kerry and defense secretary Chuck Hagel are still expected to meet their Russian counterparts for a series of discussions over other matters at the State Department on Friday.
(5) Who hasn’t moved house and chucked a load of old stuff just because they can’t face ramming it back into the Ikea chest of drawers?
(6) On Friday the defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, defended Shinseki, but added: “We know things went wrong.
(7) Should I man up, chuck out the Union flags and get back to grumbling about the Games?
(8) It also includes vice president Joe Biden, secretary of state John Kerry, the defence secretary, Chuck Hagel, and several of the most senior Obama advisors, lawyers and staff.
(9) In his book Fight the Power , Chuck rails against everything from Hollywood to the sports industry for portraying blacks as 'watermelon stealin', chicken eatin', knee knockin', eye poppin' lazy, crazy, dancin', submissive, Toms.
(10) He hadn’t known, and he’d chucked her the moment he found out.
(11) You should do what Chuck Grassley does,” he said.
(12) On stage, Chuck gave his speech about the weapons of mass distraction and praised 'all my brothers and sisters from the Caribbean', though it's hard to see who in the audience he was referring to.
(13) Two nurses ready a yellow and black machine that looks like a drill press with an oversized button where the chuck would be.
(14) Chuck in an n, chuck in a p. Spastic was another one, the c-word was a no-no.
(15) "So we are restricting them from breastfeeding there, while in society breastfeeding mothers are still getting chucked out of cafes and out of libraries.
(16) "I think the American people are not interested in Benghazi," said Senator Chuck Schumer.
(17) If people don't like what national politicians do, they can chuck them out at the next election.
(18) In her talks, Mother Agnes claims to be part of the "liberal opposition to Assad”, said Chuck Kauffman, national co-ordinator of the Alliance For Global Justice, which hosted Mother Agnes’ talk and workshop at its annual Tear Down The Walls gathering in Tucson in November.
(19) The other pollutants chucked out by diesel meant that, on balance, the tax regime should be pushing people towards petrol.
(20) It’s in these barren parts that the Edwards air force base is located, where Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier for the first time, and where the test pilots celebrated in Tom Wolfe’s The Right Stuff proved their mettle before going on to become America’s first astronauts.