(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”).
(n.) One who accompanies or is in company with another for a longer or shorter period, either from choice or casually; one who is much in the company of, or is associated with, another or others; an associate; a comrade; a consort; a partner.
(n.) A knight of the lowest rank in certain orders; as, a companion of the Bath.
(n.) A fellow; -- in contempt.
(n.) A skylight on an upper deck with frames and sashes of various shapes, to admit light to a cabin or lower deck.
(n.) A wooden hood or penthouse covering the companion way; a companion hatch.
(v. t.) To be a companion to; to attend on; to accompany.
(v. t.) To qualify as a companion; to make equal.
(1) In the companion paper, we quantitatively account for the observation that the ability of a solute to promote fusion depends on its permeability properties and the method of swelling.
(2) Headache, vegetative und neurological symptoms are frequent but not necessary companions.
(3) The preceding companion paper presents a biochemical study of two abnormal protein 4.1 species from individuals with the red blood cell disorder, hereditary elliptocytosis.
(4) A companion paper further discusses the nature of peaks B and C materials.
(5) I used to tease him with the suggestion he had chosen me as walking companion because I had no mathematics at all and so he was safe from prying questions, but in fact now and then he did used to tell me about what he was doing – and how clear it all seemed when he spoke!
(6) His companions eventually apologised to me, but only after apologising to my boyfriend, and only after being kicked out by restaurant staff who reinforced that the behaviour was unacceptable.
(7) These results are compared with experimental data on angular scattering from liver, muscle, and blood, reported in a companion paper [J. Acoust.
(8) The sources of data are the 1982 and 1984 National Long Term Care Surveys and the companion 1982 Informal Caregivers Survey.
(9) Microliths are rarely encountered in tracheal washings from companion animals.
(10) This is the first report of companion cell lines, one malignant and one normal, established from the same organ.
(11) These results form a base line with which luteolytic changes described in the companion study (Paavola, L.G.
(12) Money was tight and hunger was a constant companion.
(13) Findings based on applying the procedure to simultaneously recorded spike and event trains are described in a companion paper (Frostig et al.
(14) Her companion, a man in his fifties, also refused to give his name to the “Lugen Presse” (liar press, a term coined by the Nazis and frequently chanted at Pegida events), but is quick to add: “We’ve nothing against helping foreigners in need, like those poor people in Syria, but we should be helping them in their own country, not bringing them over here.” The demonstrations feel like an invitation for anyone to voice any grievance.
(15) In a companion microneurographic study (Schmidt et al.
(16) He throws confessions about his love of guns or his lust for violence into restaurant conversations, but his inanely sophisticated companions carry on conversing about the varieties of sushi or the use of fur by leading designers.
(17) This paper is a companion to an earlier report on prenatal visiting patterns in Aberdeen, Scotland (McKinlay, 1970).
(18) At that time, more patients were depressed and had a lower income, fewer wanted a transplant, and five had lost their living companion.
(19) The people who were persecuting him and his companions and his sympathizers.
(20) Discrimination between individual strangers and companions was examined in day-old domestic chicks.