(interj.) An exclamation to call one's attention; hem.
(1) It's easy to have a tongue in (ahem) cheek approach to looking at this needlework, but the fascinated and often aggressive reactions to Cole's choice say a lot about contemporary society, celebrity and ideas of femininity.
(2) 8.17pm GMT About the day that Tavon Austin is having Ahem.
(3) Updated at 9.03am BST 8.47am BST The euro crisis in (bad) pictures On a lighter note...there's a bit of interest on Twitter this morning about a photo gallery created by Germany's Spiegel last week of some of the worst images used by (ahem) the media to illustrate the eurozone crisis.
(4) Full disclosure (ahem): Vrulja Cove is also a haven for toplessness, and sometimes bottomlessness.
(5) By midday Thursday, the #FirstTweet hashtag was showcasing the (ahem) skeptical , mundane or apparently completely accidental first messages of thousands.
(6) I’ve got the German commentary (ahem) whilst watching tonight,” intones Dan Dane.
(7) And amazingly, unlike so many of my peers, I hadn't been seduced into PR or (ahem) banking.
(8) Aha, ahem, said the director of research, Professor Luis Garicano.
(9) Here are five that couldn’t possibly ... ahem ... go wrong.
(10) The, ahem, Jester from Leicester (it's no Sheriff of Pottingham) did pretty well to get out of last night's second session with a three-frame deficit and keep himself well in this match, but O'Sullivan is looking pretty close to his brilliant best.
(11) The recession is E.ON's stated reason for, ahem, pulling the plug on its electric ambitions.
(12) 3 Putin's recent facelift has not been a success Speculation started last year that Putin had had some – ahem – work done in preparation for his return to the presidency .
(13) And stay for the kicker: Reports that congressmen have been drinking during these, ahem, "deliberations" have gotten a lot of criticism and a lot of attention.
(14) The official apologised, adding: "Carry on, madam ... Ahem, sir."
(15) Does the BBC really want to break all that up just to pay more to the (ahem) national treasure that is Chris Moyles?
(16) 2.17am BST Tigers 0 - Red Sox 0, bottom of the 3rd Xander Ha- ahem Xander Bogaerts starts of the inning for the Sox.
(17) But the series follows the plan laid out by the Bible pretty – ahem – religiously, with the second coming of Christ giving those left behind one last chance to get their act together before the final showdown between God and the devil.
(18) 3.32am GMT Florida State 10-21 Auburn, 15:00 3rd quarter And the start of the, ahem, "third half".
(19) Of course you and I and most of those convicted of non-violent offences could have been tagged from day one, but our judges, politicians, the Crown Prosecution Service and, ahem, our tabloid editors have an almost religious belief that throwing as many people into prison as possible is good for Britain.
(20) She developed her craft on the spoken-word scene, determinedly converting new fans and taking festival tents by, ahem, storm.
(n.) The act or state of attending or heeding; the application of the mind to any object of sense, representation, or thought; notice; exclusive or special consideration; earnest consideration, thought, or regard; obedient or affectionate heed; the supposed power or faculty of attending.
(n.) An act of civility or courtesy; care for the comfort and pleasure of others; as, attentions paid to a stranger.
(1) In order to control noise- and vibration-caused diseases it was necessary not only to improve machines' quality and service conditions but also to pay special attention to the choice of operators and to the quality of monitoring their adaptation process.
(2) The study examined the sustained effects of methylphenidate on reading performance in a sample of 42 boys, aged 8 to 11, with attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
(3) Careful attention must be given to antibiotic choice as well as the dose and duration of therapy.
(4) Critics say he is unelectable as prime minister and will never be able to implement his plans, but he has nonetheless pulled attention back to an issue that many thought had gone away for good.
(5) It shows that the outside world is paying attention to what we're doing; it feels like we're achieving something."
(6) This week's unconfirmed claims that Kim's uncle Jang Song Thaek had been ousted from power have refocused attention on the country's domestic affairs; some analysts say Jang was associated with reform .
(7) Osteoporosis and its treatment have attracted much attention in recent years, especially since the widespread recognition of its association with the menopause.
(8) The family history and associated anomalies were recorded and particular attention was paid to temperature gradients and neurocirculatory deficits with respect to band location.
(9) If women psychiatrists are to fill some of the positions in Departments of Psychiatry, which will fall vacant over the next decade, much more attention must be paid to eliminating or diminishing the multiple obstacles for women who chose a career in academic psychiatry.
(10) Thallium-201, a radiopharmaceutical that possesses many of the characteristics of potassium analogues, at present is receiving the greatest attention as a regional blood flow indicator.
(11) The pattern of results is consistent with a role for the dorsal bundle in attentional processes but appears to contradict the predictions required if the dorsal bundle were to have a role in frustrative nonreward.
(12) ACTH 4-10 appeared to slightly impair selective attention as indicated by AEP responses.
(13) Particular attention has been paid to diabetes mellitus and chronic pancreatitis, but a firm conclusion cannot be drawn.
(14) A microdissection of the orbital nerves of the cat was made paying particular attention to the accessory ciliary ganglion.
(15) Attention is paid to the set of problems connected with the nonthrombotic insufficiency of the conducting veins of the leg.
(16) I also decided that the Kushner-Harvard relationship deserved special attention.
(17) The fact that the security service was in possession of and retained the copy tape until the early summer of 1985 and did not bring it to the attention of Mr Stalker is wholly reprehensible,” he wrote.
(18) With attention to proper performance and patient selection, spinal and epidural anaesthesia are safe and efficacious options when choosing anaesthetic technique.
(19) A series of hierarchical multiple regressions revealed the effects of Surgency, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Emotional Stability, and Intellect on evoking upset in spouses through condescension (e.g., treating spouse as stupid or inferior), possessiveness (demanding too much time and attention), abuse (slapping spouse), unfaithfulness (having sex with others), inconsiderateness (leaving toilet seat up), moodiness (crying a lot), alcohol abuse (drinking too much alcohol), emotional constriction (hiding emotions to act tough), and self-centeredness (acting selfishly).
(20) Uninfected people's general rights to protection are considered, and health professionals' and authorities' rights and duties are given more detailed attention.