(a.) Quite by one's self; apart from, or exclusive of, others; single; solitary; -- applied to a person or thing.
(a.) Of or by itself; by themselves; without any thing more or any one else; without a sharer; only.
(a.) Sole; only; exclusive.
(a.) Hence; Unique; rare; matchless.
(adv.) Solely; simply; exclusively.
(1) Combinations of maximum amounts of glucagon and the cyclic nucleotide did not produce a greater effect than either agent alone.
(2) Philip Shaw, chief economist at broker Investec, expects CPI to hit 5.1%, just shy of the 5.2% reached in September 2008, as the utility hikes alone add 0.4% to inflation.
(3) Recently, it has been shown that radiation therapy, alone or combined with chemotherapy, can be successful.
(4) Basing the prediction of student performance in medical school on intellective-cognitive abilities alone has proved to be more pertinent to academic achievement than to clinical practice.
(5) Arthrotomy with continuous irrigation appears to be more effective in decreasing long-term residual effects than arthrotomy alone.
(6) In addition, control experiments with naloxone, ethanol, or cigarette smoking alone were performed.
(7) Because it has been suggested that the lathyrogen, BAPN, may stimulate the release of proteases, the protease inhibitors Trasylol and epsilon-aminocaproic acid (EACA) were given alone or in combination to BAPN-treated rats.
(8) Cells (1 x 10(5)) were seeded in 12- x -75-mm tissue culture tubes and incubated with various doses of IL-1 beta, IL-1 alpha, TNF-alpha, and IFN-gamma, alone or in specific combinations, for 15 min, two, 12, 24, and 72 h. PGE concentrations in the media were measured by radio-immunoassay.
(9) The authors conclude that H. pylori alone causes little or no effect on an intact gastric mucosa in the rat, that either intact organisms or bacteria-free filtrates cause similar prolongation and delayed healing of pre-existing ulcers with active chronic inflammation, and that the presence of predisposing factors leading to disruption of gastric mucosal integrity may be required for the H. pylori enhancement of inflammation and tissue damage in the stomach.
(10) Exogenous administration of estrogen alone or combined with progesterone have been associated with increased plasma cortisol levels.
(11) Transmission electron microscopy demonstrated that these blebs were devoid of organelles and microvilli; scanning electron microscopy revealed that the blebs were highly wrinkled and more numerous than were the projections observed in tissue from animals treated with testosterone alone, or in tissue from unoperated controls.
(12) The combination of methotrexate and cyclosporin is significantly better than either alone in controlling GVHD.
(13) DTIC, BCNU and CCNU produced responses in 28% of patients, alone or in combination with each other.
(14) Malondialdehyde was undetectable in cerebrospinal fluid after subarachnoid placement of agarose alone, although it was present in similar amounts in all groups that received subarachnoid placement of OxyHb.
(15) Ketamine alone caused ataxia even in the lowest dose used.
(16) The phenylalanine model allows the rapid assessment of whole body and muscle protein turnover from plasma samples alone, obviating the need for measurement of expired air CO2 production or enrichment.
(17) Infusion of 1 unit of 25-HCC per hour for 6 hours induced an antiphosphaturia only when administered with 0.2 units of PTH per hour, while neither agent alone changed phosphate excretion.
(18) In keratinocyte lines immortalized by E7 alone, the p53 half-life was found to be similar to that in non-transformed cells; however, it decreased to approximately 1 h following supertransfection of an E6 gene.
(19) Renal arteriography is therefore alone capable of answering two primordial questions: "Must surgery be undertaken and when operating, what surgical tactics to adopt".
(20) When given chronically over 6 weeks the advantages of adding benserazide (50 mg kg-1 day-1) to levodopa (40 mg kg-1 day-1) were less marked and although more dopamine was present in the striatum than with levodopa given alone (200 mg kg-1 day-1) there was no evidence of any increase in its metabolites (HVA and DOPAC) and therefore of its turnover and utilisation.
(superl.) Sequestered from company or neighbors; solitary; retired; as, a lonely situation; a lonely cell.
(superl.) Alone, or in want of company; forsaken.
(superl.) Not frequented by human beings; as, a lonely wood.
(superl.) Having a feeling of depression or sadness resulting from the consciousness of being alone; lonesome.
(1) For his lone, perilous journey that defied the US occupation authorities, Burchett was pilloried, not least by his embedded colleagues.
(2) Brewdog backs down over Lone Wolf pub trademark dispute Read more The fast-growing Scottish brewer, which has burnished its underdog credentials with vocal criticism of how major brewers operate , recently launched a vodka brand called Lone Wolf.
(3) "It's a very open question as to whether this will come," said a diplomat in Brussels, adding that Cameron could find himself in the lonely position of being the sole national leader urging a renegotiation.
(4) Even the landscape is secretive: vast tracts of crown land and hidden valleys with nothing but a dead end road and lonely farmhouse, with a tractor and trailer pulled across the farmyard for protection.
(5) Committing to ploughing a lone furrow without international agreement will damage our economy for little or no environmental benefit.
(6) McVeigh may have thought of himself as a lone wolf, but he was not one.
(7) Striking a completely different note, Kelly Smith, a Texan who lives in Sedgefield, draped herself in the US flag and made a lone stand in support of her president.
(8) The opiates undergo binding to their amine-binding sites via the lone electron pair on nitrogen.
(9) Peter Travers, film critic at Rolling Stone, offered a simpler explanation: "Why is The Lone Ranger such a huge flop at the box office?"
(10) Unsurprisingly, one of the three lonely references at the end of O'Reilly's essay is to a 2012 speech entitled " Regulation: Looking Backward, Looking Forward" by Cass Sunstein , the prominent American legal scholar who is the chief theorist of the nudging state.
(11) In a sneak preview of the findings, Howard Reed of Landman Economics, who was commissioned to do the work, told a meeting this week that "most of the gain" from raising the income tax allowance goes to "families who aren't very poor in the first place", and instead increasing tax credits for working low-income families was the "best targeted way of encouraging work among lone parents and workless couples".
(12) Vauxhall Tower Like a cigarette stubbed out by the Thames, the Vauxhall's lonely stump looks cast adrift, a piece of Pudong that's lost its way.
(13) The South Korean sat on Fifa’s executive committee for 17 years until 2011 but claims he was a lone voice of criticism against Blatter for much of that time.
(14) At the time, it was a lone moment of respite for the Americans in what had become an unrelenting assault.
(15) Photograph: Fabio De Paola Thomas Howarth: student, Derby "There's this perception that you've got to be furiously depressed and lonely to listen to the Smiths," says Thomas Howarth, 18, from Derby.
(16) Patients with chronic lone atrial fibrillation (LAF) were treated with quinidine according to a special schedule to establish sinus rhythm and prevent recurrences.
(17) T he image of the lone wolf who splits from the pack has been a staple of popular culture since the 19th century, cropping up in stories about empire and exploration from British India to the wild west.
(18) I wasn't prepared for Madiba (his clan name) coming into my life, but now we make sure we spend time with each other because we were so lonely before.
(19) She refers to the Greens’ Caroline Lucas as a more recent example of a lone MP seen to be making a difference.
(20) According to the ONS, "comparing lone parents and couple households, the latter have a much lower chance of being a workless household".