(adv.) In an appropriate or proper manner; fitly; properly.
(1) Increased plasmin activity was associated with advancing stage of lactation and older cows after appropriate adjustments were made for the effects of milk yield and SCC.
(2) "As the investigation remains live and in order to preserve the integrity of that investigation, it would not be appropriate to offer further comment."
(3) Given Australia’s number one position as the worst carbon emitter per capita among major western nations it seems hardly surprising that islanders from Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu and other small island developing states have been turning to Australia with growing exasperation demanding the country demonstrate an appropriate response and responsibility.
(4) Throughout the period of rehabilitation, the frequent changes of a patient's condition may require a process of ongoing evaluation and appropriate adjustments in the physical therapy program.
(5) These two types of transfer functions are appropriate to explain the transition to anaerobic metabolism (anaerobic threshold), with a hyperbolic transfer characteristic representing a graded transition; and a sigmoid transfer characteristic representing an abrupt transition.
(6) Brief treadmill exercise tests showed appropriate rate response to increased walking speed and gradient.
(7) This mode of treatment remains appropriate for cases where antibiotics are ineffective and surgery impracticable.
(8) In addition to the phase diagrams reported here for these two binary mixtures, a brief theoretical discussion is given of other possible phase diagrams that may be appropriate to other lipid mixtures with particular consideration given to the problem of crystalline phases of different structures and the possible occurrence of second-order phase transitions in these mixtures.
(9) Current recommendations regarding contraception in patients with diabetes are not appropriate for the adolescent population and therefore tend to support this phenomenon rather than relieve it.
(10) Multiple operations were done in 7 patients prior to the appropriate diagnosis and treatment.
(11) The compounds 1-3 in reaction with nicotine aldehyde or p-chlorobenzaldehyde were transformed into appropriate anilides of 2,3-epoxypropionic acid 4-9.
(12) The use of fresh semen is possible, since results of appropriate cultures could be available and treatment instituted before clinical disease occurs.
(13) A programme is described in which indigenous personnel are trained to provide culturally appropriate rehabilitation services for islanders of the Pacific Basin.
(14) The morbidity is well known and if properly anticipated can be reduced to a minimum by judicious use of antibacterial agents and early surgical intervention when appropriate.
(15) Rats were injected subcutaneously with 10 ml of air into the dorsal skin to make an air-pouch and with 2 ml of antiserum at an appropriate dilution for passive sensitization, and then 5 ml of air was removed.
(16) The return of NE to normal levels after one month is consistent with the observation that LH-lesioned rats are by one month postlesion no longer hypermetabolic, but display levels of heat production appropriate to the reduced body weight they then maintain.
(17) It is intended to aid in finding the appropriate PI (proportional-integral) controller settings by means of computer simulation instead of real experiments with the system.
(18) Provided that adequate reflection is given and the appropriate moment chosen, it is well tolerated and provides all the necessary information.
(19) A careful history, a thorough physical examination, and an appropriate selection of tests will identify these patients.
(20) The data show that as much as a 9% difference from the correct activity can be observed for these radionuclides, even when the ampoule reference source gives the appropriate reading.
(adv.) In a befitting manner; suitably.
(1) IN ORDER THAT ASIAN AMERICANS BE MORE ADEQUATELY PROVIDED WITH MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, IT WILL BE NECESSARY TO: (1) have a thorough educational campaign over a long period of time to help Asians overcome their negative prejudices against mental illness, (2) devise culturally relevant diagnostic techniques, and (3) have treatment consonant with the cultural backgrounds of the patients and befitting the role expectations of the patients.
(2) The road narrative befits a nation in love with the motor car and networked with roads – but also a country that is so vast.
(3) Meanwhile, as befits two heavyweights, there was, before Paris, an edge detectable in Tinseth's voice as he talked of the "strong rivalry" and accused Airbus of holding back orders for the show.
(4) In this age of frank public discourse, it ill-befits our newspapers or broadcasters – increasingly given to lurid language themselves – to chastise the PM for language that would make few people blush.
(5) The sort of residence befitting the former leader of the most powerful nation on earth.
(6) At the FSA she gave a press conference dressed, as befits her name, in leather jacket and trousers and was promptly dubbed Sexy Suzi by the tabloids.
(7) His chairman, Sir Malcolm Rifkind, was more magnificently pompous, as befits an ex-foreign secretary.
(8) With such knowledge comes a predictable illusion of power, though this is all too regularly punctured by the indignity of being kicked out of shiny receptions and told to use an entrance more befitting of our lowly status – or of having my pronunciation of “Southwark Street” incorrectly corrected by a receptionist, who gives her colleague a sidelong smirk, commiserating over my supposed ignorance.
(9) It was conjectured that subjects in the positive condition were annoyed by the disabled person's display of "normal" characteristics, whereas in the negative condition they sympathetically accepted the disabled person's inadequacies as befitting a victim of severe misfortune.
(10) A toast, marmalade optional, to Colin Firth, who has quit a film version of Paddington with a grace befitting this most cordial of bears.
(11) Steve Bruce bemoaned Chris Foy’s decision not to dismiss Gary Cahill for what he described as a dive more befitting the ballet as Hull City endured a ninth match without a win after succumbing to the Premier League leaders, Chelsea.
(12) Otherwise we fail to understand the thinking of others, or to realize deep down that the brother or sister we wish to reach and redeem, with the power and closeness of love, counts more than their positions, distant as they may be from what we hold as true.” To emphasize the point he added: “Harsh and divisive language does not befit the tongue of a pastor, it has no place in his heart; although it may momentarily seem to win the day, on the enduring allure of goodness and love remains truly convincing.” The pope ended his speech with two recommendations.
(13) Another, Julie Behar, wrote that Madoff deserved a "sentence befitting a thief and murderer" while a Connecticut doctor said the entire retirement plan of his practice had been wiped out, leaving 140 employees with nothing.
(14) As befits Lewis, it was a move that was made both for his team, a way to motivate them and perhaps deflect media attention away from them, and for himself, he certainly didn't exactly seem to mind all that media attention, at least most of the time.
(15) Lady Gaga: Artpop Last month, as befits the first single from the third album by a multi-platinum selling popstar, the video for Lady Gaga's Applause was simultaneously premiered on the US breakfast TV show Good Morning America and video screens in New York's Times Square.
(16) As befitted a youth movement that had been born and flourished under Thatcherism, dance music had always been marked by a sharp entrepreneurial spirit: unlike punk or psychedelia, there was never much talk of "selling out" in clubland.
(17) "His behaviour is not befitting of any player wearing a Liverpool shirt and Luis is aware that he has let himself and everyone associated with the club down.
(18) As befits its goals, human perception of visual motion largely evades this diversity of cues for image form; direction and rate of motion are perceived (with few exceptions) in a fashion that does not depend on the physical characteristics of the object.
(19) Officials have repeatedly sought to justify the millions spent on Nkandla, insisting it was essential to provide Zuma with security befitting a head of state.
(20) Another UN official who worked in Damascus early in the conflict told the Guardian: “The UN country team knew from the early days of the conflict that neither the government nor its authorised list of local associations for partnership with the UN could be considered as befitting the humanitarian principles of independence, neutrality and impartiality.