(v. t.) To desire with eagerness; to seek to attain something high or great; to pant; to long; -- followed by to or after, and rarely by at; as, to aspire to a crown; to aspire after immorality.
(v. t.) To rise; to ascend; to tower; to soar.
(v. t.) To aspire to; to long for; to try to reach; to mount to.
(1) Down and up regulation by peptides may be useful for treatment of cough and prevention of aspiration pneumonia.
(2) The Cavitron Ultrasonic Surgical Aspirator (CUSA) is a dissecting system that removes tissue by vibration, irrigation and suction; fluid and particulate matter from tumors are aspirated and subsquently deposited in a canister.
(3) Sickle and normal discocytes both showed membrane elasticity with reversion to original cell shape following release of the cell from its aspirated position at the pipette tip.
(4) The exception to this rule is a cyst which can be safely aspirated under controlled conditions.
(5) The fine needle aspiration cytology features of twelve peripherally located bronchioloalveolar cell carcinomas of the lung diagnosed by fine needle aspiration biopsy are described.
(6) A quantitative index of duodenogastric reflux was obtained in each case by determining the percentage of the injected dose of 99mTechnetium-DISIDA that was recovered by continuous aspiration of gastric juice in fasting subjects.
(7) To be sure, the demonstration of pulmonary aspiration with GRS had little influence on patient selection and response to therapy.
(8) 18 aspirates were obtained from patients with B-non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of high malignancy.
(9) The concentration of potassium (K+) and sodium (Na+) was measured in breast cyst fluid (BCF) from 611 cysts greater than 3 ml aspirated in 520 women with gross cystic disease of the breast.
(10) This phenomena is strongly marked in spastic and mixed types of drowning and is absent in aspiration and reflex types.
(11) Other less common indications are some instances of aspiration pneumonia, septicemias due to B. fragilis, and actinomycoses.
(12) Initial analysis of aspirated bone marrow disclosed ALL FAB-L1 morphology, common (Ia+, cALLa+) immunophenotype and a complex abnormal karyotype.
(13) These findings in a patient with acute leukaemia are strongly suspicious of fungal infection, and percutaneous fine-needle aspiration under ultrasound or computed tomography-guidance is indicated.
(14) "The role of leader is one of the greatest honours imaginable – but it is not a bauble to aspire for.
(15) It is the combination of his company's pan-African and industrialist vision – reminiscent of the aspirations of African independence pioneers like Ghana's Kwame Nkrumah – and its relentless financial growth that has set Dangote apart.
(16) From this study, biopsies appear more helpful to detect malignant cells than aspirates.
(17) Recent reports have indicated the usefulness of nuclear grooves (clefts or notches) as an additional criterion for the diagnosis of papillary thyroid carcinoma in fine needle aspirates; most of these studies were carried out on alcohol-fixed material stained with the Papanicolaou stain or with hematoxylin and eosin, which yield good nuclear details.
(18) The results of simple aspiration in 30 cases of pneumothorax are presented.
(19) A large exudative retinal detachment and hypopyon developed in one eye, and cultures from the anterior chamber aspirate grew CMV.
(20) Compared with anteverted (N = 243) or axial (N = 149) locations, the retroverted uterus (N = 66) was associated with a lower mean sample weight per aspiration (22, 18, and 15 mg, respectively; P less than .01) and a greater frequency of multiple-pass procedures (23, 31, and 52%, respectively; P less than .0001).
(v. i.) To breathe.
(n.) A slender stalk or blade in vegetation; as, a spire grass or of wheat.
(n.) A tapering body that shoots up or out to a point in a conical or pyramidal form. Specifically (Arch.), the roof of a tower when of a pyramidal form and high in proportion to its width; also, the pyramidal or aspiring termination of a tower which can not be said to have a roof, such as that of Strasburg cathedral; the tapering part of a steeple, or the steeple itself.
(n.) A tube or fuse for communicating fire to the chargen in blasting.
(n.) The top, or uppermost point, of anything; the summit.
(v. i.) To shoot forth, or up in, or as if in, a spire.
(n.) A spiral; a curl; a whorl; a twist.
(n.) The part of a spiral generated in one revolution of the straight line about the pole. See Spiral, n.
(1) An unidentified Moscow police official told the Interfax news agency that the group used “an internal staircase” to reach the top floor of the building and then used “special equipment” to reach its spire.
(2) One of the few regulations that has been spelt out in black and white is the maximum height limit – so planes don’t have to weave between spires on their way to and from City Airport, five miles to the east.
(3) The medieval church spires of rural England are to bring superfast broadband to the remotest of dwellings, with the Church of England offering their use as communication towers.
(4) San Andreas is a state of contrasts and extraordinary detail, there is always some interesting new nook to chance on, some breathtaking previously unexperienced view across the hills toward the capitalist spires of downtown.
(5) Behold "The Spire", a 398ft needle penetrating the sky; symbol of Dublin's thrusting modernity (or, cynics suggest, the grip heroin holds on some parts of the city).
(6) It’s a factor, but it wouldn’t be correct to say they died as a consequence of the mismanagement.” Miller also worked at Spire Gatwick Park hospital in Horley, Surrey.
(7) With permissions already granted for many more towers, from the Scalpel to the Can of Ham and a monstrous “Gotham City” mega-block by Make, we can say goodbye to a skyline of individual spires, between which you might occasionally glimpse the sky.
(8) North American marine archaeogastropods are mainly equidimensional but with a few disk-like forms and a very few high-spired ones, marine mesogastropods are mainly high-spired but with disk-like forms, neogastropods high-spired, and relevant euthyneurans sharply bimodal, like the stylommatophorans.
(9) When the sun made an appearance mid-morning, it threw a spotlight on the spire of the Saint-Michel basilica and the honey-coloured buildings that face the sweeping curve of the broad river.
(10) JJ Route 100, Vermont All your picture-postcard impressions of rural New England – village greens, white-steepled wooden church spires and roadside diners – can be enjoyed along Vermont's Route 100, which runs the length of the Green Mountains.
(11) Richard Jones, H5's chief executive and former commercial director of Spire Healthcare, told MPs gathered for its launch that, despite the government protecting healthcare from funding cuts, in the long-term high quality healthcare for all cannot be funded by taxes alone.
(12) However, last year it won an Independent Healthcare Award for Public Private Partnerships, for work on a successful partnership with the NHS in Cumbria and Lancashire which also involved Spire Healthcare and Abbey Hospitals.
(13) I live in the northern suburbs of the city, where from my backyard I can see the spires of Catholic and Orthodox churches, the minaret of a mosque.
(14) Its square tower and light resembling a short spire is fine enough to grace any village in the land.
(15) The Breakthrough Centre in Elstree, a joint venture between CancerPartners UK and Spire Bushey Hospital, provides chemotherapy and radiotherapy services, with Elstree Cancer Centre offering patients treatment options.
(16) Its director, John Crisp, said: “Spire suspended Mr Miller in December 2013 as soon as the trust notified us of their investigation into Mr Miller and he has not undertaken any surgery or held clinics at our hospital since.
(17) From the raucous taverns of the Shire to the dreaming spires of Gondor, there will be palpable relief today.
(18) "Following an audit of our members, which includes data on thousands of patients from leading groups including Transform, The Harley Medical Group, Spire Healthcare, BMI Hospitals and The Hospital Group, we can confirm that the average rupture rates reported for PIP implants is within the industry standard of 1%-2%."
(19) It is suggested that close location of chains and their zonal distribution by the section of helix spire forming sublicon wall, should provide the formation of stereohomogenous and complementary successions of biomonomers of different clases.
(20) It is a huge building site now, as the single glass-clad spire of the new One World Trade Centre climbs a little higher into the sky each day.