(adv.) For a while; for some time; for a short time.
(1) The early stages of grief can make a person brazen; for awhile, you have nothing left to lose.
(2) The Swiss ping it around awhile, to a lusty chorus of "olé"s, led by the Brazilian contingent in the crowd I'll be bound.
(3) If the euro did not exist, it would not be necessary to introduce it yet awhile.
(4) Fletcher faffs around in the centre circle awhile, but nothing opens up for him either.
(5) 7.54pm GMT 9 min: Colback is in plenty of space down the left, but there's no option for him in the centre, so he checks back and fannies around awhile.
(6) Unfortunately, these were to be the last legislative and political accomplishments of the GOP for ... well, it's been quite awhile now.
(7) 13 min: Slovenia pass it around awhile in the centre, getting nowhere.
(8) So, dramatic US action on climate change is one of those things that is just going to have to wait awhile.
(9) This "he-struggles-so-very-much" conceit is one Obama officials have been pushing for awhile, as when they anonymously boasted to the New York Times about Obama's deep personal involvement in choosing the targets of his "kill list", something he insists upon because he is "a student of writings on war by Augustine and Thomas Aquinas" and wants to ensure compliance with those lofty principles.
(10) He's looking to free Aguero, but the striker loses his footing and skitters around on his face awhile.
(11) In January, Bill Clinton turned on MSNBC for what seems to have been the first time in awhile and shared his reaction to what he saw in an interview with Esquire: "I was just watching MSNBC , and they had a woman that used to work for me and a couple of other people on there, and they were talking about the Republican primary.
(12) Then wait awhile, and do whatever it is Facebook planned to do anyway.
(13) I suspect he'll continue to stand to Cruz's side for awhile longer, collecting speaking engagements and offering Cruz fulsome praise until Cruz's moment ends.
(14) Minority enrollment did grow dramatically for awhile, but since 1974 the nationwide percentage of minority students enrolling has remained about the same despite the rising percentage of minorities in the population (although some individual schools have recruited and graduated relatively large numbers of minority students).
(15) Jorge Rodriguez clambers on to a stool in a grittyMexico City neighbourhood, logs on to a computer, checks his email, googles awhile, then with a pencil and jotter starts transcribing parts of a New York Times article translated into Spanish.
(16) We might be here for awhile at this pace, ladies and gentlemen.
(17) Come in Evan… You don't want to head for C4 yet awhile.
(18) 7.55pm BST 8 min: Barcelona press forward awhile, Alves and Villa taking turns to cause a small amount of bother down the right, but Bayern are quickly breaking upfield, Lahm gambolling down the right.
(19) But as she sorted piles of donated food and supplies on Friday, Cooper, who was unarmed, admitted that it could be awhile before she reunites with her 17-year-old son and two daughters, ages eight and nine.
(20) But those lousy poll numbers and those big legislative initiatives, they probably aren't going anywhere for awhile.
(adv.) In a short or brief time or manner; soon; quickly.
(adv.) In few words; briefly; abruptly; curtly; as, to express ideas more shortly in verse than in prose.
(1) Low birth weight, short stature, and mental retardation were common features in the four known patients with r(8).
(2) Both the vitellogenesis and the GtH cell activity are restored in the fish exposed to short photoperiod if it is followed by a long photoperiod.
(3) Comparison of wild type and the mutant parD promoter sequences indicated that three short repeats are likely involved in the negative regulation of this promoter.
(4) administration of the potent short-acting opioid, fentanyl, elicited inhibition of rhythmic spontaneous reflex increases in vesical pressure (VP) evoked by urinary bladder distension.
(5) Sixteen patients in whom schizophrenia was initially diagnosed and who were treated with fluphenazine enanthate or decanoate developed severe depression for a short period after the injection.
(6) But becoming that person in a traditional society can be nothing short of social suicide.
(7) Effects of habitual variations in napping on psychomotor performance, short-term memory and subjective states were investigated.
(8) A significant correlation was found between the amplitude ratio of the R2 and the sensitivity ratio of the rapid off-response at short and long wavelengths.
(9) Michael Caine was his understudy for the 1959 play The Long and the Short and the Tall at the Royal Court Theatre.
(10) Despite a 10-year deadline to have the same number of ethnic minority officers in the ranks as in the populations they serve, the target was missed and police are thousands of officers short.
(11) Optimum rates of acetylene reduction in short-term assays occurred at 20% O2 (0.2 atm (1 atm = 101.325 kPa] in the gas phase.
(12) Because of the short detachment interval, and the absence of underlying pathology or trauma, the recovery process described here probably represents an example of optimum recovery after retinal reattachment.
(13) Several interpretations of the results are examined including the possibility that the effects of Valium use were short-lived rather than long-term and that Valium may have been taken in anticipation of anxiety rather than after its occurrence.
(14) Short incubations with heparin (5 min) caused a release of the enzyme into the media, while longer incubations caused a 2-8-fold increase in net lipoprotein lipase secretion which was maximal after 2-16 h depending on cell type, and persisted for 24 h. The effect of heparin was dose-dependent and specific (it was not duplicated by other glycosaminoglycans).
(15) The following conclusions emerge: (i) when the 3' or the 3' penultimate base of the oligonucleotide mismatched an allele, no amplification product could be detected; (ii) when the mismatches were 3 and 4 bases from the 3' end of the primer, differential amplification was still observed, but only at certain concentrations of magnesium chloride; (iii) the mismatched allele can be detected in the presence of a 40-fold excess of the matched allele; (iv) primers as short as 13 nucleotides were effective; and (v) the specificity of the amplification could be overwhelmed by greatly increasing the concentration of target DNA.
(16) Much of the current information concerning this issue is from short-term studies.
(17) Mieko Nagaoka took just under an hour and 16 minutes to finish the race as the sole competitor in the 100 to 104-year-old category at a short course pool in Ehime, western Japan , on Saturday.
(18) Although temazepam was effective for maintaining sleep with short-term use, there was rapid development of tolerance for this effect with intermediate-term use.
(19) Thus there may be four types of LPS in PACI: one contains unsubstituted core polysaccharide and yields L2 on acid hydrolysis, another has short antigenic side-chains of the SR type and yields the LI fraction, while the two high molecular weight fractions are derived from core polysaccharides with different side-chains.
(20) Propofol is ideal for short periods of care on the ICU, and during weaning when longer acting agents are being eliminated.