(v. t.) To strike repeatedly; to lay repeated blows upon; as, to beat one's breast; to beat iron so as to shape it; to beat grain, in order to force out the seeds; to beat eggs and sugar; to beat a drum.
(v. t.) To punish by blows; to thrash.
(v. t.) To scour or range over in hunting, accompanied with the noise made by striking bushes, etc., for the purpose of rousing game.
(v. t.) To dash against, or strike, as with water or wind.
(v. t.) To tread, as a path.
(v. t.) To overcome in a battle, contest, strife, race, game, etc.; to vanquish or conquer; to surpass.
(v. t.) To cheat; to chouse; to swindle; to defraud; -- often with out.
(v. t.) To exercise severely; to perplex; to trouble.
(v. t.) To give the signal for, by beat of drum; to sound by beat of drum; as, to beat an alarm, a charge, a parley, a retreat; to beat the general, the reveille, the tattoo. See Alarm, Charge, Parley, etc.
(v. i.) To strike repeatedly; to inflict repeated blows; to knock vigorously or loudly.
(v. i.) To move with pulsation or throbbing.
(v. i.) To come or act with violence; to dash or fall with force; to strike anything, as, rain, wind, and waves do.
(v. i.) To be in agitation or doubt.
(v. i.) To make progress against the wind, by sailing in a zigzag line or traverse.
(v. i.) To make a sound when struck; as, the drums beat.
(v. i.) To make a succession of strokes on a drum; as, the drummers beat to call soldiers to their quarters.
(v. i.) To sound with more or less rapid alternations of greater and less intensity, so as to produce a pulsating effect; -- said of instruments, tones, or vibrations, not perfectly in unison.
(n.) A stroke; a blow.
(n.) A recurring stroke; a throb; a pulsation; as, a beat of the heart; the beat of the pulse.
(n.) The rise or fall of the hand or foot, marking the divisions of time; a division of the measure so marked. In the rhythm of music the beat is the unit.
(n.) A transient grace note, struck immediately before the one it is intended to ornament.
(n.) A sudden swelling or reenforcement of a sound, recurring at regular intervals, and produced by the interference of sound waves of slightly different periods of vibrations; applied also, by analogy, to other kinds of wave motions; the pulsation or throbbing produced by the vibrating together of two tones not quite in unison. See Beat, v. i., 8.
(v. i.) A round or course which is frequently gone over; as, a watchman's beat.
(v. i.) A place of habitual or frequent resort.
(v. i.) A cheat or swindler of the lowest grade; -- often emphasized by dead; as, a dead beat.
(a.) Weary; tired; fatigued; exhausted.
(1) It is suitable either for brief sampling of AP durations when recording with microelectrodes, which may impale cells intermittently, or for continuous monitoring, as with suction electrodes on intact beating hearts in situ.
(2) Calcium added to the myocytes seen after beating ceased reversed the effect and the cells started to beat again.
(3) The behavior of the retrograde H deflection in respect to the first extra beat following the premature QRS complex helped in excluding bundle branch reentry.
(4) Amiodarone was able to suppress the premature ventricular beats, depress conduction and prolong refractoriness in both, the AV node and accessory pathway to prevent recurrences of atrioventricular reentry.
(5) This study compares the effects of 60 minutes of ischemic arrest with profound topical hypothermia (10 dogs) on myocardial (1) blood flow and distribution (microspheres), (2) metabolism (oxygen and lactate), (3) water content (wet to dry weights), (4) compliance (intraventricular balloon), and (5) performance (isovolumetric function curves) with 180 minutes of cardiopulmonary bypass with the heart in the beating empty state (seven dogs).
(6) Bamu also beat him, taking a pair of pliers and wrenching his ear.
(7) At lower frequencies of stimulation the heart beat is increased to rates dependent on interaction between the time course of the hyperpolarization and the refractory period of the heart.
(8) Tachycardia was sustained for a mean of 4.8 hours prior to medical evaluation, with a mean rate of 186 beats per minute and mean systolic blood pressure of 111 mm Hg.
(9) A linear increase in heart rate per 10-fold increase of either drug was observed, (-)-isoprenaline: 25 beats - min-1-; (plus or minus)-salbutamol: 14 beats - min-1-.
(10) In the 55th minute Ivanovic dispossessed Bale and beat Ricketts before sliding the ball across to give Tadic a simple finish.
(11) Gated blood pool images were stored in modified left anterior oblique views by the multiple gated method (28 frames per beat) after the in vivo labeling of erythrocytes using 25 mCi 99m-Tc.
(12) The BBA statistics director, David Dooks, said: "It was no surprise to see the January mortgage figures falling back from December, when transactions were being pushed through to beat the end of stamp duty relief.
(13) A patient with hypertensive heart disease, in whom atrial premature beats with a decrease in the amplitude and widening of his bundle potential, prolongation of the H-V interval, and right bundle branch block pattern suggested intrahisian longitudinal dissociation, is described.
(14) Women on the beat: how to get more female police officers around the world Read more Mortars were, for instance, used on 5 June when Afghan national army soldiers accidentally hit a wedding party on the outskirts of Ghazni, killing eight children.
(15) Complete atrio-ventricular block, and salves of ventricular premature beats were the most serious rhythm disturbances.
(16) Shell casings littered the main road, tear gas hung in the air and security forces beat local residents.
(17) When intracellular recordings were made from muscle cells of the sinus venosus, it was found that applied acetylcholine caused bradycardia and a cessation of the heart beat which was associated with membrane hyperpolarization and a reduction in the duration of the action potentials.
(18) His teams are always hard to beat, tactically disciplined and, most importantly, successful.
(19) With these stringent criteria the rejection rate was 71.0% for group A records, 58.5% for group B and 44.5% for group C. The proportions of records with peak quality (no missing leads or clipping, and grade 1 noise, lead drift or beat-to-beat drift) were 4.5% for group A, 5.5% for group B and 23.0% for group C. Suggested revisions in the grading of technical quality of ECGs are presented.
(20) Shaker Aamer , a Saudi who lived in London before travelling to Afghanistan, has given a statement to one of his lawyers in which he says British intelligence officers were present while Americans beat him and smashed his head against a wall.
(n.) A corrupt form of Sou.
(n.) Pickle made with salt.
(n.) Something kept or steeped in pickle; esp., the pickled ears, feet, etc., of swine.
(n.) The ear; especially, a hog's ear.
(n.) The act of sousing; a plunging into water.
(v. t.) To steep in pickle; to pickle.
(v. t.) To plunge or immerse in water or any liquid.
(v. t.) To drench, as by an immersion; to wet throughly.
(v. t.) To swoop or plunge, as a bird upon its prey; to fall suddenly; to rush with speed; to make a sudden attack.
(v. t.) To pounce upon.
(n.) The act of sousing, or swooping.
(adv.) With a sudden swoop; violently.
(1) The catalyst was a series of confrontations between immigrant youth and the police in the Parisian banlieue of Clichy-sous-Bois .
(2) The two teenagers were electrocuted while hiding in a power substation in Clichy-sous-Bois, north of Paris, in October 2005.
(3) Vulnerable people such as the elderly and hospital patients are increasingly likely to consume food produced by new systems such as 'cook-chill' and 'cuisson sous vide'.
(4) Along the main water courses in the sparsely populated areas of the Sous-Préfecture of Tcholliré, the vectors of onchocerciasis were mainly Simulium damnosum s. str.
(5) Ever since the riots in Clichy-sous-Bois in 2005, all matches with North African teams had become potential triggers for trouble in Paris.
(6) In Aulnay-sous-Bois, which has seen some of the worst of the rioting, residents walked past burnt-out vehicles and buildings with banners reading 'No to violence' and 'Yes to dialogue'.
(7) Their deaths by electrocution triggered riots on the boys' run-down estates in Clichy-sous-Bois, north of Paris, which soon spread across France.
(8) Nutritionists and food scientists have concerns about the food safety of sous vide products and the possible increase in food borne illnesses.
(9) The "Iles sous le Vent" are well staffed and well equipped, but other islands are under privileged.
(10) Of the sausage samples examined, 38% of the fresh pork sausage, 9% of the smoked pork sausage, and 1 sample (souse) of 16 samples of miscellaneous sausage products were contaminated.
(11) Yesterday the right-wing mayor of Aulnay-sous-Bois, Gérard Gaudron, led a silent march of 600 residents between the destroyed fire station and the burnt-out pensioners' day centre in Mille-Mille.
(12) The challenge however is not to reshape Paris, but rather to extend its inherent beauty to its outskirts, les banlieues – a web of small villages, some terribly grand and chic (Neuilly, Versailles, Saint Mandé, Vincennes, Saint Germain-en-Laye), others modest and provincial-looking (Montreuil, Pantin, Malakoff, Montrouge, Saint Gervais) and others still, socially ravaged and architecturally dehumanised (La Courneuve, Clichy-sous-bois).
(13) It comes after an investigation by Channel 4 News estimated last month that more than 11,000 positions currently advertised on the government's Universal Jobmatch website may not actually exist, ranging from vacancies for sous chefs to dry-cleaners.
(14) "Most of the kids in this neighbourhood are the fourth generation of their family in France," said Mohamed Mechmeche, 44, a youth worker in Clichy-sous-Bois who after the riots founded the community pressure group Aclefeu.
(15) Even if they did, the warnings did not deter Bouna Traore, 15, and Ziad Benna, 17, from going into the electricity substation in the Paris suburb of Clichy-sous-Bois.
(16) Activists and youth workers in Clichy-sous-Bois had said that if the case did not go to trial it would be a message that poor families on run-down estates did not deserve justice in France.
(17) While unemployment, poor housing, daily discrimination and racism have run local people into the ground in the poorest parts of Clichy-sous-Bois, it is the daily conflict with police that remains a tinderbox.
(18) It was here in Clichy-sous-Bois in 2005 that the deaths of two boys who had been running from police were the catalyst for the worst riots in modern French history.
(19) That same night, 15 cars were torched in Clichy-sous-Bois, a classic French banlieue of rundown postwar high-rises that are home to 30,000 people, overwhelmingly second and third-generation immigrants whose parents arrived in France as cheap migrant labour from north Africa.
(20) Photograph: Annabel Moeller Heston Shops selling blowtorches, sous-vides and gold leaf should be ready for a last-minute rush as Britain’s peculiar-fusion chef Heston Blumenthal makes his debut as a Radio 2 DJ and gives festive cooking tips.