(1) Inside it's all old-world charm, with antiques scattered around, log fires, dark panelling, a billiards room, two pianos, a bar with 40 single malts and gourmet dinners by candlelight.
(2) Standing outside, Rex and I lick honeycomb-flavoured ice-creams and stare across the massive billiard table-flat sandy beach towards America.
(3) There, he likened the SSC's task to using rifle bullets to find billiard balls hidden in bales of hay.
(4) Retirees sing together or battle it out at billiard and mahjong tables.
(5) Denis Browne is described as a shy and sensitive nature, which made it difficult for him to establish ordinary human relationships, but also as a strangely aloof colleague with a flair for clothes, remarkable skills at riding, shooting, tennis, billiard and golf, and much admired by his juniors.
(6) The Abu Dhabi Investment Council, for instance, has avoided a £9m payment towards affordable housing in Westminster while building luxury flats with home cinemas and billiard rooms.
(7) A chest radiograph showed a billiard-ball-sized, round opacity in the left upper mediastinal region.
(8) The spacious Paracuellos de Jarama club, in a former restaurant in a town overlooking Madrid's Barajas airport, is equipped with a bar, kitchen, billiard tables and TV screens.
(9) In 1959, Manning had borrowed £30,000 from his father and transformed a rundown billiards hall into the Embassy Club.
(10) A rogue planet will plough into Earth in a cosmic re-creation of bar billiards.
(11) The scheme at 20 Grosvenor Square features palatial 5,000 sq ft apartments, with cinemas and billiard rooms, that are five times larger than the average new British home.
(12) Using the Schrödinger wave equation, interactions between fundamental particles can be modelled as if they were waves that interfere with each other, instead of the classical description of fundamental particles, which has them hitting each other like billiard balls.
(13) What on earth are Cameron, Netinyahu, Juncker and others doing there, saying, ‘Je suis Charlie ’?” fumed Cabanes, who created a drawing on his theme specially for the Observer , of the VIP front row on Sunday’s march arranged as a billiard triangle, waiting to be assigned to their various pockets by the cue – a pencil.
(14) We have analyzed the characteristics of SC RBC heterogeneity and find that: (1) SC cells exhibit unusual morphologic features, particularly the tendency for membrane "folding" (multifolded, unifolded, and triangular shapes are all common); (2) SC RBCs containing crystals and some containing round hemoglobin (Hb) aggregates (billiard-ball cells) are detectable in circulating SC blood; (3) in contrast to normal reticulocytes, which are found mainly in a low-density RBC fraction, SC reticulocytes are found in the densest SC RBC fraction; and (4) both deoxygenation and replacement of extracellular Cl- by NO3- (both inhibitors of K:Cl cotransport) led to moderate depopulation of the dense fraction and a dramatic shift of the reticulocytes to lower density fractions.
(15) We don’t want to work with coca,” says Neftalí Rodríguez, 48, said at the billiard hall meeting.
(16) They tied one of Sharpudi’s legs to a billiard table, and eight men took turns beating him.
(17) A stress fracture of the radius occurred in a 22-year-old pool player who was well known for his unique style of putting 'English' on the billiard ball.
(18) A case of perforation of the rectosigmoid colon following autoerotic transanal manipulation with a billiard cue is presented.
(19) So, if what I've been told was true, forcing your opponent into a snooker has always been what the game's about, and what differentiates it from other types of billiards."
(20) It speaks to a much gentler vision of human nature than the billiard-ball model of neoliberalism in which individuals just bump into each other as they try to pursue their own rational self-interest.
(n.) According to the French and American method of numeration, a thousand millions, or 1,000,000,000; according to the English method, a million millions, or 1,000,000,000,000. See Numeration.
(1) Project grants to selected State and local agencies amounted to about $.8 billion.
(2) Quotes Justin Timberlake: "Even more importantly customers love it … over 20 million listening on iTunes Radio, listened to over a billion songs.
(3) For more than half a century, Saudi leaders manipulated the United States by feeding our oil addiction, lavishing money on politicians, helping to finance American wars, and buying billions of dollars in weaponry from US companies.
(4) Its struggling mobile phone business resulted in a net loss of 136 billion yen for the three months to September, although that figure was smaller than analysts had predicted.
(5) "It will mean root-and-branch change for our banks if we are to deliver real change for Britain, if we are to rebuild our economy so it works for working people, and if we are to restore trust in a sector of our economy worth billions of pounds and hundreds of thousands of jobs to our country."
(6) The deal will also be scrutinised to see if its claims of new billions to jump start world economies prove to be inflated.
(7) Nick Nuttall, a spokesman for UNEP, said the latest findings should encourage more governments to follow moves by some politicians to invest billions of dollars in clean energy and efficiency as a way of curbing greenhouse gases.
(8) On the other hand, if the world population grew to 1-2 billion fertile women, the million tons of contraceptive steroids needed would require an inexpensive total synthesis.
(9) By easing these huge flows of hundreds of billions across borders, the single currency played a material role in causing the continent's crisis.
(10) The US farm bill is a multi-billion dollar piece of legislation that controls the federal government's spending on farm subsidies, food for the domestic poor, agriculture conservation programmes, and overseas food aid , among other things.
(11) And the number has risen sharply since 1980, with nearly 1 billion people added to the ranks of the poor over the past 35 years.
(12) The total earnings gap between the 2 groups was +17.6 billion (1986 dollars).
(13) • Mubarak becomes a major mediator in the Arab-Israeli peace process, remaining a consistent US ally bolstered by billions of dollars in American aid.
(14) Many alternative, more reliable sources of public finance are out there – a tax on financial transactions would provide billions of dollars of new money for developing countries to tackle climate change head on."
(15) Sir Ken Morrison, supermarkets Jersey trusts protect the billion-pound wealth of the 83-year-old Bradford-born Morrisons supermarket founder and a large number of his family members.
(16) It forecasts the pressure on forests will increase as world population grows by more than 2.5 billion people in the next 40 years.
(17) This would deplete the budget by a further $3.53 billion over the same four-year period," his report says.
(18) The world's population was 5.2 billion in 1990, which is increasing at an annual rate of 90 million, mainly in the developing countries.
(19) Ukraine has said it needs $35 billion over the next two years to stave off bankruptcy.
(20) The U.S. also needs significant regulatory and financial support, including "billions in loan guarantees," the report said.