(n.) Properly, the leaf, or flat part of the leaf, of any plant, especially of gramineous plants. The term is sometimes applied to the spire of grasses.
(n.) The cutting part of an instrument; as, the blade of a knife or a sword.
(n.) The broad part of an oar; also, one of the projecting arms of a screw propeller.
(n.) The scapula or shoulder blade.
(n.) The principal rafters of a roof.
(n.) The four large shell plates on the sides, and the five large ones of the middle, of the carapace of the sea turtle, which yield the best tortoise shell.
(n.) A sharp-witted, dashing, wild, or reckless, fellow; -- a word of somewhat indefinite meaning.
(v. t.) To furnish with a blade.
(v. i.) To put forth or have a blade.
(1) Perinephric rabbit fat was divided into small particles with scissors and razor blades and then injected subcutaneously into the donor rabbit.
(2) Cadmium and copper content was determined by atomic absorption spectrophotometry from four tissue types; young blade, old blade, young stipe and old stipe.
(3) After X-ray irradiation of the neonatal rat it is known that only part of the infrapyramidal blade of the granule cell layer is formed.
(4) Earlier this year the Guardian launched Beyond the Blade , a long-term project looking at young people who are victims of knife crime.
(5) Blade Runner: the Final Cut is re-released on 3 April
(6) In 9 of 21 rats a fair or good result was observed, although it did not seem possible to create a fully competent valve with only one cusp blade in the 1.5-mm-diam caval veins.
(7) A recently recognized complication of intertrochanteric fracture is a subcapital fracture occurring at the tip of the blade of an intertrochanteric fracture fixation blade plate.
(8) However, as we watch Blade Runner , Deckard doesn’t feel like a replicant; he is dour and unengaged, but lacks his victims’ detached innocence, their staccato puzzlement at their own untrained feelings.
(9) The frogs were examined both after dissection (cut with a razor blade) to study the superficial blood vessel pattern, and histologically (the Nissl staining method) to study the distribution of the deep blood capillaries.
(10) If thin bone blades are fractured, as is often observed in the middle level of the face, adapting osteosynthesis is a method operating without compression.
(11) Malformations were detected by outer inspection for gross anomalies, by means of the razor blade technique for malformations of organs and by alizarin preparations for detecting anomalies of the osseuos skeleton.
(12) Immediately after the final, Pistorius said Oliveira and Blake Leeper, the American bronze medallist, were racing on blades that were "unfair" because they added four inches to their height.
(13) The razor blades were positioned to minimize shearing of tissues during sectioning so that there was no gross tissue disruption or cell death distant from cut edges.
(14) There are so many coaches in this world who want to work but can’t and there are those dashing blades who, through their quality and prestige, could work but don’t want to, because life as a parasite fulfils them professionally and economically.
(15) When it emerged that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had gone missing, he tweeted: "It occurs to me: All our good news on the economy is currently as submerged and lost as the Malaysian Airlines flight recorder..." The MP, whose Twitter avatar is a character from figure-skating comedy Blades Of Glory, also joked about having a relationship with a llama.
(16) Monk insisted Gomis deserved to be credited with the goal – “he covered every blade of grass, I think” – and applauded his gesture in grabbing a French tricolour from the touchline and waving it to the heavens in solidarity with those who lost their lives in Paris.
(17) Another sci-fi film, Mute, which he describes as "my love letter to Blade Runner", is already in development and will be filmed in Berlin.
(18) However, if a contact of the electrocautery blade with the wall of the IMA or with a metallic clip parallell to the wall was allowed, a clearly visible zone of endothelial damage, sometimes associated with mural trombus formation was observed.
(19) Prior to working on Blade Runner 2, which may or may not be his next film, Scott will make his long-awaited return to science fiction with Prometheus, a film "set in the same universe" as Alien, his cult 1979 slasher in space.
(20) He also hinted that western intelligence agencies had helped in the emergence of Isis, using the militants as a proxy to fight against the Syrian regime and thereby “putting the blades in their hands”.
(n.) A vessel for drawing up water from a well, or for catching, holding, or carrying water, sap, or other liquids.
(n.) A vessel (as a tub or scoop) for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain, etc.
(n.) One of the receptacles on the rim of a water wheel into which the water rushes, causing the wheel to revolve; also, a float of a paddle wheel.
(n.) The valved piston of a lifting pump.
(1) To be fair to lads who find themselves just a bus ride from Auschwitz, a visit to the camp is now considered by many tourists to be a Holocaust "bucket list item", up there with the Anne Frank museum, where Justin Bieber recently delivered this compliment : "Anne was a great girl.
(2) A single spin density gradient ultracentrifugation method in a swinging bucket rotor has been applied for the detection and isolation of low density lipoprotein (LDL) subfractions.
(3) Before you take out your bucket and spade, though, you might like to look at the sand sculpture festival (until 5 September; prices vary from day to day) for inspiration.
(4) So, they start to create these almost fictitious things they can sell, whether it’s a prime shelf [at the height a shopper is most likely to see] or a gondola end [the promotional buckets often found at the top of the aisle].
(5) In the Russian gallery, for example, the courageous Vadim Zakharov presents a pointed version of the Danaë myth in which an insouciant dictator (of whom it is hard not to think: Putin) sits on a high beam on a saddle, shelling nuts all day while gold coins rain down from a vast shower-head only to be hoisted in buckets by faceless thuggish men in suits.
(6) In the 1990s, when the Sun enjoyed unparalleled influence, its editor Kelvin Mackenzie could tell the prime minister John Major that he was about to pour "a large bucket of shit" over him.
(7) One by one, the rain having slowed, the men turn the bucket's plastic tap and douse their hands in the life-saving water.
(8) Here's one entry: 1995: The government is full of jack-booted thugs in bucket helmets.
(9) Patient expectations for independence, comfort, and cosmesis have been disappointed with traditional bucket designs.
(10) Leaving aside the fact that in the real world, after a lifetime of buckets, there’s a fair chance Andy would be missing a foot, what’s even more jarring is that KFC would actually try to use the fraught process of foster care to make even more money.
(11) They have buckets and trowels as they're going clamming, and Popeye leaves first, navigating the sand with a gratifyingly bandy gait.
(12) ‘Dysfunctional’ ABC management slammed Trevor Bormann, last year’s Walkley winner for Foreign Correspondent’s “Prisoner X” scoop, has dumped a bucket on ABC news management on the way out the door.
(13) Could they not, I wondered, stop pouring buckets of warm sympathy over their customers, and actually tell us what was happening?
(14) Through the searing summer heat, the Mexican immigrant to California’s Central Valley and his family endured a daily routine of collecting water in his pickup truck from an emergency communal tank, washing from buckets and struggling to keep their withering orchard alive while they waited for snow to return to the mountains and begin the cycle of replenishing the aquifer that provides water to almost all the homes in the region.
(15) Grey water is simply the water used in washing dishes, clothes and showering that is allowed to cool, then saved from going down the plug hole and redirected to the garden – either by bucket, or specially installed outlet pipes.
(16) Next, crush the fruit in a large plastic food-grade bucket.
(17) Hyacinth Bucket finagling her way into the company of mass murderers."
(18) Fire crews typically rely on helicopters scooping up 1,500-litre buckets of water from ponds and streams to put out flames.
(19) Serum samples are overlayered with a sodium chloride density gradient in a preparative ultracentrifuge tube and thin layers are removed at the top of the tube after successive centrifugations at different speeds in a swinging bucket rotor.
(20) As the NHS England chief executive, Simon Stevens, commented : “No one should pretend just combining two financially leaky buckets will magically create a watertight funding solution.” But the preoccupation with structure and funding omits a key piece of the integration puzzle: culture.