(n.) A blast; destruction by a blast, or by some pernicious cause.
(n.) The act or process of one who, or that which, blasts; the business of one who blasts.
(1) A Swedish news agency said it had received an email warning before the blasts in which a threat was made against Sweden's population, linked to the country's military presence in Afghanistan and the five-year-old case of caricatures of the prophet Muhammad by Swedish artist Lars Vilks.
(2) Moments later, explosive charges blasted free two tungsten blocks, to shift the balance of the probe so it could fly itself to a prearranged landing spot .
(3) However, the blasts formed mixed colonies consisting of erythroblasts, granulocytes, macrophages, and immature blasts when cultured in methylcellulose with PHA-leukocyte conditioned medium.
(4) A proportion of blasts from five of 10 cases of AML expressed receptors for IL-2 (IL-2R) when tested directly ex-vivo with monoclonal antibodies against the receptor.
(5) The patients were divided into two equal groups according to the degree of perivascular and paratrabecular infiltration: those with minimal (one to three layers of blasts and promyelocytes) and those with marked (four to eight layers of blasts and promyelocytes) infiltration.
(6) Sequential analyses of the serologic reactivity of cells from AMML patients undergoing chemotherapy corresponded with the clinical course of the patient, even though there was little correlation between the percentage of blast cells present and the per cent cytotoxicity with the antisera.
(7) Conversely, the expression in the more differentiated blast cells obtained from 10 of 11 AML patients classified as M1 and M2 were at levels similar to the levels in HL-60 cells.
(8) We concluded that patients with MDS with excess of blasts and blastic transformation may be treated with aggressive chemotherapy with low toxicity and high remission rate, similarly to de novo acute myeloid leukemia.
(9) "Everyone has been blasted by anonymous figures who crushed the economy.
(10) At the second admission, blasts were present in the peripheral blood, and later accounted for 49% of the total leukocyte count.
(11) Lymphocyte blast transformation, serum immunoglobulins, and circulating immune complexes were also evaluated.
(12) In the phase of blast crisis, the bone marrow demonstrated a significant rise of the portion of the G2 cells and of the mitotic index.
(13) Lymphocytes with low floating density lyse NK-sensitive target cells and leukemic B-lymphocytes, increase the lytic activity with respect to blasts of K-562 line under the effect of alpha-interferon.
(14) During tumor growth, a population of T cell blasts appears that may be involved with an immune response against the tumor.
(15) In the high-grade component, the blasts occurred in clusters or sheets, and often possessed plasmacytoid cytoplasm; glandular invasion was a rare event.
(16) The results showed that increasing age of the donors and the presence of anti-CMV antibodies are significantly associated with low proliferative responses of PBMC, whereas the HLA-B8 antigen and female donor sex were found to be associated with high blast cell formation after PWM stimulation.
(17) You can also blast individual eyeballs from their sockets, or – if you're particularly skilful – make their testicles explode like a pair of microwaved eggs.
(18) Fifteen injuries resulted from direct penetration of a vessel and three were concussion or blast injuries.
(19) A2HSGP did indeed inhibit blast transformation in these cell populations.
(20) Late-night hosts blast Trumpcare: 'Needless suffering for low and middle-income people' Read more In the Harvard study, the researchers had 9,000 people in their dataset – enough that they were able to ensure they were really measuring the impact of a lack of health insurance.
(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.