(n.) A blossom; the flower of a plant; an expanded bud; flowers, collectively.
(n.) The opening of flowers in general; the state of blossoming or of having the flowers open; as, the cherry trees are in bloom.
(n.) A state or time of beauty, freshness, and vigor; an opening to higher perfection, analogous to that of buds into blossoms; as, the bloom of youth.
(n.) The delicate, powdery coating upon certain growing or newly-gathered fruits or leaves, as on grapes, plums, etc. Hence: Anything giving an appearance of attractive freshness; a flush; a glow.
(n.) The clouded appearance which varnish sometimes takes upon the surface of a picture.
(n.) A yellowish deposit or powdery coating which appears on well-tanned leather.
(n.) A popular term for a bright-hued variety of some minerals; as, the rose-red cobalt bloom.
(v. i.) To produce or yield blossoms; to blossom; to flower or be in flower.
(v. i.) To be in a state of healthful, growing youth and vigor; to show beauty and freshness, as of flowers; to give promise, as by or with flowers.
(v. t.) To cause to blossom; to make flourish.
(v. t.) To bestow a bloom upon; to make blooming or radiant.
(n.) A mass of wrought iron from the Catalan forge or from the puddling furnace, deprived of its dross, and shaped usually in the form of an oblong block by shingling.
(n.) A large bar of steel formed directly from an ingot by hammering or rolling, being a preliminary shape for further working.
(1) They were a small bunch of daffodils and now they're blooming.
(2) The localization of the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) genome in chromosomes of human B-lymphoblastoid cell lines (LCLs) transformed with EBV, and the effect of EBV DNA on the level of sister chromatid exchange (SCE) in Bloom's syndrome (BS) B-LCLs, were examined with chromosomal in situ hybridization techniques using a 3H-EBV DNA probe.
(3) Throughout his career he has continued to champion Crane, seeing him as the direct heir to Walt Whitman – Whitman being "not just the most American of poets but American poetry proper, our apotropaic champion against European culture" – and slayer of neo-Christian adversaries such as "the clerical TS Eliot" and the old New Critics, who were and are anathema to Bloom, unresting defender of the Romantic tradition.
(4) "Tell Harold Bloom, I've had much posher recommendations," she says, chuckling.
(5) We report the occurence of Norwegian scabies in a 13-year-old boy with Bloom's syndrome who had impaired humoral and cell-mediated immunity.
(6) Dose response curves for acute and protracted exposures have been obtained for cells derived from patients with cancer-prone syndromes including ataxia telangiectasia (AT) and Bloom's syndrome.
(7) The concentration of acetate in the interstitial water fell from about 100 microM (immediately after sedimentation of the spring diatom bloom) to a relatively constant value of about 20 microM in late summer, during which acetate utilization appeared to be balanced by production.
(8) In addition, three experiments in the present study have demonstrated that the findings in Bloom's sole interpretable experiment were artifacts due to a methodological flaw.
(9) It also suggests that the chromatid breaks and deletions in Fanconi's Anemia represent a defect in step two of the replication bypass mechanism and that the high frequency of SCE's and quadriradials in Bloom's Syndrome represent the SCE overload effects of a defect in crosslink repair.
(10) In all cases, patient's age, tumor size, histological type and Scarff-Bloom-Richardson grade, and presence or absence of axillary lymph node metastases and of vessel invasion in tumor borders were recorded.
(11) We discuss in particular the mattress-model approach by Mouritsen and Bloom, who take matching between protein and lipid hydrophobic thicknesses as a determining factor for the phase behavior.
(12) The neurotoxic blooms consisted largely of benthic Oscillatoria species which were also observed in the stomach contents of the poisoned dogs.
(13) Over the decades, the Mauna Loa readings, made famous in Al Gore's documentary An Inconvenient Truth, show the CO2 level rising and falling each year as foliage across the northern hemisphere blooms in spring and recedes in autumn.
(14) On a clear day you can see the Timahoe round tower to the south, the Wicklow mountains to the east and the Slieve Bloom mountains to the west, but even when the skies are hazy, the views are majestic.
(15) Burns characteristically bloomed during the several seconds following laser application by both modalities, possibly indicating a deep source of energy absorption.
(16) The main cause for such algal blooms is an overload of phosphorus, which washes into lakes from commercial fertiliser used by farming operations as well as urban water-treatment centres.
(17) Water-bloom spots in which Oscillatoria prevailed can transform into the spots of Anabaena.
(18) Harmful algal blooms fuelled by water pollution are getting so large that they are visible from space.
(19) DNA ligase activity was studied in several untransformed or virus-transformed human cell lines from normal donors and from Bloom's syndrome (BS) patients.
(20) According to Buddhist folklore, it blooms only once every 3,000 years; someone feared it would encourage superstition.
(v. i.) To express amusement, pleasure, moderate joy, or love and kindness, by the features of the face; to laugh silently.
(v. i.) To express slight contempt by a look implying sarcasm or pity; to sneer.
(v. i.) To look gay and joyous; to have an appearance suited to excite joy; as, smiling spring; smiling plenty.
(v. i.) To be propitious or favorable; to favor; to countenance; -- often with on; as, to smile on one's labors.
(v. t.) To express by a smile; as, to smile consent; to smile a welcome to visitors.
(v. t.) To affect in a certain way with a smile.
(v. i.) The act of smiling; a peculiar change or brightening of the face, which expresses pleasure, moderate joy, mirth, approbation, or kindness; -- opposed to frown.
(v. i.) A somewhat similar expression of countenance, indicative of satisfaction combined with malevolent feelings, as contempt, scorn, etc; as, a scornful smile.
(v. i.) Favor; countenance; propitiousness; as, the smiles of Providence.
(v. i.) Gay or joyous appearance; as, the smiles of spring.
(1) But mention the words "eurozone crisis" to other Finns, and you could be rewarded with little more than a confused, albeit friendly, smile.
(2) But after 26.2 miles of pain it may be harder to keep that smile on his face.
(3) Speed's mother said she had watched again some television footage of her son before his death and realised his smile didn't seem genuine as "it didn't extend to his eyes".
(4) But there she sits with a strained smile as he serenades her before an audience of millions.
(5) I remind him that he had been unhappy with the penalty awarded to Barcelona in the Champions League game at Wembley last season, and he smiles.
(6) He was a fixture at Trump rallies, where he met chants of “Lock her up” against Hillary Clinton with a smile.
(7) I didn’t see him tonight,” smiled the alderman.
(8) Gough, as the degenerate black sheep of an English family trying to blackmail an American adulterer, would curl a long lip into a sneering smile, which became a characteristic of this fine actor's style.
(9) That’s before you even begin to consider the sort of outfits, polite eating and staged photos that guarantee I end up with a bleeding foot, skirt tucked into my knickers, mint in my teeth and a fixed smile last seen on a taxidermied pike.
(10) "Anne Hathaway at least tried to sing and dance and preen along to the goings on, but Franco seemed distant, uninterested and content to keep his Cheshire-cat-meets-smug smile on display throughout."
(11) But that doesn't mean that I can't make jokes about it, or help noticing the smiles on women's faces whenever this case is mentioned.
(12) "He would say he was a peaceful man, whose smile gives hope."
(13) When he smiles, he looks as cute and gummy as a newborn.
(14) I know I am loved by some clubs, especially one, and in Spain the situation is a bit different because some people hate me," Mourinho continued, adding with a smile: "And many of you are in this room."
(15) Expressions that included muscular activity around the eyes in addition to the smiling lips occurred more often when people were actually enjoying themselves as compared with when enjoyment was feigned to conceal negative emotions.
(16) Blue jean baby, LA lady, seamstress for the band Pretty eyed, pirate smile, you’ll marry a music man Ballerina, you must have seen her, dancing in the sand And now she’s in me, always with me, tiny dancer in my hand For a moment it seemed possible that the person about to get out of the plane was a man of subtle taste and kindness, a man who could appreciate such beauty, who was secure enough in himself to set his arrival in Sacramento to the soundtrack of a 45-year-old song by a gay troubadour.
(17) Singh said a smiling Mandela had asked "Is that me?"
(18) He smiled enigmatically when the questions turned to Greece and the possibility of a country leaving the euro, before dismissing such talk as "not being the working assumption of mine or any government".
(19) He was alive, he was walking unaided, and he was smiling.
(20) While there are smiles in the Ennis-Hill household, the organisers of the Commonwealth Games will be ruing the loss of a major star – especially as Britain's 5,000m and 10,000m Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah has admitted that the games are "not on my list" for 2014, and the 100m world record holder Usain Bolt is yet to commit.