(v. t.) To pound, beat, rub, or grind small or fine.
(v. i.) To utter a loud, harsh cry, as an ass.
(v. i.) To make a harsh, grating, or discordant noise.
(v. t.) To make or utter with a loud, discordant, or harsh and grating sound.
(n.) The harsh cry of an ass; also, any harsh, grating, or discordant sound.
(n.) A bank; the slope of a hill; a hill. See Brae, which is now the usual spelling.
(1) It would strike a blow against its excessively adversarial ways of working, the two sides of a divided house braying at each other across the floor.
(2) This is a gladiatorial display – that is what people go to see.” Bray added: “The popular knee-jerk reaction will be we should ban airshows, but it’s very rare for such a crash to take place.
(3) Indeed watching the prime minister singling out unemployed youngsters for uniquely punitive measures while pretending it is for their own good, cheered on by a gang of braying chums, it looks less like the behaviour of a national statesman and more like the petty vindictiveness of a schoolyard bully.
(4) Bray and other Carrier workers said that their union, the United Steelworkers, had repeatedly reached out to Pence in the weeks after the closings were announced and that he hadn’t responded to the union and had not helped at all.
(5) The objective of this study was to test the application of the system which incorporated the Bray concept to PVI measures in head injured patients.
(6) The computer incorporated the Bray concept for PVI estimation.
(7) Earlier he was seen leaving his riverside home in Bray, Berkshire, by boat.
(8) Rules like – for example – "no applause" have led to baying and braying to produce the same effect.
(9) Angie Bray, a loyalist who had threatened to resign as ministerial aide to the shadow cabinet office minister Francis Maude, was highly critical of the Lib Dems.
(10) The studies by Wever and Bray, as well as, Ruben's team of Baltimore underline the significance of potentials expressing electrical activity of cochlea and acoustic nerve fibres.
(11) Oxfam spokesman Ian Bray said the shortfall reflected the incipient nature of the crisis, adding that people and governments tend to respond more decisively after the event.
(12) On the way you could stop off at the seaside town of Bray (Dart train from Dublin Connolly, €6.85 return) as we did, then jump on a bus to Enniskerry (€2.70) and walk up to Powerscourt House.
(13) And anyway, I’d suffer many a braying account manager (and a truly terrifyingly fast lift) for that view: breathtaking at any time of day, but taking on a particular drama at sunset and sunrise when London’s skyline is framed by horizontal rays.
(14) The idea of England and Wales as some monochrome expanse, full of nostalgia and nastiness, is serially wrecked Looking back at the very real woes that preceded the party’s breakthrough, there seems to be some implicit suggestion that a huge crowd of true believers always knew things were on track but could not be heard above the hostile braying.
(15) Photograph: United Steel Workers “Trump talks a big game about Carrier, but I don’t support him,” said TJ Bray, an assembly line worker for 14 years at Carrier’s furnace factory here.
(16) According to David Bray, author of Social Space and Governance in Urban China , not only did the walled city “embody a complex array of cosmologically determined symbolic spaces, designed to reinforce the might of the emperor and his government, but also, in its simple grid design it provided the template for the ordering of everyday social life.” Facebook Twitter Pinterest Night view of Changan Avenue, the 10-lane thoroughfare which slices east-west through the city.
(17) "If I were leader, I would breed sharks with lasers for eyes that play soccer," brays Bruce Cooper.
(18) It’s designed to mitigate traffic generation from new development,” says Bray.
(19) "It's important the international community gets together and starts pledging money for this crisis," added Bray.
(20) Data is also presented which indicates that liquid scintillation counting could be carried out by placing cut-off Ausria-125 test tubes in counting vials containing 10 ml of either Brays, Unogel, or Instagel solutions.
() 3d pers. sing. pres. of Hide, contracted from hideth.
(imp. & p. p.) of Hit
(v. t.) To reach with a stroke or blow; to strike or touch, usually with force; especially, to reach or touch (an object aimed at).
(v. t.) To reach or attain exactly; to meet according to the occasion; to perform successfully; to attain to; to accord with; to be conformable to; to suit.
(v. t.) To guess; to light upon or discover.
(v. t.) To take up, or replace by a piece belonging to the opposing player; -- said of a single unprotected piece on a point.
(v. i.) To meet or come in contact; to strike; to clash; -- followed by against or on.
(v. i.) To meet or reach what was aimed at or desired; to succeed, -- often with implied chance, or luck.
(n.) A striking against; the collision of one body against another; the stroke that touches anything.
(n.) A stroke of success in an enterprise, as by a fortunate chance; as, he made a hit.
(n.) A peculiarly apt expression or turn of thought; a phrase which hits the mark; as, a happy hit.
(n.) A game won at backgammon after the adversary has removed some of his men. It counts less than a gammon.
(n.) A striking of the ball; as, a safe hit; a foul hit; -- sometimes used specifically for a base hit.
(1) Philip Shaw, chief economist at broker Investec, expects CPI to hit 5.1%, just shy of the 5.2% reached in September 2008, as the utility hikes alone add 0.4% to inflation.
(2) Sierra Leone is one of the three West Africa nations hit hard by an Ebola epidemic this year.
(3) But the wounding charge in 2010 has become Brown's creation of a structural hole in the budget, more serious than the cyclical hit which the recession made in tax receipts, at least 4% of GDP.
(4) David Cameron last night hit out at his fellow world leaders after the G8 dropped the promise to meet the historic aid commitments made at Gleneagles in 2005 from this year's summit communique.
(5) Hanley Ramirez was hitting behind Michael Young and now he's injured.
(6) Botswana, Kenya, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo have also been badly hit.
(7) We are better off in.” Out campaigners have claimed that the NHS could be badly hit by a decision to stay in the EU.
(8) What shouldn't get lost among the hits, home runs and the intentional and semi-intentional walks is that Ortiz finally seems comfortable with having a leadership role with his team.
(9) Chris Pavlou, former vice chairman of Laiki, told Channel 4 news that Anastasiades was given little option by the troika but to accept the draconian terms, which force savers to take a hit for the first time in the fifth bailout of a eurozone country.
(10) Macron hit back on Twitter, saying her proposals to take France out of the EU would destroy France’s fishing industry.
(11) VAT increases don't just hit the poor more than the rich, they also hit small firms, threaten retail jobs and, by boosting inflation, could also lead to higher interest rates."
(12) And Norris Cole hits a "good night everybody" three-pointer.
(13) If you’ve escaped the impact of cuts so far , consider yourself lucky, but don’t think that you won’t be affected after the next tranche hits.
(14) Government borrowing has hit a record high for a September.
(15) The weapon is 13 metres long, weighs 60 tonnes and can carry nuclear warheads with up to eight times the destructive capacity of the bombs that hit Hiroshima and Nagasaki in the second world war.
(16) The debate certainly hit upon a larger issue: the tendency for people in positions of social and cultural power to tell the stories of minorities for them, rather than allowing minority communities to speak for themselves.
(17) On the first anniversary of Peach's death I took part in my first ever demonstration where we chanted the names of the six SPG officers who were said to have been hitting people with batons on the street where Peach died.
(18) "Some of the shrapnel went into the arm of the Australian soldier that was hit, another part went into the foot [of the New Zealand soldier]," he told a news conference .
(19) Two short homologous sequences in the rat insulin I enhancer fragment used, IEB2 and IEB1, have been described as playing a dominant role in the regulation of HIT hamster insulinoma cell-specific transcription of the insulin gene (1).
(20) 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.