(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.
(n.) Any bird of the order Columbae, of which numerous species occur in nearly all parts of the world.
(n.) An unsuspected victim of sharpers; a gull.
(v. t.) To pluck; to fleece; to swindle by tricks in gambling.
(1) However, the characteristics of pigeon atherosclerosis at other vascular sites have not been extensively studied.
(2) There are thus clear similarities in the overall pattern of somatosensory projections in the pigeon and in many mammalian species.
(3) The behavioral effects of phenytoin, phenobarbital, clonazepam, valproic acid, and ethosuximide were evaluated in food-deprived pigeons performing under automaintenance and negative automaintenance procedures.
(4) The pigeon's metapatagialis muscle consists of three slips, two twitch and one tonic, and these slips are distinguishable at the gross anatomical level.
(5) The gain of anterior SC primary afferents at 0.25 Hz is similar for anesthetized (2.93 I X s-1 X deg-1 X s-1, n = 14) (11) and for unanesthetized (3.01 I X s-1 X deg-1 X s-1, n = 14) pigeons.
(6) A series of seven experiments related amplitude and latency of the pigeon's startle response, elicited by an intense visual stimulus, to antecedent auditory and visual events in the sensory environment.
(7) Immunohistochemical techniques were used to survey the distribution of several conventional transmitters, receptors, and neuropeptides in the pigeon nucleus of the basal optic root (nBOR), a component of the accessory optic system.
(8) Immunoglobulin G (IgG), A (IgA) and M (IgM) antibody activity against pigeon serum was demonstrated in the patient's serum by a solid phase radioimmunoassay (RIA) technic.
(9) The activities of choline acetyltransferase and acetylcholinesterase were assayed in submicrogram samples from layers of pigeon retina.
(10) Erythrocytes from pigeons and 1-day-old chicks gave similar antigen and antibody titers, but goose erythrocytes gave lower titers.
(11) But my timid scrunch-face puts me so behind the curve that I might as well start training carrier pigeons.
(12) The serratus metapatagialis (SMP) muscle of the pigeon has been studied histochemically and ultrastructurally.
(13) Pigeon Type I horizontal cells are Cajal's "brush-shaped" cells, and their axon terminals resemble Cajal's "stellate" cells.
(14) The mechanism of pyruvate-2,6-dichlorophenol-indophenol (2,6-CPI) reductase reaction catalyzed by the pyruvate dehydrogenase complex from pigeon breast muscle and by its pyruvate dehydrogenase component was studied.
(15) Most of the time when we talk about pollution people think about Beijing or other places, but there are some days in the year when pollution was higher and more toxic in London than Beijing, that’s the reality.” He said he was inspired by the use of pigeons in the first and second world wars to deliver information and save lives, but they were also a practical way of taking mobile air quality readings and beating London’s congested roads.
(16) The local pigeon crop-sac assay was used to test the direct effects of epidermal growth factor (EGF) and several other growth factors and hormones on the growth of mucosal epithelial cells in vivo.
(17) Nine pigeons in a matching-to-sample task with 5 alternative stimuli were exposed to 4 dose levels of sodium pentobarbital.
(18) In pigeon liver, only purine nucleoside phosphorylase was increased but xanthine dehydrogenase activity was not detected after feeding a high protein diet, while both enzyme activities were increased in the pigeon kidney.
(19) The authors report an epizootic form of toxoplasmosis observed among the crowned pigeons (Goura cristata Pallas and Goura victoria Frazer).
(20) Pigeons are able to home from unfamiliar sites because they acquire an olfactory map extending beyond the area they have flown over.