(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.
(n.) A large cavity or hole in the ground, either natural or artificial; a cavity in the surface of a body; an indentation
(n.) The shaft of a coal mine; a coal pit.
(n.) A large hole in the ground from which material is dug or quarried; as, a stone pit; a gravel pit; or in which material is made by burning; as, a lime pit; a charcoal pit.
(n.) A vat sunk in the ground; as, a tan pit.
(n.) Any abyss; especially, the grave, or hades.
(n.) A covered deep hole for entrapping wild beasts; a pitfall; hence, a trap; a snare. Also used figuratively.
(n.) A depression or hollow in the surface of the human body
(n.) The hollow place under the shoulder or arm; the axilla, or armpit.
(n.) See Pit of the stomach (below).
(n.) The indentation or mark left by a pustule, as in smallpox.
(n.) Formerly, that part of a theater, on the floor of the house, below the level of the stage and behind the orchestra; now, in England, commonly the part behind the stalls; in the United States, the parquet; also, the occupants of such a part of a theater.
(n.) An inclosed area into which gamecocks, dogs, and other animals are brought to fight, or where dogs are trained to kill rats.
(n.) The endocarp of a drupe, and its contained seed or seeds; a stone; as, a peach pit; a cherry pit, etc.
(n.) A depression or thin spot in the wall of a duct.
(v. t.) To place or put into a pit or hole.
(v. t.) To mark with little hollows, as by various pustules; as, a face pitted by smallpox.
(v. t.) To introduce as an antagonist; to set forward for or in a contest; as, to pit one dog against another.
(1) When compared with nonspecialized regions of the cell membranes, these contact sites were characterized by a decreased intercellular distance, subplasmalemmal densities and coated pits.
(2) Interaction of viable macrophages with cationic particles at 37 degrees C resulted in their "internalization" within vesicles and coated pits and a closer apposition between many segments of plasmalemma than with neutral or anionic substances.
(3) Both types of oral cleft, cleft palate (CP) and cleft lip with or without CP (CLP), segregate in these families together with lower lip pits or fistulae in an autosomal dominant mode with high penetrance estimated to be K = .89 and .99 by different methods.
(4) The potential use of ancrod, a purified isolate from the venom of the Malaysian pit viper, Agkistrodon rhodostoma, in decreasing the frequency of cyclic flow variations in severely stenosed canine coronary arteries and causing thrombolysis of an acute coronary thrombus induced by a copper coil was evaluated.
(5) On land, the pits' stagnant pools of water become breeding grounds for dengue fever and malaria.
(6) Demonstration of low levels of Pit-1 expression in Ames dwarf (df) mice implies that both Pit-1 and df expression may be required for pituitary differentiation.
(7) At 4 degrees C or after fixation, anti-renal tubular brush border vesicle (BBV) IgG bound diffusely to the surface of GEC and to coated pits.
(8) A cell with a large Golgi apparatus and associated cytoplasmic granules resembles the pit cell described in the liver of a few other vertebrates.
(9) Pitting corrosion was seen on low-resistant Ni-Cr alloys, which had less Cr content.
(10) This brings lads like 12-year-old Matthew Mason down from the magnificent studio his father Mark, from a coal-mining town ravaged by pit closures, lovingly built him in the back garden at Gants Hill, north-east London.
(11) Stonehenge stood at the heart of a sprawling landscape of chapels, burial mounds, massive pits and ritual shrines, according to an unprecedented survey of the ancient grounds.
(12) Freeze fracture analysis confirmed the integrity of the tight junctions as well as increased numbers of vesicles or pits along the lateral cell membrane, indicating increased endocytotic activity.
(13) Likewise, the cost of emptying these pits can be high.
(14) Bifid uvula, preauricular pits, and abnormal palmar creases were also slightly more common in the patients, but the differences were not statistically significant.
(15) Hypertrophic fibrous astrocytes were common in chronic active lesions, were capable of myelin degradation and on occasion, contained myelin debris attached to clathrin-coated pits.
(16) A mother and daughter both presented at age 5 years with the triad of right-sided congenital cholesteatoma, right preauricular pits, and bilateral sensorineural hearing loss.
(17) In addition, the perfusion method in this experiment suggested the possibility of distinguishing pinocytotic vesicles from pits of cell membranes.
(18) Performance pay pitting teachers against each other just does not work - we are not in favour of that,” Merlino said.
(19) Both larval stages had an inner circle of 6 labial papillae, an outer circle of 6 labial papillae and 4 somatic papillae, and lateral amphidial pits.
(20) The country’s other attractions include a burning pit at “the door to hell” in the Darvaza crater, and rarely seen stretches of the silk road, the region’s ancient trade route.