(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.
(superl.) Alive; living; animate; -- opposed to dead or inanimate.
(superl.) Characterized by life or liveliness; animated; sprightly; agile; brisk; ready.
(superl.) Speedy; hasty; swift; not slow; as, be quick.
(superl.) Sensitive; perceptive in a high degree; ready; as, a quick ear.
(superl.) Pregnant; with child.
(adv.) In a quick manner; quickly; promptly; rapidly; with haste; speedily; without delay; as, run quick; get back quick.
(n.) That which is quick, or alive; a living animal or plant; especially, the hawthorn, or other plants used in making a living hedge.
(n.) The life; the mortal point; a vital part; a part susceptible of serious injury or keen feeling; the sensitive living flesh; the part of a finger or toe to which the nail is attached; the tender emotions; as, to cut a finger nail to the quick; to thrust a sword to the quick, to taunt one to the quick; -- used figuratively.
(n.) Quitch grass.
(v. t. & i.) To revive; to quicken; to be or become alive.
(1) However, ticks, which failed to finish their feeding and represent a disproportionately great part of the whole parasite's population, die together with them and the parasitic system quickly restores its stability.
(2) She was organised, good with people, very grown up and quickly proved herself to be indispensable.
(3) The adaptive filter processor was tested for retrospective identification of artifacts in 20 male volunteers who performed the following specific movements between epochs of quiet, supine breathing: raising arms and legs (slowly, quickly, once, and several times), sitting up, breathing deeply and rapidly, and rolling from a supine to a lateral decubitus position.
(4) The Pakistan government, led as usual by a general, was anxious to project the army's role as bringers of order to a country that was sliding quickly towards civil war.
(5) This is a struggle for the survival of our nation.” As ever, after Trump’s media dressing-down, his operation was quick to fit a velvet glove to an iron fist.
(6) This procedure can quickly provide acrosome-reacted bull sperm for use with various in vitro fertilization procedures and for assessment of male fertility.
(7) In a poll before the debate, 48% predicted that Merkel, who will become Europe's longest serving leader if re-elected on 22 September, would emerge as the winner of the US-style debate, while 26% favoured Steinbruck, a former finance minister who is known for his quick-wit and rhetorical skills, but sometimes comes across as arrogant.
(8) But still we have to fight for health benefits, we have to jump through loops … Why doesn’t the NFL offer free healthcare for life, especially for those suffering from brain injury?” The commissioner, however, was quick to remind Davis that benefits are agreed as part of the collective bargaining process held between the league and the players’ union, and said that they had been extended during the most recent round of negotiations.
(9) The cells were taken from cultures in low-density balanced exponential growth, and the experiments were performed quickly so that the bacteria were in a uniform physiological state at the time of measurement.
(10) "The pattern of consumption is that among ebook readers there is a desire to pre-order, or get it quickly, so ebook sales are particularly high in the first few weeks," he said.
(11) There is no immediate sign that returns on Cuadrilla's investments so far will be quick.
(12) Both of these bills include restrictions on moving terrorists into our country.” The White House quickly confirmed the president would have to sign the legislation but denied this meant that its upcoming plan for closing Guantánamo was, in the words of one reporter, “dead on arrival”.
(13) Both targets were found more quickly in the high-probability location than in the other locations, but the advantage associated with targets in the high-probability location was larger for the inducing target than for the test target.
(14) These results, in addition to binding studies with the active site titrant N2-(5-dimethylaminonaphthalene-1-sulfonyl)arginine N-(3-ethyl-1,5-pentanediyl)amide, indicate that binding interactions at the catalytic site of Thrombin Quick I are unaltered.
(15) Ultrasonic fragmentation through the pars plana is a quick and easy method for relieving the condition.
(16) After a quick look around, he too left for his hotel.
(17) The maximal shortening velocity (Vmax) was obtained from force-velocity relations determined by the quick-release method.
(18) On the basis of studies of Ca2+ transients in muscles subjected to quick release, it has been suggested that force or shortening-mediated changes in Ca2+-troponin C affinity may provide a mechanism for a contraction-activation feedback.
(19) A 63-year-old man, with a Waldenström's disease discovered by cryoglobulinemia (ischemic lesions of fingers) was quickly aggravating (hyperviscosity syndrome) under treatment by chlorambucil in a dosage of 8 mg daily.
(20) It was found that sonography was a quick and simple method.