(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. & v.) Reign.
(n.) Water falling in drops from the clouds; the descent of water from the clouds in drops.
(n.) To fall in drops from the clouds, as water; -- used mostly with it for a nominative; as, it rains.
(n.) To fall or drop like water from the clouds; as, tears rained from their eyes.
(v. t.) To pour or shower down from above, like rain from the clouds.
(v. t.) To bestow in a profuse or abundant manner; as, to rain favors upon a person.
(1) This is basically a large tank (the bigger the better) that collects rain from the house guttering and pumps it into the home, to be used for flushing the loo.
(2) The supporters – many of them wearing Hamas green headbands and carrying Hamas flags – packed the open-air venue in rain and strong winds to celebrate the Islamist organisation's 25th anniversary and what it regards as a victory in last month's eight-day war with Israel.
(3) As yet there is no evidence that the occurrence of savanna flies in the rain forest zone of Liberia was of epidemiological significance.
(4) But officials warned the rains may not reach the heart of the Rim fire.
(5) A light rain pattered the rooftops of Los Mochis in Friday’s pre-dawn darkness, the town silent and still as the Sea of Cortez lapped its shore.
(6) The effect of spraying plants with rain-water was to enhance slightly the total content of all trace metals analysed.
(7) Demonstrators gathered in the rain in the west of the Afghan capital and marched towards the city centre, chanting death to the Taliban and Islamic State , while demanding justice and protection from the government.
(8) Richard Aylard, director of sustainability and external affairs for Thames Water, said the firm was aware of the irony that heavy rain had set in after the hosepipe ban was announced.
(9) The warning of further food prices came as some British supermarkets said they were struggling to keep shelves stocked with fresh produce and the National Farmers Union (NFU) reported that UK wheat yields have been the lowest since the late 1980s as a result of abnormal rain fall.
(10) In Kew Gardens, west London, 18mm of rain fell in just an hour on Saturday afternoon with other deluges causing travel misery.
(11) A winter mission, following a rain, will-provide a view of low areas within fields which may be obscured by summer vegetation.
(12) Canterbury and Christchurch in the South Island were expected to bear the brunt of ex-cyclone Debbie, with rain expected to ease in the North Island later on Thursday.
(13) It took City until midway through the first half to test the Boro goalkeeper, and once they did begin to rain shots on goal they found Tómas Mejías more than capable of standing up to them.
(14) On the weather map rain hammers down like a monsoon.
(15) It sounds like self-congratulation for disbelieving incorrect forecasts of rain, then proudly stepping into a hailstorm without an umbrella.
(16) I went inside, and the sound of the rain on the roof and the darkness inside made me very afraid.
(17) Warning of more stormy weather to come he urged people to remain on alert in regions due for more heavy rain this Wednesday and Thursday.
(18) Boxing Day sales shoppers were soaked as downpours continued across the country on Wednesday, and there were warnings that an Atlantic storm would bring more heavy rain at the weekend.
(19) In view of the fact that a major consequence of acid rain is the liberation of large amounts of aluminum in bioavailable forms, concerns are raised about possible human health risks of this environmental phenomenon.
(20) At present it is not possible to quantify the effects attributed to acid rain only; account must be also be taken of cadmium added to, e.g., soil by use of sewage sludge and other fertilizers.