(n.) Freedom from motion, agitation, or disturbance; a cessation or absence of that which causes motion or disturbance, as of winds or waves; tranquility; stillness; quiet; serenity.
(n.) To make calm; to render still or quiet, as elements; as, to calm the winds.
(n.) To deliver from agitation or excitement; to still or soothe, as the mind or passions.
(super.) Not stormy; without motion, as of winds or waves; still; quiet; serene; undisturbed.
(super.) Undisturbed by passion or emotion; not agitated or excited; tranquil; quiet in act or speech.
(1) David Cameron was accused of revealing his ill-suppressed Bullingdon Club instincts when he shouted at the Labour frontbencher Angela Eagle to "calm down, dear" as she berated him for misleading MPs at prime minister's questions.
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(3) Markets reacted calmly on Friday to the downgrade by Moody's of 16 European and US banks, with share prices steady after the reduction in credit ratings, which can push up the cost of borrowing for banks which they could pass on to customers.
(4) The girl was calmed down and was taken to hospital.
(5) A teaching union has questioned appointment of a trustee of Britain's largest academy chain group as chairman of the schools regulator Ofsted , in what was a surprise announcement meant to calm some of the internal conflicts within the coalition.
(6) She stayed calm during the upsetting search that led to Cynthia, who turned out to be flaky, chain-smoking and white (played by Brenda Blethyn).
(7) Thokozile Masipa, a 68-year-old former journalist who was only the second black woman to be appointed to the high court, was praised for her calm authority despite her controversial original verdict.
(8) He calmly and politely volunteered: “Sir, I have to tell you I do have a firearm on me.” Police hunt and kill black people like Philando Castile.
(9) Statistical data should be enriched by qualitative information for decision-making purposes: the calm rationality of one set of people discussing the problems of others should be balanced by the fire of people describing their own experiences.
(10) But I say to the honourable gentleman we won’t get Britain building unless we keep our economy going.” Later, Marie called in to radio station LBC radio to say that the new Labour leader needed to “change the way he does things, mix things up each week and really not let the Conservatives know which side it’s coming from – firing on all corners but doing it in a calm and collected way”.
(11) I can calmly say that his future will still be at Juventus, where he feels very happy,” he parped.
(12) The surreal air of calm surrounding Spain's bond market shows no signs of dissipating.
(13) There was nothing accidental about Saffiyah Khan’s easy nonchalance, grinning through the spitting rage of Ian Crossland at the EDL rally in Birmingham city centre at the weekend; Ieshia Evans knew there was more power in calm when she approached the police in Baton Rouge last summer.
(14) On the train journey to court I will usually chat to the family to try and help them remain calm before the day ahead.
(15) It's a great spot for swimming, with clear, calm waters and a bathing raft.
(16) "We hope all relevant parties will do that which benefits peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, hope all sides will respond calmly and avoid exacerbating the situation," ministry spokesman Qin Gang said in the statement.
(17) As the party's internal electoral commission counted and recounted the votes during the day, appeals for calm were drowned out by waves of accusation and counter-accusation.
(18) The CCTV images released by police are haunting as we watch an individual who appears calm and focused throughout.
(19) Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, due to visit Europe this week, appealed for calm amid the rioting.
(20) The pressure on Cameron followed a day of rising tensions in Birmingham as community leaders and police appealed for calm following the death of Haroon Jahan, 21, and brothers Shazad Ali, 30 and Abdul Musavir, 31.
(n.) The stalk or stem of grain and grasses (including the bamboo), jointed and usually hollow.
(n.) Mineral coal that is not bituminous; anthracite, especially when found in small masses.
(n.) The waste of the Pennsylvania anthracite mines, consisting of fine coal, dust, etc., and used as fuel.
(1) Experiments for uptaking and distribution of the culm stabiliser "camposan" with the agens ethephon are very important to tell something about the dwarf behaviour of the treated plants of rye.
(2) The supplementary diet which consisted largely of a distillery by-product, malt culms, was submitted for mycological examination and fed to two housed lambs.
(3) Aspergillus clavatus was cultured from the culms, and both the affected sheep and the housed lambs showed cerebrospinal degenerative changes.
(4) semitectum were isolated from blighted culms of grain sorghum.
(5) (90%), Rhizopus stolonifer (48%) and yeasts (53%) were the dominant fungi in 699 sputum cultures, and showed a similar proportional distribution in 327 samples of grain, malt, culms and dusts from fifty-six maltings.
(6) The 16th-century chapel of Columbjohn sits beside the river Culm and there are good paddling spots nearby.
(7) The radioactive labelled ethephon is infiltrated through the roots, leaves and cuttings of culms.