(n.) That which comes without design or without being foreseen; contingency.
(n.) Any injury of the body from accident; hence, death, or other misfortune, occasioned by an accident; as, an unhappy casualty.
(n.) Numerical loss caused by death, wounds, discharge, or desertion.
(1) The two groups had one thing in common: the casualties' mostly deliberate posttraumatic reaction; there were only 3 patients in a state of helplessness.
(2) Other casualties in recent times have been the workers in the Portsmouth and Salford dioceses.
(3) Strains of this phage type were uncommon among patients attending the casualty department, and those found were usually either fully sensitive to antibiotics or resistant to benzylpenicillin only.
(4) They head a list of casualties at the top echelons of the financial industry including UBS's ousted chief executive Peter Wuffli and Bear Stearns's former chief operating officer Warren Spector.
(5) Many of the losses are deaths and injuries in battle, with casualties mounting up at a rate that senior Afghan and Nato commanders both admit poses a serious risk to morale.
(6) Immediate suspicion of acute capsular ligament injury on admission to the outpatient section or casualty ward, nodelay definite diagnosis, surgical action in acute condition as well as subtle and anatomically adequate restoration of all injured structures are the major conditions that must be satisfied for good success of this approved principle.
(7) "They're scared," one woman says April 15, 2014 max seddon (@maxseddon) Slavyansk residents are marching to defend their local airstrip, which is a cornfield with no fuel, working planes, or real runway April 15, 2014 Updated at 5.20pm BST 5.04pm BST There are conflicting reports of casualties at Kramatorsk airport, taken by Ukrainian forces Tuesday afternoon local time.
(8) Combat conditions or mass casualty situations may dictate a delay in surgery because of higher priorities or lack of surgical facilities.
(9) At that time, a system evolved to prevent certain types of casualties (due to blast and radiation), and to meet the medical challenges that would result from disaster.
(10) These mishaps accounted for 28 casualties: 14 fatalities and 14 injuries.
(11) A rocket also caused the first serious Israeli casualty – one of eight people hurt when a fuel tanker was hit at a service station in Ashdod, 20 miles north of Gaza.
(12) Moreover, with the long-term injury casualty Younès Kaboul still to feature in pre-season, Jan Vertonghen out with ankle damage and William Gallas released, Villas-Boas now has only one fit, senior centre-half in Michael Dawson.
(13) The importance of wound drainage in casualty and plastic surgery is unquestioned.
(14) SSI UK, owned by Thailand’s biggest steelmaker Sahaviriya Steel Industries (SSI), is the most high-profile casualty of China’s stranglehold on the market.
(15) Other casualties occurred in the provinces of Mardin and Diyarbakır.
(16) Chinese media and bloggers published images of three young children in blue school uniforms lying dead on the pavement – a grim echo of the high casualty rate at poorly constructed schools in Sichuan in 2008, when a bigger quake killed 87,000 people.
(17) Road accident casualties are major consumers of health service resources in Australia, using inpatient care, accident and emergency treatment and other facilities.
(18) The Saudi-led coalition has carried out multiple airstrikes that have resulted in civilian casualties.
(19) The UN report said most of the casualties came from government shelling and called for an independent international inquiry into what it called credible claims against Colombo and the Tamil Tigers .
(20) The number of civilian casualties from Russian bombardment is far higher than the number caused by American and French airstrikes,” said Wael Aleji, spokesman for the Syrian Network for Human Rights.
(v. t.) To take away; to vacate; to annul.
(v. t.) To draw; to entice; to allure. See Tole.
(v. t.) To cause to sound, as a bell, with strokes slowly and uniformly repeated; as, to toll the funeral bell.
(v. t.) To strike, or to indicate by striking, as the hour; to ring a toll for; as, to toll a departed friend.
(v. t.) To call, summon, or notify, by tolling or ringing.
(v. i.) To sound or ring, as a bell, with strokes uniformly repeated at intervals, as at funerals, or in calling assemblies, or to announce the death of a person.
(n.) The sound of a bell produced by strokes slowly and uniformly repeated.
(n.) A tax paid for some liberty or privilege, particularly for the privilege of passing over a bridge or on a highway, or for that of vending goods in a fair, market, or the like.
(n.) A liberty to buy and sell within the bounds of a manor.
(n.) A portion of grain taken by a miller as a compensation for grinding.
(v. i.) To pay toll or tallage.
(v. i.) To take toll; to raise a tax.
(v. t.) To collect, as a toll.
(1) This death toll represents 25% of avoidable adult deaths in developing countries.
(2) Large price cuts seem to have taken a toll on retailer profitability, while not necessarily increasing sales substantially,” Barclaycard concluded.
(3) But sanctions and mismanagement took their toll, and the scale of the long-awaited economic catharsis won’t be grand,” he says.
(4) The number of killings in Iraq has reached levels unseen since 2008 in recent months and Sunday's attacks bring the death toll across the country in October to 545, according to an Associated Press count.
(5) I came from a strong family and my parents had a devoted marriage, but I experienced the toll breast cancer took on their relationship and their children.
(6) AP reported a lower death toll of one killed and 20 wounded.
(7) As BHP’s share price in Australia pushed near 10-year lows on Thursday, the government in Brasilia has become increasingly concerned over the rising death toll and contaminated mud flowing through two states as a result of the disaster.
(8) Chinese authorities have raised the death toll from Beijing's floods to 77 from 37 after the public questioned the days-old tally.
(9) Undoubtedly, as repeatedly urged, appropriate selective screening and health education could effectively reduce the toll of mortality, especially in high-risk developing populations.
(10) In fact the UN estimates the total death toll, regardless of responsibility, to be about 93,000 people.
(11) Nancy Curtin, the chief investment officer of Close Brothers Asset Management said: "The US economy didn't just grind to a halt in the first quarter – it hit reverse as the polar vortex took its toll.
(12) The lesson for the international community, fatigued or bored by competing stories of Middle Eastern carnage, is that problems that are left to fester only get worse – and always take a terrible human toll.
(13) The combined mortality and morbidity from aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage exceeds 40%, and therefore yields a remarkably high toll of human and economic loss.
(14) And at the coalface of Israeli coalition management, where every deal is done over the still-twitching body of an ally fervently opposed to it, the economics of disappointment eventually take a toll.
(15) Murdoch's British newspapers, which include the Times, the Sun and the News of the World, suffered a 14% drop in year-end advertising revenue as the recession took its toll.
(16) But it had already taken its toll on the Deghayes's children.
(17) The death toll was expected to rise sharply and 20,000 civilians were sheltering in two UN bases in Juba.
(18) The death toll in Gaza has climbed to at least 480, with more than 2,300 wounded, according to Palestinian medical officials.
(19) The devastating toll it has had on this generation of children is far-reaching.
(20) The feeling of restlessness and fatigue started to take its toll and I spent more and more time alone.