(n.) A hundred; as, ten per cent, the proportion of ten parts in a hundred.
(n.) A United States coin, the hundredth part of a dollar, formerly made of copper, now of copper, tin, and zinc.
(n.) An old game at cards, supposed to be like piquet; -- so called because 100 points won the game.
(1) Previous use of the drug is found in more than 50 per cent of the patients, and it was often followed by a neglected side-effect.
(2) Following central retinal artery ligation, infarction of the retinal ganglion cells was reflected by a 97 per cent reduction in the radioactively labeled protein within the optic nerve.
(3) In contrast to previous reports, these tumours were more malignant than osteosarcomas and showed a five-year survival rate of only 4-2 per cent.
(4) Children of smoking mothers had an 18.0 per cent cumulative incidence of post-infancy wheezing through 10 years of age, compared with 16.2 per cent among children of nonsmoking mothers (risk ratio 1.11, 95% CI: 1.02, 1.21).
(5) Eighty-two per cent of patients with falciparum malaria had recently returned from Africa whereas 82% with vivax malaria had visited Asia.
(6) In more than 70 per cent of these, brain injury is the decisive lethal factor.
(7) Socially acceptable urinary control was achieved in 90 per cent of the 139 patients with active devices in place.
(8) Of the 138 patients who were admitted to the study, only seventy-one (51 per cent) could be followed for an average of 3.5 years (a typical return rate of urban trauma centers).
(9) Of the sampled population, 6.3 per cent exhibited some degree of hypodontia (third molar agenesis excluded).
(10) Eighty-five per cent of the patients had been on beta-blocker treatment for more than 1 year.
(11) Ninety-five per cent were suffering from chiasmal compression pre-operatively.
(12) We studied the effect of a 2-hour exposure to 0.6 ppm of ozone on bronchial reactivity in 8 healthy, nonsmoking subjects by measuring the increase in airway resistance (Raw) produced by inhalation of histamine diphosphate aerosol (1.6 per cent, 10 breaths).
(13) Lambing rates approach 1.5 lambs per ewe per year, but a death rate of 23 per cent and an offtake of 27 per cent, means that flock numbers are probably slightly declining.
(14) The remaining 33 sera (13.3 per cent) were classified as low, moderate or strong positives.
(15) Couples applying to in vitro fertilization were admitted into this project when the sperm concentration was greater than 20 million per mL and motility greater than 30 per cent.
(16) Furthermore, the effect of immunization was examined in monkeys previously given fluoride in their diet and which had developed a low incidence of dental caries when offered a human type of diet containing about 15 per cent sucrose.
(17) The lambs of the second group were given 1200-1500 g of concentrate pellets and 300 g chopped wheat straw, and those of the third group were given 800 and 1050 g each of concentrate pellets, and 540 g and 720 g of pellets of whole maize plant containing 40 per cent.
(18) During anaesthesia with 60-70 per cent N2O in O2 and 0.2 per cent isoflurane, a maintenance dose (MD) of fentanyl was administered using a continuous variable-rate IV fentanyl infusion, supplemented by intermittent 50 micrograms IV boluses.
(19) It was found that the initial rate of [14C]oxalate absorption is rapid (6.5 per cent per min), and that after 5 min the rate of absorption decreases to about 0.6 per cent per min.
(20) The adjusted odds ratio of having one or more hospitalization for current drinkers relative to life-long abstainers in females was 0.67 (95 per cent confidence interval 0.57-0.79) and in males was 0.74 (0.57-0.96).
(n.) A stroke; a blow.
(n.) A slight depression, or small notch or hollow, made by a blow or by pressure; an indentation.
(v. t.) To make a dent upon; to indent.
(n.) A tooth, as of a card, a gear wheel, etc.
(1) Meanwhile, reductions in tax allowances on dividends for company shareholders from £5,000 down to £2,000 represent another dent to the incomes of many business owners.
(2) The parameters of LES relaxation for both wet and dry swallows were similar using either a carefully placed single recording orifice or a Dent sleeve.
(3) Helen Dent, chief executive of Family Action, said: "It can't be right that going back to school breaks the bank for some families.
(4) The disastrous launches of SimCity and Battlefield 4 , the confining and somewhat invasive nature of the publisher’s Origin digital gaming platform and the voraciously monetised smartphone version of Dungeon Keeper, have kicked further dents in its reputation.
(5) But no sooner had Hull hopes risen than they were dented by Meyler.
(6) The bomb threat tweet was sent to Freeman, the Europe editor of Time magazine, Catherine Mayer, and the Independent columnist Grace Dent, who took a screen grab of the tweet and posted it for her Twitter followers to see .
(7) Hypercalcemia of sarcoidosis is associated with a normal or decreased C-terminal parathormone assay and a positive Dent test, as well as elevated serum immunoglobulins and erythrocyte sedimentation rate, and a positive angiotensin-converting enzyme assay.
(8) This appears to be no longer true, and the attacks aren’t putting a dent in the polling deadlock.
(9) He may need to produce proof promptly if he wants to dent Key's chances of surviving Saturday's election.
(10) Abhijit Mukherjee, the son of president Pranab Mukherjee, himself an MP with the ruling Congress party, dismissed protesters after the Delhi rape as "dented and painted women".
(11) But the Pennsylvania Republican Charles Dent said: "We don't expect the secret service to take a bullet for the president's staff."
(12) In 1976 Dent (Gastroenterology 71: 263-267) introduced a sleeve-catheter device for obtaining continuous recording of lower esophageal sphincter pressure.
(13) The decision, which is being contested by the arts world in Germany and beyond, will effectively end the Deutsche Oper am Rhein – considered to be among Germany's 10 leading theatre institutions – and will seriously dent Duisburg's musical theatre and ballet output.
(14) "If on the other hand we can shape an agenda that says we can create jobs, advance growth and make a serious dent in climate change and be an international leader I think that is something the American people would support."
(15) The report by Dr Androulla Johnstone and Christine Dent for the NHS Health and Social Care Advisory Service describes Savile as “an opportunistic predator who could also on occasions show a high degree of premeditation when planning attacks on his victims”.
(16) Moderates “don’t like the idea of taking a vote in the House that may go nowhere in the Senate”, said Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania.
(17) Journalist Ticky Hedley Dent shot back: "I think #Mumsnet is key to understanding feminism.
(18) But it also has a relatively small number of downloadable apps and very little memory for storing them; no easy way of transferring music files to the device; and the attractiveness of the high-resolution screen is somewhat dented by the fact that it doesn't support "multi-touch" interactions in the way the Apple product does.
(19) Recipe supplied by Patrick Hanna, L'Entrepot, lentrepot.co.uk Clams with leek, fennel and parsley Though you could add a twirl of al dente spaghetti or linguine to this dish, it is the fragrant, briny broth that delights – better with a crusty loaf and a spoon.
(20) While on paper the US housing market makes up a smaller part of the economy following the crash, new signs of stagnation are likely to dent consumer confidence.