(n.) The embryo or the growing bud of a plant; a shoot; a sprout; as, the chits of Indian corn or of potatoes.
(n.) A child or babe; as, a forward chit; also, a young, small, or insignificant person or animal.
(n.) An excrescence on the body, as a wart.
(n.) A small tool used in cleaving laths.
(v. i.) To shoot out; to sprout.
(3d sing.) Chideth.
(1) UV irradiation, dilution of cell cultures and treatment with Phytophthora megasperma (Pmg) elicitor or yeast extract were used to induce expression of chit genes.
(2) Ayrault had previously said that if Hollande met Putin in Paris he would “give a few home truths and not chit-chat”.
(3) Wreathed in smiles and profuse apologies for delaying Chisora, after he and Andy Gray had chit-chatted with the often truculent boxer on live radio, Keys delivers some cheery advice in the TalkSport studios.
(4) I'd been thinking, we don't know it now, but we'll look back with fondness on the time Mrs Thatcher was here: new friendships formed in the street, chit-chat about plumbers whom we hold in common.
(5) Having interviewed Garai a couple of years ago, when she was not yet pregnant, but playing a character who was, at the Royal Court Theatre in London, I knew how open she was to frank bodily chit-chats.
(6) The hacker was very sophisticated and would correspond with my contacts as though he or she were me, making pleasant chit chat, and would then ask them for a loan of money,” Knox says.
(7) The eventual Republican nominee, Mark Green, lost decisively in the Democratic wave that year and Walker was able to keep his powder dry and gain chits to eventually win election in 2010.
(8) Roger C Altman All this patio chit-chat and ostentatious jogging about Copenhagen seems like a new venture for Bilderberg: as if they're doing their level best to look normal and relaxed.
(9) The chit 2 gene is strongly activated by treatment with cell wall components from the fungus Phytophthora megasperma but not by the other stimuli.
(10) The former Sanders supporter said he was still on the fence, but conceded: “I’m probably going to vote for Hillary Clinton.” Jennifer Palmieri, a spokeswoman for Clinton’s campaign, walked over to the press section at the conclusion of the event for another chit-chat that turned into a full-blown scrum of reporters.
(11) We were just chit-chatting away,” recalls local baker Ellen Hansbury.
(12) The specific activity of Chit A was determined to be 3-fold higher than that of Chit B. Chit A also had a 10-fold lower binding constant (Kd) against the substrate analogue N,N',N'',N'''-tetraacetyl chitotetrose than Chit B, indicating that the two enzyme may differ in their affinities for binding to the substrate chitin.
(13) When tested in vitro for antifungal activity against the growth of Trichoderma reesei, Alternaria solani, and Fusarium oxysporum, Chit A showed greater antifungal activity than Chit B.
(14) We have purified two 28-kDa chitinases, designated Chitinase A (Chit A) and Chitinase B (Chit B), from maize seeds to homogeneity and isolated cDNA clones encoding these two enzymes using an oligonucleotide probe based on an amino acid sequence of a peptide derived from Chit A.
(15) Mary is running late, so on the tape you can hear Melanie and I chit-chatting about obscure French knitwear labels and nibbling the cookies she has brought along and cooing over Walter, Mary and Melanie's schnoodle (poodle-schnauzer cross – black, of course), and then suddenly in the background there is the unmistakable clack-clack-clack of someone hurrying in high heels and the noise of a door bursting open – all so exaggerated and theatrical it sounds, on the machine, like a radio play – and then Mary's booming, head-girl tones as she cuts off our conversation, shouting, "Lies!
(16) Diana married Mosley secretly, by special Reich permission at the family home of the Nazi propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels in Berlin in 1936, with Hitler as guest - he gave her a photograph of himself in an eagle-topped frame, which she deposited in a country branch of Drummonds bank at the outbreak of war ("I've got the little chit somewhere," she said at 90).
(17) Four chitinase cDNAs (chit 1-4) were isolated from cultured peanut cells.
(18) Expression of individual chit genes was assayed by the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) followed by analysis of restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLP).
(19) Our court and our public have given clean chit to (Modi) and he became prime minister,” Shastri said.
(superl.) Showing impertinent boldness or pertness; transgressing the rules of decorum; treating superiors with contempt; impudent; insolent; as, a saucy fellow.
(superl.) Expressive of, or characterized by, impudence; impertinent; as, a saucy eye; saucy looks.
(1) The woman said she had found a mobile phone containing "scores, maybe hundreds of saucy texts from a married celebrity" and then read the texts down the phone.
(2) Dressed in saris, the hijras gave an air-steward style demonstration of how to wear the belt while directing saucy, suggestive remarks at the drivers watching them.
(3) The group were the centre of controversy when their saucy "butt dance" for How Dare You was banned on South Korean TV.
(4) The ref blows for a free kick, but doesn't book the saucy bugger.
(5) It was also, crucially, the first step in the shift away from the Winehouse of common caricature, the Olive Oyl figure with the beehive, and the drug abuse, the saucy mouth and the baleful talk of "Blake Incarcerated"; the artist people had sadly come to expect – who had once offered to lamp a member of the audience at Glastonbury, and who had last graced a stage at a festival in Serbia, where she stood swaying and mumbling before a baying audience of 20,000.
(6) As erudite as he was rude, Kenneth Williams is now remembered as the author of a bleak and illuminating diary and not just for his saucy anecdotes and Carry On films.
(7) When they're not 7ft-tall high-heeled dominatrix killers, women in games tend to be saucy background-dressing or yelping damsels in distress.
(8) Minaj earns a few extra points for promoting a variety of body types, having a sense of humour and subverting a saucy “whipped cream on breasts” sequence into one where she slices a banana into pieces (yes, men, that moment is meant to make you worry about your penises).
(9) Just think of the hoardings: feisty women with attitude, sporting magnificent fingernails and vaguely dressed as St Mary Magdalene, are seen tearing at Pontius Pilate’s face – someone like Nigel Havers, looking saucy.” Christ’s Jerusalem Monopoly “My kids have a Star Wars one,” the permanent secretary tells a minister irritably.
(10) Don't read on if you haven't seen episode four Catch up with Paul MacInnes's episode three blog here Episode four: To Have and To Hold 'Harry has great ideas' – Scarlett First we must deal with the consequences of ketchup: of being crushed by the King Kong of condiments, of saucy dreams that go splat.
(11) Donald McGill spent a lifetime stirring up scandal in the coastal tearooms of 20th-century Britain with his saucy postcards.
(12) What I need is a saucy little German full-back-alike to get over it.
(13) It could be a long, saucy lunch.” Mike Myers jumped on stage to offer himself as a lunch date following the bid for Cooper and Lauer, and his was auctioned for $50,000.
(14) 27 min: Juninho tries to score a free kick from wide right, 35 yards out, the saucy bugger.
(15) • visitblackpool.com Vintage events , Margate, Kent Margate is a riot of kitsch and somewhat saucy seaside shenanigans.
(16) His wishes were fulfilled as the industry prudently moved away from the sombre neo-realism of the immediate postwar years towards mildly saucy comedies and the sub-De Mille-style epics, set in antiquity with their cast of thousands of buxom Roman ladies.
(17) I even work out on occasion, if I’m feeling particularly saucy.
(18) • Ayuntamiento 21, a few blocks south of the Alameda, Centro, open daily, 8am-10pm Tacos de guisados: Taquería El Guero (Hola) Guisados are saucy stews with a thousand variations.
(19) I can feel pretty peaceful doing other things as well,” he says, with what I think might be a saucy look.
(20) So make what sense you can of the vast menu, lavish with photos, or go for the steamed carp (£8) or tilapia (£9) with ginger; a pile of noodles ( massas ) with beef, pork, prawns or mixed seafood ( carne, lombo, camerão or fruto do mar, £7); or a huge platter of spicy, saucy squid ( lula com molho , £10.50).