(n.) One who, or that which, closes; specifically, a boot closer. See under Boot.
(n.) A finisher; that which finishes or terminates.
(n.) The last stone in a horizontal course, if of a less size than the others, or a piece of brick finishing a course.
(1) Brown's model, which goes far further than those from any other senior Labour figure, and the modest new income tax powers for Holyrood devised when he was prime minister, edge the party much closer to the quasi-federal plans championed by the Liberal Democrats.
(2) Interaction of viable macrophages with cationic particles at 37 degrees C resulted in their "internalization" within vesicles and coated pits and a closer apposition between many segments of plasmalemma than with neutral or anionic substances.
(3) Greater knowledge about these disorders and closer working relationships with mental health specialists should lead to decreased morbidity and mortality.
(4) Stool weights, defecation frequencies, and transit times in this group are much closer to those of westernized whites than to rural blacks.
(5) We found that the closer location of Mg2+ to the beta-phosphoryl group than to the alpha- or gamma-phosphoryl group was effective in weakening the P-O bond at which the cleavage of ATP catalyzed by most enzymes takes place.
(6) The thickness of the media in the groups behaves like the number of nuclei: in hypertension with the highest values, there is no significant decrease as far as the 8th cross-section, while in the coronary sclerosis and third decade groups the values come closer together after the 6th cross-section.
(7) Since 1987 consultation-liaison (C-L) psychiatrists in Europe have decided to develop a closer collaboration to stimulate the development of the C-L field.
(8) Clare Gills, an American journalist and friend of Foley, wrote in 2013: “He is always striving to get to the next place, to get closer to what is really happening, and to understand what moves the people he’s speaking with.
(9) Our results indicate that in recipients of bioprosthetic valves, careful follow-up with closer surveillance of valve and cardiac function and earlier prosthetic replacement might contribute to reducing the risk of reoperation.
(10) The expansion comes hot on the heels of another year of stellar growth in which Primark edged closer to overtaking high street stalwart M&S in sales and profits.
(11) Institutional legitimacy arises from closer links between citizens.
(12) The numbers in the holey tube regenerate are statistically different from normal but they are closer to normal than after similar regeneration in a regular silicone tube.
(13) "We try to get closer to the people, we try to get lower down the command structures and we try to be more embedded than sometimes the Americans appear to do," the defence secretary said.
(14) Recommendations are made suggesting closer scrutiny of this region of the spine.
(15) For those biochemical experiments in which a closer link to 'physiological relevance' was desired, it was necessary to develop the technology to isolate large numbers of a single identifiable kidney cell type.
(16) He was telling me: ‘Keep doing what you’re doing, you’re winning this clearly.’ But the rounds were much closer than he was seeing them.
(17) They also made it clear that they would seek to use the award to bring their two countries closer together and said they would invite their prime ministers, Nawaz Sharif of Pakistan and Narendra Modi of India, to the award ceremony in Oslo in December.
(18) After being opposed for so many years, the two most dominant institutions on the island are now on trajectories that draw them closer.
(19) And if the fathers of Europe, Jean Monnet and Robert Schuman , were alive today, they would see that their aim, to get Europe to move to a proper union through a series of crises, has moved a step closer.
(20) One speaker at an international conference in Bodrum this week asked what would have happened if Turkey had been held closer by the EU?
(n.) The act of moving from one point to another; progress; passage.
(n.) The ground or path traversed; track; way.
(n.) Motion, considered as to its general or resultant direction or to its goal; line progress or advance.
(n.) Progress from point to point without change of direction; any part of a progress from one place to another, which is in a straight line, or on one direction; as, a ship in a long voyage makes many courses; a course measured by a surveyor between two stations; also, a progress without interruption or rest; a heat; as, one course of a race.
(n.) Motion considered with reference to manner; or derly progress; procedure in a certain line of thought or action; as, the course of an argument.
(n.) Customary or established sequence of events; recurrence of events according to natural laws.
(n.) Method of procedure; manner or way of conducting; conduct; behavior.
(n.) A series of motions or acts arranged in order; a succession of acts or practices connectedly followed; as, a course of medicine; a course of lectures on chemistry.
(n.) The succession of one to another in office or duty; order; turn.
(n.) That part of a meal served at one time, with its accompaniments.
(n.) A continuous level range of brick or stones of the same height throughout the face or faces of a building.
(n.) The lowest sail on any mast of a square-rigged vessel; as, the fore course, main course, etc.
(n.) The menses.
(v. t.) To run, hunt, or chase after; to follow hard upon; to pursue.
(v. t.) To cause to chase after or pursue game; as, to course greyhounds after deer.
(v. t.) To run through or over.
(v. i.) To run as in a race, or in hunting; to pursue the sport of coursing; as, the sportsmen coursed over the flats of Lancashire.
(v. i.) To move with speed; to race; as, the blood courses through the veins.
(1) This particular variant of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is characterized by the presence of subcutaneous rheumatoid nodules, scanty or absent systemic manifestations and a clinically benign course.
(2) A 2.5-month-old child with cyanotic heart disease who required long-term PGE1 infusions; developed widespread periosteal reactions during the course of therapy.
(3) These included bringing in the A* grade, reducing the number of modules from six to four, and a greater attempt to assess the whole course at the end.
(4) Therefore, it is suggested that PE patients without endogenous erythroid colonies may follow almost the same clinical course as SP patients.
(5) Twenty-seven patients were randomized to receive either 50 mg stanozolol or placebo intramuscularly 24 h before operation, followed by a 6 week course of either 5 mg stanozolol or placebo orally, twice daily.
(6) It is followed by rapid neurobehavioral deterioration in late infancy or early childhood, a developmental arrest, plateauing, and then either a course of retarded development or continued deterioration.
(7) In dorsoventral (DV) reversed wings at both shoulder or flank level, the motor axons do not alter their course as they enter the graft.
(8) The program met with continued support and enthusiasm from nurse administrators, nursing unit managers, clinical educators, ward staff and course participants.
(9) Of course the job is not done and we will continue to remain vigilant to all risks, particularly when the global economic situation is so uncertain,” the chancellor said in a statement.
(10) low molecular weight dextran in the course of right heart catheterization.
(11) Community involvement is a key element of the Primary Health Care (PHC) approach, and thus an essential topic on a course for managers of Primary Health Care programmes.
(12) The time-course and dose-response for this modification of pp60c-src paralleled PDGF-induced increases in phosphorylation of pp36, a major cellular substrate for several tyrosine-specific protein kinases.
(13) The evidence suggests that by the age of 15 years many adolescents show a reliable level of competence in metacognitive understanding of decision-making, creative problem-solving, correctness of choice, and commitment to a course of action.
(14) The course of urogenital tuberculosis is complicated by unspecific bacterial infections of the urinary tract and nephrolithiasis.
(15) In the course of the syndrome development blood vessel permeability was increased in the anterior chamber of the eye.
(16) Mieko Nagaoka took just under an hour and 16 minutes to finish the race as the sole competitor in the 100 to 104-year-old category at a short course pool in Ehime, western Japan , on Saturday.
(17) The time course of the current potentiation was similar to that seen with beta-adrenergic stimulation.
(18) Such complications as intracerebral haematoma or meningeal haemorrhage may occur during the usually benign course of the disease.
(19) Several dimensions of the outcome of 86 schizophrenic patients were recorded 1 year after discharge from inpatient index-treatment to complete a prospective study concerning the course of illness (rehospitalization, symptoms, employment and social contacts).
(20) The course was further complicated by administration of gentamicin, an antibiotic known to potentiate neuromuscular blocking drugs.