(n.) A bed or cot for a baby, oscillating on rockers or swinging on pivots; hence, the place of origin, or in which anything is nurtured or protected in the earlier period of existence; as, a cradle of crime; the cradle of liberty.
(n.) Infancy, or very early life.
(n.) An implement consisting of a broad scythe for cutting grain, with a set of long fingers parallel to the scythe, designed to receive the grain, and to lay it evenly in a swath.
(n.) A tool used in mezzotint engraving, which, by a rocking motion, raises burrs on the surface of the plate, so preparing the ground.
(n.) A framework of timbers, or iron bars, moving upon ways or rollers, used to support, lift, or carry ships or other vessels, heavy guns, etc., as up an inclined plane, or across a strip of land, or in launching a ship.
(n.) A case for a broken or dislocated limb.
(n.) A frame to keep the bedclothes from contact with the person.
(n.) A machine on rockers, used in washing out auriferous earth; -- also called a rocker.
(n.) A suspended scaffold used in shafts.
(n.) The ribbing for vaulted ceilings and arches intended to be covered with plaster.
(n.) The basket or apparatus in which, when a line has been made fast to a wrecked ship from the shore, the people are brought off from the wreck.
(v. t.) To lay to rest, or rock, as in a cradle; to lull or quiet, as by rocking.
(v. t.) To nurse or train in infancy.
(v. t.) To cut and lay with a cradle, as grain.
(v. t.) To transport a vessel by means of a cradle.
(v. i.) To lie or lodge, as in a cradle.
(1) A tall young Border Police officer stopped me, his rifle cradled in his arms.
(2) The menace we’re facing – and I say we, because no one is spared – is embodied by the hooded men who are ravaging the cradle of civilization.
(3) He encountered one couple en route to the MSPs’ meeting, who said “Glad you could visit, Jeremy,” and “Well done!” And outside a nearby cafe, a man cradling his baby daughter in the sunshine shouted out to him: “Thanks for bringing humanity back to politics.
(4) Whereas a film documentary might piece together the sweatshop story through footage and anecdote, the game allows players to experience the system from the inside with all its cat's cradle of pressures and temptations.
(5) "What I realised is that the most important thing is China," he says, cradling a beer and still wearing his trademark cowboy-style wide-rimmed hat.
(6) And he said yes, and I was so happy – I would have felt bad if he’d said no.” With the noose tightening around Aleppo, Masri says: “Aleppo is the final revenge against the city that was the cradle of the peaceful revolution - a genocide against everyone that does not flee all they have, and the graves of their families.
(7) But Ward also wants us all to ask some broader, deeper questions about our whole "cradle-to-grave" waste economy.
(8) Pioneer of the ‘cradle to cradle’ concept , McDonough argues that peace is not possible when market activity and “war-like” competition are so closely entwined.
(9) Despite growth outdoing the eurozone since the financial crisis, a housing boom and falling taxes, Löfven hopes to capitalise on voters seeking a return to Sweden's older image of cradle-to-grave welfare and job security.
(10) Protected from the cradle, they are now getting closer to their graves having managed to store up wealth.
(11) The Labour leader visited Essex, regarded as the political cradle of Thatcherism, on Tuesday before a trip to the county by David Cameron and the deputy prime minister, Nick Clegg, billed as an attempt to relaunch the government after difficult local elections.
(12) The authors emphasize the importance of detecting the newborns at audiological risk and screening the neonates in order to get an early diagnosis and treatment of the affection, at least within the first year of life, to avoid or reduce the consequences of hearing loss; then they describe the procedure commonly in use at present for neonatal hearing screening and a number of available different diagnostic tools (electrodermal audiometry, heart rate audiometry--with the possibility of autoregressive analysis--respiration audiometry, autoregressive analysis of EEG, acoustic impedance measurements with study of the acoustic reflex, auditory response cradle which is also named CRIB-O-GRAM).
(13) But it would be a surprise if they did not consider whether there has been too cosy a cat’s cradle between Salazar, Nike, Farah and those at the top of UK Athletics.
(14) DreamWorks production designer Raymond Zibach was in Chengdu, the cradle of the panda in Sichuan province in south-west China, to promote his film last week.
(15) The stuff of sci-fi If you think this sounds a bit like science fiction, you might be recalling the Kurt Vonnegut story, Cat’s Cradle .
(16) Subsequently he has tended to let his audiences find their own cat's cradle of reference points in his work.
(17) Using Smithers Medical Alpha Cradle Kits (AC 325) we have been able to achieve individual casts for our physically challenging patients.
(18) It had the effect of atomising the previously vibrant urban society into a world of isolated cells, each citizen’s loyalties tied to their danwei , which managed every aspect of their lives, from cradle to grave, issuing permits for marriage, divorce and even childbirth.
(19) A revolution in medical research in Britain is to give academics and the life sciences industry unparalleled access to the cradle-to-grave health records of about 52 million people in England.
(20) When we were finally taken to Dara'a, the southern city that had been the cradle of this insurrection, we travelled in the presence of four government minders and, when we attempted to talk to anyone, we found ourselves surrounded by Mukhabarat who instructed our interviewees to tell us everything was normal.
(n.) One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc., used in husbandry and the arts.
(n.) A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long and broad bandage used in surgery.
(n.) One of series of long, heavy waves which roll in upon a coast, sometimes in calm weather.
(n.) A long, belt-formed towel, to be suspended on a rolling cylinder; -- called also roller towel.
(n.) A cylinder coated with a composition made principally of glue and molassess, with which forms of type are inked previously to taking an impression from them.
(n.) A long cylinder on which something is rolled up; as, the roller of a man.
(n.) A small wheel, as of a caster, a roller skate, etc.
(n.) ANy insect whose larva rolls up leaves; a leaf roller. see Tortrix.
(n.) Any one of numerous species of Old World picarian birds of the family Coraciadae. The name alludes to their habit of suddenly turning over or "tumbling" in flight.
(n.) Any species of small ground snakes of the family Tortricidae.
(1) They stayed in suites usually reserved for high-rollers.
(2) The Atlantic rollers aren't huge here but they are consistent.
(3) A servo controlled transapical LV to aortic bypass system employing a roller pump was evaluated.
(4) Afternoon Delights doesn't have anything approaching a mission statement – it's just two middle-aged men arsing about, frankly – but its gleeful anarchism can be riotously funny: witness the pair as free runners, declaring "war against the urban environment", or their magnificently coiffed Rock'n'Rollers, with the aid of subtitles, showing off their moves on the streets of Ashford, Kent.
(5) The patient is allowed to do functional exercises 24 hours after reduction with the aid of the spring stepping roller, which not only helps dissipate swelling in the early stage but also remold the articular facet.
(6) The system includes a membrane oxygenator and a roller pump.
(7) Since tobacco is known to be mutagenic and carcinogenic, urinary cotinine was estimated in bidi rollers and control subjects as an index of tobacco-specific exposure while the concentration of urinary thioethers was determined to ascertain exposure to electrophilic moieties.
(8) A covalently bonded heparin-coated extracorporeal membrane oxygenation system and a roller pump were used for the bypass.
(9) Hyaluronate (HA) distribution patterns were examined in the cranial mesenchyme underlying the mesencephalic neural folds of mouse embryos maintained in roller tube culture.
(10) A new pulsatile assist device that converts roller pump flow to pulsatile flow has been developed and proven effective through clinical testing.
(11) PMN factor was released from early inflammatory peritoneal exudate cells (98% of PMN) stimulated with kaolin under roller bottle culture conditions.
(12) The synthesis and secretion of non-virus-associated gp51 is especially stimulated in the roller culture, and is largely independent of the quality of the culture medium.
(13) A simple, inexpensive modification to an existing device is described that enables such an apparatus to be used for the roller-tube technique.
(14) This a time when these crucial policies, central to everyone’s lives and the future of the nation, have been on a roller coaster ride through years of political disruption.
(15) St Osyth is earthier than this, even though you'll find Rollers parked next to the fanciest caravans.
(16) Each subject wheeled his or her personal wheelchair, which was mounted on a set of frictionless rollers with side-mounted flywheels.
(17) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Share Share this post Facebook Twitter Pinterest close 3.40am BST Pirates 5 - Reds 1, top of 7th On a 2-2 count, the crowd are up looking for Liriano's sixth strikeout of the night - they don't get it, but they do get ground ball out number 13 on a roller to third base which then heads over to first and retires the side.
(18) Menton may not have Saint-Tropez's party people, Cannes' film stars or Monte Carlo's high rollers, but that's what makes the town so appealing.
(19) Culture vessels were constructed by using roller bottles and Pyrex tubing.
(20) Beady Eye tracks such as The Roller are, it has to be said, shown up by the former bands' glories, but closing track Bring the Light matches their peaks for sheer verve at least.