(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.
(a.) Gentle; noble; of gentle birth.
(a.) Neat; pretty; fine; elegant.
(1) Days and Nights in the Forest , which began as a comedy about Calcuttan gents on safari for aboriginal villagers, before shading into something almost too dark for my comprehension.
(2) She concluded her speech with a message for the audience - perhaps all of us - perhaps some of us - perhaps one person in particular, a snowy haired gent from Queensland.
(3) A new albumin variant of a family in Rome has been studied and, in respect of CISMEL standards, it has been classified as "very fast type gent".
(4) The susceptibility patterns of clinical Gram-negative isolates were determined to cefotaxime (CTX) and desacetylcefotaxime (dCTX) alone and in combination with gentamicin (GENT) or tobramycin (TOB) by an agar dilution technique.
(5) The estimation of the variants' relative mobility at three pH allowed us to distinguish three fast-moving variants (Gent, Vanves, and Reading) and five slow-moving variants (Sondrio, Roma, Christchurch, Lille, and B) in the French population.
(6) Instead, he was re-imagined as a suave gent in a v-neck cashmere sweater, mixing drinks, listening to records, and appreciating the 'finer things in life', like jazz and beautiful women.
(7) While Gent’s performance appeared slightly more nervous at the end of the second half, the hosts maintained their lead until the final whistle.
(8) Mark Rylance was a perfect gent, David Oyelowo took my phone from me and took the picture repeatedly until he was satisfied and Ava DuVernay was just brilliant.
(9) I would describe her as … sheepish.” He later said: “Ms Cafferkey got through the screening area with what I would call as deception.” After Cafferkey tested positive for Ebola, Nick Gent, a doctor and deputy dead of PHE’s emergency response department, was drafted in to assess the efficacy of the screening process.
(10) The properties of these revertants suggest that reversion of double opal-mutants is effected by the activity of some gent-suppressor appeared in the phage genome.
(11) Following Bishop's withdrawal, the list of candidates is understood to include Sir Christopher Gent, the former Vodafone chief and non-executive chairman of GlaxoSmithKline; Sir Christopher Bland, the former BT chairman; the British Airways chairman Martin Broughton; and Niall FitzGerald, the former chief executive of Unilever and deputy chairman of Thomson Reuters.
(12) He would replace Sir Christopher Gent, the current chairman, who has indicated he intends to stand down at the end of 2015 after almost 10 years in the role at the pharmaceutical company, which is battling for its reputation in the midst of bribery allegations.
(13) Proper gent of radio and Junior Choice was a classic.
(14) Ladies, don your pantsuits, and gents, grab your red power ties: we're headed to Washington for the main event.
(15) Zenit lead on a maximum nine points after they won 3-1 at home to Lyon, with Gent and Lyon each on one point.
(16) What a gent x August 27, 2014 Sue Perkins (@sueperkins) All getting a little inflamed for my liking.
(17) Corporate governance codes mean Gent and Broughton would have to give up their chairmanships to take the post.
(18) The monster who had caused misery for thousands was the dapper gent serving him sweet tea, playing Cliff Richard records and teaching his grandchildren to care for injured animals.
(19) He was one of the very old-school London criminal gents.
(20) The dapper gent kicked off his career at 15 in Ernest Hemingway’s old haunt Chicote, before opening this cocktail lounge in 1992.