(n.) The space between two objects; the length of a line, especially the shortest line joining two points or things that are separate; measure of separation in place.
(n.) Remoteness of place; a remote place.
(n.) A space marked out in the last part of a race course.
(n.) Relative space, between troops in ranks, measured from front to rear; -- contrasted with interval, which is measured from right to left.
(n.) Space between two antagonists in fencing.
(n.) The part of a picture which contains the representation of those objects which are the farthest away, esp. in a landscape.
(n.) Ideal disjunction; discrepancy; contrariety.
(n.) Length or interval of time; period, past or future, between two eras or events.
(n.) The remoteness or reserve which respect requires; hence, respect; ceremoniousness.
(n.) A withholding of intimacy; alienation; coldness; disagreement; variance; restraint; reserve.
(n.) Remoteness in succession or relation; as, the distance between a descendant and his ancestor.
(n.) The interval between two notes; as, the distance of a fourth or seventh.
(v. t.) To place at a distance or remotely.
(v. t.) To cause to appear as if at a distance; to make seem remote.
(v. t.) To outstrip by as much as a distance (see Distance, n., 3); to leave far behind; to surpass greatly.
(1) The distance between the end of fic and the start of pabA was 31 base pairs.
(2) Standard nerve conduction techniques using constant measured distances were applied to evaluate the median, ulnar and radial nerves.
(3) Accuracy of discrimination of letters at various preselected distances was determined each session while Ortho-rater examinations were given periodically throughout training.
(4) The capillary-adipocyte distances were shorter and the vascularization density was higher in old rats.
(5) Within the capillary-perfused mucosa and muscularis (between 50 and 2000 microns from the urothelial surface), concentrations decreased by 50% for each 500-microns distance.
(6) When compared with nonspecialized regions of the cell membranes, these contact sites were characterized by a decreased intercellular distance, subplasmalemmal densities and coated pits.
(7) The distance of nucleoid sedimentation increased as a function of exposure temperature and exposure time, and was proportional to an increased protein to DNA ratio in the nucleoids.
(8) The bond distances of Cu to Cl(1), Cl(2), N(3) and N(3') atoms are 2.299 (1), 2.267 (1), 1.985 (4) and 1.996 (3) A, respectively.
(9) The authors used a linear multivariate regression to evaluate the effects of distance from the highway, age and sex of the child, and housing condition.
(10) Tests in which the size of the landmark was altered from that used in training suggest that distance is not learned solely in terms of the apparent size of the landmark as seen from the goal.
(11) The difference in Brazil will be the huge distances involved, with the crazy decision not to host the group stages in geographical clusters leading to logistical and planning nightmares.
(12) Long-distanced urethrocystopexy which permits to avoid an unwanted increase of outflow resistance with following retention of urine should be preferred.
(13) After using the OK method to obtain a distance curve for height, we introduce a new method (VADK) to derive velocity and acceleration curves from the fitted distance curve.
(14) Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt said people would see through her attempts to distance herself from Gove.
(15) Transplanted cells divided in vivo and progressively migrated into the host brain from the site of implantation up to distances of about 1 mm.
(16) Discrimination was possible among these four groups on the basis of the Mahalanobis' generalized distance.
(17) Extrapolating animal data to the neonates, we found the thoracic segment length recommended (the average of 29% of body length and electrode distance) to be accurate.
(18) The arrest of the Washington Post’s Tehran correspondent Jason Rezaian and his journalist wife, Yeganeh Salehi, as well as a photographer and her partner, is a brutal reminder of the distance between President Hassan Rouhani’s reforming promises and his willingness to act.
(19) The duration of electrophoresis was based on the migration of a marker dye for a predetermined distance.
(20) Near acuity with distance correction was J2 or more in 93.1% of the bifocals and in 17.4% of the monofocals (without correction: 79.3% and 41.4%, respectively).
(n.) A driving; a violent movement.
(n.) The act or motion of drifting; the force which impels or drives; an overpowering influence or impulse.
(n.) Course or direction along which anything is driven; setting.
(n.) The tendency of an act, argument, course of conduct, or the like; object aimed at or intended; intention; hence, also, import or meaning of a sentence or discourse; aim.
(n.) That which is driven, forced, or urged along
(n.) Anything driven at random.
(n.) A mass of matter which has been driven or forced onward together in a body, or thrown together in a heap, etc., esp. by wind or water; as, a drift of snow, of ice, of sand, and the like.
(n.) A drove or flock, as of cattle, sheep, birds.
(n.) The horizontal thrust or pressure of an arch or vault upon the abutments.
(n.) A collection of loose earth and rocks, or boulders, which have been distributed over large portions of the earth's surface, especially in latitudes north of forty degrees, by the agency of ice.
(n.) In South Africa, a ford in a river.
(n.) A slightly tapered tool of steel for enlarging or shaping a hole in metal, by being forced or driven into or through it; a broach.
(n.) A tool used in driving down compactly the composition contained in a rocket, or like firework.
(n.) A deviation from the line of fire, peculiar to oblong projectiles.
(n.) A passage driven or cut between shaft and shaft; a driftway; a small subterranean gallery; an adit or tunnel.
(n.) The distance through which a current flows in a given time.
(n.) The angle which the line of a ship's motion makes with the meridian, in drifting.
(n.) The distance to which a vessel is carried off from her desired course by the wind, currents, or other causes.
(n.) The place in a deep-waisted vessel where the sheer is raised and the rail is cut off, and usually terminated with a scroll, or driftpiece.
(n.) The distance between the two blocks of a tackle.
(n.) The difference between the size of a bolt and the hole into which it is driven, or between the circumference of a hoop and that of the mast on which it is to be driven.
(v. i.) To float or be driven along by, or as by, a current of water or air; as, the ship drifted astern; a raft drifted ashore; the balloon drifts slowly east.
(v. i.) To accumulate in heaps by the force of wind; to be driven into heaps; as, snow or sand drifts.
(v. i.) to make a drift; to examine a vein or ledge for the purpose of ascertaining the presence of metals or ores; to follow a vein; to prospect.
(v. t.) To drive or carry, as currents do a floating body.
(v. t.) To drive into heaps; as, a current of wind drifts snow or sand.
(v. t.) To enlarge or shape, as a hole, with a drift.
(a.) That causes drifting or that is drifted; movable by wind or currents; as, drift currents; drift ice; drift mud.
(1) Electromagnetic flow probes with an inner diameter of 2, 1.5 and 1 nm were used for studies on zero-line drifting and for calibration procedures in a series of rats and rabbits.
(2) It is microcomputer-based, and more easily set up and administered than the drifting-text procedure.
(3) The signals were processed digitally using three different algorithms: 1) simple linear regression (LR); 2) linear regression with drift correction achieved by adding to, or subtracting from the plethysmographic signal a term proportional to time (LRC); 3) Fourier analysis (FFT).
(4) Abducting saccades, which were slightly hypometric, displayed a marked postsaccadic centripetal drift.
(5) With these stringent criteria the rejection rate was 71.0% for group A records, 58.5% for group B and 44.5% for group C. The proportions of records with peak quality (no missing leads or clipping, and grade 1 noise, lead drift or beat-to-beat drift) were 4.5% for group A, 5.5% for group B and 23.0% for group C. Suggested revisions in the grading of technical quality of ECGs are presented.
(6) However, there is no certainty that both of Ainu and the people in Ueno derived from the same origin, or that genetic drift due to endogamy in this village took place.
(7) Efforts to obtain long term, reliable direct measurements of blood pressures have not been successful because of blood clotting impairing the function of sensors, baseline drift, artifacts on measurements, and health hazard-related catheterization.
(8) downward occupational and downward social drift, premature retirement and achievement of the expected social development.
(9) Both sides agree that antigenic diversity is advantageous although selectionists see benefits in individual mutations whereas the proponents of random genetic drift see the advantage in the parasite's capacity to tolerate diversity per se.
(10) Acuity for the direction of drift for these stimuli is of the same order of precision as orientation acuity for static or drifting gratings, and exhibits a meridional anisotropy that favours the principal meridians.
(11) The most parsimonious explanation of this result is that much genetic drift accompanied the establishment of local populations in cities and that there has been little subsequent gene flow.
(12) In contrast, in women, time period effects were a significant improvement on drift for melanoma of the trunk and lower extremity.
(13) We examined the effect of ethylene glycol (EG) concentration, in water, on O2 sensitivity, stirring effect, in vitro drift, in vitro response time, behaviour on the skin of newborn infants and in vivo response time.
(14) When inflation was allowed to drift from 2% to 4% in the 1970s, inflation expectations became unanchored altogether, and price growth far exceeded 4%.
(15) Diffuse reflectance infrared Fourier transform (DRIFT) spectroscopy was used to characterize the product of each step in the preparation of a silica-immobilized N-hydroxysuccinimide (NHS) active ester.
(16) She had attitude to burn, though, while the Bristol crew were content to drift, their work rate informed by the slow pace of their native city and by what might be called the spliff consciousness that determined not just the bass-heavy pulse of their music but the worldview of their lyrics, which often tended towards the insular and the paranoid.
(17) Let’s make sure it’s not on the usual plane of politics and point-scoring and pettiness that drifts away in the next news cycle.
(18) The ABO and Rh systems of the population in 26 residential units in the province of Ferrara were studied to detect the effect of genetic drift on the differentiation of gene frequencies.
(19) After the army, Page drifted between jobs and played in white power bands.
(20) Evidence of genetic drift of serologic types and of some increase in the prevalence of erythromycin-resistant strains has appeared.