(n.) A child's puppet; a toy baby for a little girl.
(1) Russia Facebook Twitter Pinterest Russian dolls in the likeness of Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and the US president-elect, Donald Trump.
(2) It is still weird that "arts and crafts" is in the same category as dolls.
(3) The authors argue for the use of structured interview techniques with use of the anatomical dolls and the collection of normative comparison data relative to the evaluation of suspected sexual abuse.
(4) This judgement is particularly significant for the UK as it was the testimony of two leading experts, Professor Nicholas J. Wald and Sir Richard Doll, whose evidence helped convince the Judge about the harmful health effects of passive smoke.
(5) Although she's been performing since 2000 – in the punk-cabaret duo the Dresden Dolls , in a controversial conjoined-twin mime act called Evelyn Evelyn (they wear a specially constructed two-person dress and have been castigated by disability groups for presenting conjoined twins as circus freaks, an accusation she denies) – in her new band, Amanda Palmer And The Grand Theft Orchestra , she's suddenly become a kind of phenomenon.
(6) Natasha Walter, the feminist author, was struck by the supportive atmosphere of Mumsnet when she was writing Living Dolls: the Return of Sexism , a few years ago.
(7) These dolls can be used by trained professionals to help make conclusions about a child's background.
(8) So many young female tennis players look like dolls, the confusion of woman with (sex) doll is almost natural for the broadcaster swimming in the miasma of his own idiocy.
(9) This is a coded attack on the sexy, grownup images that surround dolls such as Barbie and Bratz.
(10) It was found that the maternity instinct is inborn but it starts to show only during the second year of life and is manifested in the form of playing with dolls and reaches its peak at the age of 3-5 years.
(11) The Makie dolls are another example of commercial production, Rowley points out.
(12) All the usual suspects are making an appearance, including mice on their mice organ, Gabriel the toad, Madeleine the rag doll and Professor Yaffle.
(13) Doll immediately gave up his own five cigarettes a day habit.
(14) Each doll can be customised according to skin tone, eye colour and hair colour to look like its owner.
(15) "Selling this doll is highly offensive to our ancestors and the African-American community," Rev KW Tulloss, NAC's president in Los Angeles, told the New York Daily News.
(16) Both groups did not differ from each other in respect to frequency of tomboyish behavior or interest in doll play and other aspects of materanl rehearsal.
(17) Principally, there was the legal conflict with actor James Woods, who in 1988 accused her of exotic harassments including leaving a disfigured doll outside his home in Beverly Hills.
(18) Another man in a pirate hat covered in voodoo dolls approached the screen, placing a live rooster on the stage as if offering it to the football gods.
(19) A giant inflatable doll with the face of Shaker Aamer , the last British resident held at Guantánamo who returned to the UK last October after 14 years’ incarceration, was displayed not far from the White House fence and front lawn.
(20) 33 children were asked to identify from an array of pictures the one which best represented a doll's view of the stimulus display.
(n.) A very small figure, whether human or of an animal; especially, one in terra cotta or the like; -- distinguished from statuette, which is applied to small figures in bronze, marble, etc.
(1) This paper reports and illustrates in figurine style results obtained by electrical stimulation of the cortex in 20 patients and by recording of cortical evoked potentials (EPs) in 13 of these patients, whose surgery required wide exposure of the Rolandic or paracentral regions of the cortex.
(2) The angel’s dead,” said John Porgal, the regional director of American Atheists, when he arrived at the Capitol to see the figurine lying alone on a table.
(3) At her most energised in front of the Monster High figurines, she was also a big fan of the book department, with its imagination-inducing soundscapes and nooks for reading.
(4) However, accessing all of these will come at a cost, as closed-off areas encourage players to buy more figurines of different kinds.
(5) In Akihabara, Sofmap has several locations, each with a slightly different focus: Akiba Sofmap #1 (computer games and popstars), Sofmap Amusement-kan (video games and posters ), and Akiba Sofmap #2 (figurines and used games).
(6) The verdict It looks like Activision wants Skylanders to be a yearly release, which may worry parents, especially as these swappable figurines cost more than the regular ones.
(7) The band and video directors Masa Kawamura, Qanta Shimizu and Aramique Krauthammer have partnered with technology company BitTorrent to distribute the video and 3D-printable files for its figurine characters to fans.
(8) They sit in a living room, surrounded by religious plaques and figurines promising hope and peace, talking about the son and brother who had been an A* pupil at GCSE, with ambitions to be a bilingual lawyer.
(9) The pits are filled with figurines of courtiers and animals, and you can see the fossilised remains of wooden chariots.
(10) He is dismissive of the idea that home 3D printing, with its figurines and keyfobs will ever amount to much.
(11) The dolls were inspired by ancient Greek figurines – but opponents claimed they insulted classical Greek culture.
(12) It’s easier when you’re a boy.” She talks me through her collection of figurines.
(13) We wanted to find a way to give the fans access to the 3D files so they can print them and use them to create their own narratives of exploration.” The directors are hoping that fans will shoot their own videos using the figurines.
(14) Then there’s an inestimable amount of Discworld spinoffery: chess pieces, wizardly hats, cloaks and T-shirts, leathern bags, pottery figurines, fantastic artwork, magic clobber of every kind including dribbly candles – all made by and sold to fans.
(15) The Skylanders figurines are this year's most successful action toy brand in the US and Europe.
(16) I could see someone very devoted to his work – there was no golfing on that trip, that's for sure," said Eleanor Dvorchak, who hosted Xi in her son's old room, where he slept amid football wallpaper and Star Trek figurines.
(17) Blokify enables kids to design Minecraft-style objects then print them out, while Monstermatic does the same thing for monster figurines.
(18) The site remains filled with gradually decaying Santa figurines, rusty reindeer rides and crumbling candy cane turrets, making it feel more eerie than festive.
(19) An on-line computer programme is described and illustrated which is capable of displaying graphically in the form of Woolsey-type figurine charts stimulation-induced responses obtained during stereotactic surgery.
(20) In this speech recommending more "engagements", whether painful or ecstatic for those loosing the hi-tech weapons, we also witnessed that old standby "no-fly zone", which actually means "flying-and-bombing zone", and the hoary old self-satisfied reference to our having "change[d] the regimes" in Afghanistan and Iraq, as though Blair and his chums had merely been shuffling around tiny figurines on the Game of Thrones opening credits map .