(a.) Downright; absolute; positive; as, a down denial.
(a.) Downward; going down; sloping; as, a down stroke; a down grade; a down train on a railway.
(n.) Fine, soft, hairy outgrowth from the skin or surface of animals or plants, not matted and fleecy like wool
(n.) The soft under feathers of birds. They have short stems with soft rachis and bards and long threadlike barbules, without hooklets.
(n.) The pubescence of plants; the hairy crown or envelope of the seeds of certain plants, as of the thistle.
(n.) The soft hair of the face when beginning to appear.
(n.) That which is made of down, as a bed or pillow; that which affords ease and repose, like a bed of down
(v. t.) To cover, ornament, line, or stuff with down.
(prep.) A bank or rounded hillock of sand thrown up by the wind along or near the shore; a flattish-topped hill; -- usually in the plural.
(prep.) A tract of poor, sandy, undulating or hilly land near the sea, covered with fine turf which serves chiefly for the grazing of sheep; -- usually in the plural.
(prep.) A road for shipping in the English Channel or Straits of Dover, near Deal, employed as a naval rendezvous in time of war.
(prep.) A state of depression; low state; abasement.
(adv.) In the direction of gravity or toward the center of the earth; toward or in a lower place or position; below; -- the opposite of up.
(adv.) From a higher to a lower position, literally or figuratively; in a descending direction; from the top of an ascent; from an upright position; to the ground or floor; to or into a lower or an inferior condition; as, into a state of humility, disgrace, misery, and the like; into a state of rest; -- used with verbs indicating motion.
(adv.) In a low or the lowest position, literally or figuratively; at the bottom of a decent; below the horizon; of the ground; in a condition of humility, dejection, misery, and the like; in a state of quiet.
(adv.) From a remoter or higher antiquity.
(adv.) From a greater to a less bulk, or from a thinner to a thicker consistence; as, to boil down in cookery, or in making decoctions.
(adv.) In a descending direction along; from a higher to a lower place upon or within; at a lower place in or on; as, down a hill; down a well.
(adv.) Hence: Towards the mouth of a river; towards the sea; as, to sail or swim down a stream; to sail down the sound.
(v. t.) To cause to go down; to make descend; to put down; to overthrow, as in wrestling; hence, to subdue; to bring down.
(v. i.) To go down; to descend.
(n.) A loose, flowing upper garment
(n.) The ordinary outer dress of a woman; as, a calico or silk gown.
(n.) The official robe of certain professional men and scholars, as university students and officers, barristers, judges, etc.; hence, the dress of peace; the dress of civil officers, in distinction from military.
(n.) A loose wrapper worn by gentlemen within doors; a dressing gown.
(n.) Any sort of dress or garb.
(1) Gloves were the barrier worn most frequently when appropriate (74%), followed by goggles (13%), gowns (12%), and masks (1%).
(2) This training program served to further emphasize the importance of using proper aseptic gowning technique.
(3) Experimental subjects desired fewer changes in exam procedures than control subjects, indicating that the gown provided them with an overall more comfortable experience.
(4) There were 102 infants in the gowning group and 100 infants in the nongowning group.
(5) Transmural gown pressures encountered when the surgeon comes into contact with a patient were measured in the operating theater.
(6) Of 110 blood contacts among surgeons, 81 (74%) were potentially preventable by additional barrier precautions, such as face shields and fluid-resistant gowns.
(7) The first lady resented the governor’s prohibition on using his donor lists to market her nutritional supplements, he testified, and she reacted with anger when an adviser told her that she should not accept Williams’ offer to buy her an Oscar de la Renta gown to wear to the governor’s inauguration.
(8) Others were recycled: a panel of embroidery that probably came from a magnificent set of bed curtains was chopped up and stitched on to a priest’s chasuble, made from carefully pieced-together fragments of a woman’s gown of magnificent Italian patterned silk.
(9) We are in our prime, still strong, living full and interesting lives, not stuck at home festering in a candlewick dressing gown (OK, sometimes, but only when it’s cold and dark outside).
(10) That's why we buy into the notion that a £20 Zara necklace worn by the Duchess of Cambridge on a designer gown costing thousands of pounds is evidence that she is like us.
(11) He was a loving and caring young man according to his grandmother,” Johnson said in a Facebook post that showed Robinson smiling in a bright red graduation cap and gown.
(12) Isolation gowns have traditionally been used in health care situations to protect against microbial contamination.
(13) I got a Chewbacca, a Leia-in-the-white-gown and an orange-suited Luke Skywalker.
(14) Who cares who spent what on a pasta bake and whether or not you're allowed to claim for a dressing gown?
(15) Two thirds of the increase (64%) was due to rubber gloves and an additional 25% was due to disposable isolation gowns.
(16) Blood gutters brightly against his green gown, yet the man doesn't shudder or stagger or sink but trudges towards them on those tree-trunk legs and rummages around, reaches at their feet and cops hold of his head and hoists it high, and strides to his steed, snatches the bridle, steps into the stirrup and swings into the saddle still gripping his head by a handful of hair.
(17) It is quite satisfactory for preventing operators from soiling their feet and their gowns.
(18) The results of the study demonstrated not only significant reduction in wound infection rates but also major cost savings when a disposable gown and drape system was used in the operating room.
(19) Eight NICU required routine gowning on entry, two restricted sibling visiting and four restricted visiting by relatives and friends.
(20) Other precautions included the use of Charnley gowns with a body exhaust system, special draping of the patient, and preoperative culture of the urine.