(a.) One who, or that which, grates; especially, an instrument or utensil with a rough, indented surface, for rubbing off small particles of any substance; as a grater for nutmegs.
(1) He locked horns with the architect again in 2008, using Rogers' 44-storey "cheese grater" tower in the City of London to warn that historic cities were being wrecked.
(2) I use the wide side of the grater or the mandolin for this, although those with better knife skills than me should be able to do a good job of it that way.
(3) Today, London's skyline is dominated by such sights as the Cheese-grater in Leadenhall, the Walkie-talkie in Fenchurch Street, the Gherkin in Aldgate and the Razor at Elephant and Castle.
(4) DL-methinionine in the diet of cows for the first months of lactation leads to grater amounts of milk of higher quality as well as to improving the health of the animals.
(5) The majority of the compounds showed clear antagonist activity towards BaCl2, histamine and acetylcholine contracting responses, generally grater than that of papaverine; on the contrary, their antagonist activity towards 5-HT responses was slightly lower.
(6) On the other hand, the patients who had undergone muscle release had, to grater or lesser extent, disturbances of the range of movement.
(7) Try Auctionstealer , an online tool which bids for you at the last nanosecond, meaning you can watch The Cube while simultaneously winning a grater.
(8) "Russia is already paying a serious price for its actions," William Hague assured the house, the extra helium in his cheese-grater voice an indication of his own gravity.
(9) Although the two-year-olds' extent of exploration and amount of time spent in a playroom were significantly grater when their mother was present than when an unfamiliar person was present, the grandmother's functional characteristics were on an intermediate level between those of the mother and those of the unfamiliar person.
(10) • Prominent in this list are kitchen implements like cheese graters and bottle openers; if you want to make it a bit more fun then you can get various novelty themed equipment .
(11) This paper describes a simple method of obtaining cancellous graft from femoral heads, either allograft or autograft, with "cheese grater" type acetabular reamers.
(12) Roughly grate the eggs on the large holes of the grater, then grate the garlic on the fine side.
(13) The effect of the dnaA mutation was grater on plasmid DNA synthesis than on host chromosomal DNA synthesis.
(14) Out of 49 cases, histologic diagnosis of chronic diffuse lymphocytic thyroiditis was established in nine patients (18%) but the frequency of the appearance of this autoimmune disease may well be grater because a relatively small number of patients underwent the operation.
(15) Epinephrine and insulin increased glucose uptake in Planaria, but epinephrine did so to a much grater extent.
(16) They were quickly alerted to the fact that the Japanese generally do not eat cheese or mashed potatoes during a presentation, leaving the potato masher and grater largely redundant - although the brand has proved particularly successful there and in the US out of the 105 countries they now sell in, mostly through third-party distributors.
(17) Just as the distinctively named Shard of Glass, the Helter Skelter, the Cheese- grater and the Walkie Talkie are being erected across the City, the architect who created the eye-catching Gherkin has declared the London skyscraper building boom is nearing its end.
(n.) One who graves; an engraver or a sculptor; one whose occupation is te cut letters or figures in stone or other hard material.
(n.) An ergraving or cutting tool; a burin.
(1) Scottish voters say departure would have graver effects for the UK as a whole than do their English counterparts.
(2) There was no anaphyactic shock in 81.2% of the thymectomized animals as a result of the inhibited immunoallergic reactivity, but dystrophic and inflammatory changes in their parenchymatous organs were more frequent and graver in comparison with the nonthymectomized animals.
(3) At early stages prognosis was based on the level of macrophage and fibroblast differentiation in the infiltrate: the more mature nonlymphoid elements were, the graver was a course of disease.
(4) The authors conclude that isoserological incompatibility has different grades of intensity and offer methods for the screening of animals for simulation of graver and facilitated grades of incompatibility.
(5) In addition to an increase of the content of glycosylated proteins, deterioration of the rheological properties, and a rise of microviscosity associated with hypoxic phenomena, a group of patients suffering from IDDM with low microviscosity and graver clinical manifestations (microangiopathies, coronary heart disease, cerebral atherosclerosis) were distinguished.
(6) Combined exposure to fluoric compounds, heating microclimate and electromagnetic fields results in a graver involvement of the circulatory and autonomic nervous systems.
(7) The graver the craniocerebral trauma the more probable are sharp loss of visual functions and the development of coarse pathology of the fundus oculi.
(8) There were 26,370 knife crimes in Britain last year , yet a few thousand hungry mouths from war zones (many of them children) are widely held to present the graver threat to our way of life.
(9) Comparison of the disease clinical picture in 2 groups of patients, who had fallen ill at 14 to 24 years (278 subjects) and at 40 to 55 years (25 subjects) revealed a graver clinical picture in the group of patients, who had fallen ill at a younger and (nephritis in 82% against 56% in the group of older patients) and a considerably less survival as compared to the group of older patients despite more intensive care including pulse-therapy with methyl prednisolone.
(10) The matter of the present article is to review the graver subclinical anomalies.
(11) This is likely to be related to graver destructive lesions in the colonic mucosa in acute dysentery.
(12) In chronic lymphocytic leukemia, tests for surface markers for T and for B cells may permit detection of the less common T-cell leukaemia, which may have a graver prognosis.
(13) It is no longer possible to be extradited to face trial for something that’s not a UK offence – the so-called dual-criminality provision – and, after some courts became clogged with costly applications to extradite people on minor charges such as non-payment of parking fines, it will only apply to graver offences.
(14) In a rebuff to coal, oil and gas companies, Rachel Kyte, the World Bank climate change envoy, said continued use of coal was exacting a heavy cost on some of the world’s poorest countries, in local health impacts as well as climate change, which is imposing even graver consequences on the developing world.
(15) When he was a columnist, MP or mayor of London his remarks could be embarrassing and offensive ; now that he is Britain’s top diplomat the potential consequences are far graver.
(16) It is concluded that in pubertal gynaecomastia it is necessary to determine whether the disease is merely a temporary fibrosis that will heal by itself, or whether it is a sign of some other, graver disease.
(17) In angina pectoris patients, the highest content was detected if the disease took a graver course.
(18) Six of the 70 surviving control infants and none of the 71 surviving treated infants had ROP stage II or graver.
(19) There’s an acceptance that it will be messy, but the risk of not supporting DDR programmes at all could be far graver given the high amount of weaponry around the country,” said a senior western diplomat based in Juba.
(20) The official said that, over the long term, for Pyongyang to share nuclear technology and know-how with the US's enemies is potentially a much graver threat than North Korea launching an attack itself.