(n.) A handle; that part of an instrument or vessel taken into the hand, and by which it is held and used; -- said chiefly of a knife, sword, or dagger; the hilt.
(n.) A dwelling.
(v. t.) To set in, or furnish with, a haft; as, to haft a dagger.
(1) The axe used to kill him struck with such force it was left embedded to the haft in the dead man's face, its handle covered with sticking plaster to hide traces of fingerprints.
(2) There is evidence for hafting of these tools at a date which is earlier than known elsewhere in the world.
(3) According to the unphysiologic high bending stress of the shaft in level of the lower half of the haft of the prosthesis, a hypertrophy of cortex and vault occurs.
(4) This is the earliest evidence of hafted axes [axes with a handle] in the world.
(5) Petraglia added that there were several other implications to the discovery that Homo heidelbergensis had used hafting to make spears.
(6) The technique needed to make stone-tipped spears, called hafting, would also have required humans to think and plan ahead: hafting is a multi-step manufacturing process that requires many different materials and skill to put them together in the right way.
(7) "It's telling us they're able to collect the appropriate raw materials, they're able to manufacture the right type of stone weapons, they're able to collect wooden shafts, they're able to haft the stone tools to the wooden shaft as a composite technology," said Michael Petraglia, a professor of human evolution and prehistory at the University of Oxford who was not involved in the research.
(8) It was no match for the high-spirited fun-loving youth of northern Tehran who sang "Ahmedi-bye-bye, Ahmedi-bye-bye" or "ye hafte-do hafte, Mahmud hamum na-rafte" (One week, two weeks, Mahmoud hasn't taken a shower).
(9) Hafte-Sobh newspaper took aim at “a class of young people who stubbornly and with the backup of their wealth, are having fun and live their own special way of life, and the Iranian system cannot touch them.” Taadol newspaper poured scorn on “a class of nouveau riche who cropped up like mushrooms” during the 2005-2013 presidency of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
(n.) A large mass of earth and rock, rising above the common level of the earth or adjacent land; earth and rock forming an isolated peak or a ridge; an eminence higher than a hill; a mount.
(n.) A range, chain, or group of such elevations; as, the White Mountains.
(n.) A mountainlike mass; something of great bulk.
(a.) Of or pertaining to a mountain or mountains; growing or living on a mountain; found on or peculiar to mountains; among mountains; as, a mountain torrent; mountain pines; mountain goats; mountain air; mountain howitzer.
(a.) Like a mountain; mountainous; vast; very great.
(1) These surveys show that campers exposed to mountain stream water are at risk of acquiring giardiasis.
(2) Do [MPs] remember the madness of those advertisements that talked of the cool fresh mountain air of menthol cigarettes?
(3) Adults and immatures of Ixodes pacificus Cooley & Kohls were collected by flagging vegetation and from lizards during a 3-mo period in the Hualapai Mountain Park, Mohave County, AZ, in 1991.
(4) Nearly four months into the conflict, rebels control large parts of eastern Libya , the coastal city of Misrata, and a string of towns in the western mountains, near the border with Tunisia.
(5) An ice axe, assumed to belong to Irvine, had been discovered in 1933 by the fourth British expedition to the mountain.
(6) Silvio Berlusconi's government is battling to stay in the eurozone against mounting odds – not least the country's mountain of state debt, which is the largest in the single currency area.
(7) The experiment took place at two experimental localities in mountainous pastures of the Central-Slovakian region.
(8) It starts and ends in Vidigal and includes a hike up the mountain Tavares Bastos Jazz night at Maze pousada in Tavares Bastos Vidigal is not the only favela with nightlife credentials.
(9) Ecologic studies of small mammals in Rocky Mountain National Park (RMNP) were conducted in 1974 in order to identify the specific habitats within the Lower Montane Forest that support Colorado tick fever (CTF) virus.
(10) Eight cases of snakebite occurred in seven of 11 captive Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) during June and July 1987.
(11) The closest town of any size is Burns, population 2,806, where you should stock up on petrol, food and water before heading south into the wilderness on the 66-mile Steens Mountain Backcountry Byway.
(12) An IOC member for 23 years he has assidiously collected the leadership of the acronym heavy subsets of that organisation, which may be less riddled with corruption than it was before the Salt Lake City scandal but has swapped outlandish bribes for mountains of bureaucracy.
(13) My dream is that one day, young kids in Nepal won’t have to risk working on the mountain as porters or guides, they will be able to get an education and build better lives for themselves,” Sherpa told AFP.
(14) Once in the mountains, we were immediately careering along slivers of swerving tarmac under a crystal-blue sky.
(15) The data from this study demonstrate that false-positive results from tests for Rocky Mountain spotted fever increase with the duration of pregnancy.
(16) Climbing Table Mountain and hitting the nightlife are on the agenda too, as well as surfing Cape Town’s more challenging spots, from Long Beach to Kommetjie.
(17) A now-defunct Yahoo discussion group supposedly jointly run by "Amina Arraf" was listed under an address in Stone Mountain, Georgia, that public records show is a home owned by MacMaster and Froelicher.
(18) According to Wangchu Sherpa, an official from the Nepal Mountaineering Association in Kathmandu, Upadhyay had arrived at the Everest base camp in mid-April and had been waiting for good weather to start acclimatising for his ascent.
(19) Nemanja Matic, more normally such a man-mountain of a midfield shield, is diminished and was beaten too easily in the air by James Morrison for the home side’s second.
(20) Among 103 family members with sickle cell trait (Hgb AS), no significant risk of developing crises could be identified with either mountain or pressurized aircraft travel.