(superl.) Heaved or lifted with labor; not light; weighty; ponderous; as, a heavy stone; hence, sometimes, large in extent, quantity, or effects; as, a heavy fall of rain or snow; a heavy failure; heavy business transactions, etc.; often implying strength; as, a heavy barrier; also, difficult to move; as, a heavy draught.
(superl.) Not easy to bear; burdensome; oppressive; hard to endure or accomplish; hence, grievous, afflictive; as, heavy yokes, expenses, undertakings, trials, news, etc.
(superl.) Laden with that which is weighty; encumbered; burdened; bowed down, either with an actual burden, or with care, grief, pain, disappointment.
(superl.) Slow; sluggish; inactive; or lifeless, dull, inanimate, stupid; as, a heavy gait, looks, manners, style, and the like; a heavy writer or book.
(superl.) Strong; violent; forcible; as, a heavy sea, storm, cannonade, and the like.
(superl.) Loud; deep; -- said of sound; as, heavy thunder.
(superl.) Dark with clouds, or ready to rain; gloomy; -- said of the sky.
(superl.) Impeding motion; cloggy; clayey; -- said of earth; as, a heavy road, soil, and the like.
(superl.) Not raised or made light; as, heavy bread.
(superl.) Not agreeable to, or suitable for, the stomach; not easily digested; -- said of food.
(superl.) Having much body or strength; -- said of wines, or other liquors.
(superl.) With child; pregnant.
(adv.) Heavily; -- sometimes used in composition; as, heavy-laden.
(v. t.) To make heavy.
(1) We were instantly refused entrance by the heavies at the door.
(2) With the exception of PMMA and PTFE, all plastics leave a very heavy tar- and soot deposit after burning.
(3) One-nation prime ministers like Cameron found the libertarians useful for voting against taxation; inconvenient when they got too loud about heavy-handed government.
(4) The prevalence was also higher in medium and heavy smokers.
(5) These results indicate that the inhibition of CarAc by heavy metals occurs by binding of the sulfhydryl on the enzyme by the metals.
(6) The biggest single source of air pollution is coal-fired power stations and China, with its large population and heavy reliance on coal power, provides $2.3tn of the annual subsidies.
(7) The combined evidence from immunoglobulin light chain staining and the analysis of immunoglobulin heavy chain gene rearrangement indicated that the lesions in most patients represented polyclonal proliferations that gave rise to clonal subpopulations.
(8) Variations in light chain composition, particularly fast and slow myosin light chain 1, appeared to occur independently of the variations in heavy chain composition, suggesting that some myosin molecules consist of mixtures of slow- and fast-type subunits.
(9) In general, enzyme activity was strongly reduced by heavy metal inorganic cations; less strongly by organometallic cations, some anions, and certain pesticides; and weakly inhibited by light metal cations and organometallic and organic compounds.
(10) But the condition of edifices such as B30 and B38 - and all the other "legacy" structures built at Sellafield decades ago - suggest Britain might end up paying a heavy price for this new commitment to nuclear energy.
(11) By applying this method to rat cardiac whole muscle, high-molecular weight proteins, such as myosin heavy chains, are focused on the first-dimensional gels and, in addition, minor components are resolved on the second-dimensional gels, without loss during equilibration with detergent.
(12) To identify cells of different myogenic lineages, myotubes were analyzed for content of fast and slow classes of myosin heavy chain (MHC) isoforms by immunocytochemistry and immunoblotting using specific monoclonal antibodies.
(13) Horses in heavy training may require more energy than they can consume on a conventional diet.
(14) As yet the observations demonstrate that workers exposed in their occupation to heavy metals (cadmium, lead, metalic mercury) and organic solvents should be subjected to special control for detection of renal changes.
(15) Heavy death losses (59%) occurred in adult Mystromys 3--14 days after muscle biopsies were taken from their rear legs.
(16) A comparative analysis of the structure and reactivity of the recombinant monoclonal antibodies showed that the light and heavy Ig-specific chains could form the reactive antibodies when the chains were present in different paratopes of Ig molecules.
(17) Mononucleosomes obtained from labeled cells were fractionated by rate zonal sedimentation through a sucrose gradient in heavy water (Senshu et al.
(18) Previous epitope mapping studies of human factor VIII (FVIII) inhibitor antibodies with heavy chain specificity localized epitopes to the amino-terminal half of the FVIII A2 domain.
(19) The ABI figures revealed that the best annuity for someone who is a heavy smoker and has severely impaired health was at Prudential, which paid out 46% more than the worst, from Friends Life.
(20) The parasites were highly aggregated within the study community, with most people harbouring low burdens while a few individuals harboured very heavy burdens.
(n.) One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc., used in husbandry and the arts.
(n.) A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long and broad bandage used in surgery.
(n.) One of series of long, heavy waves which roll in upon a coast, sometimes in calm weather.
(n.) A long, belt-formed towel, to be suspended on a rolling cylinder; -- called also roller towel.
(n.) A cylinder coated with a composition made principally of glue and molassess, with which forms of type are inked previously to taking an impression from them.
(n.) A long cylinder on which something is rolled up; as, the roller of a man.
(n.) A small wheel, as of a caster, a roller skate, etc.
(n.) ANy insect whose larva rolls up leaves; a leaf roller. see Tortrix.
(n.) Any one of numerous species of Old World picarian birds of the family Coraciadae. The name alludes to their habit of suddenly turning over or "tumbling" in flight.
(n.) Any species of small ground snakes of the family Tortricidae.
(1) They stayed in suites usually reserved for high-rollers.
(2) The Atlantic rollers aren't huge here but they are consistent.
(3) A servo controlled transapical LV to aortic bypass system employing a roller pump was evaluated.
(4) Afternoon Delights doesn't have anything approaching a mission statement – it's just two middle-aged men arsing about, frankly – but its gleeful anarchism can be riotously funny: witness the pair as free runners, declaring "war against the urban environment", or their magnificently coiffed Rock'n'Rollers, with the aid of subtitles, showing off their moves on the streets of Ashford, Kent.
(5) The patient is allowed to do functional exercises 24 hours after reduction with the aid of the spring stepping roller, which not only helps dissipate swelling in the early stage but also remold the articular facet.
(6) The system includes a membrane oxygenator and a roller pump.
(7) Since tobacco is known to be mutagenic and carcinogenic, urinary cotinine was estimated in bidi rollers and control subjects as an index of tobacco-specific exposure while the concentration of urinary thioethers was determined to ascertain exposure to electrophilic moieties.
(8) A covalently bonded heparin-coated extracorporeal membrane oxygenation system and a roller pump were used for the bypass.
(9) Hyaluronate (HA) distribution patterns were examined in the cranial mesenchyme underlying the mesencephalic neural folds of mouse embryos maintained in roller tube culture.
(10) A new pulsatile assist device that converts roller pump flow to pulsatile flow has been developed and proven effective through clinical testing.
(11) PMN factor was released from early inflammatory peritoneal exudate cells (98% of PMN) stimulated with kaolin under roller bottle culture conditions.
(12) The synthesis and secretion of non-virus-associated gp51 is especially stimulated in the roller culture, and is largely independent of the quality of the culture medium.
(13) A simple, inexpensive modification to an existing device is described that enables such an apparatus to be used for the roller-tube technique.
(14) This a time when these crucial policies, central to everyone’s lives and the future of the nation, have been on a roller coaster ride through years of political disruption.
(15) St Osyth is earthier than this, even though you'll find Rollers parked next to the fanciest caravans.
(16) Each subject wheeled his or her personal wheelchair, which was mounted on a set of frictionless rollers with side-mounted flywheels.
(17) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Share Share this post Facebook Twitter Pinterest close 3.40am BST Pirates 5 - Reds 1, top of 7th On a 2-2 count, the crowd are up looking for Liriano's sixth strikeout of the night - they don't get it, but they do get ground ball out number 13 on a roller to third base which then heads over to first and retires the side.
(18) Menton may not have Saint-Tropez's party people, Cannes' film stars or Monte Carlo's high rollers, but that's what makes the town so appealing.
(19) Culture vessels were constructed by using roller bottles and Pyrex tubing.
(20) Beady Eye tracks such as The Roller are, it has to be said, shown up by the former bands' glories, but closing track Bring the Light matches their peaks for sheer verve at least.