What's the difference between idleness and vagabondize?
(n.) The condition or quality of being idle (in the various senses of that word); uselessness; fruitlessness; triviality; inactivity; laziness.
(1) Even with hepatic lipase, phospholipid hydrolysis could not deplete VLDL and IDL of sufficient phospholipid molecules to account for the loss of surface phospholipid that accompanies triacylglycerol hydrolysis and decreasing core volume as LDL is formed (or for conversion of HDL2 to HDL3).
(2) Eager to show I was a good student, the next time we had sex, I noticed that one of my hands was, indeed, lying idle – and started to pat him on the back, absently, as if trying to wind a baby.
(3) And imagine he then found that, far from acting swiftly to capture, arrest and charge him, the Metropolitan police force (who knew something about his activities) initially stood idly by as his list of victims grew and grew.
(4) The balance is fragile and the threat of a spiral of decline is not an idle one.
(5) The KBS hypothesis of autism is not simply an idle exercise.
(6) "There are idle MPs with no outside interests and there are fantastic public servants that do have them."
(7) On Saturday an idle digg ing machine signalled the hasty clearing of the building site to make way for the refugees, who have fled from countries including Syria and Eritrea .
(8) In circumstances in which energy conversion rate and supplies of reducing power exceed the capacity of the biosynthetic machinery, energy-dependent H2 production presumably represents a regulatory device that facilitates "energy-idling."
(9) Relative to EM, Meritec had the highest specificity (97%), followed by Virogen (95%), IDL (91%), Pathfinder (85%), Behring (81%), Bartels (72%), and Rotazyme (71%).
(10) Thus, introducing fish oil into an atherogenic diet reduced the number of VLDL, IDL and LDL particles in plasma by as much as 50%, reduced the cholesteryl ester content of the circulating lipoprotein, and reduced the ability of the VLDL to stimulate cholesterol esterification in macrophages.
(11) 12.44am BST Ah, here's @NotCoachTito, sitting somewhere idly wondering what it's like in Fenway tonight...actually, he may have a decent idea of the atmosphere.
(12) It was on the set of The Frost Report that production staff began to refer to Barker and Corbett as "the two Ronnies", while the writing team included Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Graham Chapman, and Eric Idle – every Monty Python member bar Terry Gilliam – as well as Marty Feldman and lead writer Antony Jay, who went on to create Yes, Minister.
(13) Moreover, a larger fraction of plasma VLDL is transformed into IDL and LDL, the latter representing the main plasma cholesterol carrier.
(14) Hagere Selam remains a modest place of mudwalled shops with corrugated roofs, cows, donkeys and sheep wandering unpaved streets and children idling away an afternoon at table football – a generation with no memory of the famine that killed hundreds of thousands and woke up the world.
(15) Epidemiological studies in humans suggest that IDL or remnant lipoproteins are predictors of the severity or progression of atherosclerosis.
(16) It would be idle to pretend that Cameron doesn't have talents as a leader.
(17) A chlorine sanitizer was circulated (5 min, 40 degrees C) and the unit containing sanitizing solution left idle overnight.
(18) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Either way, I love Jane for idly sticking two fingers up at the idea of a spa break in Rhodes or other emblems of “sophistication” being the only thing to aspire to.
(19) Bidders have spent an estimated £1m each on their bids but, according to one industry source, the process has stalled and franchise owners are being forced to retain expensive but idle bidding teams.
(20) The results indicate that a simple depletion of his-tRNA is not sufficient to elicit the response and suggest that idle ribosomes are required for regulation.
(v. i.) To play the vagabond; to wander about in idleness.
(1) An adaptation of the award-winning novel Small Island, about Jamaican immigrants to Britain in the 1940s, and Desperate Romantics, about a group of "vagabond painters and poets" set among the "alleys, galleries and flesh houses of 19th-century industrial London", will be among the first to be broadcast later this year.
(2) He said while he was being filmed in the Vagabond studio in Bethnal Green he was thinking about Winston Churchill getting his tattoo done.
(3) In view of that it seems necessary to solve a problem of organizing tuberculosis-oriented treatment-and-labor preventoria to render health care to the vagabonds and other patients refusing medical intervention.
(4) It’s more comfortable for many to believe instead that these aliens are greedy and parasitical, scroungers and vagabonds who want to take our stuff – our jobs, our homes, our school places, our cures for our sicknesses.
(5) (10) Including the Rich Kids, Hot Club, Dead Men Walking, the Flying Padovanis, Slinky Vagabond, the Mavericks, the Philistines and, most recently, International Swingers .
(6) The female female lead a vagabond life and actively join the male male in their territories during the breeding season.
(7) When people think of the homeless , most can only think of the seeming vagabonds that stink up entire subway cars and beg for change on the street.
(8) As an example of why the bylaws needed revoking, an alderman said that one of their conditions was that the porters should "toss out vagabonds and vagrants".
(9) The vagabonds had many troubles, especially, they often escaped from leprosaria.
(10) They were two vagabonds, Cloquet watching with slackness the young womanizering Flaubert.
(11) And remember, society's hard cases – what the Elizabethan poor law (that's Elizabeth I) would have dubbed the "sturdy rogue and vagabonds" who don't want to work and so enrage the tabloids – are not the type you'll probably find in this sort of office in Hull or elsewhere.
(12) Low incidence rates of tuberculosis are directly related to social factors, including higher morbidity among such groups as migrants, vagabonds, ex-convicts and alcohol abusers.
(13) "I think that in the same way Gabe is probably glad that his mother was a vagabond and not around him enough, and he got to go to all these strange places that now feel enriching."