(n.) One who idles; one who spends his time in inaction; a lazy person; a sluggard.
(n.) One who has constant day duties on board ship, and keeps no regular watch.
(n.) An idle wheel or pulley. See under Idle.
(1) Her fourth album, The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do, was released earlier this year.
(2) T., Idler, W. W., Roop, D. R., and Steinert, P. M. (1987) J. Biol.
(3) The Idler Academy , an offshoot of the magazine which offers courses in everything from philosophy to ukulele playing, has announced the shortlist for its 2014 Bad Grammar award, set up to highlight "the incorrect use of English by people and institutions who should know better".
(4) The latter is "a great place if you're under three or over 53; shite if you're anywhere in between," said Dan Kieran, deputy editor of the Idler, who launched the hunt for crapness last year on the magazine's website.
(5) A., Mehrel, T., Idler, W. W., Roop, D. R., and Steinert, P. M. (1987) J. Biol.
(6) She returned to the stage earlier this year, appearing at SXSW and subsequently releasing The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do.
(7) Previews of some of the diatribes on the Idler website have not completely upset targets, however, with even the Top Crap Town, Hull, pointing out that the survey is not all bad.
(8) In fairness to the five Tory MPs who first pricked the bubble, via leaked excerpts from their forthcoming book arguing that we're not the nation of champions we had giddily begun imagining but "among the worst idlers of the world", this wasn't quite the plan.
(9) As for the politicians' "third-generation" perma-idlers, these are on the critically endangered list – if not entirely fictional.
(10) Updated at 5.50pm BST 5.39pm BST Amid lots of yelping and squealing by idlers on the side of the road, the riders toddle around Versailles.
(11) The passage, red meat for phone-ins and columnists ever since, argued less politely for an improvement in our national work ethic: "The British are among the worst idlers in the world.
(12) The woman who would go on to become employment minister co-wrote a book attacking Britons as “ among the worst idlers in the world ”.
(13) The MPs – Kwasi Kwarteng, Priti Patel, Dominic Raab, Chris Skidmore and Elizabeth Truss – say: "Once they enter the workplace, the British are among the worst idlers in the world.
(14) Britons are among "the worst idlers" in the world preferring a "lie-in to hard work", according to group of rising stars of the Tory party, who have advocated a tough set of work reforms in a new book.
(15) Additionally, as Polly Toynbee has pointed out ( Opinion , 23 February), Priti Patel – the employment minister and a leading Brexit advocate – has castigated British workers as “the worst idlers in the world”.
(16) "Arguing that working Britons are 'the worst idlers in the world' is deeply insulting.
(17) That didn't stop him from leaping into a backward shuffle, startling nearby idlers, when a popular Azonto track began playing from the speakers.
(18) They employ stepper motor actuated roller and idler wheel drives to move the probes.
(19) More recently, disruption of a P-450-encoding sequence (eryF) in the region of ermE, the erythromycin resistance gene of S. erythraea, produced a 6-deoxyerythronolide B hydroxylation-deficient mutant (J. M. Weber, J. O. Leung, S. J. Swanson, K. B. Idler, and J.
(20) Priti Patel, employment minister and coming Brexit star, co-authored Britannia Unchained, castigating British workers as “the worst idlers in the world”.
(n.) A sorry fellow; a worthless person; a rogue.
(n.) Any one of several aquatic, wed-footed, northern birds of the genus Urinator (formerly Colymbus), noted for their expertness in diving and swimming under water. The common loon, or great northern diver (Urinator imber, or Colymbus torquatus), and the red-throated loon or diver (U. septentrionalis), are the best known species. See Diver.
(1) That's slightly different from what Feldman said earlier this year after the Times and the Telegraph reported that a senior figure had said that Conservative associations "are all mad, swivel-eyed loons."
(2) This presequence transports attached subunit IV of cytochrome c oxidase into the intermembrane space (van Loon et al.
(3) Historically, our masters have always imagined we lowly peasants will digest information more easily if it is written, for example, in a speech bubble coming out of the mouth of an imaginary squirrel pedestrian in yellow loon pants.
(4) In addition, isolates of S. Saint paul from loons were found resistant to tetracycline and streptomycin, while 2 of 7 isolates of S. infantis were resistant to tetracycline only.
(5) It is the raging rows over Ukip, gay marriage, Europe and swivel-eyed loons that have given these people a political presence.
(6) It comes as a shock then to discover that in one crucial and fundamental area of social care the SNP resembles the "swivel-eyed loons" of the Tory shires.
(7) Mike Cassidy, head of the project dubbed Project Loon , said in a blogpost : "We believe that it might actually be possible to build a ring of balloons, flying around the globe on the stratospheric winds, that provides internet access to the earth below.
(8) Entamoeba histolytica cysts were recovered from dog faeces at Loon Lake, Saskatchewan.
(9) An epizootic of type E botulism (Clostridium botulinum) occurred among common loons (Gavia immer) along the Lake Michigan shore of Michigan's Upper Peninsula (USA) during October and November 1983.
(10) Salmonella spp (representing 8 serotypes) were isolated from 27 (14%) of the loons, and lesions typical of those produced by Aspergillus fumigatus were found in 34 (18%) of the loons.
(11) The fact is, no one becomes this successful, this far-reachingly influential, by behaving like a loon.
(12) Renal coccidiosis was diagnosed in a common loon (Gavia immer).
(13) were found in double-crested cormorants and common loons in Florida.
(14) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Common loon ( Gavia immer ) with downy young riding on back, in a Matanuska Valley lake, Alaska.
(15) Amino acid analyses of the two proteins are also in reasonable agreement when based on the exact monomer molecular weight of beef eye lens protein obtained by the van Loon group ((1982) J. Biol.
(16) The latest "moonshot" innovation from Google X follows hot on the heels of Google's Project Loon, its experimentation with solar-panelled balloons to bring Wi-Fi to remote regions of Africa and the Asia Pacific.
(17) Which spurs them on to demand expensive tests, investigations, and treatments and (egged on by ranting loons on forums) refuse to be "fobbed off".
(18) Type E botulinal toxin was demonstrated in blood samples and stomach contents of dead loons, and in samples of three species of dead fish found on the Lake Michigan shore.
(19) Other studies have demonstrated that cAMP enhanced junctional conductance in intact heart and isolated heart cells (De Mello, 1986; De Mello and van Loon, 1987; Burt and Spray, 1988).
(20) Google is also exploring the idea of using a network of high-tech balloons – Project Loon – to provide internet access to "rural, remote and underserved areas", although the scheme recently drew criticism from former Microsoft chief Bill Gates .