(n.) The act or quality of being instant or pressing; urgency; solicitation; application; suggestion; motion.
(n.) That which is instant or urgent; motive.
(n.) Occasion; order of occurrence.
(n.) That which offers itself or is offered as an illustrative case; something cited in proof or exemplification; a case occurring; an example.
(n.) A token; a sign; a symptom or indication.
(v. t.) To mention as a case or example; to refer to; to cite; as, to instance a fact.
(v. i.) To give an example.
(1) Would people feel differently about it if, for instance, it happened on Boxing Day or Christmas Eve?
(2) In both instances the permeation rates of proteins can be better correlated to hydrodynamic radii than to molecular weights.
(3) In three instances SAA levels increased during hospitalization while CRP levels did not.
(4) A 6.4 kilobase C4B-5'-specific Taq I fragment usually provided a reliable guide to the presence of a C4A deletion but unusually in one instance this fragment was found to be a marker of a functioning C4A gene.
(5) "Runners, for instance, need a high level of running economy, which comes from skill acquisition and putting in the miles," says Scrivener, "But they could effectively ease off the long runs and reduce the overall mileage by introducing Tabata training.
(6) Both hypodontia and hyperdontia are found in a number of well-defined genetic syndromes and in most instances are common characteristics of the disease.
(7) The opportunities for infection are often strong in areas of high population within a city – schools, for instance.
(8) Of these, 12 had radiation-induced neurologic complications which, in 5 instances, consisted of persisting, wholly or partially disabling paresis in the lower limbs.
(9) The decision of the editors to solicit a review for the Medical Progress series of this journal devoted to current concepts of the renal handling of salt and water is sound in that this important topic in kidney physiology has recently been the object of a number of new, exciting and, in some instances, quite unexpected insights into the mechanisms governing sodium excretion.
(10) We firmly believe that a systematic approach to the 12-lead ECG can provide information that can diagnose the difference between ventricular and supraventricular tachycardia, and in many instances diagnose the mechanism and site of origin of the supraventricular tachycardia.
(11) Other less common indications are some instances of aspiration pneumonia, septicemias due to B. fragilis, and actinomycoses.
(12) Tension in flexor tendons during wrist flexion may play a role in otherwise unexplained instances of the carpal tunnel syndrome.
(13) But most instances are more mundane: the majority of fraud cases in recent years have emerged from scientists either falsifying images – deliberately mislabelling scans and micrographs – or fabricating or altering their recorded data.
(14) The right side of the ventricular septum was affected in five instances.
(15) Women on the beat: how to get more female police officers around the world Read more Mortars were, for instance, used on 5 June when Afghan national army soldiers accidentally hit a wedding party on the outskirts of Ghazni, killing eight children.
(16) Our own experiences have shown that patients involved in studies with well designed protocols are better controlled and in most instances also better treated than patients treated outside such protocols.
(17) No instances of osteoradionecrosis occurred as a result of dental extraction with this conservative method.
(18) Therefore these suggested methods of choice may not in every instance be the most accurate of all indicators of nutritional status for a particular nutrient.
(19) The advantage of this in vivo method is the possibility to determine the thyroidal activity at various times after 131I-application (2 phase test) and by repeated 131I-applications under different conditions (diet, age, for instance).
(20) In each instance, dexamethasone was given at midnight and the plasma ACTH concentration was determined at 9:00 a.m. on the day before and after administration of the dexamethasone.
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(adv.) Equivalent; equal to; -- usually with of.
(1) There is no evidence that health-maintenance organizations reduce admissions in discretionary or "unnecessary" categories; instead, the data suggest lower admission rates across the board.
(2) Maybe the world economy goes tits up again, only this time we punish the rich instead of the poor.
(3) Instead, the White House opted for a low-key approach, publishing a blogpost profiling Trinace Edwards, a brain-tumour victim who recently discovered she was eligible for Medicaid coverage.
(4) Keep it in the ground campaign Though they draw on completely different archives, leaked documents, and interviews with ex-employees, they reach the same damning conclusion: Exxon knew all that there was to know about climate change decades ago, and instead of alerting the rest of us denied the science and obstructed the politics of global warming.
(5) Instead of later renal failure and, of course, mental retardation, it was the histological features of the fetus eyes which permit to diagnose and exhibit both congenital cataract and irido-corneal angle dysgenesis.
(6) It was recently demonstrated that MRL-lpr lymphoid cells transferred into lethally irradiated MRL- +mice unexpectedly failed to induce the early onset of lupus syndrome and massive lymphadenopathy of the donor, instead they caused a severe wasting syndrome resembling graft-vs-host (GvH) disease.
(7) The size of Florida makes the kind of face-to-face politics of the earlier contests impossible, requiring instead huge ad spending.
(8) Instead, he handed over the opening to reporter Molly Line, who said, “Racial profiling is in the eye of the beholder,” before citing differing perceptions of the phenomenon between white and black people, which is like reading the headline “Rapist, Victim Differ on Consent”.
(9) It is intended to aid in finding the appropriate PI (proportional-integral) controller settings by means of computer simulation instead of real experiments with the system.
(10) Urban hives boom could be 'bad for bees' What happened: Two professors from a University of Sussex laboratory are urging wannabe-urban beekeepers to consider planting more flowers instead of taking up the increasingly popular hobby.
(11) Furthermore, even the action of Lys-5 on the Pseudomonas OM was abolished when the assays were performed in the presence of 150 mM NaCl instead of the low-ionic strength buffer earlier used by investigators studying the effect of polycations on the Pseudomonas OM.
(12) Instead, we suffer sporadic exhibitions, which they call consultation.
(13) Instead of healing the nation after a fractious referendum he inflamed the situation.
(14) Instead, an antiarrhythmic drug should be administered and another shock of the same intensity that defibrillated the first time should be applied.
(15) When rabbit and horse sera were used instead of human serum for cultivation, in both groups the share of positive cultures increased and more large forms of B. hominis cells were observed.
(16) Instead, they say, we should only eat plenty of lean meat and fish, with fruit and raw vegetables on the side.
(17) Orbital hypertelorism, strictly defined as an increase in bony interorbital distance, is not itself an isolated syndrome, but is instead an anomaly that may occur as either part of a syndrome or malformation sequence.
(18) She said the rise in fees was not part of the effort to tackle the deficit, but was instead about Clegg "going along with Tory plans to shove the cost of higher education on to students and their families".
(19) When my form teacher said I’d worked well in every subject except geography, I made her change the bit that said I’d not tried to say, instead, that I was rubbish at it.
(20) Instead, a repetitive, stepwise dissolution pattern was observed.