(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.
(n.) The act of asking for anything desired; expression of desire or demand; solicitation; prayer; petition; entreaty.
(n.) That which is asked for or requested.
(n.) A state of being desired or held in such estimation as to be sought after or asked for; demand.
(v. t.) To ask for (something); to express desire ffor; to solicit; as, to request his presence, or a favor.
(v. t.) To address with a request; to ask.
(1) "Especially at a time when they are turning down voluntary requests and securing the positions of senior managers."
(2) Pickles said that to restore its public standing, the corporation needed to be more transparent, including opening itself up to freedom of information requests.
(3) The authors have studied the different situations that prompt a request for genetic counseling if different members of the same family suffer from cancer.
(4) The eight senators, including the incoming ranking member Mark Warner of Virginia, wrote to Barack Obama to request he declassify relevant intelligence on the election.
(5) Initial proceedings in Carl Pistorius' trial had focused on a request by South Africa's national broadcaster, SABC, to show the trial proceedings live on national television or record them for later use.
(6) The court hearing – in a case of the kind likely to be heard in secret if the government's justice and security bill is passed – was requested by the law firm Leigh Day and the legal charity Reprieve, acting for Serdar Mohammed, tortured by the Afghan security services after being transferred to their custody by UK forces.
(7) Kunduz hospital patients 'burned in beds … even wars have rules', says MSF chief Read more The resolution – which was supported by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and others – requests that Ban present recommendations on measures to prevent attacks and to ensure that those who carry them out are held accountable.
(8) It also pledged support to a veterans’ group that rejected a request by a gay, lesbian and bisexual group to march in the St Patrick’s Day parade in Boston.
(9) Tony Abbott urges Europe to adopt Australian policies in refugee crisis Read more Given that Obama – whatever one’s views on his strategy – is not advocating a bigger military contribution, the only difference is that Abbott is “urging” the US and others to do more, which sounds resolute, and Turnbull says he would consider any request if it was made.
(10) The latest annual report from the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has revealed that there was 582,727 requests for phone, web browsing and location data – commonly known as “metadata” – that can reveal detailed information about a person’s personal lives and associations.
(11) In a surprise telephone call to a US congressional hearing on Thursday night, Chen repeated his request to go to the US with his family and asked to meet Clinton.
(12) The American paper claimed Mr Jameel's company was one of a number of organisations being monitored at the request of law enforcement agencies, to prevent funds being channelled to terrorist organisations, a claim that turned out to be untrue.
(13) Also bear in mind that this request is just that, you are asking the club to place you on the transfer list, which they are perfectly entitled to reject.
(14) DNA studies were undertaken following 53 requests from pregnant women at risk for Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy, including 32 in whom there was only 1 affected individual in the family (sporadic cases).
(15) Tension heightened last week after Davis continued to refuse licenses to couples; on Friday, she filed a request to the supreme court to stay the lower court’s decision.
(16) This paper describes the counseling program implemented by a social worker and a family planning counselor for female clinic patients requesting sterilization.
(17) The Federal Penal Service rejected a request from Alyokhina and Tolokonnikova to serve their remaining time in Moscow; given the high profile nature of their case, they are afraid for their safety in the communal environment of a correctional colony.
(18) Requesting physicians explicitly identified "no money" or "no insurance" as the primary reason for transfer in 89 per cent of 164 cases in which these data were recorded.
(19) In the wake of her win, Aung San Suu Kyi has written to Min Aung Hlaing, the president, Thein Sein, and the parliamentary Speaker, Shwe Mann, requesting a meeting to discuss the election and “national reconciliation”, according to the National League for Democracy Facebook page.
(20) Access to besieged areas was a condition of a truce brokered earlier this year by the US and Russia , but the Syrian government has continued to ignore requests for aid deliveries, humanitarian officials say.