(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.) A plant; chard.
(n.) A piece or fragment of an earthen vessel, or a like brittle substance, as the shell of an egg or snail.
(n.) The hard wing case of a beetle.
(n.) A gap in a fence.
(n.) A boundary; a division.
(1) Numerous shards of ochronotic cartilage were embedded in the synovium.
(2) Filo pastry contains very little fat itself but relies on fat being added later in between incredibly fine sheets, allowing them to separate during cooking, and so shatter in the mouth into fine delicate shards.
(3) What the Qataris own in Britain • HSBC Tower, the bank’s global headquarters in Canary Wharf • The Shard on the south bank of the Thames (95%) • Harrods, bought in 2010 for a reported £1.5bn • The Olympic Village in east London • Numbers 1-3 Cornwall Terrace, Regent’s Park – this week denied planning permission to be turned into a £200m single home • A 50% stake in the Shell Centre on London’s South Bank • Half of One Hyde Park, the world’s most expensive apartment block • The former US embassy building in Grosvenor Square • The site of Chelsea Barracks in west London, being turned into a luxury housing estate • 20% slice of Camden market • Stakes in Barclays, Sainsbury’s, the London Stock Exchange and Heathrow • And coming soon: Canary Wharf, after the controlling group capitulated and recommended a £2.6bn bid to shareholders Julia Kollewe
(4) There is no better symbol of London’s macho financialisation than the early 21st-century surge in skyscraper construction, the lanky delinquent mob of new towers that cluster around the City, and their gangmaster, the Shard.
(5) No topographic relationship was found between shards and mononuclear cell infiltration.
(6) Truth told, I simply hadn't the time to do anything more than snap a bar of expensive chocolate into jagged shards and put it in the middle of the table.
(7) Qatar’s royal family may have snapped up Canary Wharf for £2.6bn this week, adding to its London portfolio of Harrods and the Shard skyscraper, but the Gulf billionaires’ property spree has finally run into a dead end – a humble town hall bureaucrat.
(8) Проект по форме напоминает оборонительную башню типа тех, которыми утыканы склоны чеченских гор, но будет отделан стеклом, а его высота почти на 100 метров превысит отметку лондонского небоскрёба Shard.
(9) Guardian staff RowanMoore 02 April 2014 1:33pm I wonder how excited these kids will be about 200 towers rather less inspiring than the Shard.
(10) Officers were pelted with missiles, including shards of glass from shattered shopfronts, as stewards from the demonstration called for calm and tried to separate police from protesters.
(11) "This is a genuine merger of equals founded on core strategic principles rather than straight cost cuts," said James, presenting the merger deal at London's Shard skyscraper on Thursday.
(12) During their frequent and raging arguments, they threw so much crockery that we were able to make a giant mosaic in the garden from the shards.
(13) This nothing then broke into fragments, into shards which were real.
(14) As well as the shard investment, the Qataris last October came to the rescue of debt-laden Songbird, which owns Canary Wharf, and became its largest shareholder.
(15) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Renzo Piano’s Shard, a ‘giant middle finger presented to us all’.
(16) Launching his party’s economic programme for the next parliament at the Shangri-La hotel on the 52nd floor of the Shard in London, Clegg said the Lib Dems were eager to position themselves as the party of the centre ground.
(17) For example, he can denude himself of his forcefield of junk-shards and walk unaffected through laser-fields (since he's made of glass).
(18) Taking in the view from the Shard's observatory costs £30 for an adult ticket, bought on the day.
(19) Other videos showed views of Big Ben from close range, the Queen Victoria memorial next to Buckingham Palace, HMS Belfast at its mooring on the Thames and the Shard, Europe’s tallest skyscraper, all accompanied by a dramatic soundtrack.
(20) A police source told AFP a tourist had been “slightly injured” by a shard of bullet that struck her knee during the shooting.