(1) "Sticking your head in the sand might make you feel safer, but it's not going to protect you from the coming storm," Obama warned climate laggards then.
(2) Dentists can be divided into five adoption categories based upon their time of adoption of pit and fissure sealants: innovators, early adopters, early majority, late majority, and laggards.
(3) The unique value of Time Warner’s industry-leading businesses including its portfolio of networks and its film studio and television production business is only going to increase.” Claire Enders, founder of media research firm Enders Analysis, said: “Time Warner been a real laggard in stock market terms for a long time with a lot of great assets that can be plucked like a chicken.
(4) "In some ways, the more interesting announcement was the continuation of the iPhone 3GS, which is now available for free on contract with many carriers, and which now represents Apple's low-cost strategy for emerging markets and smartphone laggards.
(5) The percentage of total aberrations in root tips exposed to nimrod reached 54.39% at 250 ppm for 4 h, and 64.69% in root tips exposed to rubigan-4 at 250 ppm for 6 h. The types of numerical chromosomal aberrations produced by both fungicides included: binucleate cells, c-metaphases, sticky chromosomes, polyploid cells, and laggards.
(6) It omitted a target date for peaking emissions, which meant there was no clear way of getting to the 2C goal, and it did not propose any penalties for climate laggards.
(7) Some of these differences, between the leaders and the laggards, are likely to surface in the talks this week among the IMF's 188 member countries, as central banks fret about their "exit strategy" from the emergency policies they have used to try to stimulate demand since the Great Recession.
(8) DfID welcomed the NAO report and said it was prepared to take tough action on laggards.
(9) The EU today contains some of the world's best places for free expression, namely Finland, Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden, but also laggards, such as Italy, Hungary, Greece and Romania, who sit behind new and emerging global democracies.
(10) Perry said she was delighted that No 10 had decided to intervene on the issue and accused ISPs of being laggards in the debate.
(11) Leader to laggard summarises the history of the UK’s rail network.
(12) Microsporocytes from a population of F2 plants derived from these stocks displayed the following aberrations: varying frequencies of metaphase and anaphase laggards, 'stickiness' at anaphase I resulting in chromosome bridges from pole to pole, acentric fragments and a spontaneous translocation of the NOR on chromosome 6.
(13) Mouse L-cells were treated with bis-benzimidazole derivative (Hoechst 33258), caffeine and bleomycin in order to study genesis of laggards and micronuclei and formation of kinetochores as revealed by antikinetochore antibody staining.
(14) Andrew Goodwin, senior economic adviser to the Ernst & Young ITEM Club Manufacturing has gone from being the star performer of the recovery to being the laggard.
(15) "Being a laggard has never been very successful in terms of capturing the greater share of the value added for the economy … if you create a sustainable market, you will achieve cost savings and drive economic benefits in terms of tax income and job creation."
(16) This entails creating markets and incentives that reward those prepared to back the green economy and exclude the (largely US-based) industry laggards that spend so much of their time and money lobbying against climate action instead of innovating sustainable business products and services.
(17) "Let's lead the change, not be laggards at a game in which we can succeed."
(18) "Internet service providers with the exception of TalkTalk have been laggardly in this area.
(19) The relevant questions, then, are: how many laggards are out there, how badly do they trail the field and how much extra capital do they need to survive, say, a sovereign debt crisis?
(20) ... Dickens did much with Carlyle’s despairing insight into cash payment as the sole nexus between human beings The bloody dramas of political and economic laggards can seem remote from liberal-democratic Britain.
(n.) A person habitually lazy, idle, and inactive; a drone.
(a.) Sluggish; lazy.
(1) In Proverbs, King Solomon had some advice for those rushing into print with ill-informed opinions: "Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise."