(n.) The solid part of the surface of the earth; -- opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a long voyage.
(n.) Any portion, large or small, of the surface of the earth, considered by itself, or as belonging to an individual or a people, as a country, estate, farm, or tract.
(n.) Ground, in respect to its nature or quality; soil; as, wet land; good or bad land.
(n.) The inhabitants of a nation or people.
(n.) The mainland, in distinction from islands.
(n.) The ground or floor.
(n.) The ground left unplowed between furrows; any one of several portions into which a field is divided for convenience in plowing.
(n.) Any ground, soil, or earth whatsoever, as meadows, pastures, woods, etc., and everything annexed to it, whether by nature, as trees, water, etc., or by the hand of man, as buildings, fences, etc.; real estate.
(n.) The lap of the strakes in a clinker-built boat; the lap of plates in an iron vessel; -- called also landing.
(n.) In any surface prepared with indentations, perforations, or grooves, that part of the surface which is not so treated, as the level part of a millstone between the furrows, or the surface of the bore of a rifled gun between the grooves.
(v. t.) To set or put on shore from a ship or other water craft; to disembark; to debark.
(v. t.) To catch and bring to shore; to capture; as, to land a fish.
(v. t.) To set down after conveying; to cause to fall, alight, or reach; to bring to the end of a course; as, he landed the quoit near the stake; to be thrown from a horse and landed in the mud; to land one in difficulties or mistakes.
(v. i.) To go on shore from a ship or boat; to disembark; to come to the end of a course.
(1) 2.35pm: West Ham co-owner David Sullivan has admitted that a deal to land Miroslav Klose is unlikely to go through following the striker's star performances in South Africa.
(2) Certainly, Saunders did not land a single blow that threatened to stop his opponent, although he took quite a few himself that threatened his titles in the final few rounds.
(3) Moments later, explosive charges blasted free two tungsten blocks, to shift the balance of the probe so it could fly itself to a prearranged landing spot .
(4) Roger Madelin, the chief executive of the developers Argent, which consulted the prince's aides on the £2bn plan to regenerate 27 hectares (67 acres) of disused rail land at Kings Cross in London, said the prince now has a similar stature as a consultee as statutory bodies including English Heritage, the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment and professional bodies including Riba and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.
(5) On land, the pits' stagnant pools of water become breeding grounds for dengue fever and malaria.
(6) Rule-abiding parents can get a monthly stipend, extra pension benefits when they are older, preferential hospital treatment, first choice for government jobs, extra land allowances and, in some case, free homes and a tonne of free water a month.
(7) The worldwide pattern of movement of DDT residues appears to be from the land through the atmosphere into the oceans and into the oceanic abyss.
(8) The report warned that 24m acres of unprotected forest lands across the southeastern US are at risk, largely from European biomass operations.
(9) City landed the former Barcelona chief executive, Ferran Soriano , and many thought the two former Barça men's recruitment looked a threat to the Italian, especially with Pep Guardiola on sabbatical and looming over any potential vacancies at Europe's top clubs.
(10) The court ruling is just the latest attempt to squeeze Abdi off her land.
(11) Dealers speculated that Facebook's army of bankers had stepped in to stop the shares falling below $38, a move that would have landed the social network with a public relations disaster on its first day as a public company.
(12) Before 1948, the Bedouin tribes lived and grazed their animals on much of the Negev, claiming ancestral rights to the land.
(13) Don was racing the Dodge through the Bonneville Salt Flats , where Gary Gabelich had just (on 23 October) broken the land-speed record.
(14) Crisis in Yemen – the Guardian briefing Read more “We have the permission for this plane but we have logistical problems for the landing.
(15) The power of the landed elite is often cited as a major structural flaw in Pakistani politics – an imbalance that hinders education, social equality and good governance (there is no agricultural tax in Pakistan).
(16) Even the landscape is secretive: vast tracts of crown land and hidden valleys with nothing but a dead end road and lonely farmhouse, with a tractor and trailer pulled across the farmyard for protection.
(17) About 53% of the continent’s total land mass is used for agriculture.
(18) The following year, I organised and took part in a cycle ride from John O'Groats to Land's End, covering 900 miles in nine days through this beautiful country.
(19) "The rise in those who are self-employed is good news, but the reality is that those who have turned to freelance work in order to pull themselves out of unemployment and those who have decided to work for themselves face a challenging tax maze that could land them in hot water should they get it wrong," says Chas Roy-Chowdhury, head of taxation at the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants.
(20) Rebels succeeded in hitting one of the helicopters with a Tow missile, forcing it to make an emergency landing.
(n.) One who, or that which, rolls; especially, a cylinder, sometimes grooved, of wood, stone, metal, etc., used in husbandry and the arts.
(n.) A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long and broad bandage used in surgery.
(n.) One of series of long, heavy waves which roll in upon a coast, sometimes in calm weather.
(n.) A long, belt-formed towel, to be suspended on a rolling cylinder; -- called also roller towel.
(n.) A cylinder coated with a composition made principally of glue and molassess, with which forms of type are inked previously to taking an impression from them.
(n.) A long cylinder on which something is rolled up; as, the roller of a man.
(n.) A small wheel, as of a caster, a roller skate, etc.
(n.) ANy insect whose larva rolls up leaves; a leaf roller. see Tortrix.
(n.) Any one of numerous species of Old World picarian birds of the family Coraciadae. The name alludes to their habit of suddenly turning over or "tumbling" in flight.
(n.) Any species of small ground snakes of the family Tortricidae.
(1) They stayed in suites usually reserved for high-rollers.
(2) The Atlantic rollers aren't huge here but they are consistent.
(3) A servo controlled transapical LV to aortic bypass system employing a roller pump was evaluated.
(4) Afternoon Delights doesn't have anything approaching a mission statement – it's just two middle-aged men arsing about, frankly – but its gleeful anarchism can be riotously funny: witness the pair as free runners, declaring "war against the urban environment", or their magnificently coiffed Rock'n'Rollers, with the aid of subtitles, showing off their moves on the streets of Ashford, Kent.
(5) The patient is allowed to do functional exercises 24 hours after reduction with the aid of the spring stepping roller, which not only helps dissipate swelling in the early stage but also remold the articular facet.
(6) The system includes a membrane oxygenator and a roller pump.
(7) Since tobacco is known to be mutagenic and carcinogenic, urinary cotinine was estimated in bidi rollers and control subjects as an index of tobacco-specific exposure while the concentration of urinary thioethers was determined to ascertain exposure to electrophilic moieties.
(8) A covalently bonded heparin-coated extracorporeal membrane oxygenation system and a roller pump were used for the bypass.
(9) Hyaluronate (HA) distribution patterns were examined in the cranial mesenchyme underlying the mesencephalic neural folds of mouse embryos maintained in roller tube culture.
(10) A new pulsatile assist device that converts roller pump flow to pulsatile flow has been developed and proven effective through clinical testing.
(11) PMN factor was released from early inflammatory peritoneal exudate cells (98% of PMN) stimulated with kaolin under roller bottle culture conditions.
(12) The synthesis and secretion of non-virus-associated gp51 is especially stimulated in the roller culture, and is largely independent of the quality of the culture medium.
(13) A simple, inexpensive modification to an existing device is described that enables such an apparatus to be used for the roller-tube technique.
(14) This a time when these crucial policies, central to everyone’s lives and the future of the nation, have been on a roller coaster ride through years of political disruption.
(15) St Osyth is earthier than this, even though you'll find Rollers parked next to the fanciest caravans.
(16) Each subject wheeled his or her personal wheelchair, which was mounted on a set of frictionless rollers with side-mounted flywheels.
(17) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Share Share this post Facebook Twitter Pinterest close 3.40am BST Pirates 5 - Reds 1, top of 7th On a 2-2 count, the crowd are up looking for Liriano's sixth strikeout of the night - they don't get it, but they do get ground ball out number 13 on a roller to third base which then heads over to first and retires the side.
(18) Menton may not have Saint-Tropez's party people, Cannes' film stars or Monte Carlo's high rollers, but that's what makes the town so appealing.
(19) Culture vessels were constructed by using roller bottles and Pyrex tubing.
(20) Beady Eye tracks such as The Roller are, it has to be said, shown up by the former bands' glories, but closing track Bring the Light matches their peaks for sheer verve at least.