(a.) Small in size or extent; not big; diminutive; -- opposed to big or large; as, a little body; a little animal; a little piece of ground; a little hill; a little distance; a little child.
(a.) Short in duration; brief; as, a little sleep.
(a.) Small in quantity or amount; not much; as, a little food; a little air or water.
(a.) Small in dignity, power, or importance; not great; insignificant; contemptible.
(a.) Small in force or efficiency; not strong; weak; slight; inconsiderable; as, little attention or exertion;little effort; little care or diligence.
(a.) Small in extent of views or sympathies; narrow; shallow; contracted; mean; illiberal; ungenerous.
(n.) That which is little; a small quantity, amount, space, or the like.
(n.) A small degree or scale; miniature.
(adv.) In a small quantity or degree; not much; slightly; somewhat; -- often with a preceding it.
(1) Prior to oral feeding, little or no ELA was detected in stools and endotoxinemia was ascertained in only six of 45 infants (13%).
(2) 8.43am BST A little more from that Field interview on Today.
(3) The omission of Crossrail 2 from the Conservative manifesto , in which other infrastructure projects were listed, was the clearest sign yet that there is little appetite in a Theresa May government for another London-based scheme.
(4) Not only do they give employers no reason to turn them into proper jobs, but mini-jobs offer workers little incentive to work more because then they would have to pay tax.
(5) Some commentators have described his ship, now facing more delays after a decade in development, as little more than a Heath Robinson machine.
(6) Marked enhancement of IFN-gamma production by T cells was seen in the presence of as little as 0.3% thymic DC.
(7) The origin of the aorta and pulmonary artery from the right ventricle is a complicated and little studied congenital cardiac malformation.
(8) Today’s figures tell us little about the timing of the first increase in interest rates, which will depend on bigger picture news on domestic growth, pay trends and perceived downside risks in the global economy,” he said.
(9) It is a place that occupies two thirds of our planet but very little is known of vast swaths of it.
(10) The authors conclude that H. pylori alone causes little or no effect on an intact gastric mucosa in the rat, that either intact organisms or bacteria-free filtrates cause similar prolongation and delayed healing of pre-existing ulcers with active chronic inflammation, and that the presence of predisposing factors leading to disruption of gastric mucosal integrity may be required for the H. pylori enhancement of inflammation and tissue damage in the stomach.
(11) Furthermore, little DNA relatedness was found between the type strain and a strain of C. natalensis.
(12) Displacement of a colinear line over the same range without an offset evoked little, if any, response.
(13) Little is so far known of the origin of this syndrome.
(14) Known as the Little House in the Garden, this temporary structure lasted over 50 years.
(15) Little difference exists between the proportion of programs that offer training in first-trimester techniques and the proportion that train in second-trimester techniques.
(16) A study of the time-course of the response during aortic stenosis of 30 min duration showed early release of renin from the innervated kidney at a time (5 min) when little release occurred from the denervated one.
(17) She loved us and we loved her.” “We would have loved to have had a little grandchild from her,” she says sadly.
(18) Likewise, they had little or no effects on the fluorescence anisotropy of TMA-DPH, which is also thought to be located in the interfacial region of the lipid bilayer, either when the probe was located in the outer layer of the plasma membrane or when the probe was located in the inner membrane compartment.
(19) Stimulation with these electrodes were effective for inducing voiding with little residual volume after the recovery of bladder reflexes, 3 weeks after experimental spinal cord injury in the dog.
(20) Technical manipulations to improve resolution were time consuming and added little to the accuracy of the test.
(Compar. & superl. wanting, but supplied by) Great in quantity; long in duration; as, much rain has fallen; much time.
(Compar. & superl. wanting, but supplied by) Many in number.
(Compar. & superl. wanting, but supplied by) High in rank or position.
(n.) A great quantity; a great deal; also, an indefinite quantity; as, you have as much as I.
(n.) A thing uncommon, wonderful, or noticeable; something considerable.
(a.) To a great degree or extent; greatly; abundantly; far; nearly.
(1) Patients with papillary carcinoma with a good cell-mediated immune response occurred with much lower infiltration of the tumor boundary with lymphocyte whereas the follicular carcinoma less cell-mediated immunity was associated with dense lymphocytic infiltration, suggesting the biological relevance of lymphocytic infiltration may be different for the two histologic variants.
(2) The process of sequence rearrangement appears to be a significant part of the evolution of the genome and may have a much greater effect on the evolution of the phenotype than sequence alteration by base substitution.
(3) But Lee is mostly just extremely fed up at the exclusion of sex workers’ voices from much of the conversation.
(4) The amount of stearic acid liberated was much larger than that of arachidonic acid between 30 s and 1 min of ischemia.
(5) Mike Ashley told Lee Charnley that maybe he could talk with me last week but I said: ‘Listen, we cannot say too much so I think it’s better if we wait.’ The message Mike Ashley is sending is quite positive, but it was better to talk after we play Tottenham.” Benítez will ask Ashley for written assurances over his transfer budget, control of transfers and other spheres of club autonomy, but can also reassure the owner that the prospect of managing in the second tier holds few fears for him.
(6) In the measurement, enzyme-labeled and unlabeled antigens (Ag* and Ag) were allowed to compete in binding to the antibody (Ab) under conditions where Ag* much less than Ab much less than Ag.
(7) Brown's model, which goes far further than those from any other senior Labour figure, and the modest new income tax powers for Holyrood devised when he was prime minister, edge the party much closer to the quasi-federal plans championed by the Liberal Democrats.
(8) I felt a much stronger connection with the kids on my home block, who I rode bikes with nightly.
(9) And that, as much as the “on water, operational” considerations, is why we are being kept in the dark.
(10) Cancer of the mouth, pharynx and esophagus has decreased in all Japanese migrants, but the decrease is much greater among Okinawan migrants, suggesting they have escaped exposure to risk factors peculiar to the Okinawan environment.
(11) Much of the current information concerning this issue is from short-term studies.
(12) One man has died in storms sweeping across the UK that have brought 100-mile-an-hour winds and led to more than 50 flood warnings being issued with widespread disruption on the road and rail networks in much of southern England and Scotland.
(13) Much information has accumulated on the isolation and characterization of a heterogeneous group of molecules that inhibit one or more of the bioactivities of interleukin 1.
(14) Environment groups Environment groups that have strongly backed low-carbon power have barely wavered in their opposition to nuclear in the last decade, although their arguments now are now much about the cost than the danger it might pose.
(15) Osteoporosis and its treatment have attracted much attention in recent years, especially since the widespread recognition of its association with the menopause.
(16) "It has done so much to educate people about low emissions cars.
(17) If women psychiatrists are to fill some of the positions in Departments of Psychiatry, which will fall vacant over the next decade, much more attention must be paid to eliminating or diminishing the multiple obstacles for women who chose a career in academic psychiatry.
(18) We propose that the results mainly reflect a variable local impact of infection control and that a much more restrictive use of IUTCs is possible in many wards.
(19) Such a decision put hundreds of British jobs at risk and would once again deprive Londoners of the much-loved hop-on, hop-off service.
(20) At first it looked as though the winger might have shown too much of the ball to the defence, yet he managed to gain a crucial last touch to nudge it past Phil Jones and into the path of Jerome, who slipped Chris Smalling’s attempt at a covering tackle and held off Michael Carrick’s challenge to place a shot past an exposed De Gea.