(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.
(n.) The quality or condition of being a neighbor; the state of being or dwelling near; proximity.
(n.) A place near; vicinity; adjoining district; a region the inhabitants of which may be counted as neighbors; as, he lives in my neighborhood.
(n.) The inhabitants who live in the vicinity of each other; as, the fire alarmed all the neiborhood.
(n.) The disposition becoming a neighbor; neighborly kindness or good will.
(1) Reality set in once you got home to your parents and the regular neighborhood kids, and your thoughts turned to new notebooks for the school year and whether you got prettier while you were away and whether your crushes were going to notice.
(2) We conducted a comparative case-control study of colorectal cancer and adenoma involving 221 cases with colorectal cancer, 525 cases with colorectal adenoma and 578 neighborhood controls.
(3) One hundred ninety-seven cases occurred in the city of Zanesville, with 34.7% of cases concentrated in two neighborhoods in the eastern part of the city.
(4) Human immunodeficiency virus infection was significantly higher for those women who acknowledge intravenous drug use (odds ratio 12.9, 95% confidence interval 7.3 to 22.7), were born in Haiti (odds ratio 2.6, 95% confidence interval 1.6 to 4.1), lacked prenatal care (odds ratio 2.2, 95% confidence interval 1.1 to 4.2), or received prenatal care at the hospital clinic versus a neighborhood health center (odds ratio 3.0, 95% confidence interval 1.7 to 5.3).
(5) A survey of two poor neighborhoods in Kingston, Jamaica is reported.
(6) Two firefighters died in 2007 battling a restaurant fire in the West Roxbury neighborhood
(7) Trouble could ensue after everything from “being too friendly with white girls” to walking through a white neighborhood where he liked to fish after dark.
(8) But Gates’s decision to “bump off from art” and live “in the sphere of dirt, the dirty, the stuff that we think is in the ground” was revelatory, leading to invitations to Davos and a TED Talk, where he talked about how he revived a neighborhood with imagination and hard graft .
(9) When sera were introduced into wells cut in the gels, zones of hemolysis were observed in the neighborhood of those containing neuraminidase antibodies.
(10) Physicians in a general practice in a working class neighborhood in London decided to allow patients to read their medical records.
(11) Four models identified in a survey of 19 neighborhood mental health programs are described.
(12) The diets of 746 colon cancer cases in Los Angeles County, California (USA) were compared with those of 746 controls matched on age, sex, race, and neighborhood.
(13) How Chicago police used pot to disappear young people at Homan Square Read more Davis, a Democrat who represents the neighborhood that includes the Homan Square site, had until Wednesday only said publicly that he would “strongly support” a federal inquiry into what 11 detainees – in strikingly similar detailed accounts provided to the Guardian – have described as extended interrogation without access to legal counsel or their families, often while shackled.
(14) This method permits direct measurement of the effects of low doses of radiation and other mutagens without resort to the controversial extrapolation procedure customarily used to estimate effects of doses in the neighborhood of actual human exposures.
(15) The authors examined recent alcoholic beverage consumption in relation to the risk of breast cancer in a case-control study of women aged less than 70 years, conducted in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, from 1982 to 1986: 607 breast cancer cases identified in a cancer hospital were compared with 1,214 controls matched to the cases on neighborhood and decade of age.
(16) The future applications of this type of systematic approach, perhaps with computer technology, offer the opportunity for comparison of delivery, quality, and cost of health care between various sources of primary care (emergency-room facilities, private physicians' offices, neighborhood health centers, and health maintenance organizations.
(17) The best preprocessing is a nonlinear "variant" filtering, where each pixel is replaced by the average of the 3 X 3 neighborhood having the smallest variance.
(18) Potential explanations for these observations are presented, including the possibility that odors serve as a sensory cue for the manifestation of stress-related illness (or heightened awareness of underlying symptoms) among individuals concerned about the quality of their neighborhood environment.
(19) Weekly releases of first-instar Toxorhynchites splendens larvae were made in household water storage containers in a neighborhood in Jakarta, Indonesia, between April 1987 and April 1988.
(20) I’ve always had feelings about the police here.” Most of the residents and people working in the neighborhood on Wednesday didn’t want to speak on the record about their experience in the area.