(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.
(1) The coalition's commitment to local power is a sham, Scally insists.
(2) The scallies watch the car until it is swallowed up in the traffic on Walton Lane.
(3) No longer muzzled, Scally – an articulate and passionate defender of the NHS – is set to become a thorn in Lansley's flesh, and a key voice in the debates about public health issues, such as obesity, tobacco control and public health's impending transfer from the NHS to local government.
(4) I mean the year the fence was breached in several places and thousands of scumbags, scallies and thieves poured through, all intent on ferreting through tents for valuables, all spoiling for a scrap.
(5) Can you tell Mr Wilson his car is still here in Eckersley Avenue?’ The scallies had watched him pick it up, followed him back, stolen it again, driven it back to Liverpool and parked it in exactly the same place.
(6) Feel Steve Osmond's pain: "Promising start - not for the moaning scallies, but for me cos I've got an accumulator worth £80,000 involving Maldini as the first scorer," he says, before adding the caveat: "It does however need Kewell to score too."
(7) Scally, whose career as an NHS public health director began almost two decades ago, became disillusioned under the coalition.
(8) The day of the Vivaldi concert has arrived and the children stroll into the Friary – scrawny, scally, mischievous – and scratch out a square dance with gusto on their violins and what seem to be hugely outsized cellos.
(9) A smile breaks out as I wave hopefully and Manc scally mutates into professional scouser: Phil Redmond CBE, writer and creator of Grange Hill, Brookside and Hollyoaks, not to mention honorary professor of media at Liverpool John Moores University .
(10) Scally, for one, does not intend to let that happen.
(11) Scally, who trained as a GP, says GPs are not the right people to commission health services, contradicting established wisdom in the medical and health policy community.
(12) Scally completely rejects ministerial claims that abolishing primary care trusts and strategic health authorities (SHAs) and handing control of £60bn of patient treatment budgets from next April to clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), will – to coin a favourite Lansleyism – "liberate" the NHS.
(13) Dr Gabriel Scally, a senior NHS doctor, was until April employed by the Department of Health , but he resigned as a direct result of his alarm at the coalition government's health policies – and because he wanted the freedom to oppose them.
(14) In his first interview since stepping down as regional director of public health for the south-west of England, Scally says: "The time had come for me to step outside the formal system and do things in a different way.
(15) Instead she met guitarist and keyboard player Alex Scally (if Mattel made bookishly hot band-geek Ken dolls, he could be the inspiration), and after practising in a basement together, they released their debut album Beach House on Carpark records in 2006.
(16) The fee proposed, a £25,000 down payment with another £25,000 to be paid six months later, was rejected by the Gillingham chairman, Paul Scally, only for an independent tribunal to set a deal at an initial £125,000, with £100,000 due for every 10 league appearances made thereafter up to 40 games.
(17) "It's sad to say it, but it's symptomatic of the rape of smaller clubs' youth systems by those in the Premier League," said Scally on Saturday night.
(18) "Abolishing the cabinet subcommittee after only two years means the coalition is not only breaking their promise to make public health a priority across government but showing how little they really care about improving the health of the population," said Scally.
(19) Prof Gabriel Scally, a senior doctor who until April was employed by the health department to lead public health efforts in the south-west of England, said getting rid of the subcommittee showed ministers had broken their pledge to make public health a key priority.
(20) Allt's account depicts Liverpool's travelling army as scallies not sadists, supporting themselves through petty theft and blagging, and resorting to violence only when provoked.