(n.) A tract of soft wet land, commonly covered partially or wholly with water; a fen; a swamp; a morass.
(1) the EcoR1 fragment of 8.6 kbp length which contains the oriC region (Marsh and Worcel, 1977; v. Meyenburg et al., 1977; Yasuda and Hirota, 1977) is missing.
(2) The Fellowship combines the academic rigour of an MBA with the reflective and ideological framework of a wellness retreat in Bali; without the sun and spa treatments, but with the added element of the formidable Dame Mary Marsh, a great example of a woman leading as a former headteacher, charity chief executive, NED and leadership development campaigner.
(3) In a salt marsh in the Westerschelde, samples were taken from soil and vegetation during 15 months.
(4) We compared the abilities of pupfish, mosquitofish and guppies to control mosquitoes in wastewater marshes.
(5) The structure determined here for Amb a V is topologically similar to the structure determined previously for the homologous allergenic protein Amb t V [Metzler, W. J., Valentine, K., Roebber, M., Friedrichs, M. S., Marsh, D., & Mueller, L. (1992) Biochemistry 31, 5117-5127]; however, significant differences exist in the packing of side chains in the hydrophobic core of the molecules.
(6) These hosts were examined from twelve different salt marshes and estuaries around the coasts of France (seven on the Channel, three on the Atlantic Ocean and two on the Mediterranean sea).
(7) A website has been set up by Shepway council giving information on the proposal for a Romney Marshes Nuclear Research and Disposal Facility.
(8) The repellent deet (N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide) was tested against the mosquito Aedes dorsalis in a coastal salt marsh in California.
(9) For the first time in 30 years, and possibly longer, fresh water from deep underground is not filling the ditches and reedbeds of the 40-hectare reserve known for its bitterns, water voles and marsh harriers.
(10) The most famous is Borough Market (the pioneer but has the tendency to bankrupt) but Maltby Street (weekends only) in Bermondsey and Lower Marsh Street (weekdays) in Waterloo are worth a detour.
(11) Billie had just come out of Doctor Who so it was a weird time – the paparazzi were hounding her and I think Marsh even became our getaway driver a few times, the poor man.
(12) Asked how long Cameron should have to make changes, Marsh said: "I think he has had long enough."
(13) At Pelican Island, a 2.5 mile strip in the Barataria Bay, crews used 2.5m cubic yards of sand and silt mined from the Gulf of Mexico to build dunes and marshes, and rolled out protective fences around newly planted grasses.
(14) More than a half million pounds of DDT were applied to control mosquitoes in salt marsh estuaries of Cape May County, New Jersey, from 1946 to 1966.
(15) Willcox and Marsh  have proposed a hypothesis relating IgE production and liability to become allergic.
(16) They come to us alive with intentionality, describing themselves in movement, waltzing through the ballroom, trudging through the marsh after wildfowl, racing horses, cutting hay.
(17) 150 soil samples were collected, 90 from Nile Valley and Delta, 36 from desert and 24 from salt marshes.
(18) Scotland’s powerful salmon fishery and farming lobbies have repeatedly resisted or criticised beaver reintroductions, including blocking a plan for a second official release scheme at Insh Marshes national nature reserve near Kingussie in the Cairngorms – only 35 miles north of Loch Rannoch.
(19) Plasma melatonin was measured at the summer and winter solstices and the autumn and spring equinoxes in Romney Marsh sheep held under natural conditions in South Australia (35 degrees S).
(20) Three simulated marsh systems were constructed, containing sediment, marsh plants, oysters, blue crabs, fiddler crabs, and two species of top minnows.
(n.) Small coal; also, coal dust; culm.
(n.) A valley, or small, shallow dell.
(superl.) Lax; not tense; not hard drawn; not firmly extended; as, a slack rope.
(superl.) Weak; not holding fast; as, a slack hand.
(superl.) Remiss; backward; not using due diligence or care; not earnest or eager; as, slack in duty or service.
(superl.) Not violent, rapid, or pressing; slow; moderate; easy; as, business is slack.
(adv.) Slackly; as, slack dried hops.
(n.) The part of anything that hangs loose, having no strain upon it; as, the slack of a rope or of a sail.
(a.) Alt. of Slacken
(v. t.) Alt. of Slacken
(1) It arguably became too comfortable for Rodgers' team, with complacency and slack defending proving a dangerous brew.
(2) October 23, 2013 And on unemployment: The recent reduction in the unemployment rate [to 7.7%] indicated that slack in the economy was, as anticipated, being eroded as activity picked up.
(3) The press secretary sitting in on the interview looks slack-jawed with shock.
(4) Aside from a couple of slack passes early on, there has been no hint of an Italian breakthrough and the Ticos have carried a threat going forward.
(5) Chelsea simply cannot afford to be so slack in possession.
(6) Experiments were performed to determine the influence of sarcomere length and passive tension on the velocity of unloaded shortening (Vu) as measured by the slack test technique.
(7) The irradiated grafts relaxed less and generated less slack length in the drip environment than the nonirradiated controls.
(8) Executives from companies including Twitter, Netflix and Slack made donations of the $6,000 legal limit, according to campaign finance reports filed on Tuesday.
(9) Unloaded shortening velocity obtained from length steps of different magnitude (slack test) also showed a gradual decrease after the release, consistent with the isotonic release results.
(10) The narrative drivers are pretty slack – improbable dialogue ("I'm a very wealthy man, Miss Steele, and I have expensive and absorbing hobbies"); lame characterisation; irritating tics (a constant war between Steele's "subconscious", which is always fainting or putting on half-moon glasses, and her "inner goddess", who is forever pouting and stamping); and an internal monologue that goes like this … "Holy hell, he's hot!
(11) That's great that you're able to pick up the slack.'
(12) By taking up the slack in the economy – millions of people are underemployed, working fewer hours than they wish – Britain could enjoy fast catch-up growth of the kind it experienced as it recovered from the Great Depression: between 1933 and 1936 UK growth exceeded 4% per year, fuelled by a house building boom.
(13) Then I had to wait for God knows how long until Will Adamsdale wheeled it out again for the stragglers, and when he did, I rolled up and watched slack-jawed.
(14) The effect of the enzyme collagenase (40-200 units-ml-1) on the spontaneous mechanical activity in vitro and on the fine structure of the activity of the taenia was enhanced both in the isometric and isotonic recordings; after several minutes the muscles became slack or elongated to up to twice their resting lengths.
(15) But despite a rapid fall in unemployment – forecast to tumble to 6.3%, the IMF said there was still slack in the labour market.
(16) Quique Sánchez Flores: Watford interested in Andros Townsend Read more Watford were uncharacteristically slack, leaving the head coach, Quique Sánchez Flores, to admit “we were not competitive”.
(17) Improved estimates of Vu in living fibres were obtained by photographically calibrating the slack test.
(18) This complication was caused by certain circumstances: 1. unnoticed perforation of oesophagus, 2. open tube, 3. inspiration against resistance, 4. tube tip placed in slack connective tissue.
(19) Alas we fear season three might mean more slouchy tees and boot-cut slacks.
(20) Because there is plenty of slack in the labour market and investment needs to increase.