(n.) A mowing, or that which is gathered by mowing; -- chiefly used in composition; as, an aftermath.
(1) Hoursoglou thinks a shortage of skilled people with a good grounding in core subjects such as maths and science is a potential problem for all manufacturers.
(2) The organisation initially focused on education, funding the Indian company BYJU’s, which helps students learn maths and science, and the Nigerian company Andela, which trains African software developers.
(3) That motivation is echoed by Nicola Saunders, 25, an Edinburgh University graduate who has just been called to the bar to practise as a barrister and is tutoring Moses, an ex-convict, in maths.
(4) A graduate can earn £240,000 more than a non-maths graduate.
(5) "Our common sense is often our worst enemy," said Marcus du Sautoy , the Oxford maths professor who will be appearing in the Barbican season.
(6) The number of pupils achieving level four in English and maths has more than doubled in a year, and is now above local and national averages, while all of the pupils are judged to have progressed at least two levels in English.
(7) The OECD pinned the blame for the disadvantage for girls in maths and science on low expectations among parents and teachers, as well as lack of self-confidence and what it called the ability to “think like a scientist” in answering problems.
(8) The 10 most popular subjects, in order, were: English, maths, biology, psychology, history, chemistry, art and design studies, general studies, physics and media studies.
(9) From the patient population of a learning disorders clinic, a group of 72 "relative math underachievers" was selected for achievement test performance below grade level on mathematics but at or above grade level on reading, with a difference of at least 1.5 standard deviation between the two.
(10) The truth was that he had failed his maths O-level at his local school and completed a City and Guilds in catering at Glasgow College of Food Technology.
(11) They then wrote essays justifying their ideas for the new classroom; provided a budget, using a variety of maths skills; created an inventory of furniture, lighting and other items; producing a 3D scale model of their classroom and a 2D computer-generated picture.
(12) You might have to do a math problem a few times before you get it right, or read something a few times before you understand it, or do a few drafts of a paper before it's good enough to hand in.
(13) "If my math is correct, if Costa Rica score a second, Uruguay will only need a draw to progress alongside Los Ticos," reckons Vitor Ta.
(14) Abir was killed as she, her sister and two friends went to buy sweets following a maths exam at their school in Anata, near Jerusalem on the West Bank side of the separation wall.
(15) When I compare what our children are expected to know in maths to gain a good grade at GCSE, or when I look at what their peers are learning in foreign languages in other EU countries, I have a strong sense that we are letting our children down and failing to equip them adequately for future challenges in foreign languages, either in their GCSE and A-level courses or in the wider world.
(16) In 2013, 75% of pupils gained five A*-C grades at GCSE including English and maths, despite 72% of pupils being eligible for free school meals.
(17) He also said he wanted to make it clear that he was not talking about a requirement for people to do both science and maths but merely one of those subjects.
(18) The GCSE would be replaced by an English Baccalaureate certificate, with the first students beginning syllabuses in English, maths and sciences from 2015, with exams in 2017, to be followed by history, geography and languages.
(19) The pages have many cross-outs and insertions in meticulous penmanship – with an open acknowledgment that some of the maths was beyond even him.
(20) It's not the students who need maths as a prerequisite for future employment or studies.
(n.) A mote.
(n.) Any nocturnal lepidopterous insect, or any not included among the butterflies; as, the luna moth; Io moth; hawk moth.
(n.) Any lepidopterous insect that feeds upon garments, grain, etc.; as, the clothes moth; grain moth; bee moth. See these terms under Clothes, Grain, etc.
(n.) Any one of various other insects that destroy woolen and fur goods, etc., esp. the larvae of several species of beetles of the genera Dermestes and Anthrenus. Carpet moths are often the larvae of Anthrenus. See Carpet beetle, under Carpet, Dermestes, Anthrenus.
(n.) Anything which gradually and silently eats, consumes, or wastes any other thing.
(1) Radiologic abnormalities included an unusual "moth-eaten" appearance of the markedly short long bones, bizzare ectopic ossification centers, and marked platyspondyly with unusual ossification centers.
(2) The appearance of the corpus allatum, the central endocrine gland of diapause, was examined histologically in the slug moth prepupae, Monema flavescens (Lepidoptera).
(3) This paper describes the distribution of histamine-like immunoreactivity in the midbrain and suboesophageal ganglion of the sphinx moth Manduca sexta.
(4) There was no difference in LC50 between the two strains to larvae of spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana), gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar), eastern hemlock looper (Lambdina fiscellaria fiscellaria), and whitemarked tussock moth (Orgyia leucostigma), whether expressed as total alkaline soluble protein, activated toxin protein, or International Units as determined by bioassay against Trichoplusia ni.
(5) The aetiology was established when patch tests with crude moth material produced similar eruptions in 5 out of 7 adult volunteers between 40 min and 12 h. Pharmacological experiments with an aqueous extract of moth hairs in isolated guinea pig ileum elicited a response similar to that induced by histamine.
(6) The subjective signs of the syndrome are floating 'moths', photopsias presenting as a 'lateral lightning', sudden appearance of a central macula (central positive scotoma).
(7) An unusually heavy infestation of the tussock moth resulted in a high incidence of symptoms affecting the skin and mucous membranes of those exposed to high concentrations of particulate matter of this insect.
(8) The mouse antibodies reacted very poorly with fragmented forms of the immunogen or with tobacco hornworm moth cytochrome c, even though both of these antigens had been shown previously to strongly stimulate pigeon cytochrome c-primed T cells.
(9) You can’t be preparing 7 million students for the future on one hand, while undermining every chance of a decent future Institutions that keep trying to make these moth-eaten arguments are sounding feebler by the day.
(10) When, in the course of studying this behavior, moths are removed by stages from the natural circumstances of this interaction their evasion responses become much less invariant; that is, more evitable.
(11) Moth-allergen activity was distributed in particle sizes ranging from 0.8 to greater than 4.1 micron when sized samples were obtained by use of an Andersen cascade impaction head.
(12) thuringiensis towards brown-tail moth, as compared to its action on lackey moth, may be due to the bactericidal properties of some intestine microorganisms of brown-tail moth, and also the absence in their intestines of microorganisms stimulating growth of the entomopathogenic bacteria.
(13) Magainins and cecropins are families of peptides with broad antimicrobial and antiparasitic activities derived respectively from the skin of frogs or from giant silk moths.
(14) The oak processionary moth, a native of southern and central Europe, has become established in south-west London and parts of the home counties since being found in England in 2006.
(15) Even if you can't make a whole dress, little jazzy touches will make the blandest of clothing a billion times better: sewing on snazzy buttons, for example, or putting on some piping, or not going around in dresses covered in moth holes and decked with trailing hems, as some of us do because we never learned to bloody sew.
(16) Caripito itch, a pruritic dermatosis rarely seen in the United States, is caused by contact with moths of the genus Hylesia--specifically, with urticating abdominal hairs of the adult female moth.
(17) The radiographic features of renal coccidioidomycosis parallel those of renal tuberculosis, with feathery, moth-eaten calices, infundibular constriction and caliceal ballooning, and eventual calcification of granulomas.
(18) Tobacco hornworm moth cytochrome c, which contains a glutamine at residue 100 but a terminal lysine at residue 103 (one amino acid closer to the glutamine), stimulated pigeon cytochrome c immune T cells better than the immunogen.
(19) Starting from a crystal-negative parental strain of Bacillus thuringiensis, we isolated certain bacteriophage-resistant mutants which showed decreased virulence in pupae of the cecropia moth (Hyalophora cecropia).
(20) We have elucidated the complete nucleotide sequence of two tRNA(Ala) species from HeLa cells that are closely related to silkworm moth tRNA(Ala), as well as the partial sequence of a third species.