(adv.) At the present time; at this moment; at the time of speaking; instantly; as, I will write now.
(adv.) Very lately; not long ago.
(adv.) At a time contemporaneous with something spoken of or contemplated; at a particular time referred to.
(adv.) In present circumstances; things being as they are; -- hence, used as a connective particle, to introduce an inference or an explanation.
(a.) Existing at the present time; present.
(n.) The present time or moment; the present.
(a.) Of or pertaining to the common people, or to the whole body of the people, as distinguished from a select portion; as, the popular voice; popular elections.
(a.) Suitable to common people; easy to be comprehended; not abstruse; familiar; plain.
(a.) Adapted to the means of the common people; possessed or obtainable by the many; hence, cheap; common; ordinary; inferior; as, popular prices; popular amusements.
(a.) Beloved or approved by the people; pleasing to people in general, or to many people; as, a popular preacher; a popular law; a popular administration.
(a.) Devoted to the common people; studious of the favor of the populace.
(a.) Prevailing among the people; epidemic; as, a popular disease.
(1) Breast conserving surgery in patients with small tumors combined with radiation therapy has gained wide popularity due to better cosmetic results without significant changes in survival.
(2) The popularly used procedure in Great Britain is that in which a sheet of Ivalon sponge is sutured to the sacrum and wrapped around the rectum thus anchoring it in place.
(3) And perhaps it’s this longevity that accounts for her popularity: a single tweet from Williams (who has 750,000 followers) about the series will prompt a Game Of Thrones news story.
(4) The fall of a tyrant is usually the cause of popular rejoicing followed by public vengeance.
(5) Urban hives boom could be 'bad for bees' What happened: Two professors from a University of Sussex laboratory are urging wannabe-urban beekeepers to consider planting more flowers instead of taking up the increasingly popular hobby.
(6) While superheroes like “superman” (21st in SplashData’s 2014 rankings) and “batman” (24th) may be popular choices for passwords, the results if they are cracked could be anything other than super – and users will only have themselves to blame.
(7) Three-dimensional (3D) medical graphics is becoming popular in clinical use on tomographic scanners.
(8) Although left heart bypass has gained popularity as a powerful technique to assist the severely failed left heart, apparent right heart failure has often developed during the bypass procedure.
(9) As a strategy to reach hungry schoolchildren, and increase domestic food production, household incomes and food security in deprived communities, the GSFP has become a very popular programme with the Ghanaian public, and enjoys solid commitment from the government.
(10) Welcomed with open arms a month ago, Syrians are now attacked on popular television talkshows where they are described as Morsi sympathisers.
(11) Nevertheless, Richard Bacon MP, a member of the Public Accounts Committee, who has tirelessly tracked failings in NHS IT, said last night: "I think the chances that Lorenzo will be turned into a credible and popular product are vanishingly small.
(12) Summers was not a popular choice among many of the World Bank's developing country members.
(13) "It looks as if the noxious mix of rightwing Australian populism, as represented by Crosby and his lobbying firm, and English saloon bar reactionaries, as embodied by [Nigel] Farage and Ukip, may succeed in preventing this government from proceeding with standardised cigarette packs, despite their popularity with the public," said Deborah Arnott, chief executive of the health charity Action on Smoking and Health.
(14) Its Google Preferred initiative, launched in October 2014, packages up its most popular channels into more appealing media buys for big brands.
(15) In addition, various tissue cages and the use of skin blisters has been a popular means for testing antibiotic penetration into extra-cellular fluid.
(16) In addition, we will introduce our popular content to new UK audiences and create a comprehensive offering for our commercial partners on-air and online."
(17) While the Spielberg of popular myth is Mr Nice Guy, Lean was known as an obsessive, cantankerous tyrant who didn't much like actors and was only truly happy locked away in the editing suite.
(18) The data were analyzed by three popular assessment procedures typically found in the literature.
(19) Mr Bae stars in a popular drama, Winter Sonata, a tale of rekindled puppy love that has left many Japanese women hankering for an age when their own men were as sensitive and attentive as the Korean actor.
(20) Histomorphological responses of the ovary of a freshwater percoid fish, Colisa (T.) fasciatus, to endosulfan or thiodan EC 35 treatment, a popular pesticide, have been described.