(1) A study revealed that the percentage of active sperm in semen 30 seconds after ejaculation was 10.3% when a nonoxynol 9 latex condom was used as opposed to 55.9% in a nonspermicidal condom.
(2) Biden will meet with representatives from six gun groups on Thursday, including the NRA and the Independent Firearms Owners Association, which are both publicly opposed to stricter gun-control laws.
(3) The results indicated that smoke, as opposed to sham puffs, significantly reduced reports of cigarette craving, and local anesthesia significantly blocked this immediate reduction in craving produced by smoke inhalation.
(4) 3) The magnitude of K+ release is the ratio of two opposing mechanisms, a passive efflux and an active reuptake.
(5) We are firmly opposed to that," an unidentified spokesman from the ministry of industry and information technology told the state news agency, Xinhua.
(6) Each axon had a characteristic head position which was maximally excitatory to it, and a diametrically opposed head position which was minimally excitatory.3.
(7) As opposed to the other tests for LPD, awareness of the usefulness of the biopsy has increased as we have learned more about CL physiology.
(8) Strict fundamentalists oppose music in any form as a sensual distraction - the Taliban, of course, banned music in Afghanistan.
(9) The interaction between PE and E-IgG involved the extension of micropseudopods toward adherent E-IgG, the formation of a linear uniform cap of roughly 200 A between opposing cell membranes, the ingestion of E-IgG by PE into a membrane-lined compartment, and the disintegration of the ingested ligand into membranous debris.
(10) It is contended that the latter is the main factor in its production as opposed to the more common external rotation variety.
(11) Loyalists are opposed to any restrictions and have blocked roads and rioted over the issue.
(12) But today, Americans increasingly no longer shy away from saying they oppose mosques on the grounds that Muslims are a threat or different.
(13) In contrast, large territories may reflect widespread motor-unit actions, advantageous in force development where fine movement control is less important, as in biting in the intercuspal position or opposing gravity.
(14) Burns has a successful track record of opposing fees.
(15) Protesting naked, as Femen's slogans insist, is liberté , a reappropriation of their own bodies as opposed to pornography or snatched photographs which are exploitation.
(16) And in terms of genuine defence needs (as opposed to state militarism), what greater known threat is there to human security than the prospect of runaway climate change?
(17) As opposed to nifedipine charybdotoxin shows no effect if added 18 h after the initiation of the activation process.
(18) RR spectra of fatty acyl-CoA and its complexes are consistent with the previous hypothesis that visible spectral shifts observed during formation of acetoacetyl-CoA and crotonyl-CoA complexes of fatty acyl-CoA dehydrogenase result from charge-transfer interactions in which the ground state is essentially nonbonding as opposed to interactions in which complete electron transfer occurs to form FAD semiquinone.
(19) The remarks are the most direct official response on the issue, although the government has previously said that it "resolutely opposes" hacking and criticised "baseless" claims.
(20) A lawyer advising one of the newspaper groups opposing the deal said: "All the regulator has to prove is that there is a potential for a reduction in plurality in the UK.
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(a.) Applied to the other of two things which are entirely different; other; as, the opposite sex; the opposite extreme.
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(1) "Zayani reportedly cited the political sensitivity of naturalising Sunni expatriates and wanted to avoid provoking the opposition," the embassy said.
(2) A triphasic pattern was evident for the neck moments including a small phase which represented a seating of the headform on the nodding blocks of the uppermost ATD neck segment, and two larger phases of opposite polarity which represented the motion of the head relative to the trunk during the first 350 ms after impact.
(3) Eye movements which were either complementary or in opposition to the induced vestibular nystagmus were produced with an optokinetic drum.
(4) Enamel was exclusively present opposite well developed dentine.
(5) She knows you can’t force the opposition to submit to your point of view.
(6) Problems associated with school-based clinics include vehement opposition to sex education, financing, and the sheer magnitude of the adolescents' health needs.
(7) Environment groups Environment groups that have strongly backed low-carbon power have barely wavered in their opposition to nuclear in the last decade, although their arguments now are now much about the cost than the danger it might pose.
(8) 10 women in the study developed carcinoma in the same or opposite breast within 16-20 years, a rate of incidence 480% greater than among the general population of women of the same age.
(9) To understand the reason for the opposite effect of the molar ratio observed at the middle of and at four residues away from the lysine-rich sequence, actual cross-linked residue(s) was (were) determined by subjecting cross-linked product to a protein sequencer.
(10) Effective medical or surgical therapy increased DAO activity and decreased CDAI, while clinical recurrence had the opposite effect.
(11) Hfr strains B4 and B8 transfer the Escherichia coli chromosome in opposite directions, each transferring lac(+) as the last known marker.
(12) Others said it might appeal to Russia, Assad's chief ally, which backs talks between the regime and the opposition.
(13) The ruling centre-right coalition government of Angela Merkel was dealt a blow by voters in a critical regional election on Sunday after the centre-left opposition secured a wafer-thin victory, setting the scene for a tension-filled national election in the autumn when everything will be up for grabs.
(14) Application of a mirror at the serosal surface opposite to the probe, resulted in an average increase of the output signal by 50% using the large fibre diameter probe, whereas no increase was observed with the small fibre probe.
(15) Her speech suggested the kind of Republican who would truly "raise the conversation", and if it seems like settling to want an opposition party to simply not be so utterly vindictive, well, yes, I will settle for that.
(16) 2) Left-right PHR coherence spectra had no distinct peaks, indicating that correlations between opposite PHR discharges were now not frequency specific.
(17) What we see from those opposite and we see in this chamber every day is the 'born to rule mentality' of those opposite.
(18) Of those, 39 were civilians, 34 armed opposition fighters and 35 members of the state security forces, said the UK-based group.
(19) Opposition politicians such as Joshua Benjamin Jeyaretnam and Chee Soon Juan , brought low for daring to disagree.
(20) A property may be considered overcrowded if two children above 10 of the opposite sex have to share the same bedroom.