(a.) Forcibly entering, or adapted to enter, at or by a point; perforating; penetrating; keen; -- used also figuratively; as, a piercing instrument, or thrust.
(1) At pH 7.0, reduction is complete after 6 to 10 h. These results together with an earlier study concerning the positions of the two most readily reduced bonds (Cornell J.S., and Pierce, J.G.
(2) Cook, who has postbox-red hair and a painful-looking piercing in his lower lip, was now on stage in discussion with four fellow YouTubers, all in their early 20s.
(3) Meanwhile the Brooklyn Nets, who have been dealing with nothing but bad news since the start of the regular season, will be without Paul Pierce for 2-4 weeks, also due to a right hand fracture.
(4) After properly fixing the vas deferens with a ring clamp, the surgeon pierces the scrotal skin, vas sheath, and vas deferens in the midline with a curved dissecting clamp held at a 45 degree angle from horizontal.
(5) The dorsal interosseous muscles gave off tendons which pierced the transverse laminae or passed deep to the transverse laminae, and attached to the bases of the proximal phalanges.
(6) Four patients received a subclavian intraaortic balloon pump, two were supported with a Novacor left ventricular assist system, three patients received Pierce-Donachy ventricular assist devices, and one patient received a Jarvik 7 total artificial heart.
(7) Lisbeth Salander is a violent and emotionally uncommunicative tattooed and much-pierced goth who grew up in care, and has had serious mental health issues.
(8) Ear-piercing techniques include needles, safety pins, sharpened studs, and self-piercing kits.
(9) The price G4S is paying amounts to 8.5 times of top-line earnings - "by no means cheap," said Seymour Pierce analyst Kevin Lapwood.
(10) But the character – compounded of piercing sanity and existential despair, infinite hesitation and impulsive action, self-laceration and observant irony – is so multi-faceted, it is bound to coincide at some point with an actor’s particular gifts.
(11) This paper draws attention to tool marks in the area of pierced rib cartilage and considers the possibilities of their analysis.
(12) Fourteen patients were supported with a Pierce-Donachy ventricular assist device (left ventricular assist in seven, right ventricular assist in three, both in four); nine were supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, two with a Medtronic centrifugal left ventricular assist pump, one with biventricular Biomedicus pumps, and one with a Novacor left ventricular assist system.
(13) A scanning electron microscope (SEM) study of the mouthparts of Psoroptes cuniculi from rabbits and P. ovis from sheep established that they are identical in morphology and are adapted for surface feeding rather than piercing the epidermis.
(14) The footage beamed back from the liberated districts of Ramadi is grim: a ghost town littered with debris and smashed concrete, destroyed storefronts, plumes of smoke, the sound of gunfire piercing the air as Iraqi soldiers speak on camera.
(15) We stress the need for strict enforcement of correct sterilization procedures whenever needles are used to pierce skin.
(16) By stepping back from some of the more radical solutions suggested before the election – such as the complete separation of high street banks from "casino" investment banks proposed by business secretary Vince Cable – the commission left the banks "secretly quite pleased", according to Bruce Packard, banks analyst at Seymour Pierce.
(17) In 2013, actor Pierce Brosnan’s daughter, Charlotte, died from ovarian cancer.
(18) The piercing intelligence-wise in terms of humans has been very difficult all along."
(19) The passage through Congress of legislation such as the 2010 Fair Sentencing Act , which reduced the racially significant disparity between punishments for crack and powder cocaine, and the Death in Custody Act , which introduces a federal record of deaths in police custody, have shown that incarceration – and perhaps incarceration alone – is able to pierce through the partisan gridlock of Washington.
(20) Benteke and the tireless Andreas Weimann take the plaudits for their four passes that pierced the Liverpool defence and saw the Austrian forward sweep home Benteke's exquisite back-heel.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Scream
(a.) Uttering screams; shrieking.
(a.) Having the nature of a scream; like a scream; shrill; sharp.
(1) "I was eight in 1983, but I remember a plane that flew low over our Bulawayo suburb and army loud-hailers screaming: 'You are surrounded.'
(2) Seconds later the camera turns away as what sounds like at least 15 gunshots are fired amid bystanders’ screams.
(3) You could understand why the Met was frantic to find who had stabbed Rachel Nickell 49 times on Wimbledon Common while her screaming child looked on, but the case against Stagg was preposterous.
(4) Scream Queens is the kind of show where you discover a secret locked room in the basement in one scene and then we find out exactly what is in the room three scenes later.
(5) I remember the blood pouring across the floor and the screaming of the nanny looking after our boys."
(6) Barry Roux, Burger added: "I heard petrified screaming before the gunshots and just after the gunshots.
(7) Speaking through an interpreter, she said: We woke up from the screams.
(8) A 25-year-old man has handed himself in to police after video footage emerged that appeared to show a man screaming Islamophobic abuse at a pensioner, and then seeming to throw his walking frame out on to the pavement.
(9) When Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks beat the Heat in the 2011 NBA Finals , a series where James made a habit of disappearing in the fourth quarter, it somehow felt like an underdog victory (because nothing screams "true underdogs" like a Dallas-based team bankrolled by a billionaire mogul ).
(10) As fighter jets screamed overhead and tanks churned up the sand, it looked and sounded like the violent protests sweeping the Middle East had spread to the wealthy emirate of Abu Dhabi.
(11) In between, I watch a parade of Berliner life: women chain-smoking in the pool’s trademark wicker chairs, fully clothed men sipping a morning beer in the 26C heat, kids jumping off the diving pier and screaming down the large waterslide.
(12) His story - which he was led through on Monday by his lawyer - is that he was outside his house cleaning Sadie, his dog, when the girls came down the road; that he took Holly and Jessica into his house because Holly had a nosebleed; took them upstairs into the bathroom where Holly sat on the edge of the full bath and he gave her tissues to staunch it; took Holly into his bedroom, to sit on the bed while Jessica used the toilet, took Holly back into the bathroom where she could finish cleaning up her nosebleed; accidentally slipped beside Holly and the full bath, and heard a splash; froze in panic; placed his hand over Jessica's mouth because she was screaming, 'You pushed her'.
(13) An American citizen abandoned in a Yemeni jail amid the country’s spiralling chaos is heard screaming for his life in a newly released telephone call.
(14) You know – big rooms, lots of screaming people at the stage door.
(15) The officer orders Castile not to reach for it and not to pull it out to which Castile replies: “I’m not pulling it out.” The officer reaches his left arm into the vehicle, screaming, while he draws his weapon with his right hand and, all in one motion, fires seven bullets into the vehicle, killing Castile.
(16) Nobody is sure what dangerous chemical imbalance this would create but the Fiver is convinced we'd all be dust come October or November, the earth scorched, with only three survivors roaming o'er the barren landscape: Govan's answer to King Lear, ranting into a hole in the ground; a mute, wild-eyed pundit, staring without blinking into a hole in the ground; and a tall, irritable figure standing in front of the pair of them, screaming in the style popularised by Klaus Kinski, demanding they take a look at his goddamn trouser arrangement, which he has balanced here on the platform of his hand for easy perusal, or to hell with them, for they are no better than pigs, worthless, spineless pigs.
(17) When we were treating him, he was not screaming or crying, just in shock.” There was so much there in his face, the blood and the dust mixed, at that age Mustafa al-Sarout Hours after he and his family were rescued, Omran was discharged from hospital, having suffered a head injury and bruises in the attack, but nothing too serious.
(18) We’re going to have our country back, and protect our second amendment.” After each demagogic slogan, the crowd screamed its approval, waving placards that called themselves the “silent majority for Trump”.
(19) Although he grew up in the American south, you’d think he had spent years screaming from the stands of Old Trafford.
(20) Imran Khan, the cricketer turned politician, hosted the event, where Ridley, who also now does human rights work, said: "I call her the 'grey lady' because she is almost a ghost, a spectre whose cries and screams continue to haunt those who heard her."