(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.
(v. i.) Acute; sharp; piercing; having or emitting a sharp, piercing tone or sound; -- said of a sound, or of that which produces a sound.
(n.) A shrill sound.
(v. i.) To utter an acute, piercing sound; to sound with a sharp, shrill tone; to become shrill.
(v. t.) To utter or express in a shrill tone; to cause to make a shrill sound.
(1) There’ll never be another like him,” she shrilled when she recovered.
(2) He should conduct this conversation factually, carefully, without loud or shrill tones.
(3) Sorry, I mean it would be the department of trade.” She gives a shrill, uneasy laugh.
(4) They also spend excessive time in making unusual sounds consisting of a high-pitched shrill cry with little intonation in infancy and a harsh, strained, and glottal stridency in later life.
(5) Morrison has described claims that Australia was violating international law as offensive and labelled criticism of his silence over the fate of the two boats "shrill and hysterical".
(6) 2.13pm GMT He calls the idea that we have lost track of terrorist plotters as a result of these disclosures "shrill and unsubstantiated".
(7) A grandmother of five, Jones sports a discrete shrill carder bumblebee tattoo on her shoulder courtesy of taking part in a green art project.
(8) Dave meanwhile lapsed into his shrill Bullingdon Club persona; the dividing line between self confidence and smugness is gossamer thin for the prime minister.
(9) Let it be said clearly that the press – divided, suspicious, too often shrill – is no easy partner in this search.
(10) In the context of the increasingly shrill debate around migration and Europe, this week's the Mail on Sunday included an article attacking the non-profit organisation European Alternatives , of which I am co-president.
(11) "Navalny carefully distanced himself from the shrill, old-guard western-friendly liberals – 'hellish, insane, crazy mass of the leftovers and bread crusts of the democracy movement of the 80s', he called them – who simply participated in Putin's cult of personality in reverse."
(12) Winners and losers Going: Species facing "severe" threats in England Red squirrel Northern bluefin tuna Natterjack toad Common skate Alpine foxtail Kittiwake Grey plover Shrill carder bumblebee Recovering: Recent conservation success stories Pole cat Large blue butterfly Red kite Ladybird spider Pink meadowcap Sand lizard Pool frog Bittern
(13) Even at school throughout the school day you would be teaching and next door in the secure accommodation unit you could hear someone, this shrill scream, as they just cry out because they’ve lost it, absolutely lost it, or self-harmed,” Reen said.
(14) The shrill blast of a whistle still makes Almaz Russom wince.
(15) His later years, as the preachments of abolitionists and slaveholders reached their shrill adumbration of bloody war, were marked, even made notorious, by his fiery championing of John Brown, whom he had briefly met in Concord, finding him "a man of great common sense, deliberate and practical", endowed with "tact and prudence" and the Spartan habits and spare diet of a soldier.
(16) The risks are in being ignored entirely or forcing an interjection and appearing “shrill” – the death shriek for women trying to get ahead anywhere.
(17) The shameful destruction of New Orleans, the Wall Street crash of 2008 and growing indebtedness to China, the collapse of so many industries and the shrill ideological divisions in Congress over monetary and fiscal policy can all be traced to habits ingrained in the Reagan years when the notion took hold that "the government is not the solution to our problems; the government is the problem".
(18) He says it's hyperventilation from a shrill government.
(19) It can be a bit shrill One long-serving maker of risky BBC television programmes argues that behind the compliance craze is a bigger loss of nerve.
(20) The shepherd lad held on steadily, driving his goats with shrill cries up our hill for the better pasture on the western side.