(n.) A piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a stay or support to something else; a pillar; as, a hitching post; a fence post; the posts of a house.
(n.) The doorpost of a victualer's shop or inn, on which were chalked the scores of customers; hence, a score; a debt.
(n.) The place at which anything is stopped, placed, or fixed; a station.
(n.) A station, or one of a series of stations, established for the refreshment and accommodation of travelers on some recognized route; as, a stage or railway post.
(n.) A military station; the place at which a soldier or a body of troops is stationed; also, the troops at such a station.
(n.) The piece of ground to which a sentinel's walk is limited.
(n.) A messenger who goes from station; an express; especially, one who is employed by the government to carry letters and parcels regularly from one place to another; a letter carrier; a postman.
(n.) An established conveyance for letters from one place or station to another; especially, the governmental system in any country for carrying and distributing letters and parcels; the post office; the mail; hence, the carriage by which the mail is transported.
(n.) Haste or speed, like that of a messenger or mail carrier.
(n.) One who has charge of a station, especially of a postal station.
(n.) A station, office, or position of service, trust, or emolument; as, the post of duty; the post of danger.
(n.) A size of printing and writing paper. See the Table under Paper.
(v. t.) To attach to a post, a wall, or other usual place of affixing public notices; to placard; as, to post a notice; to post playbills.
(v. t.) To hold up to public blame or reproach; to advertise opprobriously; to denounce by public proclamation; as, to post one for cowardice.
(v. t.) To enter (a name) on a list, as for service, promotion, or the like.
(v. t.) To assign to a station; to set; to place; as, to post a sentinel.
(v. t.) To carry, as an account, from the journal to the ledger; as, to post an account; to transfer, as accounts, to the ledger.
(v. t.) To place in the care of the post; to mail; as, to post a letter.
(v. t.) To inform; to give the news to; to make (one) acquainted with the details of a subject; -- often with up.
(v. i.) To travel with post horses; figuratively, to travel in haste.
(v. i.) To rise and sink in the saddle, in accordance with the motion of the horse, esp. in trotting.
(adv.) With post horses; hence, in haste; as, to travel post.
(1) Pretraining consumption did not predict (among animals) post-training consumption.
(2) Children of smoking mothers had an 18.0 per cent cumulative incidence of post-infancy wheezing through 10 years of age, compared with 16.2 per cent among children of nonsmoking mothers (risk ratio 1.11, 95% CI: 1.02, 1.21).
(3) Thus adrenaline, via pre- and post-junctional adrenoceptors, may contribute to enhanced vascular smooth muscle contraction, which most likely is sensitized by the elevated intracellular calcium concentration.
(4) On 9 January 2002, a few hours after Blair became the first western leader to visit Afghanistan's new post-Taliban leader, Hamid Karzai, an aircraft carrying the first group of MI5 interrogators touched down at Bagram airfield, 32 miles north of Kabul.
(5) Examination of the SON in such animals revealed that the oxytocinergic system is already modified by day 12 of dioestrus; during suckling-induced lactation, the anatomical changes are identical to those seen during a normal post-partum lactation.
(6) To investigate the mechanism of enhanced responsiveness of cholesterol-enriched human platelets, we compared stimulation by surface-membrane-receptor (thrombin) and post-receptor (AlF4-) G-protein-directed pathways.
(7) The sequential histopathologic alterations in femorotibial joints of partial meniscectomized male and female guinea pigs were evaluated at 1, 2, 3, 6, and 12 weeks post-surgery.
(8) An intact post-injury marriage was associated with improvement in education.
(9) The discussion on topics like post-schooling and rehabilitation of motorists has intensified the contacts between advocates of traffic law and traffic psychologists in the last years.
(10) Post-irradiation hypertonic treatment inhibited both DNA repair and PLD recovery, while post-irradiation isotonic treatment inhibited neither phenomenon.
(11) Airbnb also features a number of independently posted holiday rentals in Brazil's favelas.
(12) We studied the effects of the localisation and size of ischemic brain infarcts and the influence of potential covariates (gender, age, time since infarction, physical handicap, cognitive impairment, aphasia, cortical atrophy and ventricular size) on 'post-stroke depression'.
(13) But not only did it post a larger loss than expected, Amazon also projected 7% to 18% revenue growth over the busiest shopping period of the year, a far cry from the 20%-plus pace that had convinced investors to overlook its persistent lack of profit in the past.
(14) From the present results it is concluded that secretion of extrapancreatic glucagon increased in response to arginine infusion in the diabetic state, both alloxan diabetic dogs and one-week post-pancreatectomized dogs.
(15) Digestion is initiated in the gastric region by secretion of acid and pepsin; however, diversity of digestive enzymes is highest in the post-gastric alimentary canal with the greatest proteolytic activity in the spiral valve.
(16) The authors examined an eye obtained post-mortem from a patient with chronic granulomatous disease of childhood and clinically apparent chorioretinal scars.
(17) A dose dependent decrease (P greater than 0.05) in delayed type hypersensitivity reaction was noticed on day 61 post treatment.
(18) Lin Homer's CV Lin Homer left local for national government in 2005, giving up a £170,000 post as chief executive of Birmingham city council after just three years in post, to head the Immigration Service.
(19) Acute effects of insulin on protein metabolism (whole body and forearm muscle) were simultaneously assessed using doubly labelled (13C15N) leucine in post-absorptive Type I diabetic patients.
(20) It is proposed that in A. brasilense, the PII protein and glutamine synthetase are involved in a post-translational modification of NifA.
(n.) A small plug or wooden pin, used to stop a vent, as in a cask.
(n.) A small tube or spout inserted in a tree for conducting sap, as from a sugar maple.
(n.) A large stake driven into the ground as a support for some superstructure; a pile.
(v. t.) To supply with a spile or a spigot; to make a small vent in, as a cask.