(n.) Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families Phocidae and Otariidae.
(n.) An engraved or inscribed stamp, used for marking an impression in wax or other soft substance, to be attached to a document, or otherwise used by way of authentication or security.
(n.) Wax, wafer, or other tenacious substance, set to an instrument, and impressed or stamped with a seal; as, to give a deed under hand and seal.
(n.) That which seals or fastens; esp., the wax or wafer placed on a letter or other closed paper, etc., to fasten it.
(n.) That which confirms, ratifies, or makes stable; that which authenticates; that which secures; assurance.
(n.) An arrangement for preventing the entrance or return of gas or air into a pipe, by which the open end of the pipe dips beneath the surface of water or other liquid, or a deep bend or sag in the pipe is filled with the liquid; a draintrap.
(v. t.) To set or affix a seal to; hence, to authenticate; to confirm; to ratify; to establish; as, to seal a deed.
(v. t.) To mark with a stamp, as an evidence of standard exactness, legal size, or merchantable quality; as, to seal weights and measures; to seal silverware.
(v. t.) To fasten with a seal; to attach together with a wafer, wax, or other substance causing adhesion; as, to seal a letter.
(v. t.) Hence, to shut close; to keep close; to make fast; to keep secure or secret.
(v. t.) To fix, as a piece of iron in a wall, with cement, plaster, or the like.
(v. t.) To close by means of a seal; as, to seal a drainpipe with water. See 2d Seal, 5.
(v. t.) Among the Mormons, to confirm or set apart as a second or additional wife.
(v. i.) To affix one's seal, or a seal.
(1) To provide a seal with low pressure-high volume cuffed tubes, cuff sizes of 20.5 mm and 27.5 mm are recommended for female and male patients, respectively.
(2) Cermet cement sealings showed defects more frequently.
(3) The channels usually ceased conducting within a few minutes after seal formation with the patch pipette and could not be re-activated with depolarizing voltage steps.
(4) For all the understandable insistence that parliament and London would continue as normal after Wednesday’s terrorist attack, almost 24 hours later a large section of streets around the area remained sealed off by police.
(5) Tone pulses and noise stimuli were mixed acoustically and presented using calibrated, sealed stimulating systems.
(6) In general, after recording a baseline tympanogram, mechanically created positive and negative air pressures are created in a hermetically sealed ear canal causing increased pressure on the middle ear air cushion.
(7) Ecological evidence is considered to suggest that the rapid maturation of C. semerme in rats may also occur when the parasite becomes established in seals.
(8) Increased conversion of 25-OHD to 24,25-(OH)2D and a high capacity for vitamin D storage in their large blubber mass appeared to be factors in the resistance of seals to vitamin D toxicity.
(9) The mechanism of sealed-off perforation of the duct is discussed.
(10) Membranes were sandwiched between two gas-permeable, plastic foils, placed in a sealed cuvette, and gassed with H2 as reductant or O2 as oxidant.
(11) Treatment animals had the anastomoses and graft sealed with a suspension of N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate and 1.2 g tobramycin powder (antibiotic glue, ANGL) after contamination.
(12) The results demonstrated that, when the coronal half of the root canal filling material was removed immediately after placement with pluggers, there was a loss of the apical seal and leakage in thirteen of twenty teeth.
(13) Ultrastructural study of the Leydig cells of nonbreeding crabeater, leopard and Ross seals showed that three types of cells could be distinguished.
(14) National bans on commercial trading in seal products are already in place in 30 countries including the US, the Netherlands and Italy.
(15) Under these conditions, with careful attention to sealing at ankles and waist, it was possible to estimate penetration as low as 0.3%.
(16) We used transvitreally delivered cyanoacrylate tissue adhesive to seal retinal breaks in 25 selected patients undergoing vitreous surgery for complicated retinal detachment.
(17) To date, numerous products have been evaluated, and many hundreds have received the council's seal of acceptance.
(18) She explained that, as a baby, she had been subjected to female genital mutilation (FGM): her clitoris cut off and her vagina sealed, with only a small hole remaining for urine and menstruation.
(19) After accidental dissection of the thoracic duct in infants, leakage of chyle could be sealed successfully in 6 cases.
(20) These microcapsules can be dried and retain activity when sealed in a jar at 4 degrees C.
(n.) Any one of several species of small fresh-water ducks of the genus Anas and the subgenera Querquedula and Nettion. The male is handsomely colored, and has a bright green or blue speculum on the wings.
(1) The prevalence of influenza varied greatly among the common waterfowl species: mallards 42%, black ducks 30%, blue-winged teal 11%, wood ducks 2%, and Canada geese 0%.
(2) Twenty-eight avian influenza viruses (AIVs) were isolated from 605 blue-winged teal (Anas discors), 75 mottled ducks (A. fulvigula), 375 gadwalls (A. stepera) and 334 green-winged teal (A. crecca).
(3) Duck plague might be overlooked at necropsy of blue-winged teal, because of the paucity of gross lesions.
(4) John Teal, the advertising director at the Daily Mail, was promoted to the new role of ad director on the daily and Sunday national titles as part of the ad department merger.
(5) Ten adult blue-winged teal (Anas discors) and six Canada goose (Branta canadensis) goslings were inoculated with liver tissue from a natural case of duck plague in a wild mallard (Anas platyrhynchos).
(6) Comparison of the relative numbers of each species of duck between the salvaged carcass sample and the hunter-shot sample revealed that blue-winged teal (Anas discors) occurred significantly more frequently in the salvaged carcass sample whereas wood ducks (Aix sponsa) were common in the hunter-shot sample but were never found in the salvaged carcass sample.
(7) Total losses were estimated at 1,500 birds, with 80% of affected birds being grey teal (Anas gibberifrons).
(8) No sporocysts were passed by opossums fed infected muscle from the green-winged teal (Anas carolinensis) and shoveller (Spatula clypeata).
(9) Eight of 30 teals (Anas crecca) died several days following capture and Newcastle Disease Virus (NDV) was isolated from all eight.
(10) The parasite fauna was more similar to those of the black duck Anas rubripes Brewster of eastern North America (53%), the mallard, Anas platyrhynchos (L.) (49%), and the mottled duck, Anas fulvigula Ridgway, from Florida (45%), than to the green-winged teal, Anas crecca (L.) (36%), the gadwall, Anas strepera (L.) (30%), and the American wigeon, Anas americana Gmelin (26%), collected in the Southwest.
(11) The second came four minutes later when Gary Teale lost the ball to Park inside Wigan's penalty area and then carelessly tripped him up for a penalty.
(12) Poxvirus infection was diagnosed on the basis of gross and microscopic appearance plus the presence of typical inclusion bodies in a juvenile American green-winged teal (Anas crecca carolinensis) in Alaska.
(13) Ian Teale, Wirral What exactly is the law of averages?
(14) Facebook Twitter Pinterest Thierry Henry carries the ball past New England Revolution forward Teal Bunbury.
(15) This was followed in 2013 by hot pink, teal, and orange.
(16) BBC shows Shaun the Sheep, In the Night Garden, Abney and Teal and Octonauts are available on Netflix's US service, but not in the UK.
(17) Organic acid profiles were determined for seven wheat cultivars (Triticum aestivum cv Carazinho, Teal, Lance, Warigal, Isis, Maringa, and BH1146) grown on gravel in solution culture for 30 days.
(18) LA would continue to probe the space between Farrell and his center-back AJ Soares in the first half, particularly as a nervous start from Teal Bunbury, further up the field on the right, left the young defender continuously exposed early on.
(19) The Draize skin test results showed that SLES again was the least irritating at all concentrations tested and that SLS and ALS along with TEALS and SCMT were the most irritating.
(20) For mallards and teal, comparisons are drawn with the results from other models that additionally analyse recoveries of birds ringed as adults; the same general conclusions are reached.