(n.) A prop, as a timber, placed as a brace or support against the side of a building or other structure; a prop placed beneath anything, as a beam, to prevent it from sinking or sagging.
(v. t.) To support by a shore or shores; to prop; -- usually with up; as, to shore up a building.
(v. t.) The coast or land adjacent to a large body of water, as an ocean, lake, or large river.
(v. t.) To set on shore.
(1) Gallic wine sales in the UK have been tumbling for the past 20 years, but the news that France, once the largest exporter to these shores, has slipped behind Australia, the United States, Italy and now South Africa will have producers gnawing their knuckles in frustration.
(2) This isn’t a devolved matter, this is about when they come to our shores here, UK taxpayers and their ability to use UK services,” Creasy said.
(3) They had watched him celebrate mass with three million pilgrims on the packed-out shores of Copacabana beach .
(4) He told MPs that any steps taken to shore up the markets as a result of the referendum would be disclosed afterwards.
(5) A light rain pattered the rooftops of Los Mochis in Friday’s pre-dawn darkness, the town silent and still as the Sea of Cortez lapped its shore.
(6) They moved to shore up May’s position after a weekend of damaging leaks and briefings from inside the cabinet, believed to be fuelled by some of those jostling to succeed the prime minister after her disastrous election result.
(7) New orders and new export growth also slowed and the number of people employed across the manufacturing sector fell, adding to pressure on policymakers at the European Central Bank (ECB) to take more action to shore up growthin the region.
(8) The small prawns found on the shore during the winter exhibited a much altered behaviour.
(9) Total concentrations can range from a few parts per million in non-polluted intertidal and oceanic areas to parts per thousand in heavily contaminated estuarine, lake and near-shore environments.
(10) In the second affair, a month before polling day, Australian authorities intercepted a boatload of distressed people bound for the northern shores.
(11) The ghosts of Barbara Castle and Peter Shore , never mind Hugh Gaitskell (and, for much of his life, Harold Wilson), were never quite exorcised by the New Labour Europhiles.
(12) This condition is a genodermatosis, seen chiefly around the shores of the Mediterranean, characterised by early pigment disturbances which progress virtually inexorably towards a diffuse epitheliomatosis which usually results in death before the age of 20 years.
(13) Brown restored a degree of his authority yesterday when no other cabinet minister echoed James Purnell's call for him to quit, and two critical cabinet figures – David Miliband and John Hutton – decided to shore up Brown's position rather than join a potential rebellion.
(14) Hollande’s dinner and overnight stay at Chequers was also due to cover a strategy for Syria in light of growing signs that the president, Bashar al-Assad, is being shored up by additional military help from Russia and Iran.
(15) The Campbell family has been breeding ponies in Glenshiel for more than 100 years and now runs a small pony trekking centre offering one-hour treks along the pebbly shores of Loch Duich and through the Ratagan forest as well as all-day trail rides up into the hills for the more adventurous.
(16) But that was the fate of Peter Shore, who has died aged 77.
(17) They harvest shellfish standing in the water or meandering through mangrove forests on the shore.
(18) The time to hand over the reins came and went, Keating challenged and lost, before heading to the backbench to lick his wounds and shore up the factional numbers needed for a successful spill.
(19) As candidates and supporters packed out cafes and community centres, desperate to shore up to support on caucus eve, life continued as normal for most Iowans on Monday – with many critical of how hopefuls for the Republican presidential nomination have conducted their campaigns.
(20) ", also suggests the country is, at heart, tolerant of those who come to its shores.
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(1) In January, West Coast Capital (USC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Sports Direct, entered a “pre-pack” administration whereby the business was shorn of some staff and debts and then immediately bought back by another division of Sports Direct.
(2) The plasma insulin concentration was significantly reduced during NA treatment in the unshorn group, but was unchanged in shorn animals.
(3) Cooling of expired air would be expected to lead to recovery of some of the water evaporated during inspiration; at 20 degrees C air temperature, this fraction was estimated to be 25% in unshorn sheep and 36% in shorn sheep.
(4) The concentration of oxygen and carbon dioxide in blood was significantly higher in shorn animals during saline infusion, but this difference between shorn and unshorn groups was removed by NA infusion.
(5) Under temperatures > 25 degrees C, sheep presented a decrease of RBC, WBC, HB and HT, these differences being greater in the shorn than in the unshorn animals.
(6) All animals were observed four times, then shorn and observed four times again.
(7) But it would have been oh so different if Atlético had a keeper shorn of the sort of skill and reflexes that have made Thibaut Courtois one of the best, as well as one of the most sought-after, young goalkeepers in the game.
(8) In all genetic constructions the male, older and shorn animals had a significantly higher (alpha less than 0.05) blood level of glutathione.
(9) Nerves infected a United team shorn of their strutting leader and they allowed Blackburn to creep over the line for the title.
(10) There was no significant difference between shorn and unshorn animals in the contribution of glucose to CO2 output or in the proportion of glucose entry rate oxidized.
(11) There was a 47% increase in glucose oxidation rate in shorn ewes but there was no significant difference in the proportion of total heat production which was derived from glucose.
(12) Whole-body, hind-limb and uterine tissue metabolism of glucose was studied using a combination of isotopic and arterio-venous difference techniques in shorn and unshorn pregnant sheep over the final 4 weeks of pregnancy.
(13) England – like Wales, Scotland, Ireland – shorn of imperial overhang (after the Syrian vote no idle fantasy perhaps) and infused with a new sense of possibility could also be a smaller, smarter state, if that's what the people wanted.
(14) In a number of experiments on shorn animals scrotal heating was continued for more than 100 min.
(15) The hills of Britain have been sheepwrecked – stripped of their vegetation, emptied of wildlife, shorn of their capacity to hold water and carbon – all in the cause of minuscule productivity.
(16) This effect may be mediated via a significant rise in plasma T3 concentration in the shorn group.
(17) Quarterback Russell Wilson – shorn of his best weapon after Percy Harvin left the game with a concussion – completed just nine of 18 passes for 103 yards.
(18) It would be a Tory government, quite possibly led by Boris Johnson and backed by Nigel Farage, that would negotiate the worst of all worlds: a free market free-for-all shorn of rights and protections.
(19) On the cash-strapped Independent, they worry the money will dry up if Lebedev is jailed, while Evening Standard staff wonder how the local TV station is going to be rustled up out of an operation that has already been shorn of all journalistic fat.
(20) Shorn of the moral framework that once guided anti-imperialists, shaped by black-and-white values that in their mind possess divine approval, driven by a sense of rage about non-Muslims and a belief in an existential struggle between Islam and the west, jihadis have come to inhabit a different moral universe, in which they are to commit the most inhuman of acts and view them as righteous.