(n.) A slender stalk or blade in vegetation; as, a spire grass or of wheat.
(n.) A tapering body that shoots up or out to a point in a conical or pyramidal form. Specifically (Arch.), the roof of a tower when of a pyramidal form and high in proportion to its width; also, the pyramidal or aspiring termination of a tower which can not be said to have a roof, such as that of Strasburg cathedral; the tapering part of a steeple, or the steeple itself.
(n.) A tube or fuse for communicating fire to the chargen in blasting.
(n.) The top, or uppermost point, of anything; the summit.
(v. i.) To shoot forth, or up in, or as if in, a spire.
(n.) A spiral; a curl; a whorl; a twist.
(n.) The part of a spiral generated in one revolution of the straight line about the pole. See Spiral, n.
(1) An unidentified Moscow police official told the Interfax news agency that the group used “an internal staircase” to reach the top floor of the building and then used “special equipment” to reach its spire.
(2) One of the few regulations that has been spelt out in black and white is the maximum height limit – so planes don’t have to weave between spires on their way to and from City Airport, five miles to the east.
(3) The medieval church spires of rural England are to bring superfast broadband to the remotest of dwellings, with the Church of England offering their use as communication towers.
(4) San Andreas is a state of contrasts and extraordinary detail, there is always some interesting new nook to chance on, some breathtaking previously unexperienced view across the hills toward the capitalist spires of downtown.
(5) Behold "The Spire", a 398ft needle penetrating the sky; symbol of Dublin's thrusting modernity (or, cynics suggest, the grip heroin holds on some parts of the city).
(6) It’s a factor, but it wouldn’t be correct to say they died as a consequence of the mismanagement.” Miller also worked at Spire Gatwick Park hospital in Horley, Surrey.
(7) With permissions already granted for many more towers, from the Scalpel to the Can of Ham and a monstrous “Gotham City” mega-block by Make, we can say goodbye to a skyline of individual spires, between which you might occasionally glimpse the sky.
(8) North American marine archaeogastropods are mainly equidimensional but with a few disk-like forms and a very few high-spired ones, marine mesogastropods are mainly high-spired but with disk-like forms, neogastropods high-spired, and relevant euthyneurans sharply bimodal, like the stylommatophorans.
(9) When the sun made an appearance mid-morning, it threw a spotlight on the spire of the Saint-Michel basilica and the honey-coloured buildings that face the sweeping curve of the broad river.
(10) JJ Route 100, Vermont All your picture-postcard impressions of rural New England – village greens, white-steepled wooden church spires and roadside diners – can be enjoyed along Vermont's Route 100, which runs the length of the Green Mountains.
(11) Richard Jones, H5's chief executive and former commercial director of Spire Healthcare, told MPs gathered for its launch that, despite the government protecting healthcare from funding cuts, in the long-term high quality healthcare for all cannot be funded by taxes alone.
(12) However, last year it won an Independent Healthcare Award for Public Private Partnerships, for work on a successful partnership with the NHS in Cumbria and Lancashire which also involved Spire Healthcare and Abbey Hospitals.
(13) I live in the northern suburbs of the city, where from my backyard I can see the spires of Catholic and Orthodox churches, the minaret of a mosque.
(14) Its square tower and light resembling a short spire is fine enough to grace any village in the land.
(15) The Breakthrough Centre in Elstree, a joint venture between CancerPartners UK and Spire Bushey Hospital, provides chemotherapy and radiotherapy services, with Elstree Cancer Centre offering patients treatment options.
(16) Its director, John Crisp, said: “Spire suspended Mr Miller in December 2013 as soon as the trust notified us of their investigation into Mr Miller and he has not undertaken any surgery or held clinics at our hospital since.
(17) From the raucous taverns of the Shire to the dreaming spires of Gondor, there will be palpable relief today.
(18) "Following an audit of our members, which includes data on thousands of patients from leading groups including Transform, The Harley Medical Group, Spire Healthcare, BMI Hospitals and The Hospital Group, we can confirm that the average rupture rates reported for PIP implants is within the industry standard of 1%-2%."
(19) It is suggested that close location of chains and their zonal distribution by the section of helix spire forming sublicon wall, should provide the formation of stereohomogenous and complementary successions of biomonomers of different clases.
(20) It is a huge building site now, as the single glass-clad spire of the new One World Trade Centre climbs a little higher into the sky each day.
(n.) The stem or main axis of a plant; as, a stalk of wheat, rye, or oats; the stalks of maize or hemp.
(n.) The petiole, pedicel, or peduncle, of a plant.
(n.) That which resembes the stalk of a plant, as the stem of a quill.
(n.) An ornament in the Corinthian capital resembling the stalk of a plant, from which the volutes and helices spring.
(n.) One of the two upright pieces of a ladder.
(n.) A stem or peduncle, as of certain barnacles and crinoids.
(n.) The narrow basal portion of the abdomen of a hymenopterous insect.
(n.) The peduncle of the eyes of decapod crustaceans.
(n.) An iron bar with projections inserted in a core to strengthen it; a core arbor.
(v. i.) To walk slowly and cautiously; to walk in a stealthy, noiseless manner; -- sometimes used with a reflexive pronoun.
(v. i.) To walk behind something as a screen, for the purpose of approaching game; to proceed under clover.
(v. i.) To walk with high and proud steps; usually implying the affectation of dignity, and indicating dislike. The word is used, however, especially by the poets, to express dignity of step.
(v. t.) To approach under cover of a screen, or by stealth, for the purpose of killing, as game.
(n.) A high, proud, stately step or walk.
(1) Regeneration and reorganization of the proximal cut end of the pituitary stalk is demonstrated in Ompok bimaculatus with the aid of in situ staining technique.
(2) Thus, the long stalks of Sk1 or phosphate-starved caulobacters are not merely a function of their longer doubling times.
(3) The mesenchyme surrounding the stalk stains positively for fibronectin.
(4) Do know how much stalking is too much stalking Seven pages into Google is too much.
(5) A rich network of fibers was observed in the median eminence coursing towards the pituitary stalk.
(6) ECF1 is separated from the membrane-embedded F0 by a narrow stalk approximately 40 A long and approximately 25-30 A thick.
(7) Hormone secretion was increased by electrical stimulation of the pituitary stalk at different frequencies.
(8) Furthermore, there were differences between anterior and posterior regions of both slime sheaths and stalk tubes.
(9) Five minutes from time a fat red shirt stalked past making the tosser sign and, for emphasis, yelling: "Fucking wankers!"
(10) Septal release slightly decreased during pituitary stalk stimulation, whereas it did increase during stimulation of the supraoptic region.
(11) It is hemispherical in shape and is located at the end of a 1.5 mm long eye stalk.
(12) Since such rats supposedly have a normal pigment distribution and a normal pattern of decussation at the optic chiasm, this finding appears to undermine the suggested role played by stalk melanin in establishing the laterality of retinal fibre projections in other mammalian species.
(13) As culmination proceeds, pstA cells transform into pstB cells by activating the ecmB gene as they enter the stalk tube.
(14) Other steps, such as the introduction of a national stalking helpline and national revenge pornography helpline have assisted victims.
(15) And we know once they leave, men will follow and stalk them.
(16) The ultrastructure of some aggregating microorganisms, including fungal hyphae and sheath-forming and stalked bacteria, was studied in detail, and several modes of aggregation were suggested.
(17) George, a loner who was said to have stalked and photographed hundreds of women, always maintained his innocence.
(18) • One in 10 women have been stalked by a previous partner.
(19) Police investigating the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University massacre, which left 33 dead, mainly students, blamed Cho, a fourth-year English student who lived on the campus, for earlier incidents ranging from stalking women to setting fire to a dormitory.
(20) The editor of the Spectator stalks the corridors reminding all and sundry that the national debt will have risen far faster and higher under Cameron than under Labour in 13 years.