(v. t.) To hinder from growing to the natural size; to prevent the growth of; to stint, to dwarf; as, to stunt a child; to stunt a plant.
(n.) A check in growth; also, that which has been checked in growth; a stunted animal or thing.
(n.) Specifically: A whale two years old, which, having been weaned, is lean, and yields but little blubber.
(1) North Wiltshire MP James Gray said he was "very glad" Islam4UK had abandoned its march, which he said had been shown to be a "media stunt".
(2) The more frequent causes of a stunted growth were ruled out previously (systemic and chronic diseases, metabolic disorders, genetic alterations, etc.).
(3) Afghan officials in the past have expressed fears that soldiers sent to Pakistan could be recruited as spies or that their careers would be stunted by the deep hostility that Afghans harbour towards Pakistan.
(4) Uptake was also investigated in 17 children with right-to-left cardiac stunts and 18 children with left-to-right shunts undergoing corrective or palliative cardiac surgery.
(5) "No, it's a stunt, a fraud," cry Lib Dems, Clegg's leftie critics included.
(6) The show discovered Susan Boyle and Paul Potts, but more recently has become synonymous with dancing dogs (controversially so last year, when it emerged the winner had used a stunt double ).
(7) Malnutrition is the underlying cause of death for at least 3.1 million children a year, accounting for 45% of all deaths among children under the age of five and stunting growth among a further 165 million, according to a set of Lancet reports published last week.
(8) Thomas Mazetti and Hannah Frey, the two Swedes behind the stunt, said they wanted to show support for Belarussian human rights activists and to embarrass the country's military, a pillar of Lukashenko's power.
(9) The results also revealed that stunting, wasting and stunting together and overweight were more common in young workers who were both anaemic and had evidence of parasitic infection than those who were anaemic only or had parasitic infection only.
(10) Words like "trivialisation" and "stunt" were bandied about, especially after the Channel 4 documentary that dwelt as much on the players as the results.
(11) The stunted and wasted child is likely to be at greater risk than a similarly stunted but normally proportioned or overweight child--both could be underweight for age.
(12) Stunted children were randomly assigned to supplementation or not.
(13) The aim of this study is to identify fetal organs and developmental periods sensitive to stunting induced by maternal exposure to dexamethasone (DEX).
(14) At a press conference in New York , Norman Siegel, lawyer for Eunice Huthart, Angelina Jolie's sometime stunt double, said they had spoken to a number of people who claim they have been hacked by journalists working for News Corp.
(15) An editorial in the Saturday edition of the English language Global Times, which is run by the Communist party, said the students’ travel plans were little more than a publicity stunt.
(16) Like his wind turbine though, discreetly taken down some months later, many people are now concluding that Cameron's promise to lead the " greenest government ever " was little more than a fraudulent gimmick, a PR stunt from a man schooled in the PR industry.
(17) A performance art group called the Centre for Political Beauty claimed to have organised the stunt.
(18) A recent multi-country study showed that for every 10% increase in levels of stunting among children, the proportion of children reaching the final grade of school dropped by almost 8%.
(19) It follows a stunt by Spanish police divers who were photographed showing the flag while inspecting the controversial concrete reef.
(20) The effect of malabsorption syndrome (stunting or runting syndrome) on the thyroid function of broilers was investigated in control and inoculated broilers from 1 to 29 days of age.
(n.) Everything that grows, and bears a green leaf, within the forest; as, to preserve vert and venison is the duty of the verderer.
(n.) The right or privilege of cutting growing wood.
(n.) The color green, represented in a drawing or engraving by parallel lines sloping downward toward the right.
(1) The VERT VOR time constant was marginally affected by the deficit.
(2) At the Montenvers railway turn right and zigzag easily up the extra 150m to grab great views of the pinnacles of the Aiguille Verte at 4,122m, Les Drus and the Mer de Glace (sea of ice).
(3) HOR and VERT VOR gain was within normal limits 1-3 months following an acute paralysis; time constants required a longer recovery period.
(4) An End the Omertà petition, which criticises an alleged Mafia-style code of silence around harassment, was published on the front page of the daily Libération on Tuesday after the MP Denis Baupin resigned as deputy parliamentary speaker following allegations made against him by women in his Europe Écologie Les Verts (EELV) party.
(5) The quality of life here would be inconceivable in Paris or London,” says Gosset, head of R&D at Santé Verte, a food supplements specialist.
(6) 2) The Vert's values of the BA-NA ratio profilograms in each age group based on the data of 9-year olds tended to decrease as age increased.
(7) Algeria have taken the opposite tack to South Korea's toffee pelters , the press lauding Les Verts as heroes and shuffling together a petition to persuade Vahid Halilhodzic to stay on as coach, as Rob Bleaney reports : The Algerian coach is set to leave his position after the tournament, having endured a long-running battle with some sections of the media.
(8) Sandrine Rousseau, 44, an economist and spokesperson for the Green party, Europe Écologie Les Verts (EELV), told an investigation by Mediapart and France Inter radio that during a party meeting, Baupin had cornered her in a corridor, pinned her against the wall, held her breasts and tried to kiss her by force.
(9) Of 102 members of two families living in the Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland, 39 were found to have familial hyperlipoproteinemia.
(10) The three other candidates from the far left Parti de Gauche, Europe Ecologie Les Verts and the far-right Front National would trail behind with scores failing to reach double figures in the final round, according to the poll.
(11) And Alex Connell, principal tutor at the Vegetarian Society's cookery school, Cordon Vert, is currently helping students to discover the Caribbean, and its novel use of fresh chilli, spices and sweet ingredients: "It's a good source of new and interesting ingredients, like ackee, callaloo, cassareep and breadfruit."
(12) Our results indicate that a unilateral deficit causes a markedly different alteration for HOR VOR dynamics compared to the effect on VERT VOR.
(13) The effect of this type of unilateral deficit on VOR gain and long time constant were determined as well as the time course of the compensation processes for HOR and VERT VOR dynamics.
(14) Eleven cases of ischemic heart disease with or without myocardial infarction from two families in the Baie Verte Peninsula, Newfoundland, were studied.
(15) Summary--Ru-Vert, a combination product, containing in each tablet, 25 mg of pentylenetetrazol, 12.5 mg of pheniramine maleate, and 50 mg of nictonic acid, was evaluated in the treatment of seventeen patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo.
(16) A shoe-seller from Cap Vert, Jason Monteiro Furtado, 21, was on holiday in the town and began what has been described as a lighthearted turn, delivered from just behind the removable security barriers that line the main drag in Cannes.
(17) We then used the Fuzzy theory to change Vert's formula and obtained facial types.
(18) Fifty of 51 (98.1%) successfully verted women delivered a cephalic presentation infant at term.
(19) In verted sacs from normal rats, there was a decrease in transfer and in accumulation of L-cystine (0.03 mM) and L-valine (0.065 mM) when ACPC was on the mucosal (luminal) side.
(20) In the first group of localities, P. perniciosus was very abundant (87.8%) and S. minuta scarce (12.0%); in the second group, P. perfiliewi was the only species collected; in the third group, P. perfiliewi was very abundant (98.0%), S. minuta was vert scarce (1.1%) and P. perniciosus even more so (0.7%).