(a.) Liable to be turned in opinion; changeable; variable; unsteady; inconstant; as versatile disposition.
(a.) Turning with ease from one thing to another; readily applied to a new task, or to various subjects; many-sided; as, versatile genius; a versatile politician.
(a.) Capable of turning; freely movable; as, a versatile anther, which is fixed at one point to the filament, and hence is very easily turned around; a versatile toe of a bird.
(1) Ferrocene derivatives, in general, show a degree of versatility, coupling the electron-transfer reactions of many enzymes.
(2) The methods discussed here are versatile procedures that have been effective for the quantification of retinoic acid and retinol in plasma or serum, cells in culture, and animal tissues.
(3) Soft tissue obliteration with autograft bone paste is the most versatile and commonly used technique.
(4) Attention to the hazards of asbestos has aroused concern among many healthy persons who have been exposed at some time to one of the world's most versatile materials.
(5) The modern era of leg lengthening has therefore brought two things: new technical versatility to correct complex and coexisting deformities and new concepts of the biology of lengthening that are not device specific and can be applied with most lengthening devices.
(6) the use of permanent implants of iodine-125 seeds, the use of more versatile brachytherapy units which may treat a variety of sites at a range of dose-rates, and the use of biologically targetted radionuclides.
(7) In this paper versatility of the method as a purpose of immobilization of enzyme was described.
(8) His rise in the 1990s coincided with the emergence of a new wave of American film-makers, and his versatile, volatile talent became integral to some of the most original US cinema of the past 20 years.
(9) We recommend using this assay system as it is rapid, specific, sensitive and versatile for the detection of CMV in many biological specimens.
(10) The versatility of the instrument in making quantitative nucleic acid measurements on acridine orange and Feulgen-Schiff stained cells is demonstrated.
(11) The notion that Gleeson has lurched from one disaster to another, ruining everything from the Coen brothers' remake of True Grit to Richard Curtis's romcom About Time , seems a pretty unique interpretation of his burgeoning career as a versatile character actor.
(12) The sort of recipes that have a versatility to them, an easy feel, where they can fit into a meal however we wish.
(13) The intention of this review is to stress new information regarding the quite versatile functions of Kupffer cells.
(14) Recent improvements in two-dimensional, planar instrumentation promise to make echocardiography even more versatile, permitting more comprehensive views of left ventricular function, valve orifice areas, and the spatial relationships of the great vessels and ventricular chambers.
(15) While the surgeon may tend to use one procedure in the repair of a hallux valgus deformity, versatility is most important when treating the juvenile bunion.
(16) The new bridge device could also improve the versatility of the Hartshill system to cover a wider spectrum of spinal fixations.
(17) The GHRI may be preferred where brief, self-administered forms are required; the QWB has advantages when health assessments are used to calculate cost-effectiveness; and the SIP is a versatile, easy to understand measure dealing with a wide range of specific dysfunctions.
(18) Using examples within dental research, the uniqueness and versatility of these new techniques are discussed.
(19) Computerized interpretation of the electrocardiogram has now advanced to computerization of the electrocardiograph, resulting in greatly increased versatility, including the capacity for adapting to a variety of lead systems rather than being tethered to the old Einthoven-Wilson-Goldberger (EWG) system.
(20) This standardized pLK vector system offers great versatility in gene manipulation and in optimization of gene expression under the control of strong regulatable promoters.
(a.) Moving or acting with physical strength; urged or impelled with force; excited by strong feeling or passion; forcible; vehement; impetuous; fierce; furious; severe; as, a violent blow; the violent attack of a disease.
(a.) Acting, characterized, or produced by unjust or improper force; outrageous; unauthorized; as, a violent attack on the right of free speech.
(a.) Produced or effected by force; not spontaneous; unnatural; abnormal.
(n.) An assailant.
(v. t.) To urge with violence.
(v. i.) To be violent; to act violently.
(1) Certainly not ones with young children accused of non-violent crimes.
(2) I haven't had to face anyone like the man who threatened to call the police when he decided his card had been cloned after sharing three bottles of wine with his wife, or the drunk woman who became violent and announced that she was a solicitor who was going to get this fucking place shut down – two customers Andrew had to deal with on the same night.
(3) The Nigerian government has been heavily criticised for failing to protect civilians in an increasingly violent conflict that left about 10,000 dead last year.
(4) When rates were covaried for prior violent crime arrests, White House Case subjects with prior arrests had a significantly higher rate of total posthospitalization violent crime arrests than the matched control sample.
(5) The Met said officers would be told to focus less on stopping people for small amounts of cannabis, and instead focus on those suspected of violent offences and carrying weapons.
(6) The home secretary, Theresa May, will attend a summit in Washington on tackling violent extremism, called by Barack Obama after the Charlie Hebdo murders in Paris.
(7) In five of the six cases a violent contusion in the trochanter region was involved as a result of a fall on a hard surface or a traffic accident.
(8) The Bolotnaya Square protest in May was the only one to turn violent in the nearly year-long wave of demonstrations that brought on to the streets tens of thousands of people opposed to Putin's return to the presidency.
(9) IPCC found a Gwent police control room operation had downgraded a call relating to her despite police knowing she was trying to escape a violent partner.
(10) A case of complete rupture of the pectoralis major after violent trauma is reported.
(11) But the president said that the rest of the country had relied for too long on police to do the “dirty work” of containing urban violence and bore responsibility for the violent spectacle in Baltimore.
(12) The effects of chronic use seem to be twofold: severe depression with suicidal thoughts and numerous violent, agitated behavioral patterns.
(13) Crisis engulfs Gabon hospital founded to atone for colonial crimes Read more At least seven people died and more than 1,000 were arrested in violent protests following the announcement of the election result earlier this month, which the leader of the opposition, Jean Ping, said Bongo, the incumbent, had rigged.
(14) Depending on who you talk to, these evictions were either violent or largely peaceful.
(15) Where demanded by justice and national security, we will seek to transfer some detainees to the same type of facilities in which we hold all manner of dangerous and violent criminals within our borders – highly secure prisons that ensure the public safety.
(16) Data from almost a third of hospital emergency departments found a 12% fall in injuries from violent incidents in 2013.
(17) The resulting disturbing, violent or disruptive behavior will severely detract from the quality of life the patient and family can share together.
(18) There is also the issue of fair sentencing – if a person has a violent fight in a bar and is sentenced to an IPP with a two year tariff, and then finds himself stuck in the system six years later he has received a punishment three times more severe than the crime he committed in the eyes of the court.
(19) Males who believe they consumed alcohol show increased arousal to deviant stimuli (rape, violent erotica) compared to males who are told to expect no alcohol.
(20) The long-running dispute over the Senkaku islands – known as the Diaoyu in China – intensified earlier this month after Japan nationalised the territories, resulting in violent anti-Japanese demonstrations in dozens of Chinese cities.