(n.) A thin cake made of flour and other ingredients.
(n.) A thin cake or piece of bread (commonly unleavened, circular, and stamped with a crucifix or with the sacred monogram) used in the Eucharist, as in the Roman Catholic Church.
(n.) An adhesive disk of dried paste, made of flour, gelatin, isinglass, or the like, and coloring matter, -- used in sealing letters and other documents.
(v. t.) To seal or close with a wafer.
(1) The ruling centre-right coalition government of Angela Merkel was dealt a blow by voters in a critical regional election on Sunday after the centre-left opposition secured a wafer-thin victory, setting the scene for a tension-filled national election in the autumn when everything will be up for grabs.
(2) The average thickness of this part of the wall is 1.5 mm (minimum is wafer-thin and maximum is 3 mm).
(3) The following processes were used to create this photosensing architecture: 1) thermomigration of aluminum pads through an n-type silicon wafer; 2) creation of pn-junction photosensors on one side of the wafer; and 3) creation of aluminum pad ohmic contacts to the thermomigrated, through chip interconnects and the substrate on the back side of the wafer.
(4) Thin platelet crystals, densely packed monolayers, and low-density deposits of beef liver catalase were prepared on the surface of silicon wafers and negatively stained with phosphotungstic acid.
(5) In between ranged the caries values of two other tested sweets, wafers and gum drops.
(6) Briefly, devitalized bovine bone wafers, with cells in situ, are fixed, stained with toluidine blue, and then examined by reflected light microscopy.
(7) "The largest impact comes from the energy used in extracting materials [from the Earth] and transporting them, as well as the energy and water used to process components such as silicon wafers," said Taplin.
(8) These glycol ethers are contained in positive photoresists used in the wafer fabrication process.
(9) Bone grafts consisted of cancellous bone, bone blocks, and wafer-type grafts used singly or in combination.
(10) After the package was voted through by a wafer-thin majority, politicians were escorted out of the parliament by police.
(11) Lateral diffusion measurements of L-alpha-dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine (DPPC) bilayers supported on oxidized silicon wafers reveal two sharp phase transitions at temperatures similar to those found in multilayer systems with several different techniques.
(12) In this study, T4 bacteriophage virus particles were deposited from solution onto electronic-grade flat silicon wafers and imaged in air with the microscope.
(13) Two kinds of cobalt targets, a wafer type (diameter 8.0 mmxthickness 2.3 mm, 1.1g) and a pellet type (diameter 1.0 mmxlength 1.0mm, 6.9 mg) were used.
(14) Cameron, who warned of "wafer thin" British support for the EU, told EU leaders: "[Jean-Claude Juncker] is the ultimate Brussels insider who has been at the table for the last two decades of decisions.
(15) Partial resection of the distal ulna (wafer resection) has been used to treat patients with symptomatic tears of the triangular fibrocartilage complex or mild ulna impaction syndrome.
(16) Phil Woolas's wafer-thin victory in Oldham East and Saddleworth seat – he won by 103 votes following two recounts – was one of the more surprising results of the 2010 election.
(17) This was a source of trouble for John Major when he had a wafer thin majority between 1992-97.
(18) Square wafers (10 mm X 10 mm X 1 mm) were studied, with the surface sandblasted in one-half of the specimens.
(19) Because of its easy handling the method of quasi-planimetry was further developed and used for direct analysis of enorally obtained wafers of different characteristics.
(20) "For many establishments, working on wafer thin margins and high fixed costs, any restriction in trading hours could tip them into loss," he said.
(v. t.) Something deposited, laid, or hazarded on the event of a contest or an unsettled question; a bet; a stake; a pledge.
(v. t.) A contract by which two parties or more agree that a certain sum of money, or other thing, shall be paid or delivered to one of them, on the happening or not happening of an uncertain event.
(v. t.) That on which bets are laid; the subject of a bet.
(v. t.) To hazard on the issue of a contest, or on some question that is to be decided, or on some casualty; to lay; to stake; to bet.
(v. i.) To make a bet; to lay a wager.
(1) Not everybody has the luxury of being able to earn 20% less, but I wager more people could than do now.
(2) After the first-leg games, an unnamed punter wagered £5 on a four-fold bet, predicting the scores of four of the second legs .
(3) Not that, I'll wager: he's jsut shanked it way over.
(4) "Come on, Dorothy," murmured a man who one wagered had never spoken with the lady, "now's your chance!"
(5) And jolly stylish they are too, I'd wager my Guardian store-bought hat on it.)
(6) However, as traders and city economists wagered that the London mayor’s intervention had raised the probability of a leave vote in June’s EU referendum, high-profile business figures threw their support behind prime minister David Cameron’s push to stay in the EU .
(7) The first bet is economic, wagering that confidence and demand in the economy are high enough to withstand an abrupt withdrawal of public money.
(8) Ministers are considering a limit between £50 and £100 – although Lib Dems remain unhappy that this would still be much higher than the £16 every 20 seconds punters can wager in arcades, and £5 limit in casinos.
(9) In fact, I’d wager most voters could tell you immediately whether or not Cooper and Kendall are parents, with all the attendant stereotypes on both sides, but probably wouldn’t be able to answer the same question for Burnham and Corbyn.
(10) "Money wagered by sumo wrestlers must not be allowed to end up being used to fund gang activities," it said in an editorial.
(11) Sure, this particular situation in Malawi looks to be a mess, but I'd wager it has far more complexities than mere celebrity presence, even one as powerful as Madonna's.
(12) Presenting his emergency budget yesterday, George Osborne made two enormous wagers, while pulling off two important tactical victories.
(13) Agency: Grey London Director: Marcus Söderlund Crabbie's Grand National: "O'Callaghan and Blake" (Starts at 02:59) – UK This big, loud, adrenaline-fuelled trail (appropriately soundtracked by speedpunk band Cerebral Ballzy) offers a representation of the first steeplechase event ever recorded, which apparently came about as a result of a wager in 1752 between two fiery chaps named Cornelius O'Callaghan and Edmund Blake.
(14) The single season in Cologne added 21 goals to that tally, 14 by Klaus and seven by Thomas, so I'd wager that with 91 goals between them they're one of the most successful brotherly strikeforces."
(15) I’d wager that a millionaire in Cairo, living in a plush, spacious home, travelling in air-conditioned luxury, would be less stressed out by their environment than a taxi driver or a beggar struggling to feed their family.
(16) A woman who was temporarily spared death by firing squad last year remains on death row in Indonesia with her life precariously wagered on an slow-moving court case.
(17) Chris Evans (@achrisevans) To save you spending your hard earned cash on speculative wagers.
(18) On Tuesday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo and California governor Jerry Brown placed what the former called a “friendly wager” on the outcome.
(19) Tomislav Ivkovic - who saved notorious Maradona's penalty that included a pre-match wager between two of them - wasn't playing in Yugoslavian league either (Sporting Lisbon) and there were suggestions that Ivica Osim should have put someone from Yugoslav league between the sticks.
(20) And the liberal wager is that Orthodox, Islamic and Asian societies can transform themselves too.