They had never given any indication that they would bother anyone, but it was a precaution she always took.
He scraped the snow scene from the parlor window and changed the lock on the front door, an insurance company precaution mandated annually because so many keys were not returned.
As a precaution against espionage, navigation in the adjacent waters was very severely regulated, and an ever-widening region of the mainland (ultimately extending as far S.
This inquiry yielded (in 1867) the result 783, and this Joule himself was inclined to regard as more accurate than his old determination by the frictional method; the latter, however, was repeated with every precaution, and again indicated 772.55 foot-pounds as the quantity of work that must be expended at sea-level in the latitude of Greenwich in order to raise the temperature of one pound of water, weighed in vacuo, from 60 to 61° F.
The precaution proved useless, and four months later Cecil committed one of the rare rash acts of his life in marrying Mary Cheke.
Every precaution must be used to keep the air moist.
To the north, as a reserve in case of emergency, and two years later even this precaution was deemed unnecessary.
Professor Schafer recommended the use of atropine prior to the administration of a general anaesthetic, in cases where the action of the vagus nerve upon the heart is to be dreaded; and there is little doubt of the value of this precaution, which has no attendant disadvantages, in all such cases.
The salt is collected from the surface by means of a sort of wooden scoop or scraper, but in spite of every precaution some of the soil on which it is produced is inevitably taken up with it, communicating a red or grey tint.
In embracing him for the last time, she felt the cuirass he wore and exclaimed that such a precaution was unworthy of a man resolved to die.
The change involved the omission of a small proportion of carbolic acid which had up till then been added to the original fluid as a further precaution against contamination.
In rebuilding the city every precaution was taken against the recurrence of such a calamity.
It was one of the strongholds of Sextus Pompeius, and after defeating him Augustus made it into a colonia as a measure of precaution, expelling some of the older inhabitants.
The houses are principally of wood, and the streets are wide, as a precaution against the spreading of fire.
Owing to the nervousness of Helen's temperament, every precaution has been taken to avoid unduly exciting her already very active brain.