How to use Blot in a sentence

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  • Luther's weakness brought the second great blot on his career.

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  • The copy numbers of these Che proteins were accurately determined by quantitative western blot.

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  • Each gel and western blot contained this negative control antigen.

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  • Results of dot blot and RT-PCR showed that one of the six samples was positive for HSVd.

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  • His thoughts were that it would be much worse to leave the blot further back.

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  • Leave to settle, then blot off any surface fat using several sheets of paper towel.

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  • If they get stuck give them a picture / ink blot to help them.

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  • One resident felt that this whole project was a blot on the landscape; the black humps reminded others of German helmets!

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  • First, restriction fragment length polymorphisms (RFLPs) were established by Southern blot analysis.

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  • Southern blot analyzes revealed no genetic rearrangements in the BIN1 gene in any of the cell lines studied.

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  • Northern blot analysis was consistent with accurate cleavage of the minigenome transcript by the hepatitis { delta } virus ribozyme.

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  • The one great blot on this ideal existence was his persecution of the Jansenists (see JANsEN-ISM).

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  • Singleton LJ stated that the technicalities involved in such a decision were " a blot upon the administration of the law ".

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  • If your cat has a last minute accident on your carpet, as soon as you smell or see the spot go get some white paper towels and blot up as much as you can.

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  • Blot up as much urine as possible using paper towels, old rags or disposable diapers.

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  • When dealing with cat urine that is on a carpet or upholstery, make sure to blot the excess, do not scrub.

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  • Some people regard wind turbines or wind power farms as an eye sore and a blot on the landscape.

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  • When you are done washing the parsley, roll it in paper towels to blot out extra water and chop, or store rolled in paper towels in the crisper section of your refrigerator.

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  • Finally, you want to blot your lips together.

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  • Blot off the excess paint onto a paper towel and then pad the sponge onto the wall a couple of times.

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  • Now add your lipstick to your prom makeup sceme, blot once and powder, then apply and blot again.

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  • If you end up applying too much, you can always blot the excess with a tissue - a good practice for oilier skin types as it also absorbs some of the excess oil before the foundation has set.

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  • Then, blot the lips and cover with face powder.

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  • Reapply the lipstick and then blot again.

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  • Blot the color to lessen its intensity - this creates the perfect eye-lip balance.

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  • Lightly blot off any remaining product then do the next eye with a fresh applicator.

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  • Take a tissue and blot your lips to keep the lipstick off your teeth.

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  • To create a sunken zombie eye, use your finger to blot red greasepaint along the bottom of the eye socket and around the top of the lid.

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  • Blend the black in toward the eye, and blot the red area with a light layer of black and blue.

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  • This spongy texture can be made firmer, if you drain the water and blot water from the tofu.

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  • To remove white streaks after draping just blot surface gently with damp paper towel.

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  • Use paper towels to blot up any remaining salt water.

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  • One is Mickey's half-brother Oswald and the game's bad guy is The Phantom Blot, who wants to take control of this cartoon wasteland.

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  • Blot immediately - Be sure to use a clean white cloth, paper towel or paper napkin to get as much of the stain out as possilbe.

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  • Put a dry towel behind the stained fabric and blot the stain with the sponge.

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  • Blot the stain dry and then get the garment to the dry cleaner as soon as possible.

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  • A positive result from the PreVue test is confirmed by a second blood test known as the Western blot, which must be done in a laboratory.

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  • Blot wet hair with a towel - be careful not to rub vigorously or you'll be stuck with a head full of tangles!

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  • You'll want to blot the stain with a clean white cloth, taking care not to rub the fabric.

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  • Use a damp cloth and gentle cleanser such as Woolite to blot at any stains, and then blot away the cleanser by using a cloth dampened with water.

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  • When working with a stain, always blot and never rub, which can cause the stain set.

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  • From there, click the "start" button and choose an ink blot either in color or black and white.

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  • Once that's done, an ink blot appears that is supposed to reveal your answer.

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  • However, there is no written answer; the entire feature is psychological so the answer is left up to your interpretation of the blot.

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  • When you do have a spill, be sure to blot it up rather than rub.

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  • Saturate the area, blot up the excess and then dampen it again.

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  • First blot the stain, do not rub, to absorb excess liquid before it soaks in deeper.

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  • For example, you can use a cotton towel or an absorbent paper towel to blot up the liquid, but make sure not to apply pressure as you do so.

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  • Dip a cotton dish towel in the detergent and water mixture, than blot the stain with the damp cloth.

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  • Next, dip another dish towel into the clean water and blot the affected area using the same outside in motion.

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  • Start by dipping a dish towel into the ammonia mixture and blot the discolored area.

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  • Then blot with a clean towel that has been soaked in plain warm water.

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  • Next, dip another towel in the vinegar mixture and blot, followed by additional blotting with plain warm water.

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  • When you are finished, blot any liquid from the affected area.

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  • Make sure the stain is completely saturated, then blot away excess liquid without rubbing it in.

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  • Use the sponge to blot the area, being careful not to rub it in.

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  • You will dip a sponge into the mix and blot the stain gently.

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  • As soon as you can, blot the blood markings with cold water or soak it in the sink full of cold water.

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  • Allow the carbonation to eat at the stain and then blot it with a cold rag until it is completely lifted.

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  • Let this set for about fifteen minutes, and then blot.

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  • Spray and blot again if necessary, and then toss it in the washing machine.

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  • Remove the seeds with a toothpick and blot the surface of the apple with a paper towel to absorb any excess moisture.

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  • They would gradually take over all aspects of life, and one fateful day decide that humanity is an unnecessary blot on the world.

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  • Wet a cloth with a mild soap and gently blot the cut to clean it.

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  • This weakness was the worst blot on Cranmer's character, but it was due in some measure to his painful capacity for seeing both sides of a question at the same time, a temperament fatal to martyrdom.

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  • The chief blot on his reign was the systematic and authorized persecution of the Christians, which had for its object the restoration of the religion and institutions of ancient Rome.

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  • The grass used for Japanese lawns loses its verdure in autumn and remains from November to March a greyish brown blot upon the scene.

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  • Visionary as his educational schemes (chiefly promulgated in Emile) are in parts, they are admirable in others, and his protest against mothers refusing to nurse their children hit a blot in French life which is not removed yet, and has always been a source of weakness to the nation.

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  • He strove to blot out the memory of the Huguenot connexions of his house by affecting the greatest zeal against Protestants.

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  • Abdalmalik has every claim to our esteem as one of the ablest monarchs that ever reigned, but this murder remains a lasting blot on his career.

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  • On the 1st of December the United States broke off diplomatic relations with Nicaragua, and in an official note Secretary Knox described the Zelayan administration as a "blot on the history" of the republic. Fighting at Bluefields was prevented by the U.S. cruiser "Des Moines" (r8th December), an example followed at Greytown by the British cruiser "Scylla"; but elsewhere along the Atlantic coast the insurgents gained many victories.

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  • The fact that he took no steps to prevent this murder is, perhaps, the only real blot upon his character.

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  • The blot on it is certainly the character of Emilie, who is spiteful and thankless, not heroic. Polyeucte has sometimes been elevated to the same position.

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  • But this blot upon the English name was at last removed by Montague in 1694, when he was appointed chancellor of the exchequer.

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  • M Blot, with a view of showing that his theological writings were the productions of his dotage, has fixed their date between 1712 and 1719.

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  • On the other side the conscience of the North was excited by a passionate desire to wipe out the blot of slavery.

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  • Why should you blot out of your minds what you cannot blot out of your minds what you cannot blot out of the book of God?

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  • Molecular genetic analysis of tumor cell DNA was done by southern blot.

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  • I very early formed the impression that this black blot was rather the bright spot of the village.

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  • However, the red Escort was soon to blot it's copybook by failing Ax with no less than three punctures!

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  • But during the first nineteen months of my life I had caught glimpses of broad, green fields, a luminous sky, trees and flowers which the darkness that followed could not wholly blot out.

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  • Blot the stain dry and then dilute it by adding water with a wet cloth.

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  • The severity with which Henry treated the last rebels was regarded as a blot upon his fame; but the only case of merely vindictive punishment was that of the poet Luke de la Barre, who was sentenced to lose his eyes for a lampoon upon the king, and only escaped the sentence by committing suicide.

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  • The worst blot on his fair fame is his adulatory congratulation of the murderous usurper Phocas; though his correspondence with the Frankish queen Brunhilda, and the series of letters to and concerning the renegade monk Venantius also present problems which his admirers find difficult of solution.

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  • One great blot on his reputation is that step by step he was led on to palliate violence and crime, to the excesses of which his eyes were only opened by the massacres of September, and which ultimately overwhelmed the party of Girondists which he led.

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  • It is a blot on British finance, therefore, that this part of the taxation is treated as if it were not taxation at all, and largely concealed from view in the way described.

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  • There is no doubt that in all this Burke was in the right, as he was in his denunciation of the mischief certain to follow when a nation tries to start afresh, and to blot out all past progress in the light of simple reason, which is often most fallible when it believes itself to be most infallible.

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  • Anxious to blot out all memory of the bitter past, he forbade the use of the word "Borders," hoping that the designation "Middle Shires" might take its place.

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  • For the rest there is only one considerable change, and that forms the greatest blot on the whole scheme.

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  • Nor did he shrink from deeds of bloodshed and revenge; the assassination of his father-in-law, Niccolo Borghesi (1500), is an indelible blot upon his name.

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  • Occasionally, in hypnagogic illusions, the observer can see the picture develop rapidly out of a blot of light or colour, beheld by the closed eyes.

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  • The great blot on his memory is his cruelty, which at times was frightful, and showed itself in its full fierceness in the punishment of persons accused of witchcraft, soothsaying or magical practices.

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  • Y P Here he began to denounce the abuses in the Church, as well as the traffic in mercenaries which had so long been a blot upon his country's honour.

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  • The great blot on Calvin's rule was his intolerance of other thinkers, as exemplified by his burning of Gruet (1547) and of Servetus (1553) But, on the other hand, he founded (1559) the Academy, which, originally meant as a seminary for his preachers, later greatly extended its scope, and in 1873 assumed the rank of a University.

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  • This fault of partiality was, according to Polybius, a conspicuous blot in Fabius's account of his own times, which was, we are told, full and in the main accurate, and, like the earlier portions, consisted of official annalistic notices, supplemented, however, not from tradition, but from his own experience and from contemporary sources.

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  • His prestige as a minister, already injured by these two blows, suffered further during the autumn and winter from the cattledriving agitation in Ireland, which he at first feebly criticized and finally strongly denounced, but which his refusal to utilize the Crimes Act made him powerless to stop by the processes of the "ordinary law"; and the scandal arising out of the theft of the Dublin crown jewels in the autumn of 1907 was a further blot on the Irish administration.

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  • The brutalities of Austrias white coats in the north, the unintelligent repression then characteristic of the house of Savoy, the petty spite of the duke of Modena, the medieval obscurantism of pope and cardinals in the middle of the peninsula and the clownish excesses of Ferdinand in the south, could not blot out from the minds of the Italians the recollection of the benefits derived from the just laws, vigorous administration and enlightened aims of the great emperor.

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