Liming tends to produce earlier crops and destroys the fungus which causes finger-and-toe or club-root among turnips and cabbages.
In like manner the evil which one does in the interval of a day prevents the germs of virtues which began to spring up again from developing themselves and destroys them.
It destroys you over the course of a very, very long time!
When the leaves are developed early, they often quite overshadow thi actual apex of the stem, and the rapid formation of leaf-tissui disturbs the obviousness of, and perhaps actually destroys, th~ stratified arrangement of the shoot initials.
At the same time a class of men arose interested in these forms for their own sake, professional lawyers Bence, but also "poisons, nay destroys, the divinest feeling in man, the sense of truth," and the belief in sacraments such as the Lord's Supper, a piece of religious materialism of which "the necessary consequences are superstition and immorality."
What is the nature of the luxury which enervates and destroys nations?
Even the modified form of absolute monarchy which has existed in some Western countries, while it preserves, perhaps even strengthens, the social position of a nobility, destroys its political power.
It is therefore necessary not only to pulverize the soil by repeated ploughings before it be seeded, but, as it becomes gradually more and more compressed afterwards, recourse must be had to tillage while the plants are growing; and this is hoeing, which also destroys the weeds that would deprive the plants of their nourishment.
2); Mesha destroys the inhabitants of the captured cities in honour of his god Chemosh.
This prevents infection from outside and also destroys any spores or fungus mycelium that may have been packed away along with the bulbs.
Another stratum is represented by the story of a favourite of the gods known as Ut-Napishtim, who is saved from a destructive storm and flood that destroys 1 The name of the hero, written always ideographically, was for a long time provisionally read Izdubar; but a tablet discovered by T.
"His divinity is a fire,which,under proper restraints, confers endless blessings; but if rashly touched, or allowed to break bounds, it burns or destroys what it touches.
The inactive mixture may be resolved into its active components by fractional crystallization of the cinchonine salt, when the salt of the dextro modification separates first; or the ammonium salt may be fermented by Penicillium glaucum, when the laevo form is destroyed and the dextro form remains untouched; on the other' hand, Saccharomyces ellipsoideus destroys the dextro form, but does not touch the laevo form.
On the llanos the dry season destroys the pasturage completely, dries up the small streams and lagoons, and compels many animals of semi-aquatic habits to aestivate.
693 Sennacherib destroys Babylon.
When used on light dry land it tends to make the land drier, since it destroys the humus which so largely assists in keeping water in the soil.
He destroys " the three shepherds " in one month, but is soon weary of his flock and the flock of him.
Again, the assertion that the church is infallible upon some questions, not belonging to the area of revelation (properly so-called in Roman Catholic theology), destroys the identification of " dogmas " with " infallible certainties " which we noted both in the Protestant schoolmen and in Chrismann.
But the fact that the later text makes use of the earlier Ito make itself intelligible in no way destroys the fact that it is .as entirely distinct a work from the earlier as is any commentary distinct from the work on which it comments.
The Turks now believe that a vase of this earth destroys the effect of any poison drunk from it - a belief which the ancients attached rather to the earth from Cape Kolias in Attica.
Fruit-tree borders should not be at all cropped with culinary vegetables, or very slightly so, as the process of digging destroys the roots of the trees, and drives them from near the surface, where they ought to be.
But the rotation again destroys the contact and restores B to its first situation opposite A.
Endophytic parasites may be intracellular, when the fungus or its mycelium plunges into the cells and destroys their contents directly (Olpidium, Lagenidium, Sclerotinia, &c.), but they are far more frequently intercellular, at any rate while young, the mycelium growing in the lacunae between the cells (Peronospora, Uredineae) into which it may send short (Cystopus), or long and branched (Peronospora Calotheca) haustoria, or it extends in the middle lamella (Ustilago), or even in the solid substance of the cell-wall (Botrytis).
It becomes, therefore, necessary to balance in some way the varying displacement of the ram if economy is to be secured in the working: this is often done by the use of counter-weights attached to chains travelling over head sheaves, but this largely destroys the simplicity and safety of the direct-acting lift, and hence some form of hydraulic balancing is more satisfactory and more certain.
The dogs are brought and set upon the poor animal who sometimes destroys several dogs before it is killed."
It has, however, been shown that this treatment is by no means necessary, since exposure to the sun for a week destroys the vitality of the kernel.
This view, which has influenced not only German but also English logicians, such as Venn, Bradley and Bosanquet, destroys the fabric of inference, and reduces scientific laws to mere hypotheses.
that original group of mutually underivable attributes of which the absence of any one destroys its right to the class-name, or it is not.
The sulphurous acid evolved destroys such micro-organisms as may be in the cask, and in addition, as it reduces the supply of oxygen, renders the wine less prone to acidulous fermentation.
The Phylloxera vastatrix is an insect belonging to the green fly tribe, which destroys the roots and leaves of the growing plant by forming galls and nodosities.
Cliona, the boring sponge, destroys the shells and so injures the oyster; the boring annelid Leucodore also excavates the shell.
For the universe and all its parts are only different embodiments and stages in that metamorphosis of primitive being which Heraclitus had called a progress up and down (6561 &v i Out of it is separated, first, elemental fire, the fire which we know, which burns and destroys; and this, again, condenses into air or aerial vapour; a further step in the downward path derives water and earth from the solidification of air.
The Eastern theologian thinks that the Western double procession degrades the Deity and destroys the perfection of the Trinity.
Baptism entirely destroys original sin.
Marduk destroys Tiamat in a similar manner to that in which Daniel destroys the dragon (Delitzsch, Das babylonische Weltschopfung Epos), by driving a storm-wind into the dragon which rends it asunder.
Further, as a theory of creation, it makes creation a necessity, and destroys the notion of the divine.
From Harnack's point of view, the theory destroys Augustinianism, whatever honour may still be paid to that name.
The enemies of the theory insist that, while it safeguards the unity of Christ's personal experience at any one point, it breaks up by absolute gulfs the continuity of experience and destroys the identity of the person.
As slavery is assassination inasmuch as it destroys all that is valuable and desirable in human personality, so property is theft inasmuch as it appropriates the value produced by the labour of others without rendering an equivalent.
This, however, destroys the appropriateness of the phrases major and minor term which are specially chosen because in fact the major term does imply the more comprehensive notion.
According to Hebrews Satan's power over death Jesus destroys by dying (ii.
With his own hands he ferries the host over the Danube and then, when the last detachment has crossed, destroys the boat, so that there may be no return.
It will be greed that destroys Tiyan.
Now we have here a patent anachronism which destroys the possibility that this book was really written by the Apostle Barnabas.
In Europe alone, fusarium head blight destroys a fifth of wheat harvests.
Pest resistance The corn borer destroys up to 7% of the world's maize harvest each year.
CCl 4 ). Halons are compounds which contain bromine, which also destroys stratospheric ozone (about 50 times more efficiently than chlorine!
There, the chlorine released by CFCs destroys the ozone at the rate of 100,000 molecules of ozone per chlorine released by CFCs destroys the ozone at the rate of 100,000 molecules of ozone per chlorine atom.
Which reminds me: Pupils wear goggles for conkers; Council destroys conker trees.
consumed by an inexplicable jealousy destroys everything around him, his family, his kingdom and himself.
corn borer destroys up to 7% of the world's maize harvest each year.
In 1791 a fire almost destroys the complete dockyard.
Argon beaming is a viable technique for treating oesophageal dysplasia since it only destroys a depth of 2mm into the mucosa.
explodete the scientist trying to control the monsters, they crush Tokyo underfoot, but an exploding volcano finally destroys the creatures.
hydrolysis process breaks apart peptide bonds, which destroys the protein structure.
The sorrow arises from the reality that destroys the illusion childhood innocence creates about life.
This contains lignin which is acidic and destroys the paper from within.
Corrosion destroys one-fifth of the world's production of ferrous metals annually!
This destroys all bacteria in the milk and makes it last much longer than ordinary pasteurized milk.
Any form of birth control that destroys the fetus or fertilized ovum rather than preventing conception is therefore wrong.
pest resistance The corn borer destroys up to 7% of the world's maize harvest each year.
soft brain tissue destroys it.
In the long run, the robber destroys his own subsistence by dwindling or eliminating the source of his own supply.
This destroys the beauty of the field equations, which attribute the source of curvature entirely to matter as represented by the stress-energy tensor.
Short wave ultraviolet light has a photo oxidization effect that destroys chloramines & other toxic by-products of chlorine, without adding additional chemical products.
Despite the scientist trying to control the monsters, they crush Tokyo underfoot, but an exploding volcano finally destroys the creatures.
Rowland, in repeating Buchner's experiments, found that zymase possessed properties differing from all other enzymes, thus: dilution with twice its volume of water practically destroys the fermentative power of the yeast juice.
Flint that while materialism requires sensationalist psychology, yet the psychology in question allows no valid inference to matter, and therefore destroys materialism.
27); (29) the frog (either living on land and killed by rain, or in the water without ever seeing the sun); (30) the stag (destroys its enemy the serpent); (31) the salamander (quenches fire); (32) the diamond (powerful against all danger); (33) the swallow (brings forth but once; misreading of Aristotle, Hist.
ii), this is only a correction, made for reasons easy to understand, which breaks the context and destroys the sense and the reference of " them both " in verse 13.
Schaudinn has stated, however, that Trypanomorpha becomes, in certain phases, attached to a red blood-corpuscle (ectoglobular), and, in others, penetrates inside one and eventually destroys it (endoglobular); while his other avian parasite, Trypanosoma ziemanni, apparently draws up into itself the white corpuscle (leucocyte) to which it becomes attached.
This completely destroys the ferment or enzyme, and renders it possible to conserve the tea in what is really nearer its natural form than the black tea that is so well known to the consumer.
The fiery blasts of summer, furnace-heated over the red-hot Kizil Kum, are hardly less to be feared than the ice-cold shamshir (or north-western blizzard) of winter, which freezes men when it finds them in the open desert, and frequently destroys whole caravans.
Barrier H is applied as a spray directly onto the plants and destroys ragwort at all stages of growth.
The pressure of the leaking blood on the soft brain tissue destroys it.
He that kills a breeding sow, destroys all her offspring to the thousandth generation.
Your older child may become upset when baby crawls into his room and plays or destroys his belongings.
It is this action that destroys stain-causing bacteria.
Cooking destroys this enzyme and keeps your cat safer.
ARM & HAMMER® Double Duty Clumping Litter - The company claims that the formula for this product destroys the odors of both urine and feces.
In addition, milk thistle is the only known antidote for a certain type of poisoning that destroys the liver caused by the ingestion of amanita mushrooms.
The argument is that cooking plants destroys most of their nutritional value, including vitamins, minerals, protein and the enzymes needed for optimum digestion.
The point is that heating foods destroys enzymes, and therein lies the premise behind the raw food diet.
Drinking can become a serious problem that destroys careers, finances and relationships.
There are many reasons why alcoholism destroys relationships and marriages.
As a chronic disease, alcoholism destroys relationships (including marriages) and lives.
In the end, alcoholism destroys life of the alcoholic and adversely affects those around him or her.
Alcoholism destroys relationships and marriages, but it can also be the catalyst for change and healing.
It destroys more than the addict's life.
Orijen uses low temperature steam processing to create its product - Many other dog foods are subjected to high temperatures during processing, which destroys some of the original nutritional properties of the ingredients.
It attacks the leaf tissue, and in a week entirely destroys the leaf and injures the bulb.
The great enemy of the plant is the slug, which destroys the young growths.
A prank that damages or destroys equipment has crossed the line from being funny to being mean or even an act of vandalism.
The disease destroys brain cells, which leads to memory loss and declining ability to work, enjoy hobbies and eventually care for oneself.
After the Bard destroys the rat and receives his reward, the helpful stranger tells him about another powerful magic song; and with promises of wealth and power, sets him on a journey that turns him into an unlikely hero.
Golden-Axe is that pure hack-n-slash game that has you playing one of three characters to save the King of Yuria before an evil being called Death Adder kills him and his daughter and destroys the Golden Axe.
Vindicator: Shoots a chain of lighting that instantly destroys most small monsters.
This is good thinking, but it destroys the value of the first game.
It completely destroys a group of balls, regardless of their color, and is the only thing that can destroy a Blockerball.
Even though it destroys the wine, it isn't harmful to drink.
It is important to store Pinot Noir at the appropriate temperature in order to keep the wine from aging too quickly and to avoid "cooking" the wine, which destroys all of the flavors.
It destroys hard-to-detect cancer cells that have spread (metastasized) through the circulation or lymph system.
Sometimes drugs or radiation needed to destroy cancer cells also destroys bone marrow and only replacement with healthy cells counteracts this adverse effect.
The extent of the paralysis depends on where the virus strikes and the number of cells that it destroys.
This destroys any Rh-positive fetal blood cells in the mother's circulation before her immune system can produce antibodies against them.
Scarring of the pancreas slowly destroys those pancreatic cells which produce insulin, producing type I, or insulin-dependent diabetes.
Mucolytic-An agent that dissolves or destroys mucin, the chief component of mucus.
Untreated, the tumor eventually destroys the pituitary gland, resulting in death during early adulthood.
In one mode of adenovirus infection (called lytic infection because it destroys large numbers of cells), adenoviruses kill healthy cells and replicate up to 1 million new viruses per cell killed, of which 1 to 5 percent are infectious.
The presence of GAD autoantibodies may indicate the beginning of the autoimmune process that destroys pancreatic beta cells.
These may be treated with a surgical procedure that destroys the blood vessels leading to the tumor, thereby preventing its growth.
Symptoms that have a waning course with recurrences and worsen over time suggest a disease that destroys nerve cells.
The plaque bacteria sticking to tooth enamel use the sugar and starch from food particles in the mouth to produce acid, which destroys the tooth's enamel.
The bacteria in the mouth use this sugar to produce acid that destroys the child's teeth.
The bacteria in the mouth use sugar and starch to produce the acid that destroys the enamel.
Chemotherapy destroys cancer cells anywhere in the body.
In the 1990s, outbreaks of a virulent strain of group A streptococcus were reported to cause a toxic-shock-like illness and a severe invasive infection called necrotizing fasciitis, which destroys skin and muscle tissue.
Forcing children to perform activities they are afraid to do destroys, rather than builds, autonomy and self-confidence.
In humans, botulinum toxin latches onto specific proteins in nerve endings and irreversibly destroys them.
A third-degree burn, also called a full-thickness burn, destroys the entire depth of skin, causing significant scarring.
Beta-lactamase-An enzyme produced by some bacteria that destroys penicillins.
Lasers create intensive heat that destroys abnormal blood vessels beneath the skin, without damaging normal skin.
The intoxication destroys healthy tissue in the upper area of the throat around the tonsils or in open wounds in the skin.
Children who are positive for RF tend to have a more severe course, with a disabling form of arthritis that destroys and deforms the joints.
Sometimes the pituitary develops a tumor that destroys it.
Parkinson's disease-A slowly progressive disease that destroys nerve cells in the basal ganglia and thus causes loss of dopamine, a chemical that aids in transmission of nerve signals (neurotransmitter).
Progressive supranuclear palsy-A rare disease that gradually destroys nerve cells in the parts of the brain that control eye movements, breathing, and muscle coordination.
This immunoglobulin destroys any fetal blood cells in her bloodstream before her immune system can react to them.
Sha chi is the negative force that stops life and destroys the nourishing energy.
Galvanic: In galvanic treatments, a mild electro-chemical current produces a tiny amount of lye in the follicle, which destroys the adjacent cells.
The laser makes contact with the hair and the laser light generates heat which destroys the hair follicle, eradicating your hair problems for good.
As foods are cooked they gradually lose the vitamin's healthy properties because cooking breaks down chemical bonds of the vegetables and destroys nutrients.
Ultra-violet germicidal irradiation purifiers: Air is routed to pass through a UV lamp, which destroys microorganisms.
Once the air purifier traps allergens, dander, bacteria and viruses, it destroys them, effectively removing them from your environment.
They use proprietary Truman Cell technology to capture 95 percent of the microbes and particulates from the air circulating within your home, and then destroys them with using UV technology.
An electrostatic collector cell then captures and destroys the particles.
The deceit is what destroys intimacy and trust.
Fire destroys earth and is quenched by water, but it is also fed by air.
Fire can consume earth signs, and water often dampens and destroys fire's passion.
This five element theory states that metal destroys wood.
Metal cuts and destroys wood, so although there will be many good things ushered in by the wood rabbit, the metal year can have some powerful detrimental effects to those with wood elements.
Metal cuts wood and destroys it, but fire can overcome metal and so on.
Several inches below her navel, she has "Quod me nutrit me destruit," meaning: "What nourishes me also destroys me," in Latin.
In some cases, the burn destroys the nerves underneath.
It destroys the memo's effectiveness.
Because heat destroys enzymes, raw foodists are careful when purchasing juicers and dehydrators to ensure that the food will not be heated excessively.
Cooking your food destroys the enzymes and other naturally occurring nutrients.
It is a known fact that cooking food above 118 degrees F destroys the naturally occurring enzymes in the food.
Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which your body destroys the pancreatic cells that are supposed to produce insulin.
According to the manufacturers of the Hoodia Ice Cube, when the Hoodia is dried and put into pill form it destroys the structure and effectiveness of the plant.
In rage, Jabba decides to toss his captives to the giant sand thing; Luke, in a display of Force bravado hitherto unknown in the Star Wars films, saves his friends, defeats Jabba and destroys his court.
Unable to watch his son killed, he destroys the Emperor, at the cost of his own life.
Ripley enters the lair alone, armed to the teeth, to retrieve her, and Bishop snags them from the building's superstructure moments before the self-destruct sequence destroys the colonial facilities.
A Cylon Centurion meets them and as they escape Muffit destroys a Centurion by ripping into the leg.
Obi-Wan dies in a duel with Darth Vader, but the Force is with Luke and he is the one who destroys the Empire's Death Star.
The medicated formula destroys acne-causing bacteria.
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