How to use Precaution in a sentence
Every precaution must be used to keep the air moist.
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.
Hence it is always a safe precaution to afford plenty of time for such settlement before a reservoir is charged with water.
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.Advertisement
Baldassare Cossa, now as humble and resigned as he had before been energetic and tenacious, on his transference to the castle of Rudolfzell admitted the wrong which he had done by his flight, refused to bring forward anything in his defence, acquiesced entirely in the judgment of the council which he declared to be infallible, and finally, as an extreme precaution, ratified motu proprio the sentence of deposition, declaring that he freely and willingly renounced any rights which he might still have in the papacy.
In rebuilding the city every precaution was taken against the recurrence of such a calamity.
Lutzen was set on fire as a precaution.
Another precaution is to watch where you sit.
Everyone agreed this was the best place for it and probably a wise safety precaution.Advertisement
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.
Until then, take every precaution to keep your pet healthy.
If you plan to serve alcohol at your wedding reception, hiring a limousine driver is a smart safety precaution.
Some gardeners like to remove all plant material that has died back after a frost as a further precaution.
This is a necessary precaution because there are no returns.Advertisement
The primary precaution in children's therapy is to watch the dosage carefully and follow the label instructions only.
This precaution includes over-the-counter remedies.
As a precaution, many parents choose to use filters and blockers on standard search engines.
The precaution proved useless, and four months later Cecil committed one of the rare rash acts of his life in marrying Mary Cheke.
If someone trusts you enough to let you watch their children, you should take every precaution possible to ensure their safety.Advertisement
One additional precaution when giving a stuffed toy to a dog is to consider the message that is being conveyed.
The swine flu shot is given as a precaution to help reduce the risk of coming down with H1N1.
This precaution is particularly important, as the incubation period of the rabies virus is much shorter for bites on the head and neck than for bites elsewhere on the body.
This precaution is particularly important when bathing infants or younger children.
A piercing should be completed in a sterile environment that uses every precaution to reduce the risk of infection.Advertisement
With any pregnancy, whether it results in a live birth, miscarriage, stillbirth, or abortion, blood typing is a universal precaution against blood compatibility disease.
In cases where this precaution is not taken, antibodies are created, and future pregnancies may be complicated.
Performance of the bilirubin test itself is a precaution against the serious consequences that can occur when bilirubin levels continue to rise in jaundiced infants.
While most sites are virus-free, it is a smart precaution to protect your computer from a virus or Trojan horse.
Bringing along a travel hair dryer is a wise precaution to ensure you are able to coif a fine style with your preferred tools.Advertisement
Pregnant women tend to experience balance problems and should take extra precaution not to get off balance while doing the poses.
If you select an ultra-sheer suit, it's a very good precaution to use sunscreen on your entire body, even beneath the suit.
As an added precaution, discuss taking vitamin D supplements with your doctor, especially if you take birth control pills or cholesterol-lowering drugs such as Lipitor to avoid any possible drug interactions.
Often cited as a safety precaution, many open-toe shoes and flip flops are not allowed in the office.
This is a wonderful precaution to take in case your mold sealer doesn't do the job.Advertisement
This precaution is also valuable if the ring is passed to a male heir, since it will be given to his beloved and could potentially pass out of the family if the relationship does not work out.
Ill-fitting shoes that are difficult to walk in may cause further problems, so take every precaution to ensure that your diabetic summer shoes fit like a charm.
Umbrellas are a good precaution in case of rain or too much sun and bring the camera so you don't miss any good photo opportunies.
Given the dramatic rise in autism occurrences in recent years, learning the basic autism disorder characteristics is a wise precaution for every parent to take.
Having tight fitting clothing is a safety precaution.Advertisement
With that little precaution, your guests will be pleased, everyone will have enough time to know the party is coming and you won't be left scrambling trying to find new envelopes to re-stamp and address.
Use precaution to prevent a yellow jacket sting.
Some polders also have a winter peil as a precaution against the increased fall of water in that season.
Caesar took her with him to Rome as a precaution.
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.Advertisement
But, judging from the frequent accidents which occur, they sometimes dispense with this precaution.
This was a precaution only; at the moment, though the situation looked grave, there seemed little reason to doubt the capacity of the II.
She took the precaution, however, of concluding a fresh secret alliance with Denmark, in which the Swedish revolution was significantly described as " an act of violence " constituting a casus foederis, and justifying both powers in seizing the first favourable opportunity for intervention to restore the Swedish constitution of 1720.
He settled in Westchester county, N.Y., the "Neutral Ground" of his earliest American romance, and produced anonymously (1820) his first book, Precaution, a novel of the fashionable school.
They had never given any indication that they would bother anyone, but it was a precaution she always took.Advertisement
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.
At the same time wearing a plastic apron is a wise precaution.
Unfortunately " covering ones backside " is a necessary precaution in these days of litigation.
As a precaution I was kept in over night as I developed surgical emphysema, from the aspiration site.
This precaution is necessary because wheatgerm contains lectin, which can potentially cause red blood cells to clump.
The council takes every reasonable precaution to secure its open land.
Open This page from an air raid precaution book had instruction for building an Anderson Shelter.
As a measure of precaution, he procured documentary evidence of the rebellious intentions of the raja and the begum, to the validity of which Impey obligingly lent his extra-judicial sanction.
In measuring differences of declination, where the stars are brought up by the diurnal motion, this precaution cannot be adopted, because it is necessary always to bisect the preceding star with the fixed web.
That this is so is indicated by the fact that, although the railways - always made to suffer severely in pecuniary damages for injuries for which their officers or servants are held responsible by the courts - have for years taken almost every conceivable precaution, the number of accidents, in proportion to the number of persons travelling, diminishes but slowly - so slowly that, in view of the variety of conditions to be considered, it would hardly be safe to conclude that the diminution is due to any definite improvement in the safeguards provided.
Each arc was measured with every precaution and a multitude of observations.
There is no method known of curing this disease, and all that can be done is to take every precaution to eradicate it, by pulling up and burning diseased plants, isolating the infected area by means of trenches, and avoiding growing cotton, or an allied plant such as the ochro (Hibiscus esculentus), in the field.
Not far off are mineral springs by the coast (Neptuniae aquae), known to the Romans and still in use - except one containing arsenic which was blocked up both by the ancients and again in 1839 as a precaution.
At Bull Run his brigade was wasted in isolated and disconnected regimental attacks, at Shiloh his division was completely surprised owing to want of precaution; but his bravery and energy were beyond question, and these qualities carried him gradually to the front at the same time as he acquired skill and experience.
League the system was the simplest precaution against disaffection on the part of the allies, the strength of whose resentment may be gathered from an inscription (Hicks and Hill, ioi ), which, in setting forth the terms of the second Delian Confederacy, expressly forbids the holding of land by Athenians in allied territory.
This can also be a precaution parent's can take against potential metal allergies which are likely to occur when kids are exposed to cheaper metals.
Now, not to alarm you, but as a precaution, I'd make an appointment with your pediatrician to discuss the children's possible exposure to the worms.
If your cat seems sickly and has an ongoing condition, you may want to consider having her tested as a general precaution.
As an added precaution, make sure that no nail heads are visible to prevent your cat's claws from getting stuck under them.
As a precaution, consider setting parental controls on the Internet to protect your child from accessing content that might be inappropriate.
The security code (found on the back of most cards) is a precaution designed especially for the internet - this 3- or 4-digit number is only needed for online transactions.
Dark colors can make you look tired, so the extra precaution helps.
As a safety precaution, children under 13 who visit this online community will receive a "Kid Safe" membership.
If you have multiple dogs and one develops the illness, it is a wise precaution to vaccinate your other animals.
It's not always easy to keep your eyeglasses safe, but still, it's worth taking every precaution possible.
Fortunately, most of the time, you have to allow the pairing, so the obvious precaution is to not allow someone into your phone that you don't know or recognize since the name of the phone appears on your screen.
Another important safety precaution is to check the temperature setting on the hot water heater to make sure that it does not raise the temperature of the water to the scalding point.
Papyrus and many dated inscriptions fix the succession and length of reign of the eight kings very accurately; The troubled times that the kingdom had passed through taught the long-lived monarchs the precaution of associating a competent successor on the throne.
Each of the parties concerned swore to observe faithfully every part of this deed, which the caliph caused to be hung up in the Ka`ba, imagining that it would be thus guaranteed against all violation on the part of men, a precaution which was to be rendered vain by the perfidy of Amin.
This precaution is particularly important for animal bites on the nose or other parts of the face, as the incubation period of the rabies virus is much shorter for bites on the head and neck than for bites elsewhere on the body.
Women who have had a previous miscarriage may be advised to avoid treatments with essential oils during the first three months of pregnancy as an added safety precaution.
High doses of salicylic acid in the oral form have been shown to cause birth defects and various pregnancy complications, but some doctors recommend that women avoid the topical form of this medication as an extra precaution.
Monarchy was retained, but the monarch was regarded as a possible traitor and every precaution was taken to render him harmless even at the cost of having no effective national government.
So just as a precaution, keep a stash of feminine aids for your time of the month tucked away in your beach bag to avoid being totally embarrassed if that special time comes when you're luxuriating in the water or lounging on the shore.
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.
He had an elder and a younger brother, sons of the same mother, but the eldest had been put to death by his fathers orders, and the youngest secreted by materfial precaution lest a similar fate should overtake him.
It was instituted primarily as a precaution against the ever-present danger of a helot revolt, and secondarily perhaps as a training for young Spartans, who were sent out by the ephors to keep watch on the helots and assassinate any who might appear dangerous.
The Vendidad, the priestly code of the Parsees, contains in 22 chapters (fargard) a kind of dualistic account of the creation (chap. 1), the legend of Yima and the golden age (chap. 2), and in the bulk of the remaining chapters the precepts of religion with regard to the cultivation of the earth, the care of useful animals, the protection of the sacred elements, such as earth, fire and water, the keeping of a man's body from defilement, together with the requisite measures of precaution, elaborate ceremonies of purification, atonements, ecclesiastical expiations, and so forth.
The parasites thrive in an environment of dirt, and the main lines of precaution are those dictated by sanitary science.
No senator therefore was permitted to take office or even to set foot in the country without the emperors special leave, and by way of precaution the highest position, that of prefect, was filled by a Roman of equestrian rank only.
The tank must be water-tight, and the precaution necessary to be taken in order to ensure this is dependent upon the nature of the soil; it is usual, however, for the tanks to be lined with concrete.
The sole precaution taken was to confine themselves between sunset and sunrise to their mosquitoproof dwelling.
For a short time in 1802, and again in 1808, Macao was occupied by the English as a precaution against seizure by the French.
As a precaution against Tatar invasions he founded fortified towns on his southern frontiers - Tambov, Kozlov, Penza and Simbirsk; but when the Don Cossacks offered him Azov, which they had captured from the Turks, and a National Assembly, convoked for the purpose of considering the question, were in favour of accepting it as a means of increasing Russian influence on the Black Sea, he decided that the town should be restored to the sultan, much to the disappointment of its captors.
An army of crusaders marched upon the Turkish borders; believing Bayezid to be engaged in the siege of Constantinople, they crossed the Danube without precaution and invested Nicopolis.
Every precaution was taken to ensure that the version should represent the result of the best scholarship of the time, applied to the work before it with constant devotion and with the highest sense of responsibility.
Brimstone is easily burned without any extraneous help; indeed the only precaution required is to take care lest the heat produced by the burning sulphur should not volatilize part of it in the unburned state.
A prosecution against him for high treason was now set on foot both in England and in Scotland, and he took the precaution of naturalizing himself as a Dutch subject.
As a precaution against an eventual French attempt to restore the temporal power, orders were hurriedly given to complete the defences of Rome, but in other respects the Italian government maintained its subservient attitude.
Nor could 1 A copy of the letter was taken by way of precaution, beforehand, by the Austrian ministers, and this copy is still in the Vienna archives.
The change from the double standard was effected without any noticeable disturbance in commercial affairs, but this was in part due to the precaution of making the British pound sterling legal tender in the republic and establishing the legal equivalent between gold and silver at 10 soles to the pound.
These instruments are very sensitive, but care must be taken to avoid errors caused by changes in the relative intensities of parts of the source of light - a precaution that is sometimes overlooked in furnishing polarimeters with these analysers.
The obvious remedy is to make all measures on opposite sides of the fixed web before reversing in position-angle - a precaution, however, which no careful observer would neglect.
Way about 1850, this precaution was not only superfluous but harmful, because the soil possesses a power of absorbing the soluble saline matters required by plants and of retaining them, in spite of rain, for assimilation by the roots.
Their extortions impoverished the whole country, yet the abolition of the system might perhaps have been carried out more gradually and with greater precaution, and Turkey more than once felt the want of their aid, questionable as its value often was.