How to use Prick in a sentence
That's the kind of prick he is.
He felt nothing, seated beside his dead mother, except the prick of anger.
Sow petunias in heat, and prick out and harden for bedding out; also gloxinias to be grown on in heat till the flowering season.
Use a sterilized needle to prick the blister through the skin at the side.
When Pierre reached the fire and heard Platon's voice enfeebled by illness, and saw his pathetic face brightly lit up by the blaze, he felt a painful prick at his heart.Advertisement
Septicaemic rash Watch out for tiny red or brown pin prick marks which can change into purple blotches or blood blisters.
To help crackers crisp and bake evenly, prick with a fork five to seven times.
It is possible to tap or prick trees daily for a number of years without apparent injury, but the practice of tapping on alternate days appears to be safer and to afford equally satisfactory if not better results.
On the skin we have a thick epidermis through which microbes cannot pass, although if an entrance is obtained for them by a prick or cut they may readily grow in the tissues below and spread from them throughout the whole body.
Sow the seeds in March, prick off the young plants when large enough to handle, grow them on till they are strong, and plant out in May.Advertisement
Sow in cool house in September as soon as ready, prick off four or five in a 4-inch pot, keep in cold pits during winter, and guard against damp.
In percutaneous or prick testing, a drop of each allergen to be tested is placed on the skin, usually on the forearm or the back.
A small needle or lancet is used to prick the finger or alternate site and a drop of blood is collected on a test strip that is inserted into a monitor.
A small needle or lancet is used to prick the finger or an alternate site and a small drop of blood is collected on a test strip that is inserted into the monitor.
Skin prick tests or intra dermal tests to demonstrate IgE allergies are standardized for very few medications.Advertisement
The tests usually begin with prick tests or patch tests that expose the skin to small amounts of allergen to observe the response.
The doctor may recommend skin prick testing to determine whether certain specific substances or foods trigger the child's AD.
You do not need to prick the skin or wrap them in foil, but I do suggest that you place them on a cookie sheet with a rack in it to catch the very sticky liquid that will seep from the sweet potatoes as they bake.
It behooves you to excite the reader about the potential of your project, in order to prick their interest to learn more.
Relatively painless, mosquitoes lightly prick the skin, often so lightly you can hardly feel it.Advertisement
He's a real in-your-face prick with an attitude that got him tossed off the force in New York, but he's a top notch investigator.
I didn't much want to work with the prick and I had a bunch of vacation time, so I took it.
Although he thought Jackson an obnoxious, self-righteous prick, Connor felt sure he had been truthful about him being long dead if they were going to kill him.
Tell children that they will be getting a shot and that it will feel like a prick; however, it will only sting for a few seconds.
Aurora, star of Disney's Sleeping Beauty, was betrothed at birth to Prince Phillip but grows up in a secluded cottage after being cursed to die by the prick of a spinning wheel's spindle before her sixteenth birthday.Advertisement
Weigh the duckling, prick the skin all over with a sharp skewer or fork.
There's been many babies who've probably experience a pin prick or two as their moms tried to diaper their wiggly bottoms.
Prick it with a fork in several places to help air escape.
A small needle is inserted through the drop to prick the skin below.
A number of states in the United States perform a hormonal test (a heel prick blood test) for CAH and other inherited diseases within a few days of birth.Advertisement
When large enough to handle, prick out individual seedling from pot and plant them in semishade condition under greenhouse.
Pot on again in March singly into 4-inch pots, and at end of April plant out into open borders; or sow on slight hot-bed in March, prick out into pits for transplanting into open in May; or sow in open in April and May.