In other words, the plant must be irritable to the stimulus exerted from without, and be capable of responding to it by changes of form and structure.
We find thus three factors of a nervous mechanism present, a receptive, a conducting, and a responding part.
There was no point in responding to that statement.
Without responding, he walked over to the window and stood.
She scooted her chair back without responding and went to the laundry room where the pie was cooling.
He wore headphones and spoke into a microphone, simultaneously responding to half a dozen chat windows open on this computer.
150) describes the congregation as responding "amen" to the benediction after the celebration of the Eucharist.
Instead of responding, the assassin knelt.
We hear of treatments that work some percent of the time or we hear phrases like, "They are not responding to treatment."
Instead of responding, she concentrated on pulling his energy into her body then pushed it back.
He gave the question some thought before responding with an illusive and general answer.
He walked away, responding to one of the baristas teasing him.
Dean tried listening to the two conversations while responding to the one, all at the same time but only managed to catch Cynthia's carte blanc offer for Martha to stay, 'as long as necessary'.
She considered responding then looked down at her micro.
I think he wanted to put me in my place because I wasn't responding to him the way other women did.
The responding part is situated some little distance farther back, being in fact the region where growth is active.
If others are aglow with music, a responding glow, caught sympathetically, shines in her face.
There was no point in responding, so Carmen merely shrugged and followed Alex to one of the kidding stalls.
She started walking without responding.
He studied her a moment before responding.
This was supposed to be the voice of Memnon responding to the greeting of his mother Eos.
This symbol harmonizes with the fact that the two rings are in complete sympathy, the one responding to every change made in the other.
am sorry about the delay in responding to this.
These parents may give more than they demand, responding immediately to many of their children's desires.
Brady heard without responding, striding away from the sub.
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Many other disputes speedily followed and when the final struggle between the English and French for possession in America came, although appropriations were made at its beginning to protect her own west frontier from the attacks of the enemy, a dead-lock between the two branches of the assembly prevented Maryland from responding to repeated appeals from the mother country for aid in the latter part of that struggle.
Carmen mentally counted to ten before responding.
She rinsed the pot again before responding.
She let her stern gaze rest on each of the men before responding.
He took a sip of coffee before responding.
Someone knocked on her door and she wiped her eyes and blew her nose before responding.
I took my time before responding.
Brennan paused before responding.
Dean thought a moment before responding.
He was quiet for a moment before responding.
She'd stopped gritting her teeth whenever he called her that and—God help her!—she'd even started responding.
She frowned and looked between the two of them before responding.
Dean smiled at a pair of climbers rounding a bend in the trail and waited for them to pass before responding.
She took her time before responding.
Alex built a sandwich without responding.
Mayer took no time in responding.
He watched her face for a moment before responding.
He ate several bites without responding.
He sipped his coffee before responding.
Hilden looked away without responding.
Carmen walked a little further before responding.
She tapped the counter with her fingernails and counted to ten before responding.
He crawled into bed and pulled the covers up without responding.
He regarded her thoughtfully for a full minute before responding.
He put his phone away, more amused by the idea of Jonny waiting for his permission than responding.
She swallowed hard without responding.
She pursed her lips without responding.
Ioi) that Thasos had appealed for aid to Sparta, and that the latter was prevented from responding only by earthquake and the Helot revolt.
How far such adaptations are produced afresh in each generation, whether or no their effects are transmitted to descendants and so directly modify the stock, to what extent adaptations characteristic of a species or variety have come about by selection of individuals capable, in each generation, of responding favourably, or how far by the selection of individuals fortuitously suitable to the environment, or, how far, possibly by the inheritance of the responses to the environment, are problems of biology not yet definitely solved.
Of course, he too might be responding to something he never had.
It was impossible to determine if his lips were responding, but the duration of the kiss indicated Dulce might be getting some kind of encouragement.
She.d stopped gritting her teeth whenever he called her that andâ€”God help her!â€”she.d even started responding.
Romas was thoughtful before responding.
The predator paced, not outright rejecting her request but not responding either.
Attachment theory It is generally accepted that a history of secure attachment will increase the chances of responding to trauma in relatively adaptive ways.
One way of responding to breaches of Compact Plus commitments would be through publishing the adjudication of the Compact Champion.
In the past few days, a number of rappers have posted MP3s responding to the tragedy and its political aftermath.
allow for any delay in us responding to your application.
Only 10 of the 327 responding practices (3 %) possessed a vacuum autoclave.
backlog of emails, hence the delay in responding.
bother responding to my postings.
Participants were asked to devise a visionary brief responding to the following prompts: What are these new visionary social and environmental propositions?
She might welcome his attention by responding with pansies or sweet peas or rebuff his advances with daffodils or yellow chrysanthemums.
The pituitary gland regulates adrenal cortisol production by responding to the amount of cortisol production by responding to the amount of cortisol in the blood.
defiant refusal to this call, responding with equally vigorous fire.
Bosses on standby for the 999 deluge AMBULANCE executives are preparing to join paramedics in responding to the deluge of emergency calls expected tonight.
I imagined they were responding to some report of a blocked drain, by sucking out the underground pipes along the road.
emanate energy and the crowd picked upon it, responding to Duncan and Matt's acrobatics with their own efforts.
The quality of the playing and the pure enjoyment of young and old responding to one another was pure magic.
However, in responding cautiously to French and german expansionism in the Pacific, he alienated and infuriated the Australian colonists.
Our preliminary results indicate that cortical cells may be responding to temporal cues in flickering or moving gratings.
The former is produced by the hypothalamus responding to lowered levels of salt in the blood.
A $ fol- lowed by a number (or numbers) is replaced by the cor- responding argument on the macro invocation command line.
margins squeezed and they are responding by seeking ways to reduce their cost base.
By Any Other Name Responding to a distress call from an Earth-like planet, a landing party from the Enterprise beams down to investigate.
responding formally on behalf of an organization.
sepsis rates being audited in only 32% of responding centers.
The situation has not improved in 2002 with catheter sepsis rates being audited in only 32% of responding centers.
This allows doctors to assess how well patients are responding to therapy by measuring tumor shrinkage.
Tim Worstall stopped responding to comments on his anti-UN snipes once the posts had fallen off his blog's front page.
sorry for the delay in responding to you.
A very ingenious call-bell arrangement was devised, capable of responding only to regularly reversed battery currents, but not 1 See Fahie, History of Wireless Telegraphy, p. 170; also 5th Report (1897) of the Royal Commission on Electrical Communication with Lightships and Lighthouses.
We have in them evidence of two factors, a perception of some features of the environment and following this, after a longer or shorter interval, a response calculated to secure some advantage to the responding organ.
On the other hand, adaptations, especially those evoked by climatic or edaphic conditions, may only, be shown by the seedling if grown under the appropriate external conditions; here what is hereditary is not the actual adaptation, but the capacity for responding in a particular way to a certain set of external conditions.
Please tell us if you are responding formally on behalf of an organization.
Tim Worstall stopped responding to comments on his anti-UN snipes once the posts had fallen off his blog 's front page.
I am sorry for the delay in responding to you.
The tench are also responding to float tactics with small boilies, soft pellet and corn proving best baits.
You can view a list of potential allergens at BabyCenter.com, but if an infant seems to be responding poorly to breastfeeding, this is not something a parent should ignore in favor of the alleged health perks of nursing.
The company is responding to a growing market by developing new platform technologies that help to improve the health and wellness of children and mothers.
To apply for the First National card, visit the company's website directly at FirstNational.com rather than clicking on links within an advertising email or responding to an ad online.
The point of these scams is to not only give you a sense of urgency in responding, but also to offer you something you want.
Millions of people have received what are called phishing emails, and the majority know to delete them without responding.
Eliminating or reducing stress helps your overall health as well as improves your body's chances of responding positively to the virus.
A sample arrived in the mail from Max Factor, responding to our request for products to review.
When you are posting--and responding to-an online dating ad, remember that you are advertising your personality, it's good to be a bit secretive in just the right places.
Use caution when responding to emails and messages from other MySpace members.
Stress is the body's way of responding to change, whether that change is positive or negative.
This way you understand what type of issue you will be faced with and you can come to an appropriate stopping point in your work before responding.
According to Car-Statistics.com, teens are more dangerous drivers than those who are older because they are less likely to judge a situation as hazardous and have more trouble responding to dangerous situations.
Cyberbullying and Cyberthreats: Responding to the Challenge of Online Social Aggression, Threats, and Distress by Nancy E.
Only responding to the truth will reward the person to continue to tell the truth in the future.
The movie also helped to alter police procedures for responding to domestic violence calls.
Banks has revealed much about herself on her program, dispelling rumors about having breast implants and responding to critics about her weight gain.
Adjustable waistbands: Kids' clothing manufacturers are responding to what parents want and one helpful feature of pants is an adjustable waistband.
Once she is responding to your call on a reliable basis, it's time to extend her focus.
No wonder they are responding like this, as we are still traveling with our pets.
Gentle Leader dog collars may not be a miracle answer to training difficult dogs, but they are worth considering if your dog is not responding to other methods of training.
Responding to an advertisement is another way many people adopt puppies.
Yet, people with psychiatric conditions paired with service dogs are responding to these dogs.
Responding to the growing awareness and desirability of organic foods, the pet food industry began producing foods which adhered to these standards.
The target will not realize what is going on and why "his" or "her" mouse is not responding appropriately.
Be courteous when responding to other members.
The system will begin to say loudly, "Emergency!" so that you can be assured that it is responding to your call for help.
Theory suggests that the muscular paralysis prevents people from physically responding to their dreams, and the strong connection between the REM cycle and dreaming is a significant aspect of sleep research.
For example, pilots receive training on simulators; this allows them to practice responding to various equipment failures and any dangerous outside conditions.
It's fine for the easy songs, but as you get harder and more hectic, it gets problematic trying to keep time and responding quickly.
It seems to work just fine when the phone is being held in a user's hands, but if it is placed on a different material, the phone's screen seems to stop responding to touch input.
Normal visual development is the change from just responding to simple brightness or high contrast, toward the organization of details into patterns and the ability to apply meaning to an object or picture.
In addition to diagnosis, the biopsy is also repeated during the treatment phase of the disease to see if the leukemia is responding to therapy.
If they are at all unsure about how their child is responding to home treatment, parents should not hesitate to seek medical advice or treatment, no matter the time of day or night.
Spasticity may not be present all the time and varies based on initial muscle tone; length of responding muscle groups; and the person's position, posture, and state of relaxation.
In both tests, the examiner uses a computer, monitor, amplifier, loudspeaker, stimulator and high-tech filters to see and hear how the muscles and nerves are responding during the test.
If her ovaries are producing estrogen and her uterus is responding normally, she should have a menstrual period within a few days of the progesterone dose.
Lastly, the doctor examines the child's eyes to make sure that the pupils are responding normally to light and that the child is not seeing double or having other visual problems that might indicate nerve damage or damage to the eye itself.
If parents feel their child is out of control and is not responding to their parenting, they need to get help from the child's school, social service agencies, and mental health professionals.
When the child is capable of understanding and responding to words, speech discrimination is also assessed as part of audiometry.
Most young infants have strong immune systems that are capable of responding to all the recommended vaccines.
This imbalance can prevent the muscles and nerves from responding and recovering normally and can lead to cramping.
In both tests, the examiner uses a computer, monitor, amplifier, loudspeaker, stimulator, and high-tech filters to see and hear how the muscles and nerves are responding during the test.
Bensley, Lillian, et al. "Community Responses and Perceived Barriers to Responding to Child Maltreatment."
It is not capable of responding to stimuli in its environment.
A blood test may also be done to rule out a more serious infection or condition and to check the white blood cell count to see if the body is responding to the infection.
In addition to diagnosis, bone marrow biopsy is also done during the treatment phase of the disease to see if the leukemia is responding to therapy.
"The Home School Debate: States are Responding to the Increasing Number of Parents Who are Home Schooling Their Children."
They are also be used to assess how a patient is responding to different treatments.
Recurring infections are an indication that the immune system is not responding normally and that immunity to reinfection has not developed.
Parents or caretakers should take into account the age and developmental maturity of their child when responding to the fears and anxieties that a nightmare brings to the surface.
Among the sexually experienced high school students responding to the YRBSS, 14.4 percent reported having four or more sex partners.
About 40 percent of high school youth responding to the YRBSS have used marijuana at least once with 22.4 percent of these students reporting use of this substance within 30 days before the survey.
Their evaluations were based on three measurements: threshold (the amount of stimulation the child requires before responding); latency to respond (how rapidly the child reacts to the stimulus); and intensity of response.
Responding to baby's cry is biologically correct.
Understanding each other's nonverbal cues and responding appropriately is essential to preserving the bonding experiences that build healthy attachments.
It is important not to attribute malice to children who are responding to anxiety, feelings of incompetence, or a sense of low self-esteem.
You can find examples of typical questions and suggestions for responding to them in the Difficult Interview Questions and Behavioral Interview Questions articles.
Before responding to any employment or business opportunity posting, stop and think about what you are doing.
Responding to interview questions can be difficult, and seeing an example can often be a helpful part of preparation.
They have to perform tasks like running into burning buildings and responding to major traffic accidents.
Police officers spend their time patrolling the streets, responding to emergencies and issuing citations.
You need to feel comfortable making decisions and responding to emergencies.
A staff of over ten animal services technicians is responsible for responding to the thousands of emergency calls and complaints that the county's residents register each year.
So it's a combination of responding to their desires and providing direction."
Be prompt when responding to messages and emails (within a day or two), but be aware that repeated messages or spamming may be interpreted as stalking.
Tailor your response to the ad - If you're responding to numerous personal ads, it may be tempting to send a form letter of sorts to each one.
Listening to the words they say and responding appropriately will help to avoid any relationship confusion.
The short answer to your question of how to get him to stop showing semi-interest in you, is to simply stop responding to his attempts to get your time and attention.
It is a good idea to be careful about responding to ads from people who are newly single.
Until your boyfriend asks his former girlfriend to stop sending emails and until he stops responding to his former girlfriend's emails, she will continue to send them.
The next time you feel provoked by your husband or his girlfriend, instead of responding with anger, smile and disengage.
Right now, you are sharing your concern with your fiancé and he is responding by telling you that you are indeed ready to get married.
So why are you engaging him by responding to his messages?
Tell her you reacted to her request rather than responding to it and that is a serious mistake.
Before long, you'll find that she's responding very positively to the conversation, and from that point on - the sky is the limit.
Her experience in giving and responding to nonverbal cues in the context of performances prepared her for her work in the field of nonverbal communication.
The more you can do it in a casual way and without seeming desperate for a date, the better your chances of her responding positively.
This often happens when guys get caught up in their insecurities, rather than how the girl is responding.
Verragio is known for listening to customer feedback and his authorized retailers and responding to their needs when he creates new designs.
Keep in mind that it's important to exercise caution when responding to online job advertisements.
As with any information you find online about work from home opportunities, it's important to exercise caution when responding to any online earning opportunity postings.
If you're responding to a specific request for resumes, make sure you follow the directions exactly.
Once a diagnosis is confirmed, further antibody testing is useful for evaluating how your body is responding to treatment or determining whether there may be other dietary intolerances at play.
Your body is simply responding to a perceived threat with the release of histamine.
They may not be able to guarantee zero risk of cross contamination, but they do a far better job of clarifying ingredients and responding to questions.
Responding to the messages only serves to instigate further contact.Sit with your children as they set up user names, email addresses, passwords, and profiles.
They frequently fail to connect at all, not even responding to smiles, waves, or eye contact.
If the spirit is not responding or refuses to say goodbye, you should get firm by saying goodbye again and then closing and removing the board.
You’ll find data from 1984 to present, broken down by factors such as age, region, and the race of the responding group.
Behavioral: For behavior, your child's goals may include improving initiating, maintaining and responding.
Responding relates to responding to someone else's initiation.
This may go against her natural way of responding in social situations.
People are responding to current autism treatments and living healthy, fulfilling lives.
When responding to a job advertisement or submitting an unsolicited employment inquiry to a company, you'll need to submit a copy of your resume, along with an appropriate cover letter.
There are examples of cover letters a job applicant can use when responding to a job ad, when sending a cold application, when following up on a phone call or a personal meeting, and more.
This increased satisfaction translated to an average increase in spending of 25% per customer responding to survey and newsletter offers.
But any company receiving letters of complaint or responding to a significant mistake in an order should take time to craft a personal apology letter to the customer.
Follow Instructions: If you are responding to a request for proposal or submitting a document to a potential lender, you will likely receive very specific instructions regarding required content, desired length, and format for the document.
Many users report problems with establishing program rules and responding to changes in their system after updates.
Not only is this a great time saver for you, it shows your list that you are responding to their action.
During exercise and for several hours afterward, your metabolic pathways suppress the synthesis of new proteins while your muscle cells and cardiovascular system are busy responding to the the energy demands of physical activity.
Zip it - Responding to the instructor when prompted is expected, but don't take it upon yourself to become the unofficial group cheerleader.
Now, this kind of diabetes sets in when your body stops responding to the insulin because the insulin receptors simply can't handle it anymore.
This is why the Pimsleur program starts with extensive foreign language input, rounded out by the student responding to the CD-ROM.
Wacoal believes in responding to their customers with service that goes above and beyond typical lingerie manufacturers.
Wacoal's distinctive line of bras accommodates a variety of cup sizes, responding to the needs of women.
When a popular Idol contestant makes a big splash and fans react by rushing to download his or her tunes, these folks get a nice little boost when they see how people are responding to them.
Reply information for responding to the invitation - Include an email and/or phone number for the host, along with an RSVP deadline, if desired.
She has posted photos from her May 2010 wedding in addition to responding directly to many fans who ask questions about yard sales, home design and comedy.
Steroids or epinephrine may also be given, and regular observation will be necessary to ensure you're responding well to the treatments.
Visitors to your blog will post comments, and other visitors will keep the discussion going by responding to those comments.
This will give you ideas as to what your competition is doing and how users are responding to it.
The valves are hydroscopic, responding to increase in the amount of moisture in the atmosphere by closing the apertures.
It is the character as acquired that affords the opportunity for selection, but the quality of responding to the environment so as to produce that character is transmitted.
The beauty of art is a beauty born in the spirit of the artist and born again in the spectator; it is not like the beauty of natural things, an incident of their existence, but is " essentially a question, an address to a responding breast, a call to the heart and spirit."
In a remarkable speech delivered in 1872, he spoke with great warmth of the slighting of the colonies, saying that "no minister in this country will do his duty who neglects any opportunity of reconstructing as much as possible our colonial empire, and of responding to those distant sympathies which may become the source of incalculable strength and happiness to this island."
For a time he thought of responding to the appeal of some of the Polish revolutionaries, but Warsaw succumbed (September 1831) before he could set out.
Listening and responding to the other person is just as important as asking questions, if not more so.
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