How to use Severance in a sentence
The union of philosophy and theology is the mark of the middle ages, but in Occam their severance is complete.
It has been maintained that this tendency to a severance of the hybrid stock into its components must favour the persistence of a new character of large volume suddenly appearing in a stock, and the observations of Mendel have been held to favour in this way the views of those who hold that the variations upon which natural selection has acted in the production of new species are not small variations but large and " discontinuous."
A little later the breaking down of the whole axon, both axis cylinder and myelin sheath alike, seems to occur simultaneously throughout its entire length distal to the place of severance.
Similarly, when the axons of the motor spinal cells are by severance of the nerve trunk of a muscle broken through, the muscle cells undergo "degeneration" - dwindle, become fatty, and alter almost beyond recognition.
These muscles exhibit a certain constant condition of slight contraction, which disappears on severance of the nerve that innervates the muscle.Advertisement
The severance of the colonies from their allegiance to the crown brought the English bishops for the first time face to face with the idea of an Anglican Church which should have nothing to do either with the royal supremacy or with British nationality.
This severance, it is true, may be geologically recent, and some geologists see, in the five rapids of the San Juan, remnants of a connecting ridge which the river has swept away.
But the evidence for past continuity is inconclusive, while there can be no doubt about the present severance of the two mountain systems. The main cordillera bears different names in different parts of Nicaragua.
The severance of the school which was to feed the college exclusively, placing it not at Oxford, but at Winchester, and constituting it a separate college, was a new departure of great importance in the history of education.
It must suffice to say that the separation of Ireland from England was a comparatively recent episode, while the severance of the landconnexion between England and the continent by the formation of the Strait of Dover is still more recent and probably occurred with the human period.Advertisement
The opinion is deeply rooted in modern as in ancient thought, that only a distinctively human element of the highest import can account for the severance between man and the highest animal below him.
With the severance of its two members Eleaticism proper, the Eleaticism of Parmenides, ceased to exist.
Older people may consider severance of tenancy as a means of providing a nest egg for their loved ones.
This greatly increases the cycle network effectiveness and reduces the community severance caused by these roads.
But speed also adds to a feeling of more general road danger, deterring many from cycling and walking and causing severance within communities.Advertisement
The methodology in GOMMMS (Volume 2 Section 7.4) should be used for assessing severance.
Estimating the numbers potentially affected is likely to be of particular relevance where existing severance is severe.
Her employment terminated on 31 October 1996, due to voluntary severance.
The complete organizational severance of this element from the workers ' parties has become imperative.
It had to extend the hours of business at all the offices; it had to extend the wires from railway stations lying outside of town populations to post offices in the centre of those populations and throughout their suburbs; it had also to extend the wires from towns into rural districts previously devoid of telegraphic communication; it had to effect a complete severance of commercial and domestic telegraphy from that of mere railway traffic, and in order to effect this severance it had to provide the railways with some 6000 m.Advertisement
But theologians in the West had elaborated a theory of the grace of confirmation, which made its severance from baptism seem natural; and at the time of the Reformation, while neither side favoured the Eastern practice, the reformers, with their strong sense of the crucial importance of faith, emphasized the action of the individual in the service, and therefore laid it down as a rule that confirmation should be deferred till the child could learn a catechism on the fundamentals of the Christian faith, which Calvin thought he might do by the time he was ten.
Thus, about 1875, the distinction of Echinoderms from such radiate animals as jelly-fish and corals (see Coelentera), by their possession of a body-cavity ("coelom") distinct from the gut, was fully realized; while their severance from the worms (especially Gephyrea), with which some Echinoderms were long confused, had been necessitated by the recognition in all of a radial symmetry, impressed on the original bilateral symmetry of the larva through the growth of a special division of the coelom, known as the "hydrocoel," and giving rise to a set of water-bearing canals - the watervascular or ambulacral system.
While some of these can be readily quantified, others such as severance are much more difficult to define and analyze.
Since 1925 severance of a joint tenancy of a legal estate is impossible.
Prevents severance of common rights from the land to which they are attached.Advertisement
High traffic speeds along a particular road can lead to severance of a local community.
Doubts and tensions between the two sides further exacerbated after US President Carter announced the severance of ties with Taiwan in 1978.
Lack of compliance should be discussed fully with suppliers or contractors and failure to improve should result in the severance of the relationship.
Part of my severance payment will be three months ' pay in lieu of notice.
Negotiations about severance packages should be informed, on both sides, by legal advice.
In October 2003, the CBI produced its own guidance for directors on severance pay.
The severance arrangements with the former chairman of Shell, Sir Phillips Watts have also been agreed.
Prior to its coming into existence there was no scheme in this University providing for severance terms.
Who wouldn't want a severance package like Conan's golden parachute?
The $210 million severance package he received has also been criticized because when the company's stock went down, his pay went up.
Lawyers can also assist with other employment-related matters, including reviewing employment contracts or a proposed severance package if the client's employment is terminated.
Eat and digest his or her own food since the circulatory relationship between mother and baby stops with the severance of the umbilical cord.
Gregory Hines became the lead singer for the R&B group "Severance", the house band for a bar in Venice, CA.
Unless it's in your contract that you will get severance pay if a layoff happens, don't count on it.
Employers are not bound by any laws to give employees severance pay when they tell them they need to pack their things.
Even if it's in your contract, you may not get your severance pay if the company is going out of business.
If the company is staying in business and you got laid off, and if your contract says you're entitled to severance pay, it may be worth following up on and possibly filing a complaint with the Labor Commission of your state.
Severance pay is iffy, and definitely not a must.
Differences may come from within your individual contract, such as the availability of a severance package.
This includes any vacation pay, severance pay, pensions or other benefits provided to you during this time.
The union in 1885 of Bulgaria with Eastern Rumelia, the severance of which had been the great triumph of the Berlin Congress, was another blow.
There were also not wanting inducements for the Allies to attempt a landing near Bulair, seeing that a victory at that point would carry with it the severance of the Turkish land communications with the peninsula.
In 1849 he came to London, where, according to his own account, his passion for open-air preaching caused his severance from the Wesleyans.
Ibn Ali Talib, anxious to perpetuate their severance from the orthodox church and the Byzantine empire, confirmed these privileges by charter and in 762 the patriarchate was removed to Bagdad.
As the result of the severance from the active interests of life, a new interest is awakened in the inner life of the individual.
Yet some such isolation of the subject matter of this science was demanded at the moment of its birth, just as political economy, when first started, had to make a rigid severance of wealth from other units.
Here, on the 31st of August 1905 the conference met to decide upon the severance of the union between Sweden and Norway, the delegates concluding their work on the 23rd of September.
It may be admitted that, in many cases, the distinction between Ultramontanism and Catholicism cannot be clearly traced; and it is impossible to draw a sharp line of severance between the two, which could be absolutely valid under all circumstances and in relation to all questions.
Until the severance of Brazil from the Portuguese monarchy, the eldest son was prince of Brazil.
In addressing the electors of Midlothian in September 1885, Gladstone had suggested the severance of the Church of England from the state as a subject on which the foundation of discussion had already been laid, and he averred the existence of "a current almost throughout the civilized world, slowly setting in the direction of disestablishment."
A gradual severance took place between him and his old chief, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, until in later years he became obsessed with the idea that Laurier's policy was fatal to the best interests of Canada and especially to Quebec. A speaker of extraordinary power and fascination, both in Parliament and on the platform, even Laurier himself could not sway the French Canadians as Bourassa could; and in spite of his extreme views he was heard with respect even in the strongholds of his opponents in Toronto.
He proposed the convocation of a national congress, but was overthrown by a conspiracy of Spaniards under one Yermo, who feared that they would lose their privileged position through severance from Spain.
The economic condition of Adrianople was much impaired by the war of 1877-78, and was just showing signs of recovery when, in 1885, the severance from it of Eastern Rumelia by a Customs cordon rendered the situation worse than ever.
In 1829 there was a severance between the larger part of the new body and O'Bryan, who had claimed to be perpetual president, and to have all property vested in him personally.
Silesia was henceforth constituted as a separate principality, and in 1201 its political severance from Poland became complete.
One effect of the accession of Queen Wilhelmina was the severance of the bond between the Netherlands and Luxemburg.
In ecclesiastical matters his policy was also that of " reform from above," the 'complete subordination of the clergy to the state, and the severance of all effective ties with Rome.
He felt most painfully the severance from his old and trusted leader, but it was forced on him by his conviction of the danger and impolicy of foreign entanglements.
On the other hand, in some neurons, after severance of the axon from the rest of the cell (spinal motor cell), the whole nerve cell as well as the severed axon degenerates, and may eventually die and be removed.
This resulted in his being dismissed from the post, 8th March 1830; and three months later he withdrew from the Bible Society, thus completing his severance from the Low Church party.
Not everyone has a healthy savings account or a grand severance package.
A severance package may also contain this information, and the state will need to know the terms of your severance anyway.
If your employer is asking you to waive your right to continued health insurance coverage as part of a severance package or in a release after you have been terminated, don't sign the document.
The heart protests against the severance of death, and claims the continuance of love's communion after death; and as man feels that love is what is most godlike in his nature, love's claim has supreme authority.
Lastly, when we once have freed ourselves from the antipathy engendered by his severance of ethics from the field of politics, when we have once made proper allowance for his peculiar use of phrases like frodi onorevoli or scelleratezze gloriose, nothing is left but admiration for his mental attitude.
The results would be the severance of these regions from the main current of western ecclesiastical ideas.
There'll be a nice severance package for all of you.