" I sleep here ten hours every night," he writes from Amsterdam, " and no care ever shortens my slumber."
in length, and considerably shortens the passage between the Theiss and the Danube.
shortens and suddenly grows quiet when the last of the carbon has burnt away, and no flame-forming substance remains.
These yield under the strain, and the cell shortens between those points of its attachment.
Any simple operation which improves the colour of the fibre or shortens the operation of retting is worthy of consideration.
numerous Saxifragaceae, Cruciferae and others), or the style, which first projects beyond the anthers, shortens later on so that the anthers come into contact with the stigmas (e.g.
This shortens lift lines and limits the amount of people on the slopes at any given time.
Mobile dog grooming shortens the actual time your dog has to spend away from his comfortable home environment.
Poor posture shortens your neck and your torso, interferes with good breathing and can compromise your health.
Sleep disruption that shortens the time spent in REM can lead to concentration, memory and learning problems.
In many cases, first stage labor shortens, which diminishes fatigue during labor leaving the mother stronger for pushing.
Antibiotic treatment shortens the course of the illness in small children but may not do so in adolescents or adults.
If observation suggests a secondary infection, topical application of tetracycline to the lesion, three or four times daily, shortens healing to two to four days.
Simply put, IUI shortens the distance that sperm needs to travel to reach an egg.
Overall, the main effect of vitamin K is that it shortens what is known as the prothombin time.
Additionally, the lack of air causes resistance that can make the hand held vacuum's motor work even harder which, in turn, shortens its lifespan.
This gait naturally reduces impact, shortens stride length, and according to one study, even reduces the volume of oxygen consumed, making running feel easier.
In addition, because it shortens the amount of time food stays in your digestive tract, the items you consume have less time to be absorbed by your body and stored as fat.
Creative women: One of our regulars buys vintage silk nightgowns and shortens them to wear as dresses.
Links count towards a post's 140 maximum characters, so instead of having a full link that is 30 characters long, Twitter shortens the link to about 10 characters or less.
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