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Word: scaffold

Definition: temporary platform for workers (to work at heights above the ground); bracing framework; platform for execution


Sentences Containing 'scaffold'

"Chemical treatments"- anionic detergent: (Sodium dodecyl sulfate (SDS)), enzymatic agent (Trypsin), non-ionic detergent (Triton X-100) are all agents used to remove cells from the ECM scaffold by disrupting cellular proteins, while not affecting the mechanical strength and functional structure of the ECM through the maintenance of the collagen and elastin.
A double line of carbineers, placed on each side of the door of the church, reached to the scaffold, and formed a circle around it, leaving a path about ten feet wide, and around the guillotine a space of nearly a hundred feet.
A folio tract published in his interest at this election, entitled "The Vindication of Slingsby Bethel" (1681), gave an emphatic denial to the assertion of his antagonists that he was a papist, a Jesuit, a cruel soldier in the parliamentary army, a judge of the late king, and an assistant at the scaffold when King Charles was executed.
Additionally, these same investigators also have demonstrated that the ionic species released during the dissolution of Bioglass have a similar effect by increasing osteoblast proliferation.10 Bioglass particles therefore form a three-dimensional porous scaffold with surfaces that stimulate osteoblast proliferation and attachment and bone formation.
After cleaning of the scaffold, the priest Jørgen Tandberg assisted Simonsen, who talked to the public about his miserable life.
After eleven days on the run, Flores was brought in by a 120-man posse led by Andrés Pico. with ""practically every man, woman and child present in the pueblo"" numbering an estimated 3,000 people, Flores was tried for murder and hanged near the top of Fort Hill in what would later be present-day downtown Los Angeles on February 14, 1857; Addressing the crowd from the scaffold, he stated ""he bore no malice, was dying justly, and that he hoped that those he had wronged would forgive him"".
After weeks of privation and suffering, people still cling to their houses and leave only when there is not room between the water and the ceiling to build a scaffold on which to stand.
And the same may be said of the scaffold poles or the hoop iron in the wheelwright's yard.
And whenever you get long vertical lines in a composition, no matter whether it be a cathedral interior, a pine forest, or a row of scaffold poles, you will always have the particular feeling associated with rows of vertical lines in the abstract.
As dean of Peterborough, Richard Fletcher, at the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots, at Fotheringay "knelt down on the scaffold steps and started to pray out loud and at length, in a prolonged and rhetorical style as though determined to force his way into the pages of history".
cried the steward, struck with terror at this threat,``if that is the only reason I can not remain in your service, I will tell all, for if I quit you, it will only be to go to the scaffold.''
Every one of those had perished in the massacre; every human creature he had since cared for and parted with, had died on the scaffold.
GlobalScholar.com acquired Central Data Corporation's adaptable learning and educational scaffold assets along with the Global Scholar name in 2007, using these as the baseline for the initial InfilLearn product. GlobalScholar.com made a strategic decision on January 31, 2008, to acquire Excelsior Software to expand the solutions it offers school districts and in order to offer Excelsior’s many loyal customers an even broader collection of educational services.
He glanced mechanically towards the square the scene was wholly changed; scaffold, executioners, victims, all had disappeared; only the people remained, full of noise and excitement.
He had an idea then to put a scaffold of sorts inside the vessels, to hold them open and keep them from occluding.
Here is a man who had resigned himself to his fate, who was going to the scaffold to die like a coward, it is true, but he was about to die without resistance.
I told her of the scaffold; oh, heavens, I forgot that it awaits me also!
In addition, calcium ions are required during several steps in the both the intrinsic and extrinsic clotting pathways, and are also involved in maturation of the fibrin network developed during clotting.1 The continued physical presence of the Bioglass particles and its prolonged release of calcium ions may act to stabilize the formed clot or callus to encourage more rapid site vascularization and provide an active scaffold for tissue repair.
In one of the large rooms were huddled the horses and cows of the place, while in the other the Widow Taylor and her son were seated on a scaffold raised on the floor.
In the middle of the Green is a small square plot paved with granite, which shows the site on which stood the scaffold on which private executions took place.
In tissue engineering, biodegradable polymers can be designed such to approximate tissues, providing a polymer scaffold that can withstand mechanical stresses, provide a suitable surface for cell attachment and growth, and degrade at a rate that allows the load to be transferred to the new tissue.
mTORC2 may play a role in cancer, given its regulation of the widely studied oncogenetic Akt pathway. Rictor has been shown to be the scaffold protein for substrate binding to mTORC2.
No sooner is she asleep but Mathis, now in the garb of Grünewald's Saint Anthony, is beset by tempters: a figure resembling the Countess Helfenstein offers a life of luxury; Pommersfelden praises power over money; Ursula appears in the guises of a beggar, then a seductress and, led to the scaffold, as a martyr; Capito, now a scholar, tells 'Anthony' the world can be mastered by science and reproaches him for unobjectivity; Schwalb upbraids for his unwarlike compassion.
No, madame, no; the scaffold awaits the poisoner, whoever she may be, unless, as I just said, the poisoner has taken the precaution of keeping for herself a few drops of her deadliest potion.''
Oh, I would rather mount the scaffold of my brother, Louis XVI., than thus descend the staircase at the Tuileries driven away by ridicule.
On the 11th September 1809 we made a scaffold to secure the provisions and goods, helved our Tools Ready to commence building; our first care was a strong Log building for the Goods and Furrs, and fir trading with the Natives….
On the inside of the houses the inmates had built on boxes a scaffold on which they placed the furniture.
On the scaffold, Katherine states that, although Queen of England, she would have preferred to have been Thomas Culpepper's wife.
One of the most remarkable sufferers by the same axe a woman had asked at the foot of the same scaffold, not long before, to be allowed to write down the thoughts that were inspiring her.
Porcine valves are used for the regeneration of biological tissue through the use of its ECM as a biological scaffold.
The building is surrounded by a scaffold, the property is gated with a fence recently installed and building workers are busy in- and outside the building.
The condemned would be led to a scaffold in a public square of Rome, accompanied by a priest (the confessor of the condemned); the platform also contained a coffin and the masked executioner, dressed in black.
The executioner made a sign, and his two assistants leaped from the scaffold and seized him.
The malefactor was fixed in a chair upon a scaffold erected for that purpose, and his head cut off at one blow, with a sword of about forty feet long.
The same prisoner, when conducted to the scaffold, foresees his death as certainly from the constancy and fidelity of his guards, as from the operation of the axe or wheel.
The two assistants had borne Andrea to the scaffold, and there, in spite of his struggles, his bites, and his cries, had forced him to his knees.
The veins and arteries spouted up such a prodigious quantity of blood, and so high in the air, that the great _jet d’eau_ at Versailles was not equal to it for the time it lasted: and the head, when it fell on the scaffold floor, gave such a bounce as made me start, although I was at least half an English mile distant.
They all appeared with dejected looks, and in the meanest habit; most of them telling me, “they died in poverty and disgrace, and the rest on a scaffold or a gibbet.” Among others, there was one person, whose case appeared a little singular.
This decellularized valve tissue provides a scaffold with the remaining extracellular matrix (ECM) that can then be used for tissue engineering and valve replacement in humans inflicted with valvular disease.
This gloomy fortress, which has for more than three hundred years furnished food for so many wild legends, seemed to Dantes like a scaffold to a malefactor.
Thomas was the first to mount the scaffold.
``Nay, madame; I would place each of these heroes on his right pedestal that of Robespierre on his scaffold in the Place Louis Quinze; that of Napoleon on the column of the Place Vendome.
``What I do not wish, madame, is that you should perish on the scaffold.
``Without reflecting that this is the only moment in which you can study character,''said the count;``on the steps of the scaffold death tears off the mask that has been worn through life, and the real visage is disclosed.
``Yes, for I can follow you no farther, and I only stop at the foot of the scaffold.

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