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He had entered the war office in 1870, and in 1880 became general secretary, in which capacity he introduced many useful reforms in the army. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, {code: 'ad_contentslot_2', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [336, 280]] } }, Loyal to American interests and devoted to General Washington, he was one of the most useful of the state executives during the War of Independence. 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In the stomach potassium salts neutralize the gastric acid, and hence small doses are useful in hyperchloridia. } Disbursements for rent, rates and taxes naturally vary according to the special conditions; in a large number of cases public land is provided free of cost, and in a smaller number of cases the institutions, in view of their useful public functions, are relieved of the ordinary burden of taxation. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654156' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776338', position: 'btf' }}, But he was an energetic, clear-headed man, of great practical force and skill, cultivated, accomplished, agreeable, flexible, possibly unscrupulous, just the sort of person whom a restless despot like Justinian finds useful. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195455', size: [300, 50] }}, For compression members the shearing area of rivets in butt-joints was made half the useful section of plate in compression. var pbMobileLrSlots = [ Reinhard, who considered Arthur O'Connor "a far abler man," accurately read the character of Lord Edward Fitzgerald as that of a young man "incapable of falsehood or perfidy, frank, energetic, and likely to be a useful and devoted instrument; but with no experience or extraordinary talent, and entirely unfit to be chief of a great party or leader in a difficult enterprise.". bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162050', zoneId: '776346', position: 'btf' }}, More important in their results than any of these works were the discoveries of Edward Jenner, respecting the prevention of small-pox by vaccination, in which he superseded the partially useful but dangerous practice of inoculation, which. Mathematics has influenced the form and the terminology of the science, and has sometimes been useful in analysis; but mathematical methods of reasoning, in their application to economics, while possessing a certain fascination, are of very doubtful utility. ga('set', 'dimension3', "examplesPage"); {code: 'ad_contentslot_2', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [320, 100], [320, 50], [300, 50]] } }, There are lots of ways to give advice. Dialectic is useful, for exercise, for conversation and for philosophical sciences, where by being critical it has a road to principles. The snow and the frost in the ground are considered useful as furnishing moisture to start the wheat in spring. It is possible, however that it served no useful purpose, but that the construction is a survival from the manufacture of vessels with fondi d'oro. Moller (1889 ff., second edition by von Schuberth, 1898 ff., greatly enlarged and improved), the translation of the latter (1892 ff.) Useful information on this point will be found in Ronalds's Fly-Fisher's Entomology, edited by Westwood. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, Use "i.e. " { bidder: 'onemobile', params: { dcn: '8a9690ab01717182962182bb50ce0007', pos: 'cdo_mpuslot4_mobile_flex' }}, Add the power of Cambridge Dictionary to your website using our free search box widgets. This guide to the use of 'that' will help you understand when to use the word, as … {code: 'ad_rightslot', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_rightslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_rightslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, They are a useful addition and correction to the Croker Papers, written from a Tory point of view. One of the causes of these sudden advances is undoubtedly to be found in the acquisition of a new and extremely useful character., Thus the perfect jaw and the perfect pair of lateral fins when first acquired among the fishes favoured a very rapid and for a time unchecked development. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, The metal unites with the majority of the heavy metals to form alloys; some of these, the so-called fusible alloys, find a useful application from the fact that they possess a low melting-point. . { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654198' }}, googletag.pubads().setTargeting("cdo_ptl", "ex-mcp"); { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_leftslot' }}]}, Leopold, among other useful works, drained the Val di Chiana, and restored those fertile upland plains to agriculture. 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They bloom during the months of May and June, as well as later, and are always most welcome ornaments for the flower borders, and useful for cutting for decorative purposes. addPrebidAdUnits(pbAdUnits); { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195454', size: [300, 250] }}, “ Have ” is a peculiar Verb. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_Billboard' }}, Weber's Jiidische Theologie is a useful compendium of the theology of later Judaism. "Can I do anything more useful than this?" An elder brother, who like himself was early turned out into the world to seek his own fortune, rose to command a brigade in the Mysore army, while Hyder, who never learned to read or write, passed the first years of his life aimlessly in sport and sensuality, sometimes, however, acting as the agent of his brother, and meanwhile acquiring a useful familiarity with the tactics of the French when at the height of their reputation under Dupleix. found him a useful and clever diplomatist. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, It combines with many metals to form sulphides, and also decomposes many metallic salts with consequent production of sulphides, a property which renders it extremely useful in chemical analysis. His priority with regard to this useful invention was acknowledged by E. The Phase Rule of Willard Gibbs, especially as developed by Bakhuis Roozeboom, is a most useful guide in such investigations. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195456', size: [336, 280] }}, { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '448836' }}, The thermal G G detectors are especially useful for the purpose of quantitative measurements, because they indicate the true effective or square root of mean square value of the current or train of oscillations passing through the hot wire. Some of these are on the south-west coast, in the Landes, as Carcans, Lacanau, Biscarosse, Cazau, Sanguinet; but more are to be found in the south and south-east, in Languedoc and Provence, as Leucate, Sigean, Thau, Vaccars, Berre, &c. Their want of depth prevents them from serving as roadsteads for shipping, and they are useful chiefly for fishing or for the manufacture of bay-salt. useful and acceptable quality, India for a long series of years did but little towards supplying the manufactures of other countries with the raw material which they required. He seems to have been regarded by his own party as a useful instrument, especially in disagreeable work, rather than as a desirable colleague. bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776144', position: 'btf' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195467', size: [320, 50] }}, Only if your memory starts working and you start spouting some useful information. 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These, together with values of nt 2 N for cylindrical rods, and of N and m 2 N for ellipsoids of revolution, are given in the following useful table (loc. 1 It is a common practice of keepers of dogs to place a piece of roll sulphur in the animal's water but this serves no useful purpose owing to this property. (2) He might be useful to us. 54. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195466', size: [728, 90] }}, { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654150' }}, 'pa pdd chac-sb tc-bd bw hbr-20 hbss lpt-25' : 'hdn'">. iasLog("criterion : cdo_pt = ex"); The rivers of the state are short and of no great volume, but they flow swiftly and are useful in supplying power for manu 10,957. In this office, which he held till 1899, he did very useful work in collaboration with the provincial estates. " It would be hotter in here if we didn't have an air conditioner. " An abstract is a self-contained and short synopsis that describes a larger work. { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195457', size: [300, 250] }}, googletag.cmd.push(function() { 1 : a group of words that makes a statement, asks a question, or expresses a command, wish, or exclamation. { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_rightslot' }}, 'max': 30, All modern 1 It is useful to compare the critical study of the Koran, where, however, the investigation of its various " revelations " is simpler than that of the biblical " prophecies " on account of the greater wealth of independent historical tradition. if(!isPlusPopupShown()) Among the martens there is a weasel (itachi), which, though useful as a ratkiller, has the evil repute of being responsible for sudden and mysterious injuries to human beings; there is a river-otter (kawauso), and there is a sea-otter (rakko) which inhabits the northern seas and is highly valued for its beautiful pelt. His knowledge of foreign affairs was, however, peculiarly useful at a juncture when boundary ques tions were the subjects that chiefly attracted public attention. He first made himself useful by his extraordinary knowledge of foreign languages. { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971066', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, "Productive" is by no means equivalent to "useful": the labours of the magistrate, the soldier, the churchman, lawyer and physician, are, in Smith's sense, unproductive. {code: 'ad_contentslot_4', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [336, 280]] } }, 1. { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_MidArticle' }}, Use a comma before e.g. Braille is especially useful in making single manuscript copies of books. {code: 'ad_topslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 50], [320, 50], [320, 100]] } }, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195457', size: [300, 50] }}, {code: 'ad_topslot_b', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_topslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_topslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[728, 90]] } }, { bidder: 'criteo', params: { networkId: 7100, publisherSubId: 'cdo_mpuslot' }}, var mapping_topslot_b = googletag.sizeMapping().addSize([746, 0], [[728, 90]]).addSize([0, 0], []).build(); The smoother we make the pulley the more nearly does the amount of useful work which the weight is capable of doing approach ro foot-pounds, and if we take into account the work done against the friction of the pulley, we may say that the work done by the descending weight is ro foot-pounds, and hence when the weight is in its elevated position we have at disposal r o foot-pounds more energy than when it is in the lower position. 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(3) Once our services cease to be useful to them, we're expendable. ga('create', 'UA-31379-3',{cookieDomain:'dictionary.cambridge.org',siteSpeedSampleRate: 10}); and seized this opportunity of lavishing on the pontiff friendly congratulations mingled with useful advice. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654149' }}, {code: 'ad_contentslot_4', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [320, 100], [320, 50], [300, 50]] } }, As an ornamental tree in Britain the cypress is useful to break the outline formed by roundheaded low shrubs and trees. (viii.) {code: 'ad_contentslot_1', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_mpuslot', adUnitPath: '/23202586/cdo_mpuslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [336, 280]] } },