artificial aid


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artificial aid

n
(Mountaineering) mountaineering another name for aid5
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These recognitions alone dispense with the artificial aid of tokens or amulets.
A large, civil cocked hat, like those worn by clergymen within the last thirty years, surmounted the whole, furnishing dignity to a good-natured and somewhat vacant countenance, that apparently needed such artificial aid, to support the gravity of some high and extraordinary trust.
Not deriving from these means the relief which he sought, he bit off an immense mouthful from the bread and meat, and took a quick drink of the porter; by which artificial aids he choked himself and effected a diversion of the subject.
As an artificial aid, it is the main asset in maintaining a jockey's safety.
No normal person can read many of them without squinting or the use of an artificial aid, such as a small child with 20 15 vision.
If we would just eat healthfully to begin with, we would not need to consume an artificial aid.
No matter how strong your fingers were, this was a line that required cunning and artificial aid to scale: hundreds of edges no bigger than a finger nail to be grasped by tiny sky hooks of steel, and cracks so unfriendly they could only be grasped by soft copper nuts that had to be deformed by blows from my hammer in order to grip the mountain.
Several field trials case studies were made and this artificial aid was found to be very comfortable and acceptable to the amputee population, now under regular production by M/s.
United were a dispirited and well beaten bunch long before Shaun Wright-Phillips lashed home another in stoppage time, leaving United to contemplate an unhappy campaign with only the FA Cup to play for and in need of the kind of artificial aid Sir Alex Ferguson was given to help his heart last week.
In 1999, for example, eight out of eight reproductive-age females at Woolong mated without artificial aid.