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.
One writer, William Payne, once described the plygain in Dolgellau as he knew it in the following words: "Now the church is in a blaze, now crammed, body, aisles, gallery, now Shon Robert, the club-footed shoemaker, and his wife, descending from the singing seat to the lower and front part of the gallery, strike up alternately, and without artificial aid of pitch pipe, the long, long carol and old favourite describing the Worship of Kings and of the Wise Men, and the Flight into Egypt, and the terrible wickedness of Herod.
He can breathe without artificial aid and occasionally opens his eyes.
They cannot stand on their own without artificial aid, but they are good farmers.
It's a challenge, but in Lebanon, not going to a camp situation has enabled us, instead of creating an artificial aid support that funds schooling and hospitals in camps, to help the hospitals and schools in the area.
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. Probiotics can be helpful for conditions such as irritable bowel syndrome, and they can help people who have taken antibiotics.
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.