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Nerve

noun

1) One of the whitish and elastic bundles of fibers, with the accompanying tissues, which transmit nervous impulses between nerve centers and various parts of the animal body.

2) A sinew or a tendon.

3) Physical force or steadiness; muscular power and control; constitutional vigor.

4) Steadiness and firmness of mind; self-command in personal danger, or under suffering; unshaken courage and endurance; coolness; pluck; resolution.

5) Audacity; assurance.

6) One of the principal fibrovascular bundles or ribs of a leaf, especially when these extend straight from the base or the midrib of the leaf.

7) One of the nervures, or veins, in the wings of insects.

v. t.

1) To give strength or vigor to; to supply with force; as, fear nerved his arm.

Example Sentences for

Nerve

1) It needed all Chauvelin’s Nerve and presence of mind not to give way to a useless and undignified access of rage.
2) I couldn’t believe my ears when I heard that Shams had found the Nerve to confront my uncle in front of his students.
3) I couldn’t believe my ears when I heard that Shams had found the Nerve to confront my uncle in front of his students.
4) Damage to Nerves can be caused by physical injury or swelling -LRB- e.g. carpal tunnel syndrome -RRB- , autoimmune diseases -LRB- e.g. Guillain-Barr é syndrome -RRB- , infection -LRB- neuritis -RRB- , diabetes or failure of the blood vessels surrounding the Nerve
5) It needed all Chauvelin’s Nerve and presence of mind not to give way to a useless and undignified access of rage.
6) The human spinal cord is divided into 31 different segments , with motor Nerve roots going out in the ventral aspects and sensory Nerve roots entering in the dorsal aspects
7) Boyle et al. , state that `` The complex innervation of the foreskin and frenulum has been well-documented , and the genitally intact male has thousands of fine touch receptors and other highly erogenous Nerve endings -- many of which are lost to circumcision , with an inevitable reduction in sexual sensation experienced by circumcised males . '
8) Their last common ancestor had at most a very simple photoreceptive spot , but a range of processes led to the progressive refinement of this structure to the advanced camera eye - with one subtle difference : The cephalopod eye is `` wired ' in the opposite direction , with blood and Nerve vessels entering from the back of the retina , rather than the front as in vertebrates
9) Yet she had done her best; had strained every Nerve for Armand’s sake.
10) The letters from town, which a few days before would have made every Nerve in Elinor’s body thrill with transport, now arrived to be read with less emotion that mirth.
11) In such organisms , there are special Nerve cells that react to different wavelengths -LRB- or spectra of light -RRB-
12) It consists of a ventral Nerve cord , with one ganglion in each segment , and an anterior Nerve ring surrounding the pharynx
13) Balavoine & Adoutte , 2003 This ancestor had the shape of a simple tube worm with a segmented body , and at an abstract level , that worm-shape continues to be reflected in the body and nervous system plans of all modern bilateria , including humans.Schmidt-Rhaesa , Evolution of Organ Systems , p 110 The fundamental bilateral body form is a tube with a hollow gut cavity running from mouth to anus , and a Nerve cord with an enlargement -LRB- a `` ganglion ' -RRB- for each body segment , with an especially large ganglion at the front , called the `` brain '
14) “Yeah, struck a Nerve and had me limping for months.” 30 “Oh my God, I #8223;m sorry to hear that.”
15) I didn‟t mean to strike a Nerve or anything.”
16) As Oliver accompanied his master in most of his adult expeditions too, in order that he might acquire that equanimity of demeanour and full command of Nerve which was essential to a fin- 62 Oliver Twist ished undertaker, he had many opportunities of observing the beautiful resignation and fortitude with which some strong-minded people bear their trials and losses.
17) How could that insolent man find the Nerve to pour scorn on our ruler?
18) The nervous system consists of a ventral Nerve cord , with one ganglion in each segment , and an anterior Nerve ring surrounding the pharynx
19) Yet she had done her best; had strained every Nerve for Armand’s sake.
20) There are 33 -LRB- some EMS text say 25 , counting the sacral as one solid piece -RRB- spinal cord Nerve segments in a human spinal cord :
21) Well, first Daisy turned away from the woman toward the other car, and then she lost her Nerve and turned back.
22) The letters from town, which a few days before would have made every Nerve in Elinor’s body thrill with transport, now arrived to be read with less emotion that mirth.
23) She had inadvertently touched a Nerve and had no idea what it was that had done it
24) “Yeah, struck a Nerve and had me limping for months.” 30 “Oh my God, I #8223;m sorry to hear that.”
25) The Jew’s nag could not get on very fast, and though she was wary with mental fatigue and Nerve strain, she knew that she could easily keep up with it, on a hilly road, where the poor beast, who was sure to be half-starved, would have to be allowed long and frequent rests.
26) She was hot velvet, gripping him as tightly as a fist, the friction fiery, sending flames along his Nerve endings
27) Phosphorus compounds are also widely used in explosives , Nerve agents , friction matches , fireworks , pesticides , toothpaste , and detergents
28) I didn‟t mean to strike a Nerve or anything.”
29) How could that insolent man find the Nerve to pour scorn on our ruler?
30) One wretched breathless child, panting with exhaustion; terror in his looks; agaony in his eyes; large drops of perspiration streaming down his face; strains every Nerve to make head upon his pursuers; and as they follow on his track, and gain upon him every instant, they hail his decreasing strength with joy.