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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) When a sensory Nerve and a motor Nerve communicate with each other , it is called a Nerve stimulus
2) How could that insolent man find the Nerve to pour scorn on our ruler?
3) In such organisms , there are special Nerve cells that react to different wavelengths -LRB- or spectra of light -RRB-
4) 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.
5) Quinine can make someone paralyzed if it is injected into a Nerve
6) Unmyelinated Nerve fibers for itch and pain both originate in the skin ; however , information for them is conveyed centrally in two distinct systems that both use the same peripheral Nerve bundle and spinothalamic tract
7) 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
8) 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.
9) “Yeah, struck a Nerve and had me limping for months.” 30 “Oh my God, I #8223;m sorry to hear that.”
10) 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.
11) Yet she had done her best; had strained every Nerve for Armand’s sake.
12) The techniques used by neuroscientists have also expanded enormously , from biophysical and molecular studies of individual Nerve cells to imaging of perceptual and motor tasks in the brain
13) 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.
14) “Yeah, struck a Nerve and had me limping for months.” 30 “Oh my God, I #8223;m sorry to hear that.”
15) He felt, though Marguerite still held her head steadily averted from him, that her every Nerve was strained to hear what he had to say. ‘The other day, citoyenne,she said, I asked for your help….
16) She was hot velvet, gripping him as tightly as a fist, the friction fiery, sending flames along his Nerve endings
17) He felt, though Marguerite still held her head steadily averted from him, that her every Nerve was strained to hear what he had to say. ‘The other day, citoyenne,she said, I asked for your help….
18) I couldn’t believe my ears when I heard that Shams had found the Nerve to confront my uncle in front of his students.
19) The nervous system is mainly composed by the nervous ganglion between mouth and anus , a ring Nerve at the basis of the lophophore , one or two giant Nerves fibers which issue from the ganglion and extend along the body wall
20) The central region of the coronal and radicular pulp contains large Nerve trunks and blood vessels
21) 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 . '
22) 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.
23) The nervous system is mainly composed by the nervous ganglion between mouth and anus , a ring Nerve at the basis of the lophophore , one or two giant Nerve fibers which issue from the ganglion and extend along the body wall
24) The nervous system consists of a ventral Nerve cord , with one ganglion in each segment , and an anterior Nerve ring surrounding the pharynx
25) Nerve fibers for itch and pain both are in the skin , but information for them is sent centrally in two distinct systems that both use the same Nerve bundle
26) He was evidently trying to get away, whilst she was straining every Nerve to keep him back for a moment or two. ‘Percy,sshe said, will you not tell me why you go to-day?
27) Pain can be classed according to its location in the body , as in headache , low back pain and pelvic pain ; or according to the body system involved , i.e. , myofascial pain -LRB- emanating from skeletal muscles or the fibrous sheath surrounding them -RRB- , rheumatic -LRB- emanating from the joints and surrounding tissue -RRB- , causalgia -LRB- `` burning ' pain in the skin of the arms or , sometimes , legs ; thought to be the product of peripheral Nerve damage -RRB- , neuropathic pain -LRB- caused by damage to or malfunction of any part of the nervous system -RRB- , or vascular -LRB- pain from blood vessels -RRB-
28) 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.
29) Agents that act on the nervous system can paralyze in seconds or less , and include both biologically derived neurotoxins and so-called Nerve gases , which may be synthesized for warfare or industry
30) I didn‟t mean to strike a Nerve or anything.”