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.

Examples Sentences for


1) 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.
2) 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
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) 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.
5) The central region of the coronal and radicular pulp contains large Nerve trunks and blood vessels
6) When a sensory Nerve and a motor Nerve communicate with each other , it is called a Nerve stimulus
7) 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?
8) 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?
9) There are 31 spinal cord Nerve segments in a human spinal cord :
10) She was hot velvet, gripping him as tightly as a fist, the friction fiery, sending flames along his Nerve endings
11) 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 '
12) 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.
13) Each Nerve is a cordlike structure that contains many axons
14) 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-
15) 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
16) It consists of a ventral Nerve cord , with one ganglion in each segment , and an anterior Nerve ring surrounding the pharynx
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) She had inadvertently touched a Nerve and had no idea what it was that had done it
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 Nerve fibers which issue from the ganglion and extend along the body wall
20) Quinine can make someone paralyzed if it is injected into a Nerve
21) 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.
22) 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
23) When a sensory neuron and a motor neuron communicate with each other , it is called a Nerve stimulus
24) Yet she had done her best; had strained every Nerve for Armand’s sake.
25) Well, first Daisy turned away from the woman toward the other car, and then she lost her Nerve and turned back.
26) 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
27) In such organisms , there are special Nerve cells that react to different wavelengths -LRB- or spectra of light -RRB-
28) The humidity was never oppressive, but rather heightened her senses, making her aware of the curves of her body, of her Nerve endings, of her sexuality
29) I didn‟t mean to strike a Nerve or anything.”
30) The hairs were embedded in the tissue with Nerve endings that transmitted continual tangible information much like a radar system