Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Nucleus: nucleon; nucleoplasm.
  • Nucleic acid: nucleoprotein.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

From nucleus.

Examples

  • Paley's stone was merely a foil by which the intricate complexity of the watch could be highlighted.

    Rock of Ages

  • If one of the tricks is getting the mix of bold and refined just right, then Mr. Paley's résumé might well have served as inspiration.

    Smoke Show

  • In the front matter of Moby-Dick, William Paley's Natural Theology is quoted: "The aorta of a whale is larger in the bore than the main pipe of the water-works at London Bridge, and the water roaring in its passage through that pipe is inferior in impetus and velocity to the blood gushing from the whale's heart."

    Stefan Beck: Beaches: Bergman's The Seventh Seal & the Wellfleet Oyster Festival

  • In Paley's film, the ripe and curvaceous Sita looks like a cartoon combination of an Indian princess and Betty Boop.

    George Heymont: It's a Small World After All (VIDEOS)

  • What takes her film to an entirely new level, however, is Paley's use of a group of Jazz-era recordings by songstress Annette Hanshaw which add great merriment to the proceedings.

    George Heymont: It's a Small World After All (VIDEOS)

  • The sheer beauty, wild inventiveness, and feisty humor of Paley's animation (including a wildly funny two-minute "Intermission" segment) rivals anything put out by Pixar and Disney.

    George Heymont: It's a Small World After All (VIDEOS)

  • However, Behe made it very clear in Darwin's Black Box that he was talking about a designer akin to Paley's watchmaker.

    Behe

  • Instead Paley's argument has been sidetracked by attacks or its injudicious examples and off-the-point theological discussions.

    Behe

  • Paley's watch is two centuries old and eric pretends that ID is somehow a new argument.

    Antony Flew dies at 87

  • Paley's watch argument becomes meaningless in a universe seen as an automated factory filled with all kinds of "designed" objects.

    Behe

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