shouted when something desirable is thrown into a group of people who individually want that item, causing them to rush for it.
any frantic period of competitive activity.
to throw something down for others to compete for in this manner.
let me be the first to say: bravo! i totally agree; until i saw the word zombie, i was not interested in how to prepare for an emergency. although we do have plans in place (i say this loosely) we would have to scramble around looking for all of our stuff! so once again, i will thank you for having me look at this in a totally different way! and be better prepared… cdc.gov
try this: use whole-wheat flour in place of all-purpose. toss some oatmeal in your smoothie or pancake batter. replace white rice with brown rice or quinoa. as for beans, make hummus or bean dip for snacking. scramble some into your eggs. black beans add flavor, protein, and fiber to a veggie lasagna. everydayhealth.com
despite employers' preference for those with technical degrees, persons with degrees in a variety of majors find computer jobs. one factor affecting the needs of employers is changes in technology. employers often scramble to find workers who know the latest new technologies. many people take courses regularly to keep up with the changes in technology. factmonster.com
we are trying to do it with vascular. we have recruited four students, five pharmacists, and ten nurses to get it on one subset of patients. so, now multiple that across multiple divisions. we are asking them to do a quick scramble for something that is asynchronous with the electronic health record. hhs.gov
despite employers' preference for those with technical degrees, persons with degrees in a variety of majors find computer jobs. one factor affecting the needs of employers is changes in technology. employers often scramble to find workers who know the latest new technologies. many people take courses regularly to keep up with the changes in technology. infoplease.com
thursday, dec. 10 (7:30 p.m.)“the lemon drop kid” (paramount, 1951)bob hope stars as the lemon drop kid, a small-time new york city swindler who illegally touts horses at a racetrack. when he accidentally cheats a notorious gangster, the kid must scramble for a way to repay his looming debt by christmas. with the help of his girlfriend (marilyn maxwell), the quick-thinking lemon drop kid and his gang launch a scam using santa suits to raise money for homeless women. the film introduced the now-classic holiday tune “silver bells,” written by jay livingston and ray evans. directed by sidney lanfield, this holiday comedy is based on a story by damon runyon. loc.gov
skip the drive-through. make your own breakfast burrito. in a small skillet, saute 1/2 cup chopped tomato, 2 tablespoons chopped onion and 1/4 cup frozen corn until the veggies are soft and the moisture evaporates. add 2 egg whites or 1/4 cup egg substitute and scramble until cooked through, about 3 minutes. place mixture in the center of a whole-wheat tortilla and top with 2 tablespoons of salsa. roll and enjoy. mayoclinic.org
the announcement comes as public health officials scramble to track down the cause of a multi-state outbreak of cyclospora, a foodborne intestinal parasite common to tropical locations such as latin america and southeast asia. the bug has caused more than 285 reported cases of illness, mainly in iowa, nebraska and texas. medicinenet.com
"then it's a mad scramble," keckley continued. "it's the insurance folks trying to figure out how to collect something rather than drop these people, providers trying to figure out how many of these folks they booked for next month or 3 months, are they insured, can you collect anything -- it's going to be a scramble." medpagetoday.com
summary: this powerful anthropological and photographic study plunges the reader into a world of homelessness and drug addiction in the contemporary united states. for over a decade the authors followed two dozen heroin injectors and crack smokers in their scramble of survival on the streets of san francisco. this book is a vivid chronicle of intimate suffering, solidarity, and betrayal and an analysis of the structural forces that shape the lives of the destitute in the world’s wealthiest nation. merckmanuals.com
ethiopia has gained international attention for being the only country in the whole of africa to actually resist foreign invasion even by more powerful and more advanced european colonizers. in the late 1800s, european powers at the height of their might embarked on a global colonization campaigns. many african countries were occupied in the period known as the scramble for africa, and many africans were sent to other parts of the world as slaves. only ethiopia was able to fend off attempts by several european armies to set foot on ethiopian land. in fact, today, many african nations make use of the colors of the ethiopian flag to symbolize sovereignty and independence. nationmaster.com
the plasmid and sirna of daba-l were transfected into bumpt cells and treated with or without 5 ng/ml tgf-β1 for 24 h. a, f immunoblot analysis of col i&iii, vimentin, and dsba-l. b–e, g–j analysis of the gray scale image between them. data are expressed as means ± s.d. (n = 6). #p < 0.05 versus scramble with the saline group. *p < 0.05 versus scramble with the tgf-β1 group. each experiment (a, f) was repeated six times independently with similar results. b–e, g–j indicate the statistical student’s t test used (means ± s.d., n = 6, p < 0.05). nih.gov