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extemporaneous, impromptu.




to perform extemporaneously.

to improvise all or part of a speech or other performance, especially in comedy.

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  • in addition, our usual practice is to accept data from the household survey as recorded. in the 80-year history of the household survey, we do not know of any actions taken on an ad hoc basis to change respondents’ answers to the labor force questions. any ad hoc adjustment we could have made would have relied on assumptions instead of data. if bls were to make ad hoc changes, it could also appear we were manipulating the data. that’s something we’ll never do. bls.gov

  • also in december 2009, hhs joined with the ad council to launch a new nationwide public service announcements campaign called together we can fight the flu that encouraged americans to get vaccinated against the 2009 h1n1 virus. the week of december 18, 2009 marked the first 100 million doses of 2009 h1n1 vaccine available for ordering. cdc.gov

  • following this test-period, another committee, namely: the ad hoc committee on racial and ethnic categories, was created to review the results of the year-long testing rendered by the investigating agencies. after careful analysis, thorough review, and pertinent revisions, the omb, in may 1977 produced statistical policy directive no. 15, entitled: "race and ethnic standards for federal statistics and administrative reporting". this directive set the rules by which all federal agencies must define, collect, and present information about distinct racial and ethnic populations in the nation. since 1977, no revisions have ever been made to directive no. 15. census.gov

  • 32. grombach to fuqua, 19 november 1973, simpson file; "paraphrase of state department cable" 842 lisbon to secretary of state, washington, 18 march 1944, nara, rg 319, entry 58, 270/7/26/06-7 box 36, folder 1; compare with nicholas horthy, admiral nicholas horthy: memoirs, annotated by andrew l. simon (safety harbor, fl: simon publications, 2000), 253-7, at www.net.hu/corvinus/lib/horthy/horthy.pdf. cia.gov

  • she and her colleagues compared ptau181 levels in 57 people with mild cognitive impairment and 40 people with ad (confirmed by pet scan findings) with those of 172 people without cognitive impairment. they found that plasma total tau and ptau181 levels were higher in ad dementia patients than in those without cognitive impairment, and that ptau181 levels were a “more sensitive and specific predictor” of ad than the combination of age and the presence of the apolipoprotein e (apoe) gene, which has been used as predictor of ad risk, according to a study published in february 2013 in nature reviews: neurology. everydayhealth.com

  • augustus died ad 14 and was succeeded by his stepson tiberius; his general germanicus caesar fought fruitlessly in germany. caligula, who followed, was a cruel tyrant (ad 37–ad 41); he was succeeded by claudius i (ad 41–ad 54), who was dominated by his wives, but during his rule half of britain was conquered (ad 43). in his time thrace, lydia, and judaea were made roman provinces. his stepson nero (ad 54–ad 68) was an unparalleled tyrant. in his reign occurred the great fire of rome (ad 64), attributed (probably falsely) to nero; it burnt everything between the caelian, the palatine, and the esquiline, but it was a boon to the city, for nero moved the population to the right bank of the tiber, then very thinly populated, and rebuilt the region with broader streets and great buildings. factmonster.com

  • we will not accept any ad that is factually inaccurate and/or, in our opinion, in poor taste. pharmaceutical advertising is only accepted for approved indication(s) as determined by the food and drug administration (fda). advertised products must be in market and readily available. healthline media will not permit, at any time, the placement of any ad for harmful, illegal or objectionable products or services. ads must not contain fraudulent, deceptive, or offensive material, including material that misrepresents, ridicules, or attacks an individual or group on the basis of age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or disability. ads must not be related to alcohol, firearms, ammunition, fireworks, gambling, pornography, tobacco, or the simulation of news or an emergency. all ads must clearly identify the advertiser. any ad that could be misconstrued as editorial content will be clearly labeled as an advertisement. healthline.com

  • i learned two lessons recently and i apologize for both of them. the first when i came in was that you’re a small group and you appreciate handouts, and i didn’t bring those but hopefully steve can get whatever you need subsequently to you. the second was that i should never ad lib when i’m giving transcribed hearing presentations, so i apologize for that but i will try to keep it from getting too dry. hhs.gov

  • kiss the hand (job xxxi. 27) to worship false gods. cicero (in yerrem, lib. iv. 43) speaks of a statue of hercules, the chin and lips of which were considerably worn by the kisses of his worshippers. hosea (xiii. 2) says, “let the men that sacrifice kiss the calves.” (see adore.) infoplease.com

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  • if you would like more information about these practices and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, visit the network advertising initiative. some ad servers allow you to opt out of anonymous data collection through the use of cookies. to do so, you must opt out of such data collection with each individual site. you can opt out of cookies for several ad servers by visiting the network advertising initiativegateway opt-out site. at that site you can also review the privacy policies of those ad servers. mayoclinic.org

  • ad lib: abbreviation for the latin "ad libitum" meaning "at pleasure" and "at one's pleasure, as much as one desires, to the full extent of one's wishes." sometimes seen on a prescription or doctor's order. for example, during an overnight fast when the patient is not to eat any food but can have water, the doctor's order might read: "water ad lib" (water as desired). medicinenet.com

  • ad begins slowly. it first involves the parts of the brain that control thought, memory and language. people with ad may have trouble remembering things that happened recently or names of people they know. a related problem, mild cognitive impairment (mci), causes more memory problems than normal for people of the same age. many, but not all, people with mci will develop ad. medlineplus.gov

  • in addition to unreliable initial data, the subjects were followed for up to 30 years without any update on their food consumption. has your food consumption remained constant over the last 30 years? mine hasn't. i went from avoiding eggs to eating them ad lib, without concern for my cardiovascular health about 5 years ago after looking at the science related to dietary cholesterol. medpagetoday.com

  • in acute ad lesions, th2 t cell cytokines (interleukin [il]-4, il-5, il-13) predominate, whereas in chronic lesions th1 t cell cytokines (ifn-gamma, il-12) are present. numerous other cytokines, including thymic stromal lipoprotein, ccl17, and ccl22, play a role in the inflammatory reaction in ad. new treatments targeting specific cytokines are helping to identify the specific immune pathways in ad. merckmanuals.com

  • contributors: dk, ad, rvdp and wvd conceived and designed the study and received feedback from ahb, ak and amd. dk, ad, rvdp, nd and pb were involved in data acquisition, analysis and interpretation, and revising it critically for important intellectual content. dk drafted the manuscript with inputs from ad, rvdp, wvdp, ahb and wvd. all the authors have given final approval for the version to be published. nih.gov