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non·sense

(non'sens),
As used in genetics, relating to a mutation that causes a sequence such that the growing peptide chain terminates, often after several incorrect amino acid residues are incorporated.

nonsense

(nŏn′sĕns′, -səns)
n.
adj.
Genetics Of or relating to a mutation in a structural gene that changes a nucleotide triplet into a stop codon, thus prematurely terminating the polypeptide chain during protein synthesis.

non·sense

(non'sens)
genetics A mutation that causes a sequence such that the growing peptide chain terminates, often after several incorrect amino acid residues are incorporated.
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To talk about 40 SNP MPs as a "destabilising threat" or about their presence in Westminster requiring the country to be on some kind of "war footing" is patent nonsense and smacks of the UK Government's reaction to the election of a Hamas administration in the Gaza Strip in 2006 ie you can have democracy as long as you vote the way we want you to.
This is patent nonsense and further brings the council into disrepute.
There was the Education Scotland website, describing the Statutes of Iona as oppressive English laws - patent nonsense.
Yes, education today is not what it was and university degrees and GCSEs seem far too easy to come by, but to say they are 'worthless' and that 'most people in this country under 40 cannot add up' is patent nonsense.
In a recent column I looked at how it was patent nonsense in an over-populated country of 61 million, 2.45 million of whom are on the dole, to claim we need to import extra talent.
But his account was dismissed as "patent nonsense" by prosecutor Robin Spencer QC.
Although that claim was attacked as "patent nonsense" by the Crown at the trial, Mr Evans saidMrs Skipper did go to the shop where Pope claimed that he had been bitten.
He branded an ad by the Department of Energy and Climate Change in Whitehall as "patent nonsense".
The notion that people will somehow make a judgment on independence based on how many Olympic medals the UK wins is patent nonsense.
I WAS hoping that the patent nonsense regarding "climate change" peddled by politicians of all parties and indeed by the BBC at every opportunity may have slipped down the agendas.
This is patent nonsense. With inflation (the consumer price index) currently running at 2.1 per cent, a pay increase of 2.5 per cent is par for the course.
I don't have any argument over the need to improve substantially the working hours of a lot of stable staff (and of plenty of small trainers, some of whom, to my certain knowledge, work far harder and longer hours than any `groom' I've ever met), but to say it's all in the hands of owners is patent nonsense.