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mes·sen·ger

(mes'en-jer),
1. That which carries a message.
2. Having message-carrying properties.

messenger

/mes·sen·ger/ (mes´en-jer) an information carrier.
second messenger  any of several classes of intracellular signals acting at or situated within the plasma membrane and translating electrical or chemical messages from the environment into cellular responses.

messenger

1. Pertaining to ribonucleic acid (RNA) that carries the coded information for protein synthesis from the DNA to the site of protein synthesis, the RIBOSOMES.
2. A HORMONE or other effector capable of acting at a distance from its site of production. A second messenger is a hormone, produced within a cell and operating on internal structures, when another hormone acts on the outer cell membrane.
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Second, VP Binay, one cardinal rule, don't shoot the messenger, Lacierda said.
As usual, Jenkins chose to shoot the messenger when the Western Mail reported what he had said, rather than admit he was wrong to say it.
Don't shoot the messenger," was his message, a breath of fresh air compared to the normal response from the GAA top brass to any sort of criticism.
Once again, he has decided to shoot the messenger, just like the demonstrations we saw outside the BBC in the final days of the referendum campaign.
There are supposed to be rules in place protecting whistleblowers but they seem worthless as they are either being ignored or bypassed by managers intent on making up allegations to shoot the messenger.
DON'T shoot the messenger," is my response to Tony Newton of Hale Village who takes issue with my configuration of Roman numerals (ECHO Short Points, Jan 12).
Before you shoot the messenger, our MP's letter merely stated the legislation regarding students, rented accommodation and council tax which hasn't changed since Margaret Thatcher's day.
As we said girls, don't shoot the messenger AT A property dinner held in town last week, outgoing Liverpool City Council chief executive Sir David Henshaw got up and made a speech, even though he had by that stage decided to quit his job.
It is a sad indictment that activists on both sides seem to have decided that the preferable course of action when they hear opinions they don't want to believe is Just shoot the messenger.
Labour Shadow Cabinet Office Minister Jon Ashworth said the Tories were trying to shoot the messenger rather than admit their polices caused inequality.