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(west),
John B., 20th-century Australian-U.S. pulmonary physiologist.

West

(west),
Charles, English physician, 1816-1898. See: West syndrome.

WEST

Abbreviation for:
Western European Stent Trial
Winter and Emergency Services Team
Women's Estrogen for Stroke Trial

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Weinstein enhanced sensory test Neurology A nerve testing format used to evaluate tactile sensation, using a pocket-sized device with calibrated nylon filaments which deliver specified force to the skin
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formidable foe," but "the power of the white man has had a most sobering effect upon his warlike instincts." (35) Walk under the Ground is quoted as saying: "I am contented to rest within my tent and to watch the wonderful ways of the White Man, which are freely shown to us during our travels with the Wild West." During their visit to the eastern United States, Black Fox and Plenty Shawls were "put through the paces of civilization," writes a reporter--this involved experiencing nonreservation activities such as riding a bike and enjoying a Turkish bath, as well as seeing the material wealth of white society.
The film, directed by Jon Favreau and also starring Harrison Ford, sees aliens land in the Wild West and attempt to take over the world.
The Wild West High Dive Show is on until August 31 with three shows daily.
They were led by Colonel William Frederick Cody - better known as Buffalo Bill - and kept audiences rapt with Indian war dances and scenes from the Wild West, including the Pony Express and Indian stagecoach raids.
A LITTLE part of the Wild West came to the Coventry area when a Native American village hit town.
Other scholars have pointed out connections between the literature of the Wild West and science fiction, but Abbott takes that idea to new depths.
The Last Outlaw: The Life Of Pat Crowe by John Koblas is an engaging true life account of the wild west bank robber Pat Crowe, an escape artist, ex-Catholic and all around general outlaw in the early years of the 20th century.
One reason: CEOs, generally Brahminish in disposition, don't feel particularly comfortable in the Wild West. A more obvious deterrent to blabbing on the Net is the legal issue: Anything you type can be used against you, especially if the SEC gets its hands on it.
Barnes Circus, where Louise exhibited trained horses and was featured in the Wild West Concert.
To me, Wyatt Earp was a real man who experienced the true taming of the Wild West. That black walnut tree that stands so fruitful over his birthplace still speaks of the heartiness of American stock and the legacy the Earps left behind.--Jeff Meyer
The Wild West "Co-Pilot" -- a short, handy, Marlin 1895 in .4570 fitted with ghost ring sights, lever opened for glove use, and a crisp trigger, plus modified into a takedown for case of transport -- has received rave reviews from all who test it.
Wild mustangs--descended from horses of explorers, Native Americans, and pioneers--are symbols of the Wild West. But with no natural predators, the herds quickly swell to numbers unhealthy for both the horses and their habitat--their populations can double every three and a half years.