ad lib.

ad lib.

abbr.
Latin ad libitum (freely, as desired)
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Harris said, however, that the river would suit him to a "T." I don't know what a "T" is (except a sixpenny one, which includes bread-and- butter and cake AD LIB., and is cheap at the price, if you haven't had any dinner).
This is when politicians aides cringe when their clients ad lib. This is how media consultants grow gray hair.
The Musik fur Jagdhdrner, for four E[flat] horns plus (ad lib.) B[flat] Furst Pless Horn and Bb parforcehorn, includes "Pappenheimer Jdgermarsch," by Peter Damm after a Kling duo for two horns and dedicated to the Parforcehorngruppe der Horngesellschaft Bayern, plus three works originally composed by Tyndare Gruyer (1850-1936), noted for his complete method for hunting horn (Methode complete de trompe de chasse).
This means baby can feed ad lib and Mum can sleep ad lib.
Foram treinados 20 ratos, mantendo-se um grupo a 80% e outro a 90% do peso ad lib. Os resultados mostraram que o grupo privado de forma mais severa (80% do peso ad lib) apresentou maior espacamento entre respostas, menor taxa de respostas, maior frequencia de reforcamento e menor porcentagem de respostas com espacamento menor do que 3 segundos, ou seja, melhor desempenho.
"There are seven actors in the cast but they're not allowed to ad lib. Sometimes they say 'Can you tell us the joke?' but they're loving it."
This was an approximately twice the amounts subjects ate daily while fed ad lib. After 1 hr, the food pellets were removed.
Now she is heading back to Merseyside for a special charity night, singing with a Parisian group Ad Lib.
Certainly he can occasionally be quite amusing, in spite of, rather than because of, the foul language and lapses of taste, but sadly he spawned a generation of so-called comics who think clever scripts and preparing an act are not necessary as it can be done ad lib.
One quick taxi ride later, I'm in Ad Lib. Dressed, I must admit, like a 'paraffin lamp' (old joggy bottoms, trainers and a hooded top) and, having not had time for a shower, I'm now running the risk of all those little loose hairs floating down onto my grub.
I do nothing but ad lib. Out of that is everything that comes in [my performances].
Director Chris Barfoot, who made the low-budget movie Dead Clean six years ago, recalled: "The kiss wasn't part of the script but Shane decided to ad lib. It provided real shock value so we kept it in." Chris added: "Shane didn't think twice about kissing the other actor, Mark Chapman.