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Immunology To positively stain cells or tissues by immunoperoxidase; when a cell or tissue has an antigen of interest—e.g., cytokeratin—it is said to be ‘decorated’ if it stains with monoclonal antibodies to cytokeratin The substrate for most immunohistochemical methods yields a red-brown color, and these techniques are thus generically known as ‘brown stains’
Vox populi
(1) To furnish or adorn with something ornamental; embellish
(2) To confer a particular honour on a person, especially military—e.g., a medal for bravery
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Curtains are rarely well disposed, or well chosen in respect to other decorations. With formal furniture, curtains are out of place; and an extensive volume of drapery of any kind is, under any circumstance, irreconcilable with good taste - the proper quantum, as well as the proper adjustment, depending upon the character of the general effect.
Even now, there is present to our mind's eye a small and not, ostentatious chamber with whose decorations no fault can be found.
Save for decorations, he was naked as Adam before the Fall.
The next day, for the first time, nothing was done towards the decoration of the door.
To this the traveller replied that it was possible, but that he did not understand decorations. A bedroom with gas in it was what he was used to, was what he wanted, and was what he was determined to have.
Whether, as the lady had at first persuaded her physicians to believe her ill, they had now, in return, persuaded her to believe herself so, I will not determine; but she continued a whole month with all the decorations of sickness.
A long table was spread in the center of the great dining-hall of the palace and the splendor of the decorations and the blaze of lights and jewels was acknowledged to be the most magnificent sight that any of the guests had ever seen.
Never had his gold been so golden, his azure so dazzlingly clear and deep as on this particular May morning; while his fancy simply ran riot in the marginal decorations of woodland and spinney, quaint embroidered flowers and copses full of exquisitely painted and wonderfully trained birds of song.
18 June 2019 - France-based provider of decoration and furniture homeware Maisons du Monde (Euronext Paris: MDM) has acquired a 70.4% majority stake in French interior decorating start-up Rhinov to strengthen its service offering in decoration advice, the company said.
An official from the Supreme Committee for National Day Celebrations said that decoration lights will be tested extensively on different stretches before being switched on completely from Thursday.
Henna body decoration has flourished for over 5,000 years in cultures throughout the Middle East, Africa, India, and Egypt.
On Lunar New Year's Day (Feb 16), a man identified as Apian Tan posted a photo on Facebook of a bizarre combination of decoration inside a bazaar inside Ayala Malls The 30th, situated in the Metro Manila city of Pasig.