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hes·i·tant

(hez'ĭ-tant),
Term used to descibe the state of RNA polymerase when it is susceptible to pause, arrest, or termination signals.
See also: overdrive, antitermination.

hes·i·tant

(hez'i-tănt)
Term used to descibe the state of RNA polymerase when it is susceptible to pause, arrest, or termination signals.
See also: overdrive, antitermination
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The so-called religious right (with which this writer has oft been identified) has not been hesitant in the last two decades to 'speak truth to power.
But, according to O'Rourke, "With limited IT budgets in the early part of this decade, and forecasts for annual increases in the 3% range over the next four to five years, enterprise IT managers have been hesitant to take a chance on a new PC form factor.
While large corporations across North America are increasing their connectivity through e-learning, owners of small- and medium-sized businesses may be hesitant to allow their employees time during the workday to take a course online when they could be making sales calls.
While acknowledging that MRI has the ability to find hidden tumors, he remains hesitant to order it because of its cost and the risk of results indicating a tumor where there isn't one.
Archbishop Ndungane's speech marked his latest and toughest attack on the South African government's hesitant approach to tackling the AIDS pandemic.
Athletes are often hesitant to hydrate before exercise because of worry about rest room breaks.
While the industry welcomed tort reform, it was more hesitant about other aspects of the bill.
He was hesitant, but the two crafted an arrangement where Maxa would write The Savvy Traveler for a monthly fee and Georgetown would handle production, promotion, and fulfillment.
In some of the initial activities the campers were hesitant, especially since they were meeting each other for the first time.
Small businesses were hesitant to borrow--despite the fact that rates remained low.
Unfortunately, these travelers' sleep patterns are frequently disrupted, and many who participated in the research said that they found a trip to the bathroom perilous in unfamiliar surroundings because they were hesitant to turn on the room lights for fear of not being able to return to sleep.
As simple as it sounds, many users were unaware that signed copies can easily be printed and retained for their own records and were therefore hesitant to electronically sign documents.