The term "ruminate
," derived from the Latin rumino (chew; Periasamy, 1962a) or based on a similarity with the teeth of ruminants (Corner, 1966), refers to an uneven endosperm surface that is often highly enlarged by ingrowths or infoldings of the surrounding tissue.
The longer an animal feeds and ruminates
, the longer will likely be the intake of nutrients, and also the better the processing of the ingested particles due to the rumination process, which will consequently lead to better performance, as demonstrated in this correlation.
Consultant psychiatrist Dr Philip Joseph, for the prosecution, told the jury: "She has a tendency to ruminate
on perceived injustice - but this does not amount to a personality disorder.
Now you can ruminate
on the concerns of the 19th century instead.
His spread claims 200 head of cattle that ruminate
peacefully on the ranch's former cotton fields.
Months after the December 1999 meeting of the Parliament of the World's Religions in Cape Town, South Africa, memories of this event ruminate
within my Catholic consciousness:
All these large visionaries ruminate
on the depths to which Madonna and Lethal Weapon 4 have taken us, displaying unmistakable affection for strict legal limits on expression.
Finally, to read the Inquirer and ruminate
on the problems confronting the nation.
Researchers found that when study participants were asked to ruminate
on a stressful incident, their levels of C-reactive protein, a marker of tissue inflammation, rose.
"I couldn't help but ruminate
on how readily available appeals to homophobia are, even in circumstances when you can't imagine that such an appeal could be effective," she says.
Although as editorial page editor and writer she was no doubt called upon to apply her subtle understanding of Washington anthropology in deciding where the Post should stand on various issues, as a writer--and henceforth, when I refer to "Greenfield," you can assume I mean Greenfield the columnist and author--she seemed content to ruminate
about human frailty and folly.
Act II's autobiographical "It's About Time" lags when Davison sets aside the first act's marvelous undercurrent of object manipulation to ruminate
on timely concerns.