Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1(of medical procedures) not requiring the introduction of instruments into the body.‘noninvasive techniques such as ultrasound’
- ‘Collection of urine being a non-invasive procedure it is an ideal specimen especially in children with congenital infections.’
- ‘MRI angiography is a unique non-invasive method of imaging blood vessels without using contrast medium.’
- ‘Those non-invasive procedures are the newest and most popular weapon in the arsenal against aging.’
- ‘Routine veterinary examinations can utilize non-invasive procedures such as ultrasounds, X-rays, and blood and urine tests.’
- ‘These new groups increasingly took on the responsibilities of many types of invasive and non-invasive procedures.’
2(of a cancerous disease) not tending to spread.
- ‘The oral melanomas are more likely to be flat and thin, amelanotic, and may be detected at a noninvasive or early invasive stage.’
- ‘This 32 percent reduction was evident for invasive and noninvasive cancers.’
- ‘Adenocarcinomas with mixed subtypes frequently contain regions of noninvasive tumor at the periphery of invasive tumor.’
- 2.1 (of plants) not tending to spread undesirably.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.