• With the aid of electric torches
    With the aid of electric torches
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n AIDS a serious (often fatal) disease of the immune system transmitted through blood products especially by sexual contact or contaminated needles
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Neptune comes to the aid of the sailors Neptune comes to the aid of the sailors


  • William Hazlitt
    “Without the aid of prejudice and custom, I should not be able to find my way across the room.”
  • Pythagoras
    “Friends are as companions on a journey, who ought to aid each other to persevere in the road to a happier life.”
  • Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort
    “It is commonly supposed that the art of pleasing is a wonderful aid in the pursuit of fortune; but the art of being bored is infinitely more successful.”
  • Kin Hubbard
    “Making a long stay short is a great aid to popularity.”
  • Publilius Syrus
    “One ungrateful man does an injury to all who stand in need of aid.”
  • Margaret Fuller
    “Two persons love in one another the future good which they aid one another to unfold.”


In literature:

He now lifted the soldier's head up, and shouted to him that aid was at hand.
"With Clive in India" by G. A. Henty
The men from half a dozen other establishments are to gather there and, as belonging to the house, I must aid in the defence.
"With Kitchener in the Soudan" by G. A. Henty
Here the teacher is neither aided nor impeded by the usual home influences.
"Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions" by George S. Boutwell
Then they learn that the principal business in life for them is to find and aid wounded soldiers.
"Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights" by Kelly Miller
All her money was spent when she came to me, and I aided her.
"Oscar the Detective" by Harlan Page Halsey
Colonel Knatchbull came in and assured Wilson that the nulla was the best and most central place for the aid-post.
"The Leicestershires beyond Baghdad" by Edward John Thompson
But we will aid them to behold her in a better light.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
New York never turns a deaf ear to an appeal for aid.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
Only now he was given an assurance of aid, and a suggestion to attack.
"Key Out of Time" by Andre Alice Norton
That those which the gods and their own merit aided, gained great power and high renown.
"The History of Rome, Books 01 to 08" by Titus Livius
Government aid is given to students of limited means, both for secondary education and the completion of their studies abroad.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 4" by Various
Everywhere does Nature aid in escape and capture.
"The Human Side of Animals" by Royal Dixon
You have it in your power to aid me.
"An Artist in Crime" by Rodrigues Ottolengui
The Soviets canceled a large debt and sent aid and advisers to help develop the backward Albania economy.
"Area Handbook for Albania" by Eugene K. Keefe
On one occasion he had aided a witch at Torteval to clean her chaise: this was an old woman named Moutonne Gahy.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
His aid the proud Cambayan king implores, His potent aid Cambaya's king restores.
"The Lusiad" by Luís de Camões
During the advance the French army was greatly aided in its operations by the brilliant and daring work of its aviators.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume VII (of VIII)" by Various
The dead were at rest, but the living had to suffer, for no aid was at hand.
"The Complete Story of the Galveston Horror" by Various
As for you, if he judges your wisdom worthy of your fortune today, he may choose to aid you.
"The Moghul" by Thomas Hoover
I much prefer being your aide-de-camp to being commander-in-chief here.
"Napoleon's Marshals" by R. P. Dunn-Pattison

In poetry:

Call whole nature to thy aid,
Since 'twas He whole nature made;
Join in one eternal song,
Who to one God all belong.
"Nature's Praise" by John Austin
In vain the outward scene is calm,
In vain the world we fly;
If thou, in pure religion's garb,
Thy friendly aid deny.
"Address To Happiness" by Elizabeth Bath
And with my thanks I ask Thy aid,
For those in degradation,
That they may share e'en with me,
In Christian education.
"From Degradation Through Supplication To Education. The Negro." by Frank Barbour Coffin
Thy mercy stretches o'er my head
The shadow of thy wings;
My heart rejoices in thine aid,
My tongue awakes and sings.
"Psalm 63 part 2" by Isaac Watts
Sansado, so the wretch was nam'd,
A cruel brother taught:
With equal jealousy inflam'd,
To aid his barb'rous thought.
"The Serpents" by William Hayley
Know that I come to aid the good
Which is but yet begun;
To teach thee all that fortitude
Without which nought is won.
"The Last Sweet Walk" by Alexander Anderson

In news:

Distribution of Billions in Aid to Storm Victims Will Test FEMA.
The author of Victory Deferred, John-Manuel Andriote has specialized in HIV/AIDS reporting since 1986.
WASHINGTON — A nearly empty House on Thursday passed a stopgap spending measure to avert a government shutdown this weekend and refill disaster aid coffers drained by a series of recent storms, fires and tornadoes.
FedEx aids search for missing aviatrix Amelia Earhart.
Radical' bill seeks to reduce cost of AIDS drugs by awarding prizes instead of patents.
Iran's president 'bewitched' by senior aide.
"Children's AIDS Study Finds AZT Ineffective" (Science Times, Feb 14) reported results of Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trial Group study 152.
Children in the study were all HIV-infected, but did not all have AIDS.
A new drug being tested to treat people with AIDS is less effective than the standard one for many patients, the drug's manufacturer announced Thursday.
In the race to find a drug to fight AIDS, researchers at Burroughs Wellcome ran the pharmaceutical equivalent of an under-two-minute mile.
In the year since an AIDS patient in San Francisco received an experimental transplant of baboon bone marrow, he has gained weight and strength and remained free of severe infections, even though the transplant did not take.
Preliminary tests show that few, if any, baboon bone marrow cells have grown and functioned after being transplanted into a 38-year-old man with severe AIDS, his doctors said yesterday.
Cody has been in the JROTC program for four years and has learned first aid, along with assisting the teacher in teaching first aid to the other cadets in the program.
Many aid organizations pulled out of Somalia after Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabab took over much of the country, partly due to concerns that US officials would prosecute them for aiding the enemy.
A Nicaraguan activist explains the use of condoms to prevent infection by HIV/AIDS after a march for the World AIDS Day, in Managua.

In science:

They compare this with the most commonly used vision-aid for the visually impaired, the closed circuit television video magnifier (CCTV).
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
Thus this study can be a helpful guideline as to what are the main features that should be included in designing vision-aids for the macular degeneration population.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
The paper deals with the issue of aids for helping visually impaired people finding orientation/direction in their environment.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
The author tries to distinguish cognitive prosthesis from both electronic aids as well as from conventional computer software. Key researchers in this field as well as their accomplishments are discussed and also the differences in their approaches.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
This paper discusses some of the factors that should be considered while designing tools for aiding cognitive prosthetics.
Human Information Processing with the Personal Memex
However, the PCA can also be an important aid to better understand the generally complex correlation structure encountered in multivariate studies and to gain physical insight to the system under study.
Statistical analysis of BATSE gamma-ray bursts: Self-similarity and the Amati-relation
In this section we show how our previous results aid in the computation of traditional continuous time entropies.
On entropy for mixtures of discrete and continuous variables
The work of TK was supported in part by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Grant-in-Aid 18654018 (Houga).
Random walk on the incipient infinite cluster for oriented percolation in high dimensions
This work was supported in par t by the Science Research Promotion from the Promo tion and Mutual Aid Corporation for private Schools of Japan, and a gran t from Institute for Comprehensive Research, Kyo to Sangyo University .
Simple method to eliminate blur based on Lane and Bates algorithm
This is a stereograph, which when viewed with the aid of stereoscopes or without any aid of instruments, a perception of depth is observed in the merged image.
Stereography using a single lens
The AEC antenna surface was set by the contractor with the aid of a Leica laser-tracker.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
Both prototype antennas were designed to meet the pointing specifications with the aid of various metrological correction systems.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
The a priori 7-term model (Table 3) is also that specified by ALMA for internal implementation in the low-level antenna controllers, principally as an aid to commissioning.
Evaluation of the ALMA Prototype Antennas
The author was supported by the COE grant of Hokkaido University and JSPS Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research No. 18740001.
Lifts of automorphisms of vertex operator algebras in simple current extensions
Here, with the aid of the SuperLie package, we describe presentations of those Elduque-and-Cunha Lie superalgebras that possess Cartan matrix.
Cartan matrices and presentations of Cunha and Elduque superalgebras