cultured cultured  /ˈkəl tʃərd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) marked by refinement in taste and manners

Usage(s):

  1. Because the virus used in producing the vaccine is cultured in eggs, the shots should not be taken by those who are severely allergic to eggs.
  2. Guests at the Ambassadorial luncheon beheld in Prince Tokugawa a smart, potent, cultured gentleman, in every sense entitled to the smart, modern courtesy title of tycoon.
  3. In fact, he says, just about every human cell can now be cultured in a Petri dish something that wasn't true 20 years ago, when Atala began his regeneration research.

News

  1. Benefits of Cultured Vegetables and Probiotics for Immune Health Published by in new Article eProbiotics.com

    The website eProbiotics.com has recently published an informative article describing how cultured vegetables provide the body with probiotics that strengthen the immune system and prevent illness. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/probiotic-food-sources/cultured-vegetables/prweb10777363.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Oneida High School students learn art of masonry

    ONEIDA >> Students in Robert Straczuk’s Residential Structures and Carpentry classes are learning how to create cultured stone walls, a technique the teacher said will not only help them with future homes, but may help them with future jobs.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Oneida Daily Dispatch

  3. 'Dark matter' of life: Mysterious bacteria sequenced

    By Tia GhoseLiveScience The genome of mysterious bacteria that lurk in hospital drains has been sequenced.Low levels of the bacteria, known only as candidate phylum TM6, have been found in water systems around the world, yet because they could not be cultured in the lab, almost nothing was known about them.The new research, detailed Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MSNBC

Quotes

  1. "When I first met him he caught my attention as a very intelligent person, very cultured and very austere," she said.
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Michelle Bachelet Source: The Associated Press

  2. "Without a doubt, Obama is more intelligent, cultured and levelheaded than his Republican adversary," Castro wrote in state-controlled newspapers. "McCain is old, bellicose, uncultured, of little intelligence and not healthy."
    on Nov 4, 2008 By: Fidel Castro Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I did insult him, it's true," Materazzi said in Tuesday's Gazzetta dello Sport. "But I categorically did not call him a terrorist. I'm not cultured and I don't even know what an Islamic terrorist is."
    on Jul 11, 2006 By: Marco Materazzi Source: ESPN

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