- Although moles feed on beneficial invertebrates as well as lawn pests, they rarely affect the populations of either.
- While bats are highly specialized for flight, they share anatomical characters with the Insectivora, the mammalian taxon that includes shrews and moles.
- Even though we're on the edge of a major city, our yard is populated by a variety of mice, moles, squirrels, chipmunks and opossums.
- The fur of moles is velvety and can lie equally well in any direction, which allows easy movement in the burrows backward as well as forwards.
- After I'd mowed the other day, a mole burrowed just under the surface of the lawn, leaving mounds of dirt and raised tunnel-bumps all over the place.
2(spy, informant)topo feminineespía masculine
- I've good reason to believe there's a mole in our organization.
- The report listed the Netherlands, Britain, Germany and France as places where the ring is operating and said that ‘it is trying today to plant moles in central Europe.’
- But he didn't just quit, instead he became a mole at the heart of the movement, passing information to the anti-Fascist media.
- A councillor who owed £640 in rent arrears has called for the town hall mole who leaked information to the newspaper to be sacked.
- The lawyers were alerted by a journalist who said that Operation Torison was part of a major British intelligence gathering exercise involving a mole high up within the republican movement.
- This incident took place at the same time the FBI was conducting a top secret probe into whether there was a mole operating in the bureau.
- For £50,000 we will finger moles within your organisation.
- But without effective compartmentation, a single, well-placed mole can trigger an intelligence leak of catastrophic proportions.
- What about a mole being a double agent who establishes a cover long before beginning espionage?
- It turned out that a mole within texted out the decision while the committee was still locked in discussion.
- There may have been a mole planted by the security services inside the terror cells in the country.
- Intelligence officials believe he was the mole.
- That search for the supposed mole within CIA severely damaged the careers of some CIA officers.
- We knew that the opposition had a mole in our organization, but no one ever suspected that Albert was involved.
- There must be a few liberal moles toiling anonymously inside the conservative news channel who can smuggle these things to the outside world, right?
- All it takes is a leaked print of a film from a studio mole, or an advance copy from an Academy Award screener, or a filched workprint, and you have a pirated version ready to download.
- He is told that there is a mole within his agency assisting with the plot.
- He started an internal witchhunt that targeted exactly the wrong people, leaving KGB moles undisturbed.
- The others that he talked to are incredulous at the thought of a mole because of their excellent anti-espionage program.
- A secret dossier from my mole in the company revealed a number of new spots, as well as old favourites, that I had missed on previous visits.
- I don't know how they found out about her… but my gut instinct tells me that there is a mole in the CIA.
- Not being originally of the community, the mole cannot really betray.
- He sends in his best officer, Jin, as a mole to infiltrate the group.
- In these days of public inquiries into just about anything, perhaps the Council ought to instigate one of its own to see if the Leeds Rhinos managed to insert a mole in the Bradford planning department.
- The police and the Triads plant a young mole in the other's camp, each of which rises to a position of influence over a period of years.
- By filling the government ranks with low-level corporate moles, the plan will make the corruption of government even easier.
- The combative Canadian businessman summarily ejected him from the board, blackening his character as a mole and provider of information to the tabloid press.
- When we were in California last week, a mole told us that nothing upsets marketers more than revealing the real names of computer chips.
- He confessed that he had been a KGB mole for almost a decade and had provided the KGB with secrets that compromised more than 100 CIA operations in Russia.
- After all, if the mole was leaking information to hit men, then that was a potential risk to Harmony's safety, wasn't it?
- One of Asymmetrical Information's moles forwards this item from Businessweek.
- The West stopped the old ways of planting moles and spooks deep into other societies for decades, so they could learn the cultures and linguistic nuances.
- The FBI's polygraph program has similarly failed to yield any moles.
- I've been out in the trenches but my moles have kept me informed of all the relevant footy gossip as we approach finals time again.
- Things get dangerous when the recruit is given the special assignment of rooting out a suspected mole that has infiltrated the Agency.
- He is a dastardly turncoat Democratic mole, who betrayed the good people of this country for purely political reasons.
- Campaigners against the arms trade have accused their own chief paid organiser of being a mole secretly working on behalf of their opponents.
- Unbeknownst to John J., he has been set up by a mole in the operation.
- For more than one year they had sat on information regarding the alleged mole, compromising security, he said.
- The film was made after one of the BNP's Bradford organisers, Andy Sykes, decided to become a mole and helped reporter Jason Gwynne secure undercover footage.
1(on skin)lunar masculine
- I have quite a few moles naturally on my skin and I should have listened to him, but I didn't.
- Although moles do often change slightly over a lifetime, that change should not occur over months or years.
- It's essential that people monitor their moles and skin blemishes and report any changes in them.
- The border of the mole should be smooth, with a clear distinction between skin and the mole.
- After a discussion that included a review of some photographs of melanomas, the patient agreed to the arm biopsy and to leave the facial mole alone.
- The signs of malignant change in a mole are very important to know.
- People in Bradford are being urged to get their moles checked at a skin cancer open day.
- The only blemish is a small mole just under his left eye, but somehow that little imperfection makes him so much better looking.
- He was unshaven with a mole on his right temple and was wearing a brown-coloured shirt.
- Once you are suspicious of changes in a coloured skin mole, don't delay in reporting the condition for an expert opinion.
- A nurse whose life was saved after a colleague spotted a cancerous mole on her leg helped to screen others at a skin cancer screening clinic yesterday.
- This is where such characteristics as a facial twitch or a well-placed mole come in handy.
- Coral, a pretty woman with olive-tan skin dotted with small moles and full plum lips, was dating a man seven years her senior.
- Because a shaved mole's ‘roots’ are left in the skin, the mole may grow back.
- The first signs appear through existing markings on the skin, such as moles or freckles, which may become larger, redder or rougher.
- She stares in the mirror, scrutinizing her hair, her moles, her skin.
- Melanoma first appears as a mole or skin discoloration.
- He had pale, clear skin with nary a blemish, aside from a tiny mole on the corner of his full lower lip.
- She added: ‘We are negotiating with a retailer so we can offer free screening clinics for moles in stores across the country.’
- ‘Well, you have a mole right there,’ Caleb informed him, pointing to the little freckle.
- Her knuckles were full of tiny fissures and wrinkles, the backs covered with freckles, moles and scars.
1(breakwater)malecón masculinedique masculine
- We abandoned it to them, demolishing the protective mole that we had begun to build before leaving.
- To this end, Alexander ordered his engineers to build a mole - a land bridge from the mainland to the island.
- For a while, a plan for a harbour mole sat on the drawing board, but when the Armed Constabulary were transferred out of town, all shipping stopped.
- The moles were built to protect Lagos' valuable harbor from the fierce action of the waves and to prevent sand from entering the deeply dredged harbor on the ocean surge.
- By the late 1890s he had completed the south and north moles, and the new harbour was ready to receive the great P & O liners.
- He ordered that a huge mole be built across the harbour at La Rochelle which made any Huguenot attempt to land supplies impossible.
- Smith points out the harbour mole where land is already being reclaimed for a huge new site linking to Newhaven, built around a landscaped park and lake.
- The north and south moles connect to the shore and the seabed ascends from 30m to nothing along the length of them.
- The gently shelving beaches made evacuation laborious and the major effort was soon switched to the harbour's east mole, from where two-thirds of those rescued were eventually embarked.
1(unit)mol masculinemolécula gramo feminine
- The number of moles present in any amount of the solution can be calculated by multiplying the molarity by the volume.
- In the decomposition, four moles of nitroglycerin decompose into approximately 30 moles of carbon dioxide, water, nitrogen, and oxygen.
- One chaotic chemical system that has been well studied is a mixture of equal numbers of moles of carbon monoxide and oxygen with a small amount of molecular hydrogen.
- For most purposes a substance which has a solubility of less than 0.01 moles per liter is generally regarded as insoluble.
- One mole of any substance weighs a number of grams that is equal to the atomic or molecular weight of that substance.