Definition of For 24 hours

1. Adverb. Without stopping. "She worked around the clock"

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Lexicographical Neighbors of For 24 Hours

for 24 hours (current term)
for Chrissakes
for Christ's sake
for God's sake
for Pete's sake
for XYZ reasons
for a bargain price
for a change
for a song
for a while
for all
for all intensive purposes
for all intents and purposes
for all intrinsic purposes
for all one is worth

Literary usage of For 24 hours

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"(d) 25 cc. extract + 50 cc. casein solution + 10 cc. albumin solution digested for 24 hours at 37°. (e) 25 cc. extract -f 10 cc. albumin solution mixed and ..."

2. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1880)
"20 grms of pancreas substance were digested with 200 cc '2 pc aqueous solution of salicylic t-wid at 40" C. for 24 hours. The solution was then filtered, ..."

3. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1922)
"Only the blood which was exposed to 37°C. for 24 hours induced typical ... Under anaerobic conditions, the virus survived for 24 hours, but not thereafter. ..."

4. The Journal of Infectious Diseases by Infectious Diseases Society of America, John Rockefeller McCormick Memorial Fund, John McCormick Institute for Infectious Diseases (1914)
"The inoculated carbohydrate solutions were incubated for 24 hours and were then ready for ... The cultures and their controls were kept for 24 hours at ..."

5. The Electrical Engineer (1891)
"... for 60 minutes at a time, and the elements then left on open circuit for 24 hours, thus imitating in some degree the demands required in actual work. ..."

6. Animal Micrology: Practical Exercises in Zoölogical Micro-technique by Michael Frederic Guyer (1917)
"Wash in water for 1 hour, then for 24 hours in a mixture of 100 parts pyroligneous ... Transfer to a 2 per cent potassium bichromate solution for 24 hours, ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"After incubation at 37 °C for 24 hours, the serum was removed and the cells were washed twice with Hanks balanced salt solution. One milliliter of vesicular ..."

8. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science by Robley Dunglison (1856)
"Infuse for 24 hours in bulling water ... Ibj. Macerate the root for 24 hours; ... Infuse for 24 hours in warm icater ..."

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