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disturb in mind or make uneasy or cause to be worried or alarmed

disturb or interfere with the usual path of an electron or atom

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cause a celestial body to deviate from a theoretically regular orbital motion, especially as a result of interposed or extraordinary gravitational pull

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throw into great confusion or disorder

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An integral part of the Computational Toxicology initiative will be the use of relevant model organisms to expand our understanding of the regulation of biological processes and how toxicants can perturb these processes, with the goal of identifying the key mechanistic events for improved risk prediction.
Quietly and without proselytizing, the protagonists of the easy-does-it apocalypse perturb our enshrinement of urban angst and nonconformity.
Cheung found that, for the most part, shutting off sensory input from the muscles did not perturb the synergies involved in natural jumping and swimming movements.
Breakdown products of some commonly used flame retardants may perturb the normal production of sex hormones, according to preliminary test-tube experiments conducted by Dutch and Swedish scientists.
The researchers found, among other discoveries, that benzene may perturb cell cycling that is mediated by the gene for the protein p53, triggering a host of fatal problems at the cellular level and thus causing blood cell malignancies epigenetically (that is, without encoding the information in the genetic code).
Ultra-wideband offers the ideal solution to the home market, because objects, walls, furniture or people -- even if directly in the path of the two devices -- won't perturb the video stream," said Dr.
Because small fish, larvae, and other prey perturb the electric fields around the field-generating fish, voltage-sensitive cells in their skin can detect the objects.