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helpmate

1. A companion who provides assistance or support, especially a wife or husband. It's only by the support of my lifelong helpmate that I was able to get through the hardship of my father's death.
2. Anything or anyone that aids, assists, or is helpful, especially regularly or constantly. We've entered an age where phones are no longer merely tools for communication—they've become helpmates in nearly every facet of life.
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HELPMATES (BBC TWO,11am) More slapstick japes with Laurel and Hardy.
Communists clearly expected working-class women to be helpmates to working men.
As part of this concept of the helpmate to the working-class man, Working Woman devoted a number of articles to more obviously political issues centered around the home, most importantly birth control and consumption-based activism.
Oswestry and District Helpmates is hoping to use the money to renovate an old building.
In most parts of the world to this day, women have few legal rights, are not free partners in marriage, have little or no economic independence and are defined as the helpmates of the
Other classics released on video include their Oscar-winning short The Music Box, in which they deliver a piano; Towed In The Hole, in which they do up a boat; and Helpmates, in which they manage to destroy the house they are supposed to tidy.
Other Midland projects to benefit from today's handout will include Arts Marketing Warwickshire, awarded pounds 80,989 towards the purchase of computer equipment and staff training, Oswestry & District Helpmates, awarded pounds 25,760 to create a studio and gallery in Oswestry town centre, Coventry Festival Band, awarded pounds 28,788, and Shipston Town Band, Warwickshire, awarded pounds 43,109 toward the purchase of brass and percussion instruments.
More to my liking, however, is Helpmates, Harlots, Heroes by Alice Ogden Bellis, who also profiles women of the Old Testament, but from a scholarly slant.
In addition to AT&T, event sponsors include: AON Risk Services of Southern California; Eldorado Bank; Helpmates Staffing Services; the Orange County Private Industry Council and Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth.
The increase in sales revenues was attributable to an increase in sales of robotic components to universities and researchers around the world coupled with the sale of one HelpMate compared to the quarter ended March 31, 1996 where no HelpMates were sold.
The increase in gross profit percentage and dollars for the quarter reflects the Company's ongoing strategy to reduce costs associated with manufacturing and installing its HelpMate robots coupled with the fact that several of the Company's rental units are now fully depreciated.
The arrangement with LTI will provide working capital to build and install HelpMates and thus relieve pressure on cash flow," said President Thomas K.
The number of HelpMates installed or on order worldwide now totals 141.
LP, HELPW; PSE: HLP) announced today that six rental contracts for HelpMates were signed in September.
Of the 69 HelpMates sold or rented to date, 35 are currently under rental contract in the United States.