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to abandon someone on something from which there is no escape. The shipwreck stranded our little group on a deserted beach. We were stranded on the little island by a storm.
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HEAD FOR HEIGHTS: Gill Yates, Allison Hambley and | |Amanda Moran place plants at The Strand, June 1989
The Global and Chinese Prestressed Concrete Strand (PC Strand) Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global prestressed concrete strand industry with a focus on the Chinese situation.
Vericom 14/2 CMR Stranded OFC Speaker Cable and 14/4 CMR Stranded OFC Speaker Cable feature 105 strand, 14 AWG construction, while the Vericom 16/2 CMR Stranded OFC Speaker Cable and 16/4 CMR Stranded OFC Speaker Cable feature 65 stand, 16 AWG construction, with all Vericom speaker cable models being ideal for whole house and home theater installation.
In a departure toward more daring and encompassing categorisations, Strand works to construct bridges of communication between the worlds of intimacy, activism, sociology, journalism and, most importantly, between art and humanity.
An industrial forming line was used to quantify the effect of strand length on strand movement from the bunker through the picker rolls, dissolving rolls, and orienting heads.
Strand pelletizers with capacities to 5000 lb/hr and underwater pelletizers with cooling and dewatering devices.
Strand received choice play in Stieglitz's influential photo journal, ``Camera Work,'' establishing a reputation that constantly grew and lasted until Strand's death in 1976.
A number of thermoplastic bulkable continuous filaments are bonded to one circumferential region of the strand surface and along its length.
Although the prestressed strands have proven to be a boon to structural engineers, the growing prominence of improved construction materials - such as high-performance concrete, which requires an equally powerful strand - forced manufacturers to consider even stronger strands.
It was won by Korshagen Arkitekter with a simple but strong scheme that makes use of the court to link the Gammel Strand to Laederstraede (now a pedestrian street which relieves pressure on the roughly parallel Stroget and captures a little of the magic of that street when it was first pedestrianised).
On miniature strands, which are wired in series, you can replace one steady-burning bulb with a flasher bulb to make the entire strand flash in unison--or buy twinkle bulbs that will blink individually (on a steady-burning strand, don't replace more than a few bulbs with twinkle bulbs).
Integrating the power of analytics, business intelligence, visualization, predictive and systems modeling, Strand has developed the practice of scientific intelligence to solve life and health sciences problems.
TATAA Biocenter, the world's foremost organizer of hands-on training in molecular diagnostics and Europe's leading provider of genomic services, has partnered with Strand Life Sciences, the world leader in the implementation of bioinformatics in personalized medicine, to advance the analysis of Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data.
The Global and Chinese Steel Strand Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global steel strand industry with a focus on the Chinese situation.