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street sweeper

n. a machine gun. In my neighborhood, the sound of street sweepers is about as common as the sound of horns honking.
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Tenders are invited for the supply of 1 No new 10-12 Tonne Road Sweeper vehicle to the Specification provided herein.
Social Sweeper allows users to take back control of their information, their story, their image," says Joe Persh, Founder.
The town had been preparing to order the sweeper in conjunction with other towns also purchasing large equipment to cut down on costs, Town Administrator Leon Gaumond Jr.
While highlighting that there was no shortage of doctors or staff in the hospital, Singh maintained that the sweeper is, in no way, authorised to perform medical tasks and added that as per rules, only qualified surgeons are allowed to stitch wounds and trained nurses can administer vaccines.
The body of the deceased sweeper has been handed over to his family.
FRANCESCA COOKNEY tries out the latest carpet sweepers
According to a company release, the new sweeper is: "an ideal choice for use in a wide range of demanding runway high speed sweeping applications.
Solid-mounted hood limits potential damage to the sweeper while cleaning out the sweeper bucket
He was also attacking the spine with nose picks and sweeper hang ups and the classic Schroeder locomotive grinds through the corners, making for an OG barrage of gnarliness.
Worldwide Computer Products News-10 June 2005-Webroot introduces Spy Sweeper 4.
Privacy, protection and performance software producer Webroot Software has launched the latest version of its consumer anti-spyware software, Spy Sweeper v3.
With choices ranging from a skid-steer sweeper, forklift sweeper and three-point-hitch sweeper, the MegaPlus is packaged with the necessary attachment hardware and accessories ideal for each application.
Entry sheets should be returned by Friday, May 7 to: Compact Sweeper Competition, City Services Direct-orate, Whitley Depot, London Road, Coventry.
NYSE:TNC) has introduced a new street sweeper, the Sentinel[TM], with the advantages of Tennant's acclaimed Centurion[TM] street sweeper, but in a smaller size and price range.