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a real dynamo

Someone who has boundless energy, enthusiasm, determination, or ability. A dynamo (short for dynoelectric machine) was the first electric generator that could produce direct current for industrial purposes; the application of the term for a person implies that they are capable of creating a sustained force or productive energy. Once she is set on a task, she never lets up. She's a real dynamo on the job.
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A fine move by Dynamo in the 27th minute saw build up play by Alistair Smith, Sam Thorpe and Durkin, who set up Gordon for a shot which went just wide.
Dynamo even shocked Prince Charles when the former bent and circled his little finger as if there was no bone in it.
After the first 2013 Mazda CX-5 Houston Dynamo Edition crossover is given away in October, customers can visit the Jeff Haas Mazda dealership in Houston, Texas to take their own Dynamo Edition CX-5 for a test drive and to speak with expert sales personnel.
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When the interior lost so much heat that it could no longer power the dynamo, it may also have had too little energy to drive plate tectonics.
The new replica Dynamo jersey with the Amigo Energy logo is being produced by adidas.
Dynamo continued to press, with Piliero seeing his on-target shot deflected over the Carlton bar in the 36th minute.
ATG Dynamo and Oracle 9iAS together are going to redefine the competitive landscape for personalized e-business by offering the best of scalability and interoperability that large e-businesses should expect.
Dynamo Energy has identified a prospect that contains approximately 10 billion barrels of oil.
Dynamo, on the other hand, have only taken two points out of a possible 21, and for the second game in a row finished with only ten players.
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An intrinsic field is one produced in a planet's molten core by circulation patterns caused by rising heat (convection), which create essentially a dynamo like an electric motor.
NORTH CANTON, Ohio -- The Havana Group / Surge Global Energy (OTCBB:HVGP) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Dynamo Energy for the purpose of acquiring and funding a series of oil and gas development / exploration prospects in North America.