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fire hose

A strong, heavy stream of something. When I defended my dissertation, it felt like the questions were coming at me like a fire hose.
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He said: "The only reason why a hospital would have fire hoses out side is if the fire brigade had a huge concern about the fire safety at the hospital."
In addition to donating the Safe Water Boxes, Key Fire Hose and Darley are also working with H2OpenDoors to install decentralized water treatment systems in Puerto Rico.
The first question that came up was about the 36M-1 for hydrostatically testing the fire hoses.
The fire hose and tap had been favourably commented upon and praised as they were clean and polished and shone like the noon-day sun.
"[It's used] to tighten and loosen fire hose connections,"
As the comet rotates, each jet is like a fire hose that whips around and turns on and off as it moves in and out of the solar spotlight, he adds.
He played three seasons on special teams for the Oilers and the Los Angeles Rams before trading in his football for a fire hose.
when the lights went out I would go home, get ready for bed and watch the custodian bring out the fire hose and water the rink using the headlights of his truck-for light.
At the International Center for Emergency Response Training Academy (ICERTA), Ocala, Fla., the temperatures soar as two fire hose teams advance into a towering inferno.
A bomb exploded in a fire hose box early Wednesday on an elevated walkway in front of Kokusai-tenjijo Seimon Station on the Yurikamome Line in Tokyo's Koto Ward, the police said.
Caption: Brian Berthod, a fire science student at Red Rocks Community College In Lakewood, Colo., hauls a hefty 2 1/2-inch fire hose as part of a recent training exercise at the college.
I cut up a fire hose to use as our line of scrimmage, and put another one 10 yards away.
The early edition of the day's paper, writes Baker, included "a long account of the heroic efforts of Henry Nehf, a druggist and volunteer fireman from Terre Haute, Indiana, whose body had been found in the remains of a burned and collapsed building, his right arm over his head, as if to fend off the ceiling, and his left around the nozzle of a fire hose. When Nehf had disappeared twelve days earlier, he had at first been suspected of starting the fire or otherwise being on a 'debauch'; now, he was a hero.
bought the building with an existing tenant -- Superior Fire Hose Corp, -- in place
On arrival, Pair said a "fire hose" of information came his way from countless briefings.