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nailer

1. obsolete slang A police officer or detective. (i.e., someone who "nails" criminals.) A couple of nailers came snooping around the offices the other day, but I had hidden anything incriminating well before they arrived. The boss lost a bit of trust in me ever since my younger brother became a nailer.
2. dated slang Someone who excels at some activity or task. Suzy has always been a nailer when it comes to her schoolwork—I don't think there's ever been a year that she wasn't top of her class. The young draft pick from Wisconsin has been an absolute nailer as the Vikings' new kicker.

nail-em-and-jail-em

and nailer
n. the police in general; a police officer. Old nail-em-and-jail-em is going to be knocking at your door any day now. Victor mooned a nailer and almost got nailed.

nailer

verb
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* Framing nailers can use stick nails or coil nails.
If you like the convenience of a pneumatic nailer, but hate dragging a compressor and hoses through your clients' living rooms, your options for going hoseless are growing.
Their product innovations include: ** The first fully automatic pneumatic fastening tool ** The first pneumatic tools capable of driving different sized nails and staples, ** End-loading magazines ** An adjustable depth-of-drive feature ** An EZ Clear feature for clearing jams ** Lubricant-free tools ** A corrosion-resistant finish ** A roofing coil nailer with an exclusive straight-driven system.
Jurors may also be less impressed with the defense that "our nailers meet all industry standards" when they learn that standards created by foreign agencies are more restrictive than U.S.
Locate nails about 1/2 inch from the edge of the wallboard and over the nailers.
Chris Reid then tried his luck but saw his effort cleared from the goal-line by Nailers defender Danny South.
The deal also allows Kyocera to enter a new business segment with the addition of Unimerco Fastening, which sells nailers, nails and compressors under the Tjep brand.Country: , DenmarkSector: Machinery/EngineeringTarget: Unimerco Group ASBuyer: Kyocera Fineceramics GmbH, Kyocera CorporationType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Agreed
Former Wheeling Nailers and Mississippi Sea Wolves defencemen Mike Hartridge, aged 22 and 6ft 3ins tall, is one of the three Adams has identified as capable of making a big impact in Elite League hockey while studying part-time.
NAILERS DESMOND was fastest in the second round of the Lee Strand 550 at Tralee on Friday when stopping the clock in 30.22sec.
The Nailers had to come from behind to do so as Chris Adamson put Lairds in front after just 15 minutes; an attempted header back to Belper custodian Paul Pettinger fell short and Adamson was on hand tointercept and shoot home.
Mary Lees, of Nailers Court, Ednall Lane, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, died on August 14 2006' left estate valued at pounds 811,049 gross, pounds 805,806 net, mostly to relatives' she also left pounds 500 to The International League for the Protection of Horses, MIND, and Mencap.
With its enviable outlook on to the Gorge and the wooded slopes of Benthall Edge, Nailers Rise hits that nail squarely on the head.
The thermos-sized bottle packs 3,000 pounds per square inch of compressed dry air for 750 shots with a standard brad nailer, 1,300 with a micro-pinner, or 300 with framing nailers.
But it's not always just about power, says Mike Gorman, group product manager for nailers at Baltimore-based De Walt Industrial Tool Co.