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prod at someone or something

to poke at someone or something. The boys prodded at the prone body of the man to see if he was dead or sleeping. If you prod at the turtle, it will never come out of its shell.
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prod someone into something

to motivate someone into doing something; to provoke someone into action. Do I have to prod you into going? Can't you volunteer for once? We will prod her into getting it done on time.
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on the prod

looking for trouble. North American informal
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1. n. a reminder. She gave me a little prod about the report that is due Monday.
2. tv. to remind someone (about something). Stop prodding me about these minor matters.
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Wichita, KS Walker Peenimpac Machine Inc, Valdosta, GA Waterton Industrial Prod Co, Tempe, AZ Western Industrial Supply Co, PO Box 1429, Tualatin, OR 97062 (503)692-9212 Wheelabrator Corp, 27 Amlajack Blvd, Shenandoah, GA 30265 (404)251-6778
Asbury Cast Metals Group, Sunbury, PA Asbury Graphite Mills Inc, Asbury, NJ Black Products Co, Chicago, IL The Carbon/Graphite Group Inc, St Marys, PA Carbon Sands Inc, Palm Springs, CA Mc Clain Corp, Woodstock, IL J S Mc Cormick co, Four Station Square - Ste 550, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (412)471-7246 Smith Facing & Supply Co, Cleveland, OH Waterton Industrial Prod Co, Temepe, AZ
Indianapolis, IN Hill & Griffith Co, 1262 State Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45204 (513)921-1075 Hoffman Foundry Supply Co, Cleveland, OH International Foundry Supply, P O Box 1053, Reading, PA 19603 (215)378-1381 Keener Sand & Clay Co, Columbus, OH Lancaster Foundry Supply Co, Lancaster, PA Milchap Products, Milwaukee, WI Queen City Sand & Supply Co In, 1807 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14207 (716)873-5500 Springfield Facing Corp, Westfield, MA Waterton Industrial Prod Co, Tempe, AZ Whibco Inc, Leesburg, NJ Whirl-Air-Flow Corp, 1515 Central Ave NE-PO B 18190, Minneapolis, MN 55418 (612)781-3461
Ace Controls Inc, Farmington, MI Awmco Inc, Chicago, IL certech Inc, Wood-Ridge, NJ Consolidated Ceramic Prod Inc, Blanchester, OH Imperial Casting Co Inc, Florence, AL Kurt Mfg Co, 5282 Northeast Main St, Minneapolis, MN 55421 (612)572-4466 National Diecasting Mach Inc, warwick, RI Permatech Inc, 911 E Elm St, Graham, NC 27253 (919)578-0701 Prince Corp, Holland, MI Rex-Buckeye Co, Cleveland, OH Tymac Controls Corp, 127 Main St, Franklin, NJ 07416 (201)827-4050 Ube Industries (America) Ltd, 666 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10103 (212)765-5865 Vlier Engineering, Burbank, CA Western Industrial Supply Co, PO Box 1429, Tualatin, OR 97062 (503)692-9212
Beverly, OH 45715 (614)984-2361 Hanna Furnace Co, Hamburg, NY Hickman-Villiams & Co, 2015 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL 60522 (708)574-2150 La Grand Industrial Supply Co, Portland, OR Midvale Industries Inc, St Louis, MO Miller And Co, 55 East Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603 (312)372-1500 Pickands Mather & Co, Cleveland, OH Rice Industries Inc, shoreview, MN Shance Chemical Corp, 1 Depot Plaza, Mamaroneck, NY 10543 (914)698-1493 SKW Metals & Alloys Inc, 3801 Highland Ave, Niagara Falls, NY 14305 (716)285-1252 United Western Supply Co, Seattle, WA Waterton Industrial Prod Co, Tempe, AZ
Brooklyn, NY 11207-9907 (718)342-4900 Carpenter Brothers Inc, Milwaukee, WI Gene Conreaux & Co, Indianapolis, IN Cyprus Metec Corp, P O Box 74 Fleming Pike, Winslow, NJ 08095 (609)561-7500 Cypris Minerals Co, 9100 E Mineral Circle, Englewood, CO 80155 (303)643-5000 Foseco Canada Inc, Guelph, Ont F&S Alloys & Minerals Corp, New York, NY Hickman-Williams & Co, 2015 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL 60522 (708)574-2150 Miller and Co, 55 East Monroe St, Chicago, IL 60603 (312)372-1500 Molycorp Inc, Washington, PA Shieldalloy Metallurgical Corp, 3 West Blvd, Newfield, NJ 08344 (212)692-4200 Waterton Industrial Prod Co, Tempe, AZ Martin Zuckerman Co Inc, pikesville, MD
Seattle, WA Universal Clay Co, Sandusky, OH Waterton Industrial Prod Co.
American Exo Chemical Corp/Tex, Houston, TX Atkinson Refractory Supply, Erie, PA B & B Refractories Inc, Santa Fe Springs, CA Consolidated Ceramic Prod Inc, Blanchester, OH Engineered Ceramics, Gilberts, IL Fiber Ceramics Inc, Cudahy, WI Fireline Inc.