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shakedown

n. an act of extortion. (Underworld.) Mary was giving Bruno the shakedown, so he tried to put her out of the way.
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Teams journeyed to the small town of Ruthin to service the shakedown and it brought back memories for Mikkelsen.
The paper formulates the analysis problem of the internal residual forces of the structure at shakedown (when loading and limit moments of the plate are known) as a convex nonlinear mathematical programming problem.
This one-night-only event will then put the five chosen contestants up against each other to mix up the most original libation under pressure, in order to be crowned The SVEDKA SHAKEDOWN winner.
I promise when this situation is over, the facts will show this to be the sick twisted shakedown it is,'' Bryan Singer wrote in his statement.
r] = G[lambda], ensuring the shakedown of the elastic-plastic system under the given variable repeated load (G is the influence matrix of residual forces).
But from our shakedown and split times, we know that we have the pace to be extremely competitive.
Getting a good set-up for the car at the test as well as fine-tuning this at shakedown, combined with a really good set of pace notes, will give us the best chance to go out there and win.
Louis itself, but Elemental Shakedown isn't content to be a museum piece.
A wheel flew into the crowd after a Subaru Impreza WRX driven by Peruvian driver Nicolas Fuchs hit a kerb during the so-called rally shakedown near Trier, south-western Germany.
His shakedown techniques and skills shone early on while working on the cellblock, and Green became an essential part of the security team.
Now Hill and new team-mate Noriyuki Haga have been putting their machinery through a pre-season shakedown at Cartagena in Spain.
The Honda Performance Development ARX-03a got its initial shakedown test at Snetterton in Norfolk on Friday February 17.
RALLY fans yesterday got a taste of the Wales Rally GB action to come yesterday as the Show Ground at Builth Wells, Mid Wales played host to the shakedown stage with the World Rally Championship's final round starting in earnest today on the Great Orme in Llandudno and the classical Welsh forestry stage of Clocaenog.
Medlmmune supplemented the training program with a comprehensive shakedown schedule that maximized practice runs prior to process validation.