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and chiv (ʃɪv)
1. n. a knife. (Underworld.) Swiftly and silently his shiv found its way up under Rocko’s ribs. All for a silly dame.
2. tv. to stab someone. (Underworld.) The boss told Joel Cairo to get Sam one way or the other—shiv him, burn him, clobber him—but get him.
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Despite the fact that unsieved hemp shives consist of different fractions, which are not extensively investigated, they have showed highest water sorption after 240 min and reached a saturation point at 4.
My daughters are in their 20s and I'm already ill," Shives worries.
Note however that the hemp shives are generally not correctly reconstructed.
Kilpatrick SE, Wenger DE, Gilchrist GS, Shives TC, Wollan PC, Unni KK.
We evaluated the effects of processing variables (digester temperature, refining level, and sodium hydroxide content) on fiber length, freeness, fines content, and shive content.
Shives underwent cervical disk surgery 18 years ago, he could not work for 3 months and was going stir crazy.
Among the working group topics addressed were terminology, accelerated aging, optical properties, precision, microbiological methods, fracture toughness, fiber properties, edgewise crush resistance, dirt and shives, compressive strength, tensile properties, chemical analysis, grease resistance, and picking resistance.
Next came "Standard Test Method for Assessing Clean Flax Fiber Fineness" and "Standard Test Method for the Measurement of Shives in Retted Flax.
irregulare to produce Glycosidases and 1,4-[beta]-Endoglucanase enzymes to break down cellulose, the cell wall component of the flax shives, was determined so that it can grow on the shives as a sole carbon source.
Southern Adventist University (Sigma Alpha) 25 November 2002: Leonard Biddle, Kevin Deming, Gayle Elizabeth Eirich, Amber Friday, Amanda Herod, April Kitson, Bonnie Parker-Duke, Matthew Ries, Timothy Shives, Kelley Spradlin.
Beyond chalice and falcon iconography, this coffer represents a natural cathedral whitened in places by the river's sway, its very stones deposited by a less-than-delicate "finger" of God, a finger which now descends into the coffer as feathery ribbons of water, "filleted with glassy grassy quicksilvery shives and shoots," giving the effect of a window of stained glass.
Relaxation therapy has also been noted to slow heart rate, alter EEG, and diminish cortisol production (Cooper, Jaffe, Lamprey, Botha, Shives, Baker, & Seftel, 1985; Platania-Solazzo, Field, Blank, Seligman, Kuhn, Schanberg, & Saab, 1992).
For long flax fibre, a maximum guaranteed quantity per marketing year of 75,500 tonnes is proposed, to be shared out as follows under national guaranteed quantities (NGQs):Belgium 13,800 tonnesGermany 300 tonnesFrance 55,800 tonnesNetherlands 4,800 tonnesAustria 150 tonnesFinland 200 tonnesOther Member States 50 tonnes eachA maximum guaranteed quantity of 119,250 tonnes would be set for short flax fibre and hemp, containing not more than 5% impurities and shives.
Using an aluminum deck can save you a bundle in terms of weight because you don't have to rehabilitate the bridge from a structural standpoint," noted Larry Shives, business development manager for Reynolds Metals Co.
One of the businesses paying off a loan was a sports shop owned by Andy Shives.