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eighteen-wheeler

n. a large trailer truck. (There are a total of eighteen wheels on the cab and trailer.) An eighteen-wheeler almost ran me off the road.

wheeler-dealer

n. someone who bargains aggressively. (see also wheel and deal.) Who’s the wheeler-dealer who set up this deal?
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1, 2005, when Wheeler came into the store and shot him, according to testimony from sheriff's deputies.
Social historians will be impressed by the Browns' reconstructions of the lives of the Wheelers, who were a family on the racial and economic margins of New England society.
In some sense, Wheeler attempts to do the impossible -- tell authentic women's stories in a mainstream narrative context, while working within the tradition of realism.
Wheeler received limited information as to what had happened.
Osos Petrochemicals has selected Foster Wheeler after proper evaluation and looks forward to building a relationship as we develop our petrochemicals investment in Saudi Arabia," commented Mubarak A.
Wheeler is suspected of shooting in the back a man who was sifting through a trash can that same night.
Wheeler identifies the 1770s as the pivotal decade in this century's process of British racialization.
According to deputies, Wheeler, whose hometown was not released, began a shooting spree Saturday evening at Santa Clarita Adult Gifts at 25835 San Fernando Road.
I passed two girls at the very end,'' Wheeler said.
This award reflects our in-depth technical expertise in refining, our revamp experience, and our reputation as one of the leading EPC contractors in the industry," said Aziz Ali, director, Foster Wheeler E&C (Malaysia) Sdn.
Kimball Wheeler has played to sold-out crowds in many of the world's most famous concert halls.
Wheeler will provide guidance on legal issues affecting Proformance.
The contract, valued at approximately $12 million, calls for Foster Wheeler to provide HPE, a subsidiary of Harbin Power Plant Equipment Group Corporation, with two 150 megawatt (MWe, net) CFB boilers to be used at the Cam Pha power station.