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barber's pole

barber's pole
Air speed indicator.
The red- and-white-striped needle on an air speed indicator, which indicates the maximum operating speed or VMO. This needle also indicates the maximum operating Mach number above the VMO/MMO changeover level.
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With their moving spirals of colored stripes (in this country usually red, white and blue), barber poles are colorful emblems of the trade.
This work is part of outreach efforts against the barber pole worm by SCSRPC and USDA's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program.
Designers first choose from among more than 100 tufted patterns and yarn constructions including solid, barber pole or air-entangled.
Second, the gear indicators showed two up-and-locked for the mains and barber pole for the nose gear.
A barber pole stands near the center of the room, but in this context, it's almost inconspicuous.
That's where the colors in the barber pole come from, she said.
Another detail that's new, says Sorge, is the barber pole or cylinder- shaped heel, done in stripes of color such as orange, pink and red.
Outside the shop, the trademark red, white and blue striped barber pole still whirls.
In a shop he set up in his Saugus garage - barber pole and all - the little neighbor boys who called him Papa stepped into the chair for free haircuts.
A red, white and blue barber pole outside the tiny storefront is the only indication there are scissors inside.