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miser

Civil engineering a large hand-operated auger used for loose soils

miser

[′mī·zər]
(petroleum engineering)
A well-boring bit that is tubular with a valve at the bottom, and has a screw for forcing the earth upward. Also spelled mizer.
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NSWNA members are asked to also email the NSWNA details of risks and near misses that occur as a result of staffing issues: campaign2010@nswnurses.
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While he manages to provide a cogent and often revealing summary of developments in the area, he misses the drama and richness of one of the great upheavals of the 20th century.
And because of that I think he misses out on the little things.
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