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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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For both MISSE and METIS, the customers supply small quarter-size samples.
MISSE 5 was the third in this series of experiments to catch a ride to the ISS aboard the shuttle to expose materials to the elements of space.
For more information on the MISSE project, visit: http://misse1.
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.
As I spoke with them, I wondered what we in nursing could have done to bring the near misses into the profession at an earlier stage in their careers.
Her performance as Monica-all wide--eyed and curious-is an absolute marvel, so natural that she never misses a beat.
MAY 2000: Breaks finger in championship match for Yorkshire after being struck by Derbyshire's Matthew Cassar - misses three Tests against Zimbabwe and West Indies.
The federation made the appeal in the wake of a series of near misses between passenger airplanes and U.
He thereby misses an opportunity to examine the differences between beliefs about poor Catholics and beliefs about rich and aristocratic ones, and to look at the intersection of xenophobia and religious prejudice.
When the work attempts to insert aspects of hunting and poaching into a wider frame, Manning misses the mark on at least two counts.
After repeating this process, say, 100 times, the computer determines the number of trials in which the player misses eight or more shots.
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.