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Raising

The process of physically lifting a framework into a vertical position by a team of workers, then connecting it to the other timbers. The framework was previously assembled on the ground, or on the floor decking; a technique frequently used for building the timber frames of barns.

lifting, raising

In paints, the softening and swelling of a film of old dry paint when a new topcoat is applied over it.
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2 -- color) At a post office in Toluca Lake, Melissa Hyams of Burbank talks with Gregg Cicourel of North Hills about Morris, who Hyams is raising to be a guide dog.
The data for the present report was gathered from grandfathers that participated in a larger study, which focused on grandparents raising grandchildren (Bullock, 2004b) and a snowball technique was employed to increase the enrollment of men in the study.
Perhaps more important than the amount of money being raised is the way the parties are raising it.
This advantage has led to the recent major trend to boring of slot raises with raise boring equipment rather than by conventional raising methods.
Raising money primarily through used book sales (one Friends group raises more than $60,000 a year with a biannual sale), Friends were instrumental in providing early technology when county funds were unavailable.
Thomas Head, 18, of Wayne, a senior at Wayne Hills High School, formed a nonprofit organization that provides entertainment, toys and personal visits to children undergoing treatment for cancer, while raising money to help families pay for medical expenses and other care items.
We have developed a program that will allow your teams to maximize the funds they can receive, yet minimize the difficulty in raising those funds," says Riniker.
As Vartan Gregorian (1991) so elegantly put it in his foreword to Raising Money for Academic and Research Libraries:
Israeli High-Tech Capital Raising in 2006 Reaches $1.
Not fretting about raising enough cash in a short time frame.