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fell

1
US and Canadian the timber felled in one season

fell

2
Northern English and Scot a mountain, hill, or tract of upland moor

fell

[fel]
(forestry)
The timber cut in a given season.
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On the face of it this sounds a good idea, because if cars are limited to a specific speed by satellite or roadside technology the move will, at one fell swoop, wipe out speeding fines and obviate the use of camera vans and the like and give the police more time to concentrate on real criminals and as a result road safety will be enhanced with fewer deaths and serious injury.
Institutional investors estimated that the financial industry may have to list total loss of NT$8-10 billion, should they list reduction in deferred tax assets as current expense at one fell swoop.
Also, do not attempt to do a double batch of this recipe at one fell swoop for a two-crust pie.