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big end

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1. the larger end of a connecting rod in an internal-combustion engine
2. the bearing surface between the larger end of a connecting rod and the crankpin of the crankshaft
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Former |forward Michael He said: "The whole point of giving him the break, halfway through the season, was to preserve him and to keep him fresh and lively because it's going to be a big end to the season.
That is good because I need to re-set, rest up and get ready for a big three weeks and a big end of the season.
Light fills the big entrance hall, coming from both the big end window and the glass and steel roof.
Push fork deep into a big end of tail and gently pull out meat in one piece.
Fast processing speed and best-in-class image quality are big end user issues.
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3-kilometre stage two took riders on a hilly loop from Clitheroe to Colne in Lancashire with the three categorised climbs of Nick O'Pendle, Bleara Moor and Pendle Big End on the menu, Cullaigh (below) had a tough time in East Lancashire and slipped to 86th in the overall standings.
Payne (right) - who hopes to feature in all the big end of season games - revealed he could "barely walk" after a punishing schedule left him nursing a serious groin injury.
Following the recent defeat at the hands of Middlesbrough B, Whitby needed to win the big end of season clash with Stokesley.
The mechanic's suspicions about the turbo, initially expressed during a telephone conversation, were confirmed by a quick look under the hood, or the back end, or the big end, or whichever bit it is that the turbo is attached to.
ERIC Alston is eyeing the Prix de l'Abbaye as the big end of season objective for Reverence.
Sall even had the cheek to recommend strongly-elasticated knickers to Leanne - "you'd have a better chance of keeping them on" - conveniently forgetting all those times car salesman Ian was running his hands over her own big end.