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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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I've got to go out there and impress and keep playing well, got a big end of the season for Derby, we want to get to the Premier League.
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.
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): Kristen Stewart has admitted that finishing work on the 'Twilight Saga' franchise didn't feel like a big end because she and the rest of the cast were so tired.
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.
Fast processing speed and best-in-class image quality are big end user issues.
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.
Following the recent defeat at the hands of Middlesbrough B, Whitby needed to win the big end of season clash with Stokesley.
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.
Scottish-based former Welsh amateur international Gareth Wright was alongside Dredge on one under par while Bridgend's Rhys Davies, another striving for a big end to the season, finished level par.
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.