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boomer

Austral a large male kangaroo

boomer

[′büm·ər]
(engineering)
A device used to tighten chains on pipe or other equipment loaded on a truck to make the cargo secure.
(mining engineering)
In placer mining, an automatic gate in a dam that holds the water until the reservoir is filled, then opens automatically and allows the escape of such a volume that the soil and upper gravel of the placer are washed away.
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More than half of Millennials and Gen Xers say that cost is a barrier to leisure travel, but only 45 percent of Boomers agree.
But the next wave of boomers to retire are more Democratic than the ones to follow.
The baby boomers made their first significant investments in the early 1980s.
Because more than four out of five Boomers will do whatever it takes to stay in their current residence, aging in place will spur numerous opportunities from caregiving products and services to home renovations for more senior accessibility.
You can imagine their laughter when they discovered what Boomer was doing with the duck.
Research is showing that only one-third of boomers have adequately planned for their golden years.
Boomer mothers worked, much against the pundits' received wisdom, and boomer dads shared parenting with boomer moms to an unprecedented extent.
After all, boomers will be one of the most powerful consumer groups for the next 20 years.
The difficult fact to face is that baby boomers are getting older at the same time,'' said Barbara Goen, spokeswoman for the Alzheimer's Association of California Southland.
The ability to be positioned to provide services and programs for baby boomers depends on your understanding of the market, the innovation and vision of your organization, and the desire to beat the status quo.
It's not like he sat down and assigned coefficients for hardships and accomplishments, or calculated what the ratio between opportunity and outcome should be, or figured out whether one should subtract for embarrassments and shortcomings, or actually divide by them, all in an effort to come up with an equation that would yield a Greatest Generation Coefficient by which we would rank Founders and Boomers, World War II troopers and Gilded Age inventors, Civil Warriors and Manifest Destineers.
Advising Boomers' is the one-stop resource that covers the full spectrum of Boomer concerns," says editor-in-chief Richard J.