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miser

Civil engineering a large hand-operated auger used for loose soils

miser

[′mī·zər]
(petroleum engineering)
A well-boring bit that is tubular with a valve at the bottom, and has a screw for forcing the earth upward. Also spelled mizer.
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That's why Ollie's Bargain Outlet is teaming up with America's foremost authority on living cheap, syndicated columnist Mary Hunt, author of Everyday Cheapskate, to announce the search for America's Biggest Cheapskate.
BaseCamp Franchising, the parent company of both Kid to Kid and Uptown Cheapskate, provides franchisees with inventory management and appraisal program software that allows the owners to track inventory, and decide a resale or purchase price that will minimize mistakes while maximizing sales.
8220;Our Cheapskate Marathon's are one of the most anticipated days of the year, both by us and our customers.
On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 they will run their quarterly Cheapskate Marathon online wine event.
Just Like Christmas - Low Walter Cheapskate, singer with Cheapskate says: "A toe-tapping beat, beautiful voice, sleigh bells and the message that Christmas isn't about snow and presents and parties but in fact all about making sure you book your hotels early and carry a handy map or street guide.
According to Ciccone, who declared in his book that the Queen of Pop is a control freak, a narcissist and a cheapskate, said the 'Striptease' star stopped speaking to him when she met her now-husband Ashton Kutcher.
com), consumers will again be engaging in cheapskate gifting strategies this holiday season as a way to give low-cost or recycled gifts to bosses, co-workers, friends, relatives and neighbors without busting the budget.
On Wednesday, February 20th, WTSO will host its first Cheapskate Wednesday Marathon event of 2013, pulling out all the stops to offer customers deeply discounted wines every 15 minutes (or until sold out) for 18 hours straight.
Because judging by his cringely cheapskate new video Geldof is in urgent need of a cash injection.
When are we going to draw the line on the cheapskate telly that's thrust upon us week in, week out.
The cheapskate heart is often the British heart which aims to maximise the power of one section against the vulnerability of another, particularly at times of stress.
Jeff was a great and loyal servant of both this club and England and he deserves a much better memorial than this cheapskate effort.