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clack

Engineering a simple nonreturn valve using either a hinged flap or a ball
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Penelope was astonished to find that Miss Clack had not called yet.
The castings produced for the project included eccentric straps, a safety valve cover, pump clacks, main bearings, blow down valves, a boiler clack valve, a throttle hand wheel and hubcaps.
The Clacks both pleaded guilty to a charge of theft.
I pulled out my trusty rattling box, a plastic contraption that clacks with the best of them and is highly portable.
To produce the "ticks," Machaeropterus deliciosus (mak-ay-RAHP-tuh-rus de-LIH-see-OH-sus) clacks two club-tipped feathers together.
A surprisingly realistic Canada goose honks next to my ear, and then the van fills with imitations of whickers, clacks, tickitys, trills, whistles, clacks, hoots--the whole avian world simultaneously and on fast forward.
Ferrante, 13, hits a two-foot ramp, spinning his board in midair before landing back on the board at the exact moment it clacks back down to the ground - a perfect ``kick flip.
D) The bird clacks two of its feathers against each other.
Timothy Piers Brown, of Alloa, Clacks, was invalided out of the police six years ago after Menieres Disease left him totally deaf in one ear and partially deaf in his left.