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deadhead

[′ded‚hed]
(metallurgy)
The portion of a casting that fills up the ingate.
(mining engineering)
To begin a new cut without excavating the material from the preceding cut.
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American Speech Community, Deadheads," Journal of the Northwest Communication Association 27 [1999]: 101-20).
Much of the book is likely too technical for average rock fans and Deadheads without backgrounds in music theory, although the latter, especially, will find many passages that intuitively resonate.
The bands played their own music, and a lot of the Deadheads were not psyched about that, because they came just wanting to hear Dead music.
A lot of these guys who are deadheads think they are doing you a favor, but my regular customers who win the jackpot take care of the crew,'' he said, by tipping the deckhands the customary 20 to 50 percent of the take.
Another reason deadheads are brought aboard, Implom said, is to increase the fish counts, which landings use to entice customers.
His death not only abruptly marked the end of the venerable Dead, the San Francisco-spawned musical road warriors whose popularity flourished over four decades of touring and recording, but served as an instant wake-up call to peripatetic Deadheads everywhere.
Juggling with the Grateful Dead: Deadheads already know about Spin Master Devil Sticks, a juggling toy that involves flipping a master stick between two hand-held control sticks, but now everybody can play.
Next week, Hart's music is to be performed at a place where Deadheads will be a minority: He will be in Atlanta for the opening ceremonies of the Olympic Games, for which he composed the call to nations.
Deadheads worldwide second-guess the decisions that Latvala, the engineers, the producers and ultimately the band make.
If you desire to save seed but still wish to have a continuous blooming display simply deadhead until mid- to late August.
Jim Martin, 50, of Grass Valley was more of a Crosby, Stills and Nash type than a Deadhead, but he was a hippie - and a bus owner.