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faller

[′fȯl·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine part whose operation depends on a falling action.
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Outside the top flight, tech fallers included West York-k shire-based set-top box manufacturer , which fell 7% or 30.
Summary: Banks led European shares lower for a second day on Tuesday on the back of political turmoil in Italy, with Dutch lender KBC Groep the top faller after it sold a fresh batch of shares.
Recent gloomy economic data from China hit miners, with big fallers including Rio Tinto, which declined 109.
Historically, occurrences of fallers, unseats and refusals have rocketed in Nationals run in testing conditions when horses simply struggled to jump out of the ground.
Other FTSE 100 fallers included aerospace firm Cobham, which slid 5.
Of the other fallers, fund manager Schroders slumped 32.
Other fallers on the second circuit were the Blackpool-trained Prof Scouser, which was upended at the the 26th, the frisky Estate Agents Must Die, a faller at the second to last,and Parking Attendants'Glee which broke a leg at the last to a monstrous cheer from the home crowd.
If a participant reported at least one fall in the previous 12 months and the description of at least one fall was consistent with the definition described above, participants were classified as fallers.
There should be some rule banning commentators from identifying first-fence fallers, just to keep us all in false hope a little longer.
Other fallers included telecoms and tech stocks, with Colt Telecom shedding 13p to 159p.
Another study clearly identified which residents were falling most frequently; this enabled the administrator to follow up on whether we were responding appropriately to "frequent fallers.
B&Q parent Kingfisher and Marks & Spencer were among the day's fallers following data showing an unexpected 0.