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faller

[′fȯl·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine part whose operation depends on a falling action.
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Precious metal miners Randgold and Fresnillo were also among the fallers tracing metal prices lower, as investors ditched safe havens such as gold in favour of riskier assets.
The biggest faller for the second month running was Johnston Press which saw a 41 per cent price slump over the past month following a 55 per cent fall the previous one.
Joey Faller, administrator of the Kamay ni Hesus (Hand of Jesus or KNH) shrine, attributed the popularity of the shrine to continuing faith in the Catholic religion that received a boost from the visit of Pope Francis in the country in January.
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.
The research question of this study was, "What are the differences in nurses' average call light response times between fallers and non-fallers?
Other FTSE 100 fallers included aerospace firm Cobham, which slid 5.
Confectionery stock Cadbury Schweppes was one of the day's major fallers, sliding 28p to 558.
Fallers were No Smoking (refused),Tram Butty (pulled up) and Hotels Explosion (brought down).
Percentage of fallers at each grip strength reading was calculated and this suggested a non-linear relationship with faller status.