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Galloon

 

a dense ribbon or braid of different colors manufactured from cotton thread or silk, often with a golden or silver thread or a tinsel. It is used for making rank designations on uniforms.

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PSD personnel seized the galloons, which had been placed there by unknown persons in preparation for the smuggling attempt.
A press release issued by the Directorate of Information FATA said that the drinking water supply project for Pawa Sar community was completed by development of 91 meters depth dug well, a submersible five horse power pump with one 20 HP voltage regulator, three surface water tanks of 1000 galloons each and one 25 KV transformer with two poles.
The idea behind fracking, as it is often called, is simple: Drill a well deep underground, crack opens the rock with a series of explosions, the enlarge those fissures by shooting in millions of galloons of chemically laced water.