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gather

[′gath·ər]
(graphic arts)
In bookbinding, to arrange in sequence the folded sheets or signatures of a book.
(mining engineering)
To assemble loaded cars from several production points and deliver them to main haulage for transport to the surface or pit bottom.
To drive a heading through disturbed or faulty ground so as to meet the seam of coal at a convenient level or point on the opposite side.

fullness

A measure of the amount of gather of a drape or curtain covering an opening; expressed as a percent by which the total area of the drape exceeds the area of the opening. For example, 100% fullness indicates that the drape is 100% wider than the width of the opening.
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Gather round then and with one accord offer sacrifice to the gods.
This time around, the chatty chums gather round the deathbed of dying intellectual Girard and talk about life, death, lust, and international politics.
Up to 150 people who have sponsored a light in memory of a loved one will gather round a huge Christmas tree at Hexham Hospital this Saturday.
Mr Broderick said: 'My intention was to create a powerful animal, rather than a frightening one, in a symbolic sculpture that people of all ages could appreciate, gather round, meet at and talk about.
Gather round, children, and let me tell you about a time, not so long ago, when theater dancers could actually become national celebrities.
This week and next, viewers will be able to join "The Midnight Society" each afternoon to gather round a campfire and trades tales of mystery and suspense in episodes of "Are You Afraid of the Dark?
In Jubilee Crescent, they gather round, The Coventry Stones, in sacred ground.
JUST PASS ON BY Television shows us all That good neighbours can be sweet We only have to wander down To Coronation Street Alovely group of families With arms all open wide Except of course for the five or six Who''ve spent some time inside I''venevermetamurderer That''s what most of us have said But throwa stone in Corrie You''ll likely hit one on the head They''ll gather round for a Christmas drink Prepare for fun and frolics But not the street adulterers Or the resident alcoholics At least in time for Christmas There''ll be good cheer all around The writers have surpassed themselves And razed it to the ground By Ian Kenyon, Huyton
com said: "ET is a movie the whole family can gather round to watch and it never fails to bring a tear to someone's eye.
READY, GET SET: Children line up for a game at Blamires Christmas party in 1953 (Examiner ref: 53-5588, TmcHUD221209-KE22193) * SLIDE RULE: Blamires employees' children gather round one of the Christmas party entertainments.
Clusters of teenagers gather round, chatting, sitting on desktops, eating crisps and drinking pop, the main "study" being boy/ girl flirting.
The Chelsea striker (below) would gather round the television with friends and dream of winning the top prize in European club football.