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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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But, because no signature gathering volunteers were seen on several occasions by the group's investigators at gun stores, the complaint argues that all store employees present are considered paid signature gatherers under Oregon election law.
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The Newlyn School artists are becoming increasingly popular, and The Mussel Gatherer has that extra appeal because it is a good size and is of such an appealing subject,' she said.
These Web sites are what the florist industry calls "order gatherers.
Yesterday Gatherer, who is already serving a jail sentence for plotting to defraud his client out of thousands of pounds in the property scam, was struck off by the Law Society.
And yesterday a Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal in London ordered Gatherer to be banned from practising.
The action-adventure nature of The Gatherer will appeal to a segment of the market which 7th Level has, to date, not tapped," said Paul Bodnoff, vice president of marketing, 7th Level.
Still, he said voters should take pause before signing a petition circulated by a paid signature gatherer.
As David Gatherer sits in his prison cell after being jailed for 18 months at Newcastle Crown Court, a Solicitors' Disciplinary Tribunal will this week decide on his future career.
Wealthy David Gatherer had been instructed by Joan Fort to sell former shop premises she owned in Esh Winning, Durham, on her behalf.
Gatherer Glyn Hyndman said, 'It's devastating to be put out of work for something that is not your fault.
THE weights for the E130,000 (pounds 80,500) Pierse Handicap Hurdle at Leopardstown on Sunday will be raised by either 6lb or 8lb, depending on whether the Arthur Moore-trained The Gatherer, described as 50-50 to take part, is declared.