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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.
Our customers really like the helpful reminders from My Special Dates, and I like the ability to proactively compete with order gatherers for direct sales.
The signature gatherers in the field may or may not care about the particular initiative at hand--they care because they are paid anywhere from 25 cents to a dollar per signed name.
But first let us draw on three recent books in which this new way of exploring has raised similar questions, though not identical answers, by looking at the relationships among hunter, gatherer, pastoral, and agricultural life-paths in the Bible.
And as yarrow, mullein, and other plant gatherers become involved in forest management, they are influencing changes in timber sales to protect the patches where they gather.
Current pipeline capacity in the region is not sufficient to accommodate this growth, creating an outstanding opportunity for Enterprise to combine elements of its North Texas midstream infrastructure with the new Sherman Extension project to provide a comprehensive export solution for producers and gatherers from this region.
Example: A dozen roses from the order gatherers will cost anywhere from $69.
The gatherers from Gower, and other parts of Wales are adamant that the Food Standards Agency's safety testing methods are out of date.
The second volume reviewed here deals with the Comcac who were and are nomadic hunters and gatherers of the coastal region of Sonora and offshore Islands, better known as the Sen.
We've had teams of individuals working in the field and they've observed paid signature gatherers stating almost anything to gain your signature," stated Chris Dugovich the President Executive Director of the 16,000 member Labor Union.
SALEM - At least 18 signature gatherers working to refer two tax increases to the ballot have criminal convictions for forgery, theft, stalking or sex offenses, according to research by a political opposition group.
Regarding your editorial on Assembly passage of AB 2459, which would ensure signature gatherers for initiatives are California residents: Contrary to what was reported, current law precludes those outside California from collecting initiative signatures.