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hairpin

1. The wedge used to tighten some types of form ties.
2. A hairpin-shaped anchor set in place while concrete is plastic.
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A big, wide vacancy, left by a lady who departed yester-day in a shower of burning words and hairpins.
The two piastres that Luigi received every month from the Count of San-Felice's steward, and the price of all the little carvings in wood he sold at Rome, were expended in ear-rings, necklaces, and gold hairpins.
This patented high voltage hairpin (HVH) technology enables the HVH250 motor to produce up to 425 Nm of torque and 300 kW of power at 700 volts.
Maurice Wrightson was descending the D211 road near the French ski resort Alpe d'Huez with a coach full of 52 Brits when, as he neared the 21st hairpin bend, the brakes failed.
A VETERAN motorbike racer has been killed after falling at a hairpin bend during a race.
Hilly roads are always a tricky place to drive, with the number of hairpin bends and blind turns making them prone to accidents.
In the one hundred and 20 laps we did around Knockhill I only made one mistake, when I spun on the exit of the Hairpin in the first race, so it was a strong and consistent performance.
If the end in question is a 3' strand end, and the complementarity proceeds right to the 3' nucleotide, then the hairpin can act as a point of DNA polymerase initiation allowing for extension of the 3' end back up the hairpin stem, converting the originally single stranded DNA molecule into now an extended double strand (with one end having paired 3' and 5' ends, like a conventional DNA double strand, while the other end has a small single stranded loop which is the actual hairpin bend; see Figure IB).
Sykes started from pole but was bumped down to second on the opening lap when Doningtonsupported Leon Haslam slipped into the lead at the Old Hairpin, after making a great start from fourth on the grid, before Rea took charge.
VIEWING: There are two viewing areas from Car Park E; the first is under the forest canopy at a fast downhill approach to a very sharp hairpin right turn.
ntrol on a hairpin bend and was thrown from her bike, which has a top speed of 180mph.