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heads

[hedz]
(mining engineering)
Material removed from the ore in the treatment plant and containing the valuable metallic constituents.
The feed to a concentrating system in ore dressing.
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Does this replicate, to some degree, the model of one head of household with dependents of early America or does it mean we have swung to the opposite end of the continuum of household organization?
A coordinate measuring machine (CMM) was used on both the sectioned casting and the intact head to show, with extremely tight tolerances, that the heads were similar enough to the prints to serve as a template to work from.
1 million records of births between 1978 and 1998, excluding babies born with very small or very large heads that would indicate other medical problems.
The head had separated from the body as though it had been chopped off by a sharp sword.
Servo bands on each side of the current data band use the signal read by the servo MR heads to precisely position the MR read/write heads on the desired data track.
He also partners with the heads of Global Client segments and Global Markets divisions of Merrill Lynch to help build a coordinated framework for these businesses.
Both the C-frame and O-frame heads ride on compressed air in a small gap of 0.
Birds such as gulls don't bob their heads, and their visual systems may be more like mammals', says Barrie Frost of Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.
The L/D ratio is normally lower than for other extruders, so the machine is of a more compact construction, but also has the disadvantages common to all shorter extruders: A high head pressure-output dependency and, with respect to product tolerances, a strong reaction to feed irregularities.
Instead, the small SLR head actually glides into the data cartridge.
2) Carlos Valderrama of the Colombian team heads the ball in practice.
to produce cylinder heads, "the soul of the engine.