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miser

Civil engineering a large hand-operated auger used for loose soils

miser

[′mī·zər]
(petroleum engineering)
A well-boring bit that is tubular with a valve at the bottom, and has a screw for forcing the earth upward. Also spelled mizer.
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By that point, the industry will have solved itself," says Miser.
I really like this stunt and I'd like to keep doing it as long as I can," says Miser, 47.
Dressed in threadbare clothes and a wig that has seen better days, the Miser is value for money from start to finish.
Miser was developed from the cross 'Highlight'/'Chorale' made at AAFC, MRS in 1994.
Given this annual Season Preview issue's rich menu of critical writing--essays not only on The Miser (by Karen Campbell) but on Shakespeare's history plays (by Stephen Nunns), two new works that put Freud on stage (by Misha Berson), and the musicalization of a contemporary classic, Samm-Art Williams's Home (by Jonathan Shandell)--the readers of American Theatre can count themselves winners as well.
By adding a Vending Miser to each machine we can achieve savings between 24 percent to 51 percent," reported UF's Johnson.
At only 486 [pounds sterling] and 975 [pounds sterling] respectively the Miser Plus range offers energy management and monitoring for smaller industrial, and commercial plant at an affordable price.
Miser, a Portland native who now lives in New York City, may not have a "villa on Jupiter" or "seven Rolexes on my right ankle," but he's got a taste for sarcasm and plenty of platinum beats and gold-plated lyrics on this anti-gangsta rap release.
Fred Miser said at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
PCTEL's HSP56 World MicroModem provides the SENS 680 notebook with an internal power miser modem solution that uses just one-quarter of the power required by DSP-based modems.
After all, Dickens' tale of a wealthy miser warned off by three shadowy specters reads like the sequel of a "ghost story" Jesus tells in Luke 16:19-31.
A non-admirer is an emotional miser, shut in on himself.