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Pitman

Sir Isaac. 1813--97, English inventor of a system of phonetic shorthand (1837)

pitman

[′pit·mən]
(engineering)
A worker in or near a pit, as in a quarry, mine, garage, or foundry.
On a pumping unit, an arm connecting the crank with the walking beam for converting rotary motion to reciprocating motion.
(mechanical engineering)
In an automotive steering system, the arm that is connected to the shaft of the steering gear sector and the tie rod, and swings back and forth as the steering wheel is turned. Also known as pitman arm.
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One of Pitman Training's success stories is 17-year-old Caitlin McGowan, from Lanarkshire.
David Johnson (centre right), managing director of Rex Johnson and Sons, with Jenny Pitman (centre left) jockey Silvestre De Sousa and other friends celebrating their success.
Pitman is currently studying to be a chartered physiotherapist, but his own diagnosis was straight from the Edgar Street terraces.
Asked whose technology impressed them the most Supt Pitman replied: ``Clearly North Wales are leaders.
Pitman arrived in Cincinnati in 1853 with his wife and children.
Pitman, like Defoe, took part in the Duke of Monmouth's unsuccessful rebellion against James II in 1685, but unlike the author Pitman was shipped off to Barbados as a "convict rebel".
Pitman was also on the mark with Just Good Fun, who landed the Timeform Novices' Handicap Hurdle, and Canasta in the Jewsen Hurdle Qualifier.
It's death and taxes, not death or taxes,'' Pitman said.
Infor eStorefront's robust e-commerce functionality enables Pitman to offer its customers around-the-clock purchasing, service and support.
Pitman and top scorer Callum Wilson both went close before Matt Ritchie crossed for the former to head home after only nine minutes.
Across the UK and Ireland, there are more than 70 Pitman Training Centres which have helped tens of thousands of people enhance their skills and qualifications to improve their employment prospects.
DONCASTER 0 BOURNEM'TH 1 Pitman 31 at Keepmoat Stadium BRETT PITMAN chose the perfect moment to open his account for the season as his goal cured Bournemouth's travel sickness at Doncaster.