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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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Pitman's restaurant, thought to be named after Sir Isaac Pitman, then vice-president of the Vegetarian Society, was expanded into a hotel by 1898 and was still open in the 1930s when Indian independence campaigner Mahatma Gandhi visited the city.
Then ex-Bournemouth man Pitman was brought down by Ben Gibson.
All five members of staff will transfer to Access, which will oversee the development of Pitman and its current 80-strong customer base.
Pitman scored a first-half hat-trick, and then sportingly handed over his penalty-taking duties to strike partner Callum Wilson, to the delight of the Cherries fans who applauded his gesture.
Pitman scored a first-half hat-trick, and then sportingly handed over his penaltytaking duties to strike partner Callum Wilson, to the delight of the Cherries fans who applauded his gesture.
at means people taking AAT accredited courses through Pitman Training in the city will also be assessed in its centre in Greyfriars Court.
The outstanding Michael Jackson performance starts at approximately the 1:11 mark of the video that Pitman Daily Announcements produced as the highlight to the school's event.
In a letter to members of his diocese, Pitman said that he has informed Archbishop Claude Miller, metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of Canada, that the diocesan synod scheduled for this November 15 to 16 will elect a new diocesan bishop
We are the first graphic communications company to launch an e-commerce site that has this level of innovation and functionality for the customer," said Deborah Hutcheson, director of marketing, Agfa Pitman.
Exactly 30 years ago Pitman became the first woman to train the winner of the world's greatest steeplechase and Sue Smith emulated her as 66-1 shot Auroras Encore, under Ryan Mani, landed the John Smith's Grand National.
Working together, DuPont, Pitman and Agfa offer our Cyrel customers a win-win with superior products, service and support.
Pitman will be based at Swellfix's headquarters in Aberdeen.