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poncelet

[′päns·lət]
(physics)
A unit of power equal to the power delivered by a force of 100 kilograms-force when the point at which the force is applied is moved at a rate of 1 meter per second in the direction of the force; equal to 980.665 watts.
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74) Although Prejean's book is nonfiction, the murderous character in the movie, Matthew Poncelet, is not a particular person; he is instead a composite of a number of different murderers, not all of whom are in Prejean's book.
In black and white, the scene is revisited as Sister Helen comes to see it--first with Poncelet uninvolved in the violence and then with more and more accuracy as he gets closer and closer to taking responsibility for what he did.
One quickly delivered surprise in ``Angel on Death Row'' is that the movie's Matthew Poncelet actually is an amalgam of two different convicted murderers ministered by Prejean.
The triumph of this totally unsentimental and even-handed take on capital punishment is that Poncelet eventually comes over as a "human being".
She recruits a lawyer Robert Prosky); she visits Poncelet's family; she sits by Poncelet at the appellate court hearing.
There is work to do," Poncelet told a recent meeting in Brussels of Europe's electricity industry association Eurelectric.
Christopher Poncelet was given 15 wrong bills after a simple mistake by the company - but had to wage a one-man crusade after watchdogs failed to help him.
Petric and Jean Pol Poncelet of Belgium did not receive any votes.
The candidates presenting their cases are Jean-Pol Poncelet from Belgium, Yukiya Amano of Japan, Ernest Petric of Slovenia, Abdul Samad Minty of South Africa and Luis Echavarri of Spain.
Jean-Pol Poncelet, 55, a Belgian who is a plutonium fuel engineer.