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(mining engineering)
To take out ore or coal from a mine with a view to immediate product, and not to subsequent working.
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Moving the discussion to an even broader level, Anurag Agrawal of the University of Toronto sees the questions of nectar robbing as intriguing issues marking the fine line between parasites and so-called mutualists--organisms of two species that both enjoy benefits.
Low seed set for robbed plants would thus make robbing look artificially destructive.
Most studies of nectar robbing have focused on how robbing affects female plant fitness (e.
These are among the most serious charges you can have, abducting somebody in the middle of the night - an elderly couple - robbing them and abducting them from home completely without provocation,'' Deputy District Attorney James Bozajian said.
The two are suspected of robbing a Canoga Park Home Depot store and the Palmdale Kmart and of attempting to rob the Lancaster Kmart.
Authorities said Tuesday that they had arrested James Mitchell of Lancaster, who reportedly admitted robbing the local companies to raise money for the down payment on the white Mustang.
on suspicion of robbing an AM/PM minimart and gas station in the 33400 block of Crown Valley Road.
Typically, bank robbers are going to keep robbing until they're caught and they're typically committing these crimes to feed a narcotics habit.