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sandbag

[′san‚bag]
(engineering)
A bag filled with sand; used to build temporary protective walls.
(geology)
In the roof of a coal seam, a deposit of glacial debris formed by scour and fill subsequent to coal formation.

sandbag

In the backstage of a theater, a canvas bag filled with sand which is used to counterbalance hanging scenery or other equipment.
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Potential licensees in the industrial products industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize the Auto Sandbagger on a worldwide basis.
Our Sandbagger will help speed up protection by enabling users to fill sandbags quickly, right where they need them the most," he added.
Kaar says that city officials, including the mayor and members of the city council, concurred that the availability of the Sandbagger proved invaluable to homeowners when they were trying to stem the tide of the July flood waters.
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The race was organised by David Scott, of Sandbaggers.
The Sandbaggers was made by Yorkshire Television with location shooting in London, Malta and the streets of Leeds.
In the 1980s, The Sandbaggers and A Fine Romance also boosted her profile, but it was a regular part in Blake's 7 in 1981 that turned her into a cult star.
Organisers were amazed when the 48-year-old Perth businessman agreed to tackle the gruelling Sandbaggers Gobi Desert Challenge - with a standard-issue NHS artificial leg.
Also starred in: Airline, Inside Story and Sandbaggers
The Yamaa Trust, chaired by David Scott, the Honorary Consul for Mongolia in Scotland, were set up five years ago by veterans of expeditions organised by Scots-based company Sandbaggers.
Diamond Bar: Brahmas coach Roche is one of the great sandbaggers in Southern California prep football.