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scuttle

1
the part of a motor-car body lying immediately behind the bonnet

scuttle

2
Nautical a small hatch or its cover

Scuttle

A small opening in a ceiling or roof; usually installed on top of a built-up frame.

scuttle

[′skəd·əl]
(building construction)
An opening in the ceiling to provide access to the attic or roof.

scuttle

A hatchway or opening through a roof-deck or ceiling for access purposes, with a lid for covering it.
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Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the government would also open an Expression of Interest process for Queensland councils to nominate a site to scuttle the vessel.
Mr Aldridge added: "The beret and glasses are probably the most recognisable props used by Benny Hill and Fred Scuttle was his most famous character.
Surat, February 22 (ANI): Without naming Congress party's general secretary Rahul Gandhi, the Chief Minister of Gujarat Narendra Modi accused the central leadership of attempting to scuttle the proposed Tata's Nano car project from the State.
That dispute between the Giants and the state helped scuttle initial negotiations for a new stadium at the start of the year.
Though unremarkable to look at, the small black scuttle fly is remarkable in the way it lives up to a metre deep in shingle where it feeds and breeds in between the stones.
His break with the Church might have led to the founding of a new sect with illegal but validly ordained priests, who would then scuttle celibacy, like their founder.
Although Erkert may have meant to scuttle any potential sentimentality, the performances were too impassive to communicate loss.
But if hosts' regulations seem intolerable, consider the plight of the legless scuttle fly, which scientists recently discovered in Malaysia.
Businesses may also have to scuttle many of their existing software applications to purchase Windows 95 compatible programs--another potential software cost that could run into the thousands of dollars, depending upon the size of the firm.
Surat, Feb 22 (ANI): Without naming Congress Party's General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has accused the Central leadership of attempting to scuttle the proposed Tata's Nano car project from the State.
SKIPPER Spike Sellers will not face charges over claims he tried to scuttle his yacht after a row with his crew.
It began in 1964, when, under the pseudonym Michael Serafian, he published The Pilgrim, revealing efforts to scuttle Pope John's document On the Jews.