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the line along which pieces of metal are welded
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A wrinkle in the genetic strategy also gave the researchers the option of shutting off the extra receptors by feeding the animals an antibiotic called doxycycline.
When the unit eventually senses the presence of dry material via the restricted motion of the paddle, the reversing torque actuates one or two internal SPDT (single pole, double throw) switches that can control up to two operations, such as sounding an alarm or shutting off a conveyor belt or feeder.
Add the cost of a $25 repair kit and a plumber's $50/hr rate, and it's not surprising that a screwdriver and instructions for shutting off the water supply are now located adjacent to the errant valve.
For a good, clean drain, it is best to melt the entire stack full without shutting off.
BOSTON -- After a long winter, springtime for many Bay-staters means cleaning the house, washing the windows and shutting off the heat.