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sinker

1. a weight attached to a fishing line, net, etc., to cause it to sink in water
2. a person who sinks shafts, etc.

sinker

[′siŋ·kər]
(mining engineering)
A person who sinks mine shafts and puts in framing.
A special movable pump used in shaft sinking.
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Mr Sinker said she had a long list of previous convictions including theft.
Another benefit: The hook is connected direcdy to the fishing line, and with tension between the rodtip and the sinker on bottom, you'll feel every nibble from sheeps-head, snapper and other wary fish.
CAROLINA RIG: Slide a small egg sinker or bullet weight onto the line above the swivel linking line and leader.
The first two loops hold hooks of appropriate size (5/0 to 8/0, for reds and muttons) while the bottom loop--tag end trimmed--holds a teardrop-shaped bank sinker.
Iovino pegs the bead and weight to keep it from sliding with rubber nails made by TopBrass, who also makes the bead and sinker.
Knots and rubber bands: If the sinker has a wide hole, another option exists: Take the tag end of the line at the hook knot and thread it back into the weight.
Failure to make a super sinker redemption is not an event of default, while failure to pay principal on any bond's maturity date will constitute an event of default.
I had caught him before, but I didn't know he had a sinker until he threw that one pitch that I check-swung on,'' Lo Duca said.
Each sinker weighs down a capsule, properly simulating stomach digestion and providing more accurate dissolution testing results.
It wasn't too long ago that he was an awfully good right-handed pitcher with a devastating sinker and a real knowledge of how to pitch.
Digital content owners and distributors have been taken in hook, line and sinker by the smoke and mirrors of digital rights management companies that have promised to secure and protect digital content on the Internet," said Dr.