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skip

1
the captain of a curling or bowls team

skip

2
a college servant, esp of Trinity College, Dublin

Skip

 

a box-shaped device that moves along the rigid guide rails of a hoist; the box unloads automatically. Skips are used for transporting useful minerals or rocks through vertical or inclined mine shafts, for hoisting and loading the charge into blast furnaces, and for similar operations. The principal components of a skip are the body, the frame, and the trailer. Skips are unloaded either through the bottom or by dumping.

skip

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(computer science)
In fixed-instruction-length digital computers, to bypass or ignore one or more instructions in an otherwise sequential process.
A device on a card punch that causes columns on a punch in fields where no punching is desired to move rapidly past the punching station.
Action of a computer printer that moves rapidly over a line so that a blank line appears in the printout.
(mechanical engineering)

holiday, skip

1. A small area on a painted surface which the brush skipped over, leaving it bare.
2. An area on a built-up roof surface which the mop (used to coat the surface) skipped over, leaving it uncovered by bitumen.

skip

1. An area in planed or sanded lumber or panels which was missed by the machine during the surfacing operation; also called planing skip, sanding skip.
2. An uncoated area in a finished painted surface; also called a holiday.
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The second rope track of the Skip Way System can be used, for example, to transport waste material, which is loaded from the skip back onto mine trucks at the top station.
Rather than a suggested $10 donation, there is a $10 fee for each loan that a member wishes to skip a payment on, and 100% of the fee is donated to the charity.
Skip took exception to the story and several times during the broadcast invited viewers and listeners to call the newspaper and tell them, "I'm watching the Braves.
Main now sees road safety as the future of the business and blames high petrol prices for the slowdown of the skip hire industry.
Jacqueline Harrison, Skip for Life co-ordinator, Auckland
But Liberal Democrat councillors Shaukat Ali Khan and Mohammed Saeed ended up spending nearly TWICE the amount on 615 skips.
2632-1(b)(2)(i) makes it clear that the automatic allocation of GST exemption to an indirect skip is effective whether or not Form 709, United States Gift (and Generation-Skipping Transfer) Tax Return, is filed, reporting the transfer, and is effective as of the date of the transfer to which it relates.
An indirect skip is a transfer (other than a direct skip) subject to gift tax to a GST trust.
The skip, it is claimed, has pushed forward the boundaries of skip design setting a new benchmark for the waste management sector.
6 Skip and Kick: Set all the hurdles at 39"-42", depending upon the size of the athletes.