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stint

any of various small sandpipers of the chiefly northern genus Calidris (or Erolia), such as C. minuta (little stint)
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I had another stint around eight hours in and the lap times were still competitive, but were just too far back to make an impact, and then the car stopped when I handed it over to Humaid.
He was recently given a stint by his mother- in-law, Pat McIntosh, who is a Newbiggin freeholder and trustee and owns several stints.
Mueller recently checked into the Betty Ford Clinic for a 30-day treatment stint, marking the 20th time she's entered a treatment facility to seek help for substance abuse.
We lost a lot of laps and at the end of my stint, the driver in front of me in the fueling area drove off and took the fuel rig with him, so we sent our next driver out with an almost empty tank while the organisers fixed the fuelling station.
AHA' MOMENT: Her stint as a trader with Prime Broking, which made her realise that her specialty was operations.
We believe a short county stint might help him in doing that.
I'm a new man thanks to the cipher stints," he said.
As a newcomer to the famous track, his mission during that crucial first stint was simply to settle inand get a feel of the occasion .
But Anderson, former chief executive of Enterprise Florida, a government and business partnership for economic growth, insists the joys greatly outweighed the surprises during his stint as a volunteer with the International Executive Service Corps.
His earlier experience in the audio industry includes stints as both a retailer and as a systems service provider.
Dr Nathaniel-James who is an accomplished concert pianist as well as being a consultant for Channel 4's reality programmes such as Big Brother is also carrying out training stints in Shropshire with brisk walks up and down the Wrekin.
Hinting that repeated stints in space had left him jaded,Dr Foale said he was now looking for ``a new aim, a new challenge''.