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wad

1
a small mass or ball of fibrous or soft material, such as cotton wool, used esp for packing or stuffing

wad

2
a soft dark earthy amorphous material consisting of decomposed manganese minerals: occurs in damp marshy areas

wad

[wäd]
(mineralogy)
A massive, generally soft, amorphous, earthy, dark-brown or black mineral composed principally of manganese oxides with some other minerals, and formed by decomposition of manganese minerals. Also known as black ocher; bog manganese; earthy manganese.
(ordnance)
A felt or cardboard pad used to secure the propellant in place in cartridges. Also known as wadding.
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It's a bit dangerous as well because of the swift water running over" the root wad.
The power of visualization is such that once you see that wad streak right through the exploding clay a Few times, you start to expect it to happen.
Under the overall guidance and supervision UNAIDS Country Director, in close collaboration with the Investment and Efficiency Adviser, UNAIDS, and the Community Mobilization and Networking Adviser, UNAIDS, the media consultant is required to support the implementation of the communication strategy for WAD in Myanmar.
The commission's report disclosed that the SPLM-N forces entered Wad Abouk and seized control of the four military positions without resistance following the escape of the government troops.
Given the previously outlined evidence, the question arises whether dysfunction in autonomic nervous system functioning is a feature of WAD in the acute phase.
Shults notes, "The Salvo typically opens the choke one step, but the better the wad design, the better the pattern.
She said by thanking her staff both male and female, she will always carry WAD in her heart and be there for her successor whenever he needs her, for now she is going to take a well needed rest before she decides what to do next.
There's a black wad for shooting against a clear sky and a bright orange wad for use against dark backgrounds or overcast days.
The basic concept behind FLITECONTROL is to capture the payload within a sabot system as it exits the muzzle, so the wad stays with the shot milliseconds after leaving the barrel.
Manzooran, another currency traders having 5 wads denomination of Rs 10 packets in her hands said, " I'm charging Rs 100 for each packet of Rs 10 new notes.
In a classic case of biting off more than he could chew, the size of his wad prevented him from swallowing the evidence, and the deputies weren't buying him a beer to wash it down.
The protests turned violent when the demonstrators blocked the road between Wad Haddad and Sannar and belted stones at the policemen, causing many injuries, according to the statement.