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Dutchman

1. a native, citizen, or inhabitant of the Netherlands
2. South African often derogatory an Afrikaaner

dutchman

[′dəch·mən]
(engineering)
A filler piece for closing a gap between two pipes or between a pipe or fitting and a piece of equipment, if the pipe is too short to achieve closure or if the pipe and equipment are not aligned.

dutchman

1. A small piece or wedge inserted as filler to stop an opening.
2. A small piece of material used to cover a defect, to hide a badly made joint, etc.
3. A short lead nipple used to join two pipes which are otherwise not long enough to be joined.
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Thereafter, the inspector identified herself as a DHA inspector and asked the Dutchwoman if she was licensed to practice aesthetic medicine at the beauty centre.
Last year's Wimbledon runners-up, Lucy Shuker and Jordanne Whiley, play with different doubles partners this year, with Shuker partnering Dutchwoman Marjolein Buis, with whom she finished runner-up at the Australian Open in January.
Southport swimmer Halsall was second behind Dutchwoman Femke Heemskerk but managed to edge out club mate Emma Wilkins to take second place.
A fish-out-of-the-water story that juxtaposes realism with surreal touches, "Silent City" recounts the experiences of a young Dutchwoman who travels to Tokyo to master the art of filleting fish.
The final point of note on the third day (one of several others) was Dutchwoman Esther Vergeer's win in the first round of the women's singles Wheelchair Tennis event.
Hardly the most sensible of things to do, especially when sitting next to Dutchwoman Edith Bosch, a black belt in judo who won a bronze medal at the Games.
Four years earlier Sylvia had competed against the famous Dutchwoman Fanny Blankers-Koen at the so-called Austerity Olympics in London, and is one of the few athletes to have done so who still survives.
Kanepi, a quarter-finalist in 2008, needed five match points to seal the win and will face Dutchwoman Arantxa Rus who put out German 25th seed Julia Goerges 7-6 (7/5), 2-6, 6-2.
At the Prague Cup Czech Indoor - her final event of last year, she finished runner-up to world No 5 Aniek van Koot before pairing up with the Dutchwoman to retain their women's doubles title.
The conditions played their part in one major shock as Kim Clijsters lost to little-known Dutchwoman Arantxa Rus and made life difficult for many other stars.
But Europol and the European Commission is now taking an enthusiastic role in developing these new organisations and networks, with Malmstrom working with the experienced Dutchwoman Neelie Kroes, who is EU digital agenda Commissioner.
Of the nine bodies found at the scene, six bodies have been identified -- three Australians, a Dutchwoman, a New Zealander and an Indonesian.