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Nautical
one round of a coil of rope

fake

[fāk]
(naval architecture)
To lay a rope or chain down in long bights side by side or in coils in regular order.
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The Small Fakers will perform in the Great Hall WITHTHE Absolute Jam as support on March 17.
This strategy was often useful for making contacts and being able to work with real speakers, but it also on rare occasion attracted fakers who hoped to cash in on the funny gringo's strange interest.
The Small Fakers will also be joined by Ali McKenzie, ex-frontman of '60s R'n'B group The Birds - the British band which originally included Ronnie Wood in their ranks.
Trouble is, in South Africa and increasingly within CITES, the nature fakers are the power behind the conservation throne, and are oft the most conspicuous voice of "nature" in developed countries because of their sheer vociferousness, ludicrous public antics and the complacency or naivete of the general public who should know enough to research their own facts if they want lo hold an opinion.
What these fakers have done to families and survivors is bang out of order.
Cornell University researchers recently commissioned and then analyzed 400 fake positive reviews of Chicago hotels alongside seemingly authentic ones, and found some telltale differences: Fakers were short on description and used 'T' and "me" a lot.
But just as the newspapers aren't the only culpable parties in the phone-hacking scandal, so the fakers aren't the only ones implicated in the bogus booze industry.
As well as cigarettes and tobacco, Chinese fakers produce everything from designer clothes to huge quantities of computer software.
London, Sep 10 (ANI): With eight million shoppers buying counterfeit goods, Britain has been exposed as a nation of fakers.
Nearly all GPs said they had seen a patient they thought was exaggerating to get cash and 65% had seen more fakers in the past 10 years.
This fascinating book - remembering Petronius - evokes the world of fakers, forgers and conmen who can get you anything from a Rembrandt or a van Gogh, a Chippendale sideboard or an ancient Egyptian statue, tomorrow morning.
New Jersey), but his account differs from the many others by focusing not on the fakers but on the critics who argued over their hoaxes, forgeries, and counterfeits.