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helm

Nautical
a. the wheel, tiller, or entire apparatus by which a vessel is steered
b. the position of the helm: that is, on the side of the keel opposite from that of the rudder

Helm

A bulbous termination to the top of a tower, found in central and eastern Europe.

helm

[helm]
(naval architecture)
The tiller or wheel controlling a ship's rudder.
The entire apparatus for steering a ship.
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"The great thing is, it was kind of a rundown hotel, motel," Helmer said.
As hinted by the parenthesis above, the geographical extent of el Peru colonial for this study is never directly defined, but Helmer is concerned with 'the colonial Peruvian city' (25).
As the central plank of UKIP policy was withdrawal from the EU, "we are not primarily concerned with planning or designing policy at European level", said Helmer. As long as Britain remained within Europe, his party would look to secure EU research funding for the UK, but he claimed: "Every pound of EU funding received by projects in the UK typically costs the British economy 3 [pounds sterling], when you consider the overall balance of EU membership net and gross costs, and offset the administrative costs of applying for, and managing, EU programmes."
The interplay of words between Nora and Helmer will be closely observed for understanding the effect of the speech acts on their actions and reactions.
Helmer says that before the school year started, he gave parents lots of information, including letting them know that K-9 Intervention's work eliminates the need for random locker checks.
The insect began to die, though, allowing the doctor to pull it out from Mr Helmer's ear with forceps.
Helmer. "Their expertise in digital marketing means that TechDogs clients will have technology and marketing programs allowing their franchisees to generate higher revenue.
Helmer: Productive people tend to be very careful about where they invest their scarce time and it helps for an organization to have a track record of success--a history of collaboration as time well spent.
Parks and Helmer present an accessible guide for general readers interested in what defines a green career and green economy, the market outlook for green jobs, and how to get involved in this sector.
Set in the northern Netherlands, it is narrated by a small-scale livestock farmer, Helmer van Wonderen--owner of a small flock of sheep, some twenty cows, egg-laying chickens and two donkeys--whose routine is unvarying and mundane.
In an interview on BBC Radio 4's PM programme, Roger Helmer said the NHS was no longer the envy of the world.
Helmer, son of Joyce Helmer of Fitchburg and David Helmer of Harwich, has completed basic training at Fort Knox, Ky.