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Noria

 

a continuous-operation transporting device with a slanted or vertical traction member (band or chain). Buckets or scoops are suspended from the traction member to scoop up and move liquids or bulk materials to a height of up to 25 m. Norias are used to transport raw materials and finished products in the flour-milling, food, and chemical industries.

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Cette journee portes ouvertes verra la participation des representants des autorites locales, des elus, la societe civile, les associations, les syndicats, les medias- Bon vent au Dr Noria Saidi, a l'ensemble des professionnels de sante de l'hopital Moulay Abdallah, a la direction de cet etablissement, car c'est une initiative louable, surtout que c'est la premiere fois que cet etablissement organise une pareille action qui gagnerait a devenir un rendez-vous annuel.
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One day, I found Noria carving another khomba and I inquired once more: "Why these girls, Noria?
Zaza pointed out that these pieces vary in size from 10cm to 10m in a way that makes their industry very complicated, particularly that it needs accuracy and balance when carrying out the body of the Noria because it is placed on a wood axis for rotation.
The Indian trio of Sodhi (139), Asher Noria (134) and Vikran Bhatnagar (130) won the bronze medal with a total score of 403.
The Indian pair of Ronjan Sodhi and Asher Noria led 96-95 at the halfway stage but they could only score 92 in the second round and with both Englishmen scoring 47 the final margin of victory was secured.
The 25-year-old, alongside partner Steven Scott, faced Indian duo Ronjan Sodhi and Asher Noria in a shoot-out and came out on top by the narrowest of margins.
Mahmoud Abbas a clairement fait savoir que si les bulldozers reprenaient leur noria, il quitterait la table des negociations.
Both Gagan Narang and Asher Noria performed with excellence, while Hariom Singh confirmed a ticket to the London Olympics in the Men's 50-metres rifle prone.
Noria provides information about machinery lubrication and plant maintenance.
In Ways of dying, it is poverty that drives Noria into prostitution.