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a river in NE Western Australia, rising on the Kimberley Plateau and flowing generally north to the Timor Sea: subject of a major irrigation scheme. Length: about 500 km (300 miles)
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An arch of two orders, 3, each having its carved hood molding
Doric order, 2
1. In Classical architecture, an arrangement of a particular style of column together with the entablature (which it supports) and standardized details, including its base and capital. The Greeks developed the Corinthian order, Doric order, and Ionic order; the Romans added the Composite order and Tuscan order. For each order, the height and spacing of the columns is established in terms of a specified number of diameters of the lower part of the columns; the design of the base and capital is also prescribed. The height of the entablatures is determined by the height of the columns.
2. In masonry, one ring of several around an arch.
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Ord gesticulated back and shouted so Mr Ferguson drove on, yet Ord tailgated him, before trying to overtake near a roundabout.
Ord, of Seaburn View, New Hartley, Northumberland, was later arrested at his home and insisted he would not have actually used the rounders bat, which he said was made from hollow aluminium.
"We are sure they will enjoy their stay and we look forward to welcoming them to the Muir of Ord shop."
With the live TV cameras waiting amid whispers of a possible ten-over game, the black clouds continued to linger and the battle with the weather was lost shortly after 7.30pm To make matters worse for Birmingham-born Ord, he, along with Keith Barker and Steffan Piolet, had to make the journey back to Durham last night for the start of a three-day Second XI Championship match at the Riverside today.
US Bio Ord is the third plant that US BioEnergy has brought on line since September, and the fourth that the company currently operates.
Ord's analysis is structured in three sections: an introduction to the Moshe Safdie building of 1988, entitled "Magnetic Space"; a discussion of the "Field Before" in the years from 1910 to 1965; and the "Evolution of a Style" detailing the achievements of Jean Sutherland Boggs, from 1966 on, culminating in her work to bring both Safdie's National Gallery and Douglas Cardinal's Museum of Civilization to completion.
CERL conducted a study at Fort Ord to learn if LBP in crushed concrete actually poses a hazard.
"The Eagle 1400 is a portable plant as well, and at the Fort Ord site it processed better than 108,000 tons of material," notes Jeff.
And Ord, who has been attacked for his stance on his firefighters' industrial action, added that striking firefighters would be taking the vehicles "without authority".
In addition to the Children's Health Act, another key policy development in children's environmental health is the creation of the ORD's Strategy for Research on Environmental Health Risks to Children, which was finalized in October 2000.
API oil, Cepsa in early October 1995 found ORD field.