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peg

1. Informal a person's leg
2. Northern English dialect a tooth
3. Brit a small drink of wine or spirits, esp of brandy or whisky and soda
4. a mountaineering piton
5. Croquet a post that a player's ball must strike to win the game
6. Angling a fishing station allotted to an angler in a competition, marked by a peg in the ground

Peg

A tapered cylindrical wooden pin that is driven through a hole to hold two or more members together.

peg

[peg]
(engineering)
A small pointed or tapered piece, often cylindrical, used to pin down or fasten parts.
A projection used to hang or support objects.
(metallurgy)

peg

1. A pointed pin of wood, metal, or any other material; usually used as a fastener.
2. A cylindrical piece of wood used as a dowel pin to fasten wood members.
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Third-placed Shane Rogers (OAC) was one fish adrift on peg 30 after netting 173-6-0 of carp to over 12lb.
Brailsford (Bridgtown Soc AC) led the way with three big skimmers and a few perch caught on pole-fished bread punch and caster for 6-9-10 from peg eight, the second peg above the lock on the reed beds.
But, he told the crowd, they established a record for 120 horses reaching the finish line in 166 seconds, and for uprooting 90 tent pegs at once, among others.
Sqware Peg has been transforming businesses with Salesforce technology since 2004.
The equipment used are standardized pegs with specific thickness, color, size and even angle.
Recently, polyethylene glycol (PEG) was applied for the extraction of flavone and coumarin compounds from medicinal plants in the first time [9].
According to this indicator, a stock is considered fairly valued if its P/E ratio is equal to its growth rate, which yields a PEG ratio of 1.0.
Teams of four riders gallop in unison past four pegs in the ground.
Feasibility of polyethylene glycol (PEG) 3350 (Miralax) for colon preparation prior to lower endoscopic examination in healthy adults; experience in a community clinic setting.
The spectrum of pristine PEG (Figure 1(b)) is characterized by O-H stretching vibration at 3433 [cm.sup.-1] and the strong absorption peaks of C-H bonds at 2888 [cm.sup.-1], 953 [cm.sup.-1], and 839 [cm.sup.-1].
Water-soluble polymers such as PEG and PVA and their blends have found many applications such as packaging [1], cosmetics [2], and emulsifiers and adhesives [3], among others.
Because the molecular weight and the injection site are the important factors that affect the concentration profile of polymers in the blood circulation [12], the use of poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) with lower molecular weight to synthesize the contrast agent is necessary.