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Pitman

Sir Isaac. 1813--97, English inventor of a system of phonetic shorthand (1837)
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pitman

[′pit·mən]
(engineering)
A worker in or near a pit, as in a quarry, mine, garage, or foundry.
On a pumping unit, an arm connecting the crank with the walking beam for converting rotary motion to reciprocating motion.
(mechanical engineering)
In an automotive steering system, the arm that is connected to the shaft of the steering gear sector and the tie rod, and swings back and forth as the steering wheel is turned. Also known as pitman arm.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In reply, Rob Pitman opened the batting and hit an unbeaten 93, supported by Dom Warne with 40, as his side reached the victory target in the 36th over for the loss of three wickets.
"The fan base we have got deserves to be in the Premier League and that is the end goal, but there is a long way to go before that happens." Pitman was part of the Bournemouth side Eddie Howe led from the foot of League Two to the top flight and sees similarities between two south coast sides.
Pitman's restaurant, thought to be named after Sir Isaac Pitman, then vice-president of the Vegetarian Society, was expanded into a hotel by 1898 and was still open in the 1930s when Indian independence campaigner Mahatma Gandhi visited the city.
Pitman Training Newcastle will keep its name and range of courses offered from its current Hood Street premises, and now Gateshead Skills Academy on Team Valley Trading Estate.
Pitman scored a first-half hat-trick, and then sportingly handed over his penalty-taking duties to strike partner Callum Wilson, to the delight of the Cherries fans who applauded his gesture.
Pitman scored a first-half hat-trick, and then sportingly handed over his penaltytaking duties to strike partner Callum Wilson, to the delight of the Cherries fans who applauded his gesture.
at means people taking AAT accredited courses through Pitman Training in the city will also be assessed in its centre in Greyfriars Court.
The outstanding Michael Jackson performance starts at approximately the 1:11 mark of the video that Pitman Daily Announcements produced as the highlight to the school's event.
In a letter to members of his diocese, Pitman said that he has informed Archbishop Claude Miller, metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of Canada, that the diocesan synod scheduled for this November 15 to 16 will elect a new diocesan bishop
We are the first graphic communications company to launch an e-commerce site that has this level of innovation and functionality for the customer," said Deborah Hutcheson, director of marketing, Agfa Pitman. "Customers can shop online 24/7, view inventory levels, search by manufacturer, color, size or product type and order their graphic communications supplies all from one source."
THE first lady of Aintree, Jenny Pitman, was delighted to welcome the latest member into her exclusive club.