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porter:

see beerbeer,
alcoholic beverage made by brewing and fermenting cereals, especially malted barley, usually with the addition of hops as a flavoring agent and stabilizer. One of the oldest of alcoholic beverages (there is archaeological evidence dating to c.3000 B.C.
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porter

1
US and Canadian a railway employee who waits on passengers, esp in a sleeper

porter

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RC Church a person ordained to what was formerly the lowest in rank of the minor orders

porter

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Brit a dark sweet ale brewed from black malt

Porter

1. Cole. 1893--1964, US composer and lyricist of musical comedies. His most popular songs include Night and Day and Let's do It
2. George, Baron Porter of Luddenham. 1920--2002, British chemist, who shared a Nobel prize for chemistry in 1967 for his work on flash photolysis
3. Katherine Anne. 1890--1980, US short-story writer and novelist. Her best-known collections of stories are Flowering Judas (1930) and Pale Horse, Pale Rider (1939)
4. Peter. born 1929, Australian poet, living in Britain
5. Rodney Robert. 1917--85, British biochemist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1972 for determining the structure of an antibody
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John Nixon, defending, said Portas used a telescopic aerial and never got into the property.
These 15 new Portas Pilots are in addition to the 12 winning towns and cities from the first round of the competition in May - which saw Coventry, Warwick and Nuneaton miss out.
Mr Shapps said: "I'd like to congratulate the 15 town teams that, in the face of stiff competition, have been selected to be the next Portas Pilots.
Ms Portas, who made her name as Britain's Secret Shopper and who recently hit the headlines for moving production of her Kinky Knickers product back to Britain, has been recruited by No.
Despite calling for stricter regulations, Portas also argued for the 'Use Class' system to be made less restrictive.
It is understood that Ms Portas has decided against backing a moratorium on out-of-town retail developments, a measure some business groups believe would give a huge boost to town centre shops.
Portas said: "The rise of the supermarket giants - and our love affair with them - is killing small shops.
While the text--with its errors, its unoriginal material, and its claim to have done the impossible, namely, squaring the circle--was treated to a polite silence by contemporary mathematicians and fellow members of the Accademia dei Lincei, it is nevertheless a fascinating document for literary scholars in terms of its inventive use of language, its attempts to induce marvel in its readers, and as a lens into understanding why Della Porta claimed a mathematical instrument--the proportional compass--to be his personal emblem.
Healy says that Portas could very well introduce its other two product lines, exterior doors and windows, in the future.
It was a beautiful match for me, the best match of my life,' Portas said afterwards.
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A madeira e de peso leve, flexivel, considerada resistente aos insetos e relativamente facil de trabalhar, e pode ser usada principalmente para forro, portas, marcenaria ou para certos tipos de instrumentos musicais, canoas pequenas, para esculpir estatuas, tigelas e outros objetos, e constitui tambem madeira de boa qualidade para fabricacao de carvao.