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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

2
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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La Rekord A (produite entre 1963 et 1965) est une reprise des Rekord P II (berline 2-4 portes, break 3 portes et camionnette, coupe 2 portes avec les moteurs 1500, 1700, 1700 S) mais les carrosseries sont entierement neuves et l'empattement allonge jusqu'a 2 620 mm.
Many of his friends in the film industry remembered Portes for his indefatigable spirit, which is why, until the very end, he remained a prolific director.
Screenplay, Andrea Portes, Martini, from the novel by Portes.
Dentre as condicoes de vida que caracterizam a regiao Norte de Minas Gerais esta a intensidade de pobreza presente na regiao, sobretudo, concentrada nos municipios de pequeno porte I, embora tambem apresente taxas altas nos municipios dos demais portes.
Portes organizes the text in three sections: Part I--Defining the Problem; Part II--A Cultural Approach to a Historical Problem; and Part III--Transforming the Education of Educators and Policy Makers.
Despite Miami-Dade's relatively high poverty rate, the average income of Hispanic households in the county exceeds the national average for Hispanic households (Portes and Bach 1985).
Portes. The court was determined not to create a new cause of action.
Thus said director Adolfo Alix Jr., whom Portes gave a break by hiring him as one of the writers for 'Mga Munting Tinig.'
Ces operations de rehabilitations et de restaurations ont, lit on dans le meme communique, concerne notamment les portes historiques de la ville de Bhalil, ville classee dans le patrimoine national, ainsi que les portes de Laghriss, Bab Darb Lkabir, Bab Zaouiya Nassiria.