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summer, 4: S
1. A horizontal beam supporting the ends of floor joists or resting on posts and supporting the wall above; also called a summertree.
2. Any large timber or beam which serves as a bearing surface.
3. The lintel of a door or window; a breastsummer.
4. A stone laid on a column and serving as a support for construction above, as in the construction of an arch.
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Jumps by Sommer have been featured in a number of internet videos and web series.
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The book was printed on high-quality clay-based paper so that the many photographs provided, most from Sommer's own albums, are sharp and crystal clear.
Video review was used on Le Sommer's game-winning goal, which stood because a penalty was awarded after a high tackle by Ingrid Syrstad Engen on Marion Torrent.
According to the the Czech Embassy in Manila, Sommer is one of the leading young musicians in Europe, 'displaying an innovative style of classical guitar combined with the philosophy of yoga and meditation.'
For the first time, Sommer will serenade Filipino music lovers with his innovative style of classical guitar combined with the philosophy of yoga and meditation, the Czech Embassy in Manila said on Wednesday.
As CEO of Innovator Health, based in Jonesboro, Sommer has a vision to deploy a telemedicine platform that allows health systems to export their clinical services in the most human method possible.
Sommer had been leading the Operations team as vice president of Operations for Commercial Insurance Canada since September 2017.
A major player in the region, Drees & Sommer began its operations in the Middle East in 2003 and has since been providing innovative solutions to the region's real estate and hospitality sectors.
Sommer successfully deals with the reasons why people were drawn to become members of the lodges.
After founding the organization Working Group Asylum + Human Rights in 2012, Sommer welcomed the huge 2015 influx of Muslim migrants into Germany.