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sylvester

[sil′ves·tər]
(mining engineering)
A hand-operated device for withdrawing supports from the waste or old workings in a mine by means of a long chain which allows the device to be positioned at a safe distance from the support to be extracted.

Sylvester

the lisping feline star of film cartoons. [TV: “The Bugs Bunny Show” in Terrace, I, 125]
References in classic literature ?
Sylvester Lovett, who was cashier in his father's bank, always found his way to the tent on Saturday night.
For a long time there was a feud between the baker and a grey cat that belonged to Sylvester West, the druggist.
Sylvester tells Ralph that he shouldn't worry too much because puppy love only has a two percent chance of working out.
3million viewers - including Dunoon-born Sylvester McCoy.
Sylvester Koroma was blasted at close range at the Rainbow Warehouse, in Digbeth, last August during a two-day dance festival.
But Brigitte -- who married Sylvester in December 1985, but they splitup 19 months later -- claims the "incident did not occur" and that thepair were "inseparable".
Washington: Glen Sylvester avoids elevators and the back seats of cars to fend off his claustrophobia, but as the police officers walked him toward the small jail cell at Baltimore-Washington International Airport in May 2016, he braced for the panic to grip his body.
Julie Baum, 34, tied the knot with colleague Tom Sylvester, 35, in subzero temperatures surrounded by penguins and snow-capped mountains last Saturday.
A court heard yesterday how unsuspecting Arfan Yasin had gone to the toilets at the nightspot last June, but he was followed in by Kyle Sylvester and two other men.
Julie Sylvester also had her "hands around the throat" of one her victims at an event in Stockton.
Scorpion" Season 3, episode 17 will focus on Cabe (Robert Patrick), Sylvester (Ari Stidham) and Happy (Jadyn Wong) experiencing hallucinations during their newest mission.
at the sylvester city hall (102 south main street, sylvester, ga 31791.