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Wheeler

1. John Archibald. born 1911, US physicist, noted for his work on nuclear fission and the development (1949--51) of the hydrogen bomb, also for his work on unified field theory
2. Sir (Robert Eric) Mortimer. 1890--1976, Scottish archaeologist, who did much to increase public interest in archaeology. He is noted esp for his excavations at Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa in the Indus Valley and at Maiden Castle in Dorset

winder, wheel step

A step, more or less wedge-shaped, with its tread wider at one end than the other, as in a spiral stair.
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U14: 1 Euan Sanderson Cleveland Wheelers, 2 Lewis Dolan Cleveland Wheelers, 3 Thomas Godber Hetton Hawks, 4 Ben Etherington Stockton Wheelers, 5 P atrick Killcullen Stockton Wheelers, 6 Finlay Davies Cleveland Wheelers, 7 Harry Watts, 8 Holly Dixon Cleveland Wheelers, 9 Caitlyn Guest Manilla Cycling, 10 Felix Buckley Stockton Wheelers, 11 Rachael Rose Stockton Wheelers.
The Hanging of Ephraim Wheeler provides a vibrant recreation of the life and death of one convicted felon in an early nineteenth-century New England town.
Thus, despite its subtitle that suggests a book focused on rape and incest, The Hanging of Ephraim Wheeler is at its strongest when describing life and justice in this New England town.
Through the signing of these two new leases, 476 Wheelers Farm Road is now fully leased," said Mr.
Ann Taylor will relocate its data center to 476 Wheelers Farm Road from New York City and the operations group from New Haven, CT.
An initial $2,000 advance from this policy enabled the Wheelers to buy a crib for their son, a bed and dishes.
The Britney Spears collection of 4 Wheelers(TM) is fashioned after the Company's 4 Wheelers by SKECHERS(TM) line of technical fashion roller skates, which have appealed to a wide consumer base, including kids, teens, young professionals and celebrities.
BUSINESS WIRE)--June 30, 1997--Foster Wheeler has been contracted by Reliance Industries to design and engineer the world's largest delayed coker unit and to develop a power plant complex adjacent to a new refinery at Jamnagar, India, it was announced here today.