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anker

[′aŋ·kər]
(mechanics)
A unit of capacity equal to 10 U.S. gallons (37.854 liters); used to measure liquids, especially honey, oil, vinegar, spirits, and wine.
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International Greetings (IG), which employs nearly 500 at its main UK manufacturing operation in Hengoed, Caerphilly s, is taking over its rival Anker International.
Anker said he is thrilled to be at CalArts and looks forward to learning more about the institute and the School of Film/Video.
Meanwhile, Anker Coal is negotiating a new plan on interest and principal payments for outstanding bond obligations.
First, construction that had blocked off sections of the street is now finished and foot traffic has returned, said Katy Anker, who co-owns the business with her husband, Bill.
Mr Anker, volunteered his time through the charity Arts & Business West Midlands, which provides arts organisations with free time from businessmen to provide a fresh commercial perspective.
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The arguments by Conrad Anker are more persuasive in ``The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest'' with David Roberts (Simon & Schuster; $22).
VA Software Corporation (Nasdaq:LNUX), provider of SourceForge(R) Enterprise Edition, and parent company of OSTG, the Open Source Technology Group, the leading technical network serving enterprise IT managers and development professionals, today announced that Andrew Anker has joined its board of directors effective September 20, 2004.
According to Rod Anker, creative director of Monsoon Salon and Spa, over-cleansing really dehydrates the skin, signaling the body to produce more oil.
Two teams, representing Anker Hospital Radio and Nuneaton Memories website, will engage in an off-beat version of The Generation Game at Stockingford Pavilion on May 10.
Robin Wade, Sam Anker, Gill Anker and Karen JonesNick Cotter and Tony MuckleRoger Bailey and Coun Kevin FosterPhil Popham, managing director Jaguar Landrover UK, Nick Paul, chairman of Arts and Business and chairman of Advantage West Midlands, Nina Nannar, ITN's Arts Correspondent, Coun Ram Lakha and Les Ratcliffe
Correctly singling out Frank Borzage's magnificent "The Mortal Storm" for its early portrayal of the Nazi men ace, helmer Daniel Anker then follows the fate of that film in Europe, where it was nearly universally banned, and its fortunes specifically in Germany, where it led to the castigation of all MGM product.