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bloomer

[′blü·mər]
(metallurgy)
A furnace used to shape wrought iron directly from ore.
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Bloomer also says that the accuracy of the hand-held analyzers is increasing in comparison to the stationary systems, but "they are never going to be as accurate."
The original Broadway cast recording of Bloomer Girl, their most accomplished collaboration, was recently re-released by Decca Broadway, featuring Celeste Holm, Joan McCracken and David Brooks.
To demonstrate how the inconsistencies and oppositions of Latinity--"Latinness"--affect and reflect a changing Roman society, Bloomer resorts to a range of authors and genres.
Bloomer, one senses, would have been in his element in this arena.
A drinking contest between two bar habitues in Auburn, N.Y., it was reported by Amelia Bloomer in her magazine Lily, had tragic consequences.
Reflecting on the disaster, Mr Bloomer added: "I actually had a flashback at the weekend of the last 10 seconds or so before it hit the ground and I could imagine the pilot sitting there trying to steer it and then the thud on the ground.
Davison through in Rastrick event JAMES Davison and Nigel Bloomer have qualified in the Rastrick Classic.
Lesley Bloomer of South Ayrshire Council appeared at the men's picket line with the sweeties, but they were far from impressed.
A sky-blue portable toilet leaned in a puddle of rainwater in front of the locked front gate at Bloomer's Nursery in northeast Eugene on Monday afternoon, waiting to be carted off.
21 October 2014 - US private equity firm Huron Capital Partners LLC announced that its portfolio company Bloomer Plastics Inc had assumed ownership of local peer Optimum Plastics for an unspecified sum.
Bloomer Heaven has been part of the AquAid scheme in which staff water coolers are supplied to the firm and a proportion of the profits generated are used to provide water pumps for villages in desperate need of clean drinking water throughout Africa.
Mr Bloomer said: "All the Iranians - once they discovered that we had no evil intention, it was a genuine mistake - started to be friendly to us." He said it was wonderful to be free.