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1. the larger end of a connecting rod in an internal-combustion engine
2. the bearing surface between the larger end of a connecting rod and the crankpin of the crankshaft
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5 percent and 5 percent, with the bottom end of the guidance lifted from 4 percent.
Summary: The rampant growth at Burberry has shown signs of wavering as it warned its profits would be at the bottom end of expectations.
RAMPANT growth at Burberry showed signs of wavering as the luxury fashion house warned its profits would be at the bottom end of expectations.
RECRUITMENT group Michael Page International warned that its full-year pre-tax profits will be below the bottom end of market forecasts due to plummeting confidence among employers.
Shares in the group, who own Elephant and price comparison site Confused, slumped by a quarter after they said profits would be near the bottom end of City forecasts.
For 2011, NetSpend expects revenues to be at the bottom end of its forecast of between USD306m and USD314m, while adjusted EPS is seen at USD0.
The report says middle income apartment areas such as Seef and Juffair have also experienced a sharp fall in rentals in the three-year period, but there has been little movement at the bottom end of the apartment rental market.
At the bottom end of the world indices were Ireland and Greece.
Moyes said: "We have to make sure we get some results to make sure we are away from the bottom end of the table.
Approximately 66 per cent of those over 60 at the bottom end of the social scale feared a cold snap compared to 33 per cent of those better off, a survey of 1,154 pensioners by Age UK found.
At the bottom end, EBBSFLEET gave themselves a chance after beating GATESHEAD 2-0, while EASTBOURNE lost 4-0 at KETTERING.

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