butt end


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butt end

The thicker end of a timber, handle, etc.
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It consisted of three plastic tubes 10 cm long (2) with analysable soil (1), which were densely closed from butt ends and were located between two metal plates (4 and 5), one of them being a heat exchanger or a heater (5).
As the victim attempted to calm the situation, the same man who had punched him took the air rifle and hit him on the back of the head with the butt end of it, leaving him with a bump.
I like to see a slight press forward of the hands so the butt end of the shaft points to your left hip.
The results further show that the butt-end reducer between the log sorting station and the saw intake has a very negative effect on the fingerprint recognition rate, but that significant improvements in the recognition rate can be achieved by excluding the section of the log's butt end that is affected by the butt-end reduction.
You can buy whole hams, center ham slices (the best cut of the ham) or half hams - either the butt end (upper cut) or the shank end (lower cut).
The Breeders' Cup comes very much at the butt end of our season, with most horses having been on the go and in hard training for months.
The most common is that you're holding the club too far up the grip, causing the butt end of the club to sit in the middle of the fleshy part of your left hand which results in a continuous rubbing on the glove every time you swing.
They will spy on office workers nipping out for a quick ciggie and pounce with their fixed penalty tickets as soon as the butt end touches the pavement.
As the volume's author, Michael Archer, plots it, the tendency first showed up at the butt end of the '80s and burned out by about '96, though the influence of its lax affect is felt still.
As a rule, the butt end of a stick should be just below the chin when a child is in skates; between the chin and the nose when the child is in street shoes.
He kicked the animal on the mouth and then beat it severely with the butt end of his whip.