chopping block

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1. A busbar.
2. A heavy, rigid electrical conductor that serves as a common connection between the source of electric power and the load circuits.

butcher block, chopping block

An assembly of rectangular blocks of hardwood which are edge-glued, joined by dowels, and then pressed together hydraulically; esp. used as a work surface in a kitchen.
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To Young, The Chopping Block's story has been one of continuous growth.
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For The Chopping Block, it makes the most sense to stock high quality bakeware that fits classic needs rather than offering a variety of novelty pans or accessories, Miller says.
The governor had previously put the Commerce Department on the chopping block, but he has a storied past with his proposals to shut down federal agencies.
In the end, however, their team was able to turn a profit 6 [pounds sterling] ($10) more than the other team so neither ended up on the chopping block.
The South Florida areas with stores on the chopping block are: Miami, Hialeah, Miami Gardens, Key Biscayne, Pembroke Pines, Plantation, Weston, Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Miramar, West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Lake Worth, Delray Beach, North Palm Beach and Jupiter.
It used to be only services that could connect you to landline or mobile phone that were blocked, but it looks like anything you can plug a mic into is on the chopping block these days.
Celtic great Lubo Moravcik reckons the Englishman's job could be on the line if he loses at Kilmarnock in the last-eight showdown but Mowbray firmly denies his head is anywhere near the chopping block.
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Unfortunately, school transportation is usually high on the list to go on the chopping block first.
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