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dead wood

[′ded ‚wu̇d]
(petroleum engineering)
The ladders, braces, piping, and other internal fixtures in an oil storage tank which reduce the oil capacity of the tank.
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They kept lists of areas of the forest, cluttered with dead wood and fallen trees, contaminated with household waste.
So though none will agree on the exact identity of the dead wood, they will all agree on its existence and even more so on your monumental incompetence in failing to deal with it.
Fungal diseases are actually part of healthy woodlands and many of our most-threatened woodland species are those that depend on the rot and dead wood they cause.
Aries lady, Glasgow Everything for you this year seems to be about cutting away the dead wood, streamlining and preparing for a fresh start, and yet this can feel rather raw and painful.
This would remove the dead wood among the horse population and, coupled with a cut of fixtures to 1,200, it would help tidy things up.
Fruits form on old wood and around the base of last year''s growth, so prune back the previous year''s growth to two buds, cutting out dead wood and any crossing branches and cut back by a half any new growth shooting from the main branches.
Fruits form on old wood and around the base of last year's growth, so prune back the previous year's growth to two buds, cutting out dead wood and any crossing branches and cut back by a half any new growth shooting from the main branches.
It was a great effort by all involved, all the litter and bottles were removed, dead wood was cleared, the drain was found (it was completely overgrown) and totally cleared.
Although informed they must chop some of the dead wood from the squad before continuing their summer spending spree, Liverpool manager Kenny CONTINUED ON PAGE 30
Addressing a protest rally of the teachers of District Rawalpindi at Murree road near Moti Mehal here he demanded the sacking of Secretary Education Punjab Mohammad Aslam Komboh for writing derogatory remarks (saying teachers as dead wood, parasites and non- productive) about teachers in an official letter.
The fifth GBP10,000 Dundee International Book Prize, awarded for a novel unpublished in book form, has been awarded to Chris Longmuir for her debut novel Dead Wood.