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deadhead

[′ded‚hed]
(metallurgy)
The portion of a casting that fills up the ingate.
(mining engineering)
To begin a new cut without excavating the material from the preceding cut.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Not long ago, a 21-year-old from California, whom we'll call Joe Deadhead, attended a concert in Buffalo.
If you deadhead the plant regularly, flowers should continue to bloom until autumn, but don't cut it back in September, leave it until the spring for better results.
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Continue to deadhead roses and cut back finished summer-flowering perennials, removing supports.
The Deadhead subculture included drug use and was generally condemned by the "dominant culture" as deviant.
"A headline that doesn't have a verb in it is often called a 'deadhead.' Since the purpose of a headline is to draw the reader into the article, it follows naturally that a boring, inactive headline will send the message that it's a boring article."
When Fortune magazine named Resonate one of its hot new companies for the year 2000, Schroeder and the company's founder were pictured in tails and a Deadhead outfit, respectively.
If you don't deadhead, that energy will be wasted on unwanted seed production.
I am a fairly longtime Deadhead (since 1975), and I have to say that Brian Doherty's "Come Hear Uncle Sam's Band" (March) was one of the best mainstream explanations of the Grateful Dead that I have ever read.
Of course, Ben favored his Deadhead two-blade broadhead, while I leaned to multiple blade styles.
In addition, planning can reduce the deduction limit for deadhead flights.