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(industrial engineering)
A machine or facility which is being considered for replacement.
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Bryan, William Jennings
(1860–1925) defended Creationism in famous Scopes trial. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 383–384]
Canisius, St. Peter
Jesuit theologian; buttressed Catholic faith against Protestantism. [Christian Hagiog.: Attwater, 276]
halts Susanna’s execution; gets her acquitted. [Apocrypha: Daniel and Susanna]
Darrow, Clarence
(1857–1938) lawyer; Bryan’s nemesis in Scopes trial (1925). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 131]
Defender of the Faith
Henry VIII as defender of the papacy against Martin Luther (1521). [Br. Hist.: EB, 8: 769–772]
Defenders, The
father-son lawyer team in early 1960s. [TV: Terrace, I, 197]
Miriam’s ardent friend ever ready to defend her. [Am. Lit.: The Marble Faun]
bravely defended Troy against Greek siege for ten years. [Gk. Lit.: Iliad]
Mason, Perry
detective novels and TV series feature courtroom drama by lawyer. [Am. Lit.: Gardner, Erie Stanley, in EB, IV: 416; Radio: Buxton, 186–187; TV: Terrace, II, 199]
Ridd, John
defender of the parish of Oare in Somerset. [Br. Lit.: Lorna Doone, Magill I, 524–526]
Zola, Emile
(1840–1902) attacked Army cover-up of Dreyfus affair in J ’accuse (1898). [Fr. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 60]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

Windows Defender

The antivirus program that comes with Windows, starting with Windows 8 (it was retroactively added to Windows 7). Windows Defender scans files downloaded from any Windows Web browser.

Defender -> MSE -> Defender
Windows Defender was originally only an antispyware program that was acquired by Microsoft from GIANT Company Software in 2004. Defender was replaced by Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) in 2009, which included antivirus scanning. In 2012, the name was resurrected for the antivirus program built into Windows 8, and it uses the same virus signatures as MSE. See Microsoft Security Essentials.
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The district defender appealed the case to the Western District Court of Appeals, which ruled that a hearing should be on the record and remanded the case.
The group conducted an extensive study of how Mississippi provides lawyers to criminal defendants who can't afford their own, detailing a rickety county-by-county system where low pay may incentivize public defenders in many counties to skimp on work at the same time that defenders may fear fighting hard for their clients because that might upset judges who appoint them.
"I'm very much looking forward to seeing old colleagues," said Ed Nowak, who served as Monroe County Public Defender from April 1977, until retiring at the end of 2007.
"Over the last year and half we've donated products to rescue groups, and the stories they've shared about the different ways the Shed Defender can help their dogs has inspired us to try and make sure this product doesn't go to waste," Walters explained.
Gary O'Neil (midfield), Luke Steele (goalkeeper), Scott Golbourne (defender) Arnold Garita (striker)
Jaguar Land Rover CEO, Prof Dr Ralf Speth, said, 'Land Rover is an iconic brand around the world and the outline of the Defender is instantly recognisable.
Tim Hannig, director of Jaguar Land Rover Classic, said, "It's fitting that we've been able to release the full potential of the iconic Defender, whose much-loved shape remains synonymous with Land Rover, 70 years since it was seen in public for the first time.
"The idea of reintroducing a V8 Defender was something we were discussing as far back as 2014, when we were still building the Defender in Solihull.
"We knew the demand was there for a powerful and fast Defender. The Land Rover authenticity is the ultimate finishing touch for discerning clients purchasing these collector's edition Defenders."
Badged 70th Edition the Defender Works V8 will be priced from PS150,000 and each is destined to become a collectors' item.
'We were impressed and pleased to see that the KP government has shown interest in the safety and protection of human rights defenders by promising a law so that they can continue their legitimate and lawful activities without any fear of violence and intimidation but little effort has been done by the government to materialize this promise", they told.
The essence behind this policy is Article 1, UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders according to which 'Everyone has the right, individually and in association with others, to promote and to strive for the protection and realization of human rights and fundamental freedoms at the national and international levels'.