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see costumecostume,
distinctive forms of clothing, including official or ceremonial attire such as ecclesiastical vestments, coronation robes, academic gowns, armor, and theatrical dress.
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To prepare or finish a wood member by planning, or cutting a stone piece by chipping away at the irregularities.
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(civil engineering)
To smooth the surface of concrete or stone.
The arrangement of connecting wires in a circuit to prevent undesirable coupling and feedback.
(mechanical engineering)
To shape a tool.
To restore a tool to its original shape and sharpness.
(mining engineering)
To sort, grind, clean, and concentrate ore.
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Although the policy of racing his progeny is not something Murphy does "unless we have to", he was very keen that Dress Up was put into training, particularly as she was the first foal out of Lisfannon and thought she could be above average.
Dress Up (right) wins at Chester on Thursday to earn owners Jimmy and Ciara Murphy an extra pounds 10,000
Pretend sequences tended to be either individual or group play in the dress ups areas or outside on the playground, or group play with small figures, mostly toy animals.
For example, many observations of the dress ups activities were similar.
A child who is first to arrive in the dress ups area, or who first proposes an idea for a game, becomes the director.