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dresser

1. Theatre a person employed to assist actors in putting on and taking off their costumes
2. a tool used for dressing stone or other materials
3. Brit a person who assists a surgeon during operations

dresser

[′dres·ər]
(engineering)
Any tool or apparatus used for dressing something.

dresser

A plumber’s tool used to flatten sheet lead and straighten lead pipe.
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gov/bill/114th-congress/senate-bill/3046/related-bills) proposed a bill that would aid in making safety standards for free-standing dresser units mandatory for manufacturers in June 2016.
Private Dresser - who moved to Middlesbrough as a child from York - returned to Dorman Long after the war before taking over the family's newsagent business, running the shop on Marton Road for 40 years, with his precious medal in a tobacco tin behind the counter.
The decision to free Dresser from jail after a 15-hour stay came after prosecutors decided against filing misdemeanor assault charges against him.
One of the pictures in the book is of a dresser made in Abercrave in or around 1780.
Ambos libros comparten capitulos: capitulo 5 de Stewart: "El poder Judicial", capitulo 6 de Dresser y Volpi: "El poder judicial"; 7 de Stewart: "Los medios", 9 de Dresser y Volpi "Los medios".
Those examples shown under the deeply-ribbed palm tree leaves of the Cooper-Hewitt's conservatory were provided with a setting that Dresser would surely have appreciated.
Scientists like Betsy Dresser may often be depicted as single-vision zealots, but they're actually more likely to characterize their work as one small piece of a complex effort.
005" radius, the new dressers conditioned 62 wheels compared with two using a conventional roll dresser.
A Linthorpe Art Pottery Heritage Trail is also in the pipeline as is the siting of an information board on Linthorpe's Dresser Lane.
Traditionally dresser patterns varied from town to town, and many of Mr Jones's customers want their native locality's dresser type.