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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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Outstanding Set Design: Ohm David, 'Coriolano' (TP); Ed Lacson Jr., 'The Dresser' (Rep)
This can cause the dressers to tip-over and trap a child, which could result in injury or death.
Even cast iron garden chairs and hat stands can be found with the Dresser touch of distinction.
Dresser NGS' equipment serves diverse energy end-markets, including the gas distribution utility, midstream, and petrochemical industries, where replacement and upgrade of aging infrastructure is critical.
NEW YORK Ikea relaunched a recall of 17.3 million chests and dressers Tuesday after the death of an eighth child.
And the sculptor of that statue, Brian Alabaster, also worked on the one honouring Mr Dresser.
In a statement issued through spokeswoman Devon Ashbridge, county officials said they decided to settle because the amount paid to Dresser is less than "anticipated expenses to continue litigating the case and allows Lane County to focus its resources on providing services."
This compendium of historic ornament, published in 1856, contained 37 "Propositions" - rules of design that were to remain a guiding factor for Dresser throughout his career.
Dresser has a policy of using materials from renewable sources and have FSC certification for the purchase, processing, sales and distribution of bespoke mouldings for use in wood working.
2 February 2011 - S&P on Tuesday revised upwards its corporate credit rating of US flow control products maker Dresser to AA+ from B to align it with its new owner General Electric (NYSE:GE).
Escribo profundamente ofendido e indignado por el articulo de Denise Dresser publicado en Proceso 1783, del 2 de enero de 2011, con el titulo La caida masculina.
6, 2010 addition of privately held energy equipment maker Dresser Inc.