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eight ball

A name commonly given to a flight attitude indicator.
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It is a magic eight ball that falls into the almost-adolescent hands of Julia Raine, Douglas' precocious, impressionable and witty protagonist.
We keep on falling further behind the eight ball because competition is so fierce," he says.
The contract for the eight ball mills was awarded by the Guizhou Electric Power Bureau and the China Electric Power Technology Import and Export Corp.
A new pool hall and sports bar, the Eight Ball has 12 full-sized American pool tables and 10 plasma screens to ensure nobody need miss a goal, putt or finishing line.
His two eight ball overs proved commendably economical and there were some awkward pacy deliveries along with just a few wayward balls.
Albany: Tonight: Eight Ball Joe, rock band; Tomorrow: Disco karaoke 6- 9pm, Blind Alley, trio; Sunday: Side by Side, popular brother/sister duo; Wednesday: Jazz Salon Rouge.
We have a one-in-five chance that we'll have an average year, so we're a little behind the eight ball.
Three bands will be performing - top covers band Eight Ball Joe, The Rooters and Gatecrasher.
I was always behind the eight ball,'' said the dyslexic legal researcher for the Thousand Oaks law firm of Masry and Vititoe, who now speaks coast-to-coast on family, health and motivation.
In the first leg at Binley Road last night, Coventry won the toss and elected to bat first in the allotted 16 eight ball overs.
That way, if it gets put on at a later date, we aren't behind the eight ball,'' Dean said after the hearing.
While the girls, ages 6 through 10, felt like winners, the event's organizers were behind the fiscal eight ball, having raised only $1,600 of the $6,000 sponsorship goal to supplement an overall budget of $8,000.