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1. Films an actor or person temporarily engaged, usually for crowd scenes
2. Cricket a run not scored from the bat, such as a wide, no-ball, bye, or leg bye
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an actor performing roles without words (or consisting of a few words), often taking part in mass scenes.

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Performed work or a desired item of construction which is beyond the intent of the drawings and specifications contained in a construction contract; an item of work, 1 involving additional cost. Also see addition, 3.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.


Object-oriented, Pascal style, handles sets. "A Data Model and Query Language for EXODUS", M.J. Carey et al, SIGMOD 88 Conf Proc, pp.413- 423, ACM SIGMOD Record 17:3 (Sept 1988).
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'At eXtra, our main proposition is that we give the best assortment in the market, we serve it, we sell products on cash or credit, and at the same time have the best employees that have great knowledge about the products.
Extra neutral alcohol (ENA), also known as absolute alcohol, is a food grade alcohol, which is colorless and has a neutral smell and taste.
If that wasn't enough, Asda has worked with mixology experts to create a series of Extra Special tonics and mixers, the new range includes:
Hong told Lagarde that South Korea is working on an extra budget to preemptively counter downside risks.
"Sony Extra Bass is all about loving music and living it, and Gabbi Garcia brings to life this character.
In the extra time, the value of SDP candidate, Iyiola Omisore has increased as the beautiful bride with 128,049 votes.
-78 percent said they would drink a daily cup of tea for one extra month of life, 91 percent would for one extra year of life and 96 percent would drink it for an extra five years of life;
The loss aversion treatment and the control group differed in the way extra credit points were presented to students in the online gradebook.
Commenting on the agreement, Mohammed Jalal, CEO of the United Electronics Company eXtra, said: "We are thrilled to add Starz Play to eXtra's family of products and services, and highlight the role of the company which extends beyond product offerings to include solutions, services and content as well.
This is even accounting for the impact of Personal Independence Payment, the benefit designed to counteract these extra costs.
Fred pointed out he was still in credit even after the extra payments.