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foul

1. Nautical (of the bottom of a vessel) covered with barnacles and other growth that slow forward motion
2. Sport
a. a violation of the rules
b. (as modifier): a foul shot
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It has now introduced a public space protection order, making it an offence for the person in control of a dog to not remove faeces from land immediately after the dog has fouled. Perpetrators could face a PS100 fixed penalty notice, or prosecution at magistrates' court where the maximum penalty is PS1,000.
Reavis, after committing five fouls in Game 6, fouled out in Game 7.
The league leaders, unbelievably, rank rock bottom of the fouled per game table who are fouled an average of 7.9 times per game.
Looking through either end of a barrel with our naked (or spectacled or contact-lensed) eye reveals very little information, except whether the rifling right behind the muzzle is copper fouled or the bore is really rough, whether due to toolmarks, corrosion, or erosion.
The results of the membrane autopsy analysis in which SEM is used to image the surface of fouled membranes is shown in Figure 4.
"Years ago, Kevin Davies was the most fouled player in the Premier League, but also committed the most fouls.
Then the coil will be cleaned, and the coil pressure drop and heat transfer will be measured at the same flow rate (A013) and at the same fan speed (A012) as the fouled condition.
Durant, according to the league, fouled James twice but was incorrectly not called for a violation, James complaining in vain each time he was fouled.
* Scrap parts: Scrap rate increases as the mold becomes fouled.
Southampton's Sadio Mane has been the most fouled player this season with 50.
BLUES are among the most fouled teams in the Championship.
There are ordinary fouls, which give the fouled player a free throw, and major fouls, which lead to the fouling player being ejected for 20 seconds.