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gather

[′gath·ər]
(graphic arts)
In bookbinding, to arrange in sequence the folded sheets or signatures of a book.
(mining engineering)
To assemble loaded cars from several production points and deliver them to main haulage for transport to the surface or pit bottom.
To drive a heading through disturbed or faulty ground so as to meet the seam of coal at a convenient level or point on the opposite side.

fullness

A measure of the amount of gather of a drape or curtain covering an opening; expressed as a percent by which the total area of the drape exceeds the area of the opening. For example, 100% fullness indicates that the drape is 100% wider than the width of the opening.
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or explicitly, to the power or vision to gather where the vision is
They have left the comfort of home and tried to learn a few phrases of a foreign tongue, showed respect for local and religious customs that are different from their own, and offered those of us who travel with them a chance to gather in wide open spaces that have at least a scent of Pentecost hovering above the babble of the crowd.
We are continuing to build on the success of our established channels with an expansion into Business and Technology news, where Gather will provide a platform for discussion on a broad range of topics within those categories.
Gather is a leader in participatory, performance-based media and pays contributors for the popular content they create
We begin then with our belief that the Spirit of God calls us and gathers us around Christ.
For more casual contributors, the Gather Points[TM]program is a popular site feature that rewards members for creating great, occasional experiences for the community.
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28 to 31, just before the world's political leaders gather for the UN Millennium Heads of State Summit.
Gather raised this additional capital to fund operations at its current run rate through to profitability expected in early 2010.
Alfonso Rodriguez, 42, said most day laborers are aware of the complaints, but continue to gather in front of the market because it's the best place to attract potential employers.