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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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Its purpose was to gather together the most distinguished scientists in the country to advise the government on matters related to science.
Rasch from inside the hillside Victorian sanctuary, ``as we gather together in this historic building, on this historic day, we praise you.
This is an opportunity for the biotech community to gather together and share ideas that will shape the future of our region.
Community leaders who are concerned about the current state of the foster-care system must gather together and figure out ways to combat this crisis.
The NERC offers a home-like environment where neighbors can receive training to develop skills for employment and gather together to discuss important issues surrounding the community.
Families gather together to first light one candle known as the shamash.
With an open-air design, organic forms, rooftop gardens, park space and natural elements, Kanyon is unique in Istanbul and will attract people to gather together in a communal place," said John Simones, Jerde partner and lead designer of Kanyon.
The people of Santa Barbara need to gather together and pay respects to someone we really felt was part of our family,'' said Beatles historian Martin Lewis.
The 3rd Annual IT Audit and Risk Management event will gather together organizations that have been able to successfully implement a compliance plan, mitigate and assess risk effectively, and leverage IT-auditing to streamline business operations.
White House Press Secretary Mike McCurry said President Clinton ``applauds people who, in that spirit, gather together to celebrate both their faith and their commitment.