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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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The recall campaign has registered at least 10 paid signature gatherers with the state, Angela Martin, a spokeswoman for the Oregon Democracy Fund, said Thursday.
Now Gatherer is threatening to increase the margin further - which isn't bad for someone who suggested they would be retiring two years ago.
To the learner, the compulsive knowledge gatherer "making money is my report card.
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for a smooth win here on Monday, was sent to the front on the downhill run to the second last flight and had runner-up The Gatherer in trouble rounding the home-turn.
Harris was a highly respected Victorian artist and the best price for one of his paintings, The Limpet Gatherer, was pounds 18,000 in 1997.
But they kept drawing on their own past experience as shepherds and gatherers to build in such protections of the earth and of their own long-term vision as the Shabbat, the Sabbatical Year, and the Jubilee, during which humans become gatherers again one-seventh of the time.
Gatherer, 51, of Meadow Lane, East Herrington, Sunderland, was jailed for 18 months by Newcastle Crown Court in January after pleading guilty to conspiracy to defraud.
But Gatherer and his office manager, Joyce Watt, fleeced the `vulnerable' widow, who had never dealt with a solicitor before, to profit from the sale themselves.
SOLTERO and The Gatherer were both trying to avoid a third consecutive 'F' before their name in the two-mile beginners' chase and, while both completed, it was Soltero who made up for the disappointments of his two previous starts over fences, winning by four lengths to complete a double for jockey Geraghty.