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A removable plate designed to hold other parts in place or act as a bearing or wear surface.
(mining engineering)
A temporary support at the face to prevent coal from falling before the cut is complete, either by hand or by machine.
A prop put in the holing of a seam while being undercut.
A piece of metal often used in the same hole with a wedge-shaped key for holding pieces together.


1. A steel strap used to clasp two members together.
2. Same as gib or jib door.


A backseat pilot or navigator in a two-seat tandem aircraft. Also called GIB, or guy in back.
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I've received a number of e-mails requesting information on how to adjust and check gibs.
The ability to access and analyze imagery and geospatial information in the field is available through an NGA product called Geospatial Intelligence for Operations Support and the Battlefield, or GIB.
A new, holistic management of the overall GIB value chain is needed, according to AlixPartners, with a dynamic approach focused directly on the value chain's truly value-added components, allowing some unbundling of traditional business models through "open platforms" (the use of tools and products from the outside).
This month we're going to finish this subject with a discussion on the construction of the gib.
offers a new line of cutterheads with a pop-down and away gib for direct in-place knife removal.
The second group of GIBs that includes Citigroup and Credit Suisse needless drastic adjustments to their business models compared with their peers' strategic overhauls.
A lot of people I know are from the same industry, and the golf outings, various events, and just being involved in GIBS has been a great forum for networking with clients.
Stackelberg PE, Gibs J, Euflong ET, Meyer MT, Zaugg SD, Lippincott RL.
A step of stepped gibs causes the door to "step up" against the sides and end plates as the door closes.
MATCH FACTS SWANSEA CIT Rangel, William Britton, Sigurd (Lita 71), Sincla Graham (Moor Tate, Monk, Go BOOKED: Allen EVERTON: (4-Jagielka, Distin Gibson (Heiting Cahill (Fellaini (Stracqualursi McFadden, Gue BOOKED: Gibs F TY: (4-3-3): Vorm, ms, Caulker, Taylor, dsson, Allen, Routledge air (McEachran 71), re 71) Subs: Tremmel, ower n 4-1-1): Howard, Hibbert, n, Baines, Osman, ga 84), Neville, Pienaar, 58), Jelavic 71) Subs: Mucha, eye, Anichebe on, Pienaar TY mds are on 4 ng7eo REFEREE: Neil Swarbrick ATTENDANCE: 20,509 MAN OF MATCH LEIGHTON BAINES.
Ellida Gibs with a factory in Rungkut, Surabaya in 1982.