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helm

Nautical
a. the wheel, tiller, or entire apparatus by which a vessel is steered
b. the position of the helm: that is, on the side of the keel opposite from that of the rudder

Helm

A bulbous termination to the top of a tower, found in central and eastern Europe.

helm

[helm]
(naval architecture)
The tiller or wheel controlling a ship's rudder.
The entire apparatus for steering a ship.
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Helmers said that through the COPS program, he believes strong, nurturing relationships are built between students and the police.
With over two decade of experience in the company, Helmers most recently served as director of sales and business development and has served in many other leadership roles within the company such as sales and operations process head, mill manager and corporate safety and environmental leader.
Helmers said may be related to poor doctor-patient communication.
Thats just how things happen some times, Helmer said, trying to figure out why it took so long.
Helmers are able to tap into coin from a number of government bodies, including the National Film & Video Foundation and the Dept, of Trade and Industry.
Hitoshi Matsumoto, the longtime king of television comedy in Japan as the "dumber" half of the comic duo Downtown, has also become an acclaimed helmer overseas.
The skein would be a promising step for Kahiu: The helmer realizes Turner would allow "Sauti" to have a more pan-African reach than local broadcasters, and would offer her more creative freedom.
Arnold, a much-decorated Cannes veteran making her first Lido appearance, is one of four women in competition, alongside Hong Kong's Ann Hui ("A Simple Life"), Italy's Cristina Comencini ("Quando la notte"), Satrapi and Mann Films by femme helmers are also well repped out of competition, among them Mary Harron's adaptation of "The Moth Diaries," Chantal Akerman's "La Folie Almayer" and Madonna's "W.E."
Adding to the French flavor, iconic actress Catherine Deneuve will be on hand to receive a lifetime achievement award; helmer Claude Lelouch will give a master class and screen his latest pic, "What Love Will Bring"; and writer-director Bertrand Tavernier returns to present some of his favorite films.
Culture minister Ouedraogo says that the government's support goes beyond the coin it offers helmers.
Worried over the growing influence of their rivals in their respective markets, the Nigerian and Ghanaian governments both have engaged in tit-for-tat reprisals in the past two years, levying fees on foreign actors and helmers working in their countries.