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jerk

[jərk]
(mechanics)
The rate of change of acceleration; it is the third derivative of position with respect to time.
A unit of rate of change of acceleration, equal to 1 foot (30.48 centimeters) per second squared per second.
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The inventor of the Jaw Jerker has also developed a prototype that is available for review under the appropriate terms and conditions of confidentiality.
Jerker Ringstrom: One of the most important words in this space is "knowledge".
Estonia's Toomas Jerker and the Stone Hard Boys sing the extremely catchy and outrageously camp Together Again
There were long, edifying speeches from Joseph Papp, Colleen Dewhurst, Ellen Stewart (by videotape) and others, and then excerpts from two of the plays discussed above, Jerker and (in a film version) As Is, and from the earlier The Normal Heart by Larry Kramer, whose once timely message, that people have to stop looking the other way, is much less timely now.
Jerker Hartwall came to Karlshamns AB as a new CEO in 2000, and since 2005 he has led the integration of Aarhus United and Karlshamns in the new group that was created with the merger of the two companies.
The positive development of cash flow during the third quarter was at a record high and strengthened the balance sheet, says Jerker Hartwall.
A BBC insider said: "It'll be a real tear jerker to see him up on the stage again after all he has been through.
The Meeting re-elected Melker Schorling, Carl Bek-Nielsen, Martin Bek-Nielsen, John Goodwin, Mikael Ekdahl, Ebbe Simonsen, Marit Beckeman, Jerker Hartwall, Anders Davidsson and Ulrik Svensson as directors.
We have two years' experience, which we would very much like to share," says Jerker Hartwall, CEO of AarhusKarlshamn AB.
Sales are increasing rapidly and we are pleased to announce the successful conclusion of this project", said AAK president and CEO Jerker Hartwall.
The acquisition will enable us to offer our customers a more complete product portfolio in line with their needs," says Jerker Hartwall, AAK Group President and CEO.