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1
a unit of weight equal to one thousand pounds

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2
the standard monetary unit of Laos, divided into 100 at

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3 Austral a small board used to spin the coins in two-up
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(mechanics)
A 1000-pound (453.6-kilogram) load.
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A unit of force; equals 1000 pounds (4448 newtons).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"The next morning I was called to my Head's office, and I fear for what I might have done wrong, only to be told that Mr Kipping had phoned to say 'how impressed he was on how I had managed the team in such an exemplary manner'.
Avani Hotels & Resorts has appointed Daniel Kipping as director of sales for the upscale lifestyle brand.
A dashing English engineer, Charles Henry Kipping, who was a supervisor of the railway project, met Leonor and her parents at a party, Venteres said.
Mrs Kipping now hopes to launch Multibrella in two markets - mother and baby and disability aids.
According to Kipping, existing telescopes could detect an Earth-mass moon around a Neptune-mass gas planet.