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knap

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(mining engineering)
To break rock.
To improve the grade of ore by removing low-grade material manually by using a hammer.
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At the same time, there is a very real need for our alliance to take necessary measures to maintain our strong deterrence policy and the only way to do that is through the joint exercises," Knapper said, stating there was no possibility of a further delay.
The court heard there was 'a history' between Knapper and the victim, who had started the incident by throwing the first punch.
As a student, Knapper has always been a standout--at the top of her class, focused and outgoing.
Stacy Knapper, who was senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary at Vera Bradley, will have the same roles at the foundation.
Citing violence as a central topic in cultural studies since the end of the Cold War and 911, Dietl and Knapper present case studies on the interrelation between violence, communities, and rules from late antiquity until early modern times.
Kyran Knapper has just turned 19 and has been a member of the Pilkington Recs Rugby League club since the age of eight.
They seal a last–gasp comeback over friends and Auld Enemies Andrew Knapper and Sam Tolchard in what will be remembered as one of the great moments of Glasgow 2014.
The 42-year-old Cumbrian will bring home silver after he and English team-mates Jamie Chestney, Andy Knapper and John McGuiness were beaten 18-6 by Scotland.
They staged a remarkable fightback against England's Sam Tolchard and Andrew Knapper to win 16-15 and line up a tie with Malaysia.
The overshot flakes were discarded by the knapper and recovered archaeologically at Red Wing.
The group turned down management interest and distribution deals in order to retain full control of their music, and have teamed up with Scott Knapper (engineer to, among others, Scott Walker and Van Der Graaf Generator) to create an album “where noise and weirdness clashes with melody.
A quick response came from Pilkington, though, as a great cut-out pass from Danny Lynch found Ian Stanley, who sent Andrew Knapper in at the left corner.