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mouse trap

[′mau̇s ‚trap]
(engineering)
A cylindrical fishing tool having the open bottom end fitted with an inward opening valve.
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[there is] a commitment and recognition that if we're going to build a better mouse trap, so to speak, we've got to invest in the" government-owned/contractor-operated ammunition plants, he said.
Modern: Why does the wooden pallet remain the standard, given that every year, someone believes they've created a better mouse trap?
The man said that after he realized the mouse was too smart to eat the poison bait he put in the house, he bought a mouse trap, but he didn't know how to hang a banana in the trap, so he asked police to come to his house to help hang the bait, the report said.
While Mouse Trap may be a fun game for kids, there's nothing playful about dealing with a rodent invasion as a facility manager.
began to market a new board game called "Mouse Trap." In the course of the game, a Rube Goldberg-like contraption is constructed on the game board.
South Miami, FL, January 16, 2015 --(PR.com)-- An innovative new product designed to effectively address a common household problem, the No Kill Mouse Trap, has been developed by Thomas Palmer of Bonita Springs, Florida.
Many (many) years ago when I worked at Radio One, after "treating" my parents to a numbing matinee performance of Agatha Christie's longrunning West End play The Mouse Trap, I told one of the DJs whodunnit live on air.
I remember seeing him and his wife Sheila Sim in the original production of the Mouse Trap at the Birmingham Alexandra Theatre before it was transferred to London where it is, of course, still running.
What is not so well known is that Richard with his wife Sheila Sim starred in the first performances of the Mouse Trap in London's Ambassador's Theatre in 1952; it will be returning next week a second time since 2012, 60 years later, to the Theatre Royal in Newcastle.
The lots include a 100-year-old mouse trap, a Victorian cast iron cooking range and a holy water dispenser.
Another interesting experiment was how a mouse trap and a spring could pull a car in the mechanical experiments section.
The other nine applications include Toss It game, Talking Tom virtual pet, Backgrounds HD Wallpapers, Dictionary.com, Mouse Trap game, Horoscope, Shazam music, Brightest Flashlight and Pandora Internet Radio, the Daily Mail reports.