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a long-handled shovel used by bakers for moving bread, in an oven


1. John, real name John Robert Parker Ravenscroft. 1939--2005, British broadcaster; noted for his Radio 1 music programme and Radio 4's Home Truths
2. Sir Robert. 1788--1850, British statesman; Conservative prime minister (1834--35; 1841--46). As Home Secretary (1828--30) he founded the Metropolitan Police and in his second ministry carried through a series of free-trade budgets culminating in the repeal of the Corn Laws (1846), which split the Tory party
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What does it mean when you dream about a peel?

To see peeling skin, or to peel away the outer covering of something may indicate the shedding of old ways or conditions. Alternatively, peeling away outer coverings may indicate the discarding of unneeded exterior pretenses.

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In northern England and Scotland in the Middle Ages, a small, emergency defense structure, generally a low, fortified tower, usable as a dwelling place.
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Used to implement version of Emacs on PRIME computers.
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Caption: Patented U10Seal concept for wide-mouth containers of spoonable products involves molding a flanged ring and a spoon onto the underside of peelable IML label and tamper-evident seal.
"New Peelable Seal Technology for Easy-Open Packaging." TAPPI PLACE Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2006.
Therefore the selection of the peelable solder mask depends less on the required temperature resistance during processing than on the surrounding conditions: The need to tent plated through-holes or achieve a high definition requires the use of special thixotropic or highly thixotropic inks.
Northstar Print Group has introduced a new peelable dual-layer pressure sensitive label for on-product promotions such as recipes, coupons, rebates and contests.
Profuse has a peelable protective coating which is which offers a pristine surface for pipes together immediately.
After successful trials with gas operator Transco, Uponor has begun rolling out its ProFuse PE 100 peelable skin pipe for gas.
That was until a Midlands company supplying household hardware to high-street DIY chains finally managed to produce the world's first peelable skin package.
The result is Enviro-Pack, a name given to the world's first peelable skin packaging.
Cheestrings is the funtastic snack with a difference - it's peelable. Just pinch a piece of cheese between your fingers and pull downwards.
Lightweight and durable, Tyvek[R] provides a microbial barrier to ensure devices stay sterile; excellent tear strength and puncture resistance; heat-sealing and self-sealing options; peelable and non-peelable fusion seal options; and maximum breathability during sterilization.
Also to be included are DuPont's polymer additives and modifiers and specialty resins used in barriers, sealants, peelable lidding, and adhesives.