pile-driver


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pile-driver

a machine that drives piles into the ground either by repeatedly allowing a heavy weight to fall on the head of the pile or by using a steam hammer
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Others in the list are gaming services workers, mathematicians, fish and game wardens, pile-driver operators, and first-line supervisor of gaming workers.
Top marksman Liam McCreesh, back after a five-match ban, set the ball rolling with the best goal of the afternoon, a 25-yard pile-driver after just seven minutes.
Through the cicadas' song I can hear the metallic pummel of the pile-driver: up and thumping down; up and crashing down through the water and into the river-bed.
And for a long time that looked as if it might be good enough but the Warriors eventually got the goal they deserved at 46.02 when a Michael Allinson pile-driver found the mark.
Cutting in from the left-hand side after Darren Griffiths had won possession, Glassey unleashed a pile-driver into the far corner of the net to open his account for the club.
Glen Murray deflected Gary Jones' pile-driver and, finally, a last-gasp winner for Adam Le Fondre took the points for the visitors, with a David Hunt free kick sandwiched in between, not enough to save even a point for Shrewsbury.
Dangerman Beck unleashed a cracking left-foot drive after just six minutes and then collected a second on 67 minutes with a matching right-foot pile-driver.
Eddie Anaclet had already opened the scoring with a long distance pile-driver when Corcoran rose highest to head Daniel Rose's 39th-minute cross past Stuart Coburn.
United were lucky when a pile-driver from Luke Moore smashed against their crossbar in the second half.
The visitors' goalkeeper, Dave Williams, made a fine save from a Graham Jones pile-driver, but Geraint Lewis followed up the rebound.
But the hosts struck back on 35 minutes through a Tom Hopper 30-yard pile-driver.
Jamie Thomas, nine, is in plaster after the Man United and England ace's pile-driver hit him behind the goal in the warm-up against Wolves.