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placing

1. The deposition and compaction of freshly mixed mortar or concrete in the place where it is to harden.
2. The process of applying plastic terrazzo mix to the prepared surface.
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The boy did as he was bid, placing his hands behind him when Paulvitch told him to do so.
``Your stable,'' said he, ``is there your bed there; and,'' reaching down a platter with two handfuls of parched pease upon it from the neighbouring shelf, and placing it upon the table, he added,
After he had with great difficulty accomplished the mastication of a mouthful of the dried pease, he found it absolutely necessary to request his pious entertainer to furnish him with some liquor; who replied to his request by placing before him a large can of the purest water from the fountain.
"The jeweller, meanwhile, was humming a song as he stood warming his back at the fire La Carconte had kindled to dry the wet garments of her guest; and this done, she next occupied herself in arranging his supper, by spreading a napkin at the end of the table, and placing on it the slender remains of their dinner, to which she added three or four fresh-laid eggs.
Ali, having pointed to the apartments, held up three fingers of his right hand, and then, placing it beneath his head, shut his eyes, and feigned to sleep.
For now, since by many prolonged, repeated experiences, I have perceived that in all cases man must eventually lower, or at least shift, his conceit of attainable felicity; not placing it anywhere in the intellect or the fancy; but in the wife, the heart, the bed, the table, the saddle, the fire-side, the country; now that I have perceived all this, I am ready to squeeze case eternally.
LONDON (Alliance News) - Edenville Energy PLC said on Monday it intends to raise a total of GBP510,000 through two placings, which will go towards working capital and further development of the Rukwa coal project in Tanzania.
Placings: Salty B 4-4, GTU 4-4, Y.Rose 4-2, Longlands 4-1, Monk A 4-1, Salty Supremes 4-0.
Ward Hadaway also helped Consett-based industrial glassmaker Romag with a pounds 7m placing and China Goldmines on two share placings totalling pounds 31m.
There's no point going hell for leather to get into European competitions through league placings and to then prioritise league placings over doing well in the European competitions.
Placings: Castlefields 22, Bradley Hall and Meltham 20, Hebden Bridge and West End 17.
Corporate lawyers at Birmingham firm, Pinsent Masons, have advised broker KBC Peel Hunt on back-to-back placings.