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prise

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Rare or dialect a tool involving leverage in its use or the leverage so employed
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Pry the back housing with a pry tool and slide it around the edge.
Tracy then grabbed the pry tool from Davison, who was hired less than a year ago, and began beating him with it.
Pry, who is also executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and director of the U.S.
The Sheppard Fencing Pry Bar will save time and effort on the part of the user when completing this normally strenuous task.
If the track remains stuck, gently pry it with a flat pry bar, use a 3/8-inch plywood backer placed approximately 4 inches to 6 inches under the pry bar so you do not damage the tile or tub.
Then pivot about 90 degrees from the direction you stepped initially and use your forearm like a pry bar, exerting pressure against the assailant's wrist as you pull the gun to your pectoral index.
Swire Pacific Ltd., the Hong Kong-based company that runs the core businesses of John Swire & Sons Pry. based in that city, has agreed to acquire a 60% interest in Guangdong Swire Cold Chain Logistics, itself a subsidiary of London-headquartered John Swire & Sons.
It allows the operator to easily rip rock, decomposed granite, limestone, sandstone, caliche, coral shale, asphalt or frozen ground with the maximum breakout force, It also can be used to pry out and carry stumps or boulders, rip a clean, narrow V trench for laying utilities and also scoop and load material.
Mae rhai pryfed cop yn ceisio amddiffyn eu hunain rhag y gwenyn meirch drwy gynnwys rhai edefynnau eithriadol o gryf yn eu gwe, ac mae hyn yn rhoi cyfle i'r pry cop naill ai ddianc neu ladd y gwenyn meirch tra maen nhw'n sownd yn y we.
Berrios Jr., 17, are suspected of trying to pry open the ATM machine in the vestibule of the Bank of America branch at 91 West Boylston St.
With colleagues Kevin Pry, Cindy Dlugolecki, Barbara Trainin Blank, Ken Byrnes and Stuart Landon, Bicknell has incorporated an official Playwrights Alliance of Pennsylvania.
The pry-out end reaches behind the slotted end of the split lock ring to pry it out and over the flange of the wheel.