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quirk

a continuous groove in an architectural moulding

Quirk

An indentation separating one element from another, such as between moldings.

quirk

[kwərk]
(building construction)
An indentation separating one element from another, as between moldings.
A V groove in the finish-coat plaster where it abuts the return on a door or window.

quirk

1. An indentation separating one element from another, as between moldings, or between the abacus and echinus of a Doric capital.
2. A V-groove in the finish-coat plaster where it abuts the return on a door or window; reduces the possibility of cracking by freeing the two surfaces.
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Quirk and his collaborators created a new company, Blue Frontiers, which will build and operate the floating islands in French Polynesia.
With a true quirk the answers will be Yes, Yes, No, No ending on main diagonal heart with last answer correct so the subject's quirk is all true If an all false quirk, the answers will be No, No, Yes, Yes on heart again and now known to be a liar.
A former competitive cyclist himself, Quirk started what became Competitive Cyclist as a two-man retail bike shop and grew it into one of the country's leading bicycle e-retailers.
As well as coming to grips with a different language and unfamiliar campuses, they will witness unique Australian sporting events, feed dolphins, visit our world-renowned Gallery of Modern Art, and much more,' Cr Quirk added.
The less time you spend in the hospital, the better," says Quirk.
Quirk was on licence from prison and had now been recalled to jail until January 2013.
With its new prosperity, Freeport has been able to retire 35% of its outstanding debt through redemptions and open market purchases, reinstate its regular dividend, announce a supplemental dividend and fund the restart of several mines without borrowing and still see cash swell, Quirk points out.
Quirk, of St Helens, Merseyside, has admitted four counts of concealing births at Liverpool Crown Court.
Detective Chief Inspector Neil Bickley, of Merseyside Police, said Quirk had endured "a chaotic lifestyle".
Quirk said the babies, all full-term, were all stillborn at her home, insisting: "They did not make any noise and they did not move.
Bernadette Quirk, 55, the mother of three grown-up children, gave birth to the babies, who she said were all stillborn, between 1985 and 1995.
Gerald Quirk, breeder of Massini's Maguire, saddles a newcomer from the family of the 2007 Ballymore Properties Novices' Hurdle winner in the 3.