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raker

1. A tool for raking out decayed mortar from the joints of brickwork, preparatory to repointing them.
2. Any inclined member, as a brace, or pile.
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Eyler and Melanie Shaw Geter joined Raker's opinion upholding the stop.
The earliest improvement to the reaper was addition of a seat for the raker, so he didn't have to stumble along beside the machine, but what was badly wanted was a mechanical self-raking device (doohickeys to automatically tie the grain into bundles came later).
Raker's investigation takes him from the bucolic Dorset countryside to the depths of London and into an abandoned Bethlehem, a mental institution, a cast of characters too numerous to contemplate and copious family and police secrets.
(2004) studied the gill raker morphology and feeding ecology of two morphs of the European whitefish Coregonus lavaretus (Salmoniformes: Salmonidae: Coregoninae).
Raker is an expert at following the echoes of decades-old lies.
In addition to the products listed in the catalog, special programs are offered throughout the year for specialty crops that include Fall Garden Chrysanthemums from Raker and Barone, Poinsettias from Raker, an Exclusive 51 Strip Vegetable Program, and Prefinished Programs from Pleasant View and Barone.
New technology plays a role in marketing too agreed Chuck Smith, National product manager for Citicorp Information Resources in Troy, Mich., and Control Data's Raker. Accessing all information on a member via the credit union's mainframe will be the only way to effectively cross sell, Raker said.
How fitting to share Jenny's special cake with Marie Curie.' NB: Everything Stops For Tea: Norfolk's Own Cookbook by Mary Kemp, Melinda Raker and Vanessa Scott, PS20 (full price goes to Marie Curie).
The methods of counting and measuring are as follows: dorsal and anal rays--the last ray of the anal and second dorsal fins is divided at the base and counted as a single ray; gill raker count--number of gill rakers on the first branchial arch.
Below the border were five teams that undergone 3-game playoff wherein the Pin Raker bested Pin Rockers Thunder Balls, Amri Team and Scratchers.