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robber

[′räb·ər]
(metallurgy)
An extra cathode that reduces current density at local areas of the work being electroplated for the purpose of producing a more uniform thickness coating.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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RAWALPINDI -- A suspected robber was allegedly shot and killed by his accomplice during a robbery at a mobile phone shop in Naseerabad, while a petrol station staffer was shot and injured by two unidentified robbers in Kahuta on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, police identified a robber shot dead by his own accomplices during a crime that took place in limits of PS Naseerabad, according to police spokesman.
As he tries to fetch a paper from the table, a robber comes from behind and makes an attempt to strangulate him.
Robbers opened fire when Police was chasing them after which Police counter fired and found one robber dead with arms and looted motorbike while other two escaped.
A woman was killed and another was injured resisting a pair of robbers on a motorbike, a robber was killed as a milkman tried to overpower him, while many other citizens were deprived of cash and valuables at the hands of bike-riding robbers.
KARACHI: An alleged robber was injured during a police encounter in Clifton area of the provincial capital on Sunday.
FAISALABAD -- The villagers caught an alleged robber after a chase on Sunday night, in the area of Lundianwala police station.
A brave man in Mexico is being hailed for foiling a robbery bid by snatching away a gun from a robber at a convenience store.
An armed robber picked the wrong family-owned convenience store in Houston, Texas, to rob on September 13.
RONNIE Biggs, the Great Train Robber who won worldwide notoriety for spending 36 years on the run after escaping prison, has died aged 84.
Bridgestone Key statement: The present invention provides a modified diene robber which can be produced economically and improve low-loss properties and wear resistance of a robber composition made therefrom, as compared with the conventional modified diene robber.
A ROBBER was shot dead by an ex- serviceman in Vijay Nagar area of Ghaziabad on Friday night.