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scant

Said of lumber, panels, etc., somewhat short of a specified dimension; bare.
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Several of the participating ships will be equipped with the Terma C-Flex C2 system, C-Guard self-protection, and SCANTER surveillance radars.
Last year's Race 4 a Laugh raised PS1,600 despite a scanter than average turnout.
The evidence for this claim is even scanter than that offered for his previous argument and, again, hinges mainly on internal evidence within the plays.
At present, when he is more likely to tipple than type another page of his monograph on painter Pierre Bonnard, he describes himself as "a person of scant talent and scanter ambition, greyed o'er by the years, uncertain and astray and in need of consolation and the brief respite of drink-induced oblivion." Max's ungainly daughter Claire, who disappointed him by abandoning her studies in art, accuses him of living in the past, and, at least to himself, he admits: "The past beats inside me like a second heart." It is a powerful beat.
The submarine is equipped with a Zeiss Optronik (Oberkochen, Germany) OMS 100 non-hull-penetrating optronics mast accommodating a CCTV camera and a thermal imager; a Zeiss Optronik SERO 400 optical attack periscope with optical rangefinder; TV and low-light-level TV, both developed together with Denel Eloptro (Pretoria, SA); plus a Thomson Scanter navigation radar mast.
Lured by the powerful convergence of telephones, computers and television and driven by fear of losing out to new media interlopers, newspapers are investing growing sums in pursuit of what for now are scant revenues and scanter earnings.
With the Victorians, paintin and architecture get about equal attention, while art criticism and sculpture are allotted scanter but still substantial treatment.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Magnetron For Terma Radar(Scanter) Installed In Vts-Gok.