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An equipment failure in which moving parts stick or jam because of friction, pressure, or excessive temperature.
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Here, one cannot help but recall descriptions of the female seizers of ancient Indic tradition: the ayurvedic science of pediatrics (kaumarabhrtya) was predicated on the assumption that certain childhood diseases were caused by "the empoisoned milk of the female seizers," (Susruta Samhita 1.
Besides it, their cognitive abilities are already subdued to lower functioning due to seizers (Pitkanen and Sutula, 2002).
As a result, the victim, who was 19-years-old at the time, suffered a stroke, several seizers, was in a coma for nearly two months and was left partially paralyzed.
After that meeting the governor visited the seized field and urged land seizers to respect the laws.
45 kg of different types of illicit drugs this (Iranian) year (ends March 20), adding that the volume of seizers has witnessed a 55% decrease compared with the similar period last year.
Wisconsin allows the law enforcement agency to keep 50% of the proceeds from non-monetary property seizers to cover administrative costs, with the remainder going to education, and all seizures of money going to education.