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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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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.
In showing the Araucanians as finally willing to accept paternalist and ostensibly peaceful Christian incomers, Bowles gave Britons hope that among the "primitive" tribes they had lately encountered--Maoris, Aborigines, Polynesians and Melanesians--they might become revered bringers of religion and civilization, rather than reviled seizers of slaves and loot.