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Shape

Implies a three-dimensional definition that indicates outline and bulk of the outlined area.
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shape

1. Any of a number of metal bars or beams of uniform section, as an I-beam.
2. To cut a profile or detail, as a beaded or rounded edge on a board.
3. To work a material to a required pattern, as on a shaper.
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Movers & Shapers manager in Stratford Veronica Winter said: "We have 12 staff here and are ready to go following an excellent response from the public.
The Boots Shapers range is the company's third largest brand and was relaunched in September 2003, with ambient lines introduced in April There are now approximately 150 lines in the range which is aimed at young working women aged 20-39 who are looking for a healthy, tasty lunch with controlled levels of fat, calories and salt.
And now the company, which trades under the Door Shapers brand, is in talks with national home improvement retailer Wickes and has convinced North-East building merchant JT Dove to trial the products in its seven branches.
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The book's appeal is universal, but clearly every policy shaper in Washington should have it.
This indicates not so much how the major shapers of Christian thought have been men but how we continue to be selective about the voices we hear.
Top race at Cork this weekend is the Beamish Stout 575 where Catherine Kerrigan's Shapers Rumble will go to traps a very strong favourite to lift the prize of EUR5,000.
Bourn & Koch and Star-SU have agreed to enter into a general marketing agreement under which Star-SU will promote, represent, and sell Bourn & Koch-built Fellows gear shapers through existing Star-SU and Bourn & Koch distribution channels.
High passions were tolerable foibles in minor associates, but not appropriate for more serious members of the staff, the principal shapers of the Post's opinions." Editorially, Wilkins concluded, the paper was "drifting right." Two years later, he went to The New York Times.
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Creative thinking combined with Colour Shapers and glazing techniques are the key elements in this new approach to decorative patterns, Using a layering process with acrylic paints and glazes, simple to complex patterns can be achieved through a subtractive method in which Colour Shapers, new silicone rubber tipped tools, are used to remove wet glaze to create images.
Shapers, on the other hand, focus on the fluidity of events and on opportunities to determine or influence outcomes.