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the line along which pieces of metal are welded
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I think shutting down the mobile phone service means that you are shutting your own eyes and ears.
In facing stiffer global competition from low-cost saw log producers in countries such as Brazil, Tembec has taken to shutting down their pine operations in Ontario and Quebec to import logs from their Chilean operations at half the cost.
Procedures for shutting down a reactor by hand are called "operator manual actions.
In the Midwest, owners are shutting down older, inefficient paper machines.
The researchers modeled strokes in people by shutting off blood flow to parts of the animals' brains and then restoring it in some mice.
They were industrial workers, and they were mad because stringent new pollution controls were shutting down their mostly small workplaces.