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the line along which pieces of metal are welded
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While the members of opposition seem to be silent over the government's decision, the shutting down of schools may have endangered the future of hundreds of students.
com/2017/11/22/rumor-gazillion-is-dead-and-marvel-heroes-is-shutting-down-friday-not-at-the-end-of-the-year/) Massively OP reported after hearing a tip from a credible source that "Marvel Heroes" is shutting down this Friday, Nov.
I think shutting down the mobile phone service means that you are shutting your own eyes and ears.
Demirci also said that the AK Party municipality's main aim in shutting down Bolu Havadis is to scare other people who would attempt to bring to light corruption cases in Bolu.
The bank said that it would start by shutting down those branches that have less than six employees.
New York, Jan 10 (ANI): Facebook has dismissed rumors that the social networking site is shutting down, after millions of its users got panicked.
said Tuesday it is manually shutting down one of six reactors at a Fukushima Prefecture nuclear power station for inspection after finding a radioactive steam leak.
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.