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sow

1. a female adult pig
2. the female of certain other animals, such as the mink
3. Metallurgy
a. the channels for leading molten metal to the moulds in casting pig iron
b. iron that has solidified in these channels

sow

[sau̇]
(metallurgy)
A mold of larger size than a pig.
A channel that conducts molten metal to molds in a pig bed.
(vertebrate zoology)
An adult female swine.
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Sowers is the Davina of Davina and the Vagabonds, the Minneapolis-based combo she has fronted since 2005.
In fact, export prices for Turkish flour are even less than the market price its millers must pay to buy wheat to make its flour, in part because the Turkish government sets artificially high support prices for its wheat farmers while currently imposing a 130 percent duty on imported wheat," Sowers explained.
Serving as the Bank's COO since 2008, Sowers in the new role will coordinate the company's marketing, business development, relationship management and service delivery functions, it added.
Sowers, however, said that the findings suggest that explanation isn't quite so simple.
Sowers, an epidemiology professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
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The opening scene--one of Stoppatti's famous false fronts, a dream that we take for reality has Scott Sowers, as the photographer, asleep in a garden chair.
Members of the winning team included: student attorneys Ashleigh Millard, Matt Miller and Daniel Hindman; student witnesses Ben Adams, Kerry Weigand, Richie Patton and Elizabeth Sowers; and student bailiffs Emily Sowers, Alex George, Betsy Apelian and Daniel Nickerson.
The students involved in the project were Harriet Hoover, a recent graduate who was an Anni Albers scholar, which combines studies in art, design and textiles technology; Peg Gignoux, a graduate student in art and design; Kerry Robinson, a junior in graphic design; Shawn Sowers, a graduate student in industrial design; Mia Blume, a junior in graphic design; and Rachel Potenziani, a recent industrial design graduate.
However, Alan's relaxed but witty approach to backyard babylons during his seven-year tenure on this programme has brought in a whole new generation of sowers and reapers.
Sternfield B, Jacobs MK, Quesenberry CP, Gold EB, Sowers M.