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spare

1. a spare tyre
2. Tenpin bowling
a. the act of knocking down all the pins with the two bowls of a single frame
b. the score thus made
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Some of the ideas put forth above such as selling excess items to commercial contractors, increasing the buying spares concurrent with production, and publishing non-standard contract prices are relatively easy to implement; others such as phased support may require further study.
One dealer in motor vehicle spares Josiah Murugu* (not real name) whose shop is on Kirinyaga Road said car owners who bring their vehicles for repairs demand particular brands, and prefer parts from Japan, as compared to new parts coming in from Taiwan or China.
NEW research shows that motorists are ill-prepared for a puncture, with an astonishing 1.3 million (4%) drivers admitting they don't even know whether they have a spare wheel or not.
CAR thieves are looking for rich pickings in Solihull by preying on owners of 4x4s to snatch the spare wheels.
RAID[.sup.n] also significantly reduces the vulnerability inherent in hot spares by allowing administrators to rebuild or replace several defective disk drives--or even expand the system or level of protection--without interrupting operations or restricting access.
The Spares Campaign initiatives result from months of intensive review and analysis by teams specifically tasked to identify process improvement opportunities in a number of areas, including programming and financial management.
This requirement has drastically slowed down the process of end-item retransfers, and it has thwarted the exchange between FMS customers of spares and support equipment for the F/A-18, and other items which could be critical for the support of aging or obsolete FMS equipment.