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stab

[stab]
(engineering)
In a drilling operation, to insert the threaded end of a pipe joint into the collar of the joint already placed in the hole and to rotate it slowly to engage the threads before screwing up.

stab

To roughen a surface of a brick wall with light blows of a pointed tool to provide a hold for plasterwork.

STAB

(language)
A descendent of BCPL.
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Commenters heaped praise on the Saudi couple and the Syrian expatriate for their role in rescuing the muezzin and apprehending the stabber, singling out the woman for her quick decision.
could not produce any employee records concerning the stabber or the 44-year-old victim in the Oct.
Black's twin brother, Dravell Black, the alleged stabber, is also charged in the case but has not been arrested, and a 17-year-old boy who was a student at Paraclete at the time was being handled in Juvenile Court.
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The stabber fathers offspring without the energy drain of healing torn flesh or producing eggs.
Gay Pride parade stabber Yishai Shlissel has been admitted to a psychiatric ward in order to assess whether he is fit to stand trial, Channel 10 reported Monday.
The Virat Kohli-Gautam Gambhir ugly on-field spat and Shantakumaran Sreesanth's disclosure, after nearly five years since the slapgate incident, that Harbhajan Singh is a back stabber exposes the lack of camaraderie and appreciation for each other despite being part of Team India and spending most of their time playing and practising together.
Did it ever cross your mind that the Stabber might be the best thing that ever happened to this town?
When Charlie tracks down the back stabber to Los Angeles, he plans to re-steal the gold with the help of sexy safe-cracker Stella (Oscar-winning Charlize Theron).
Another stabbing took place on Sunday night, in which two settlers were killed, andthe teen stabber, Muhannad Halabi, was immediately shot dead by IOF.
He was joined by Chief Sephardic Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef, who said, "the sentence of the stabber on the Jerusalem streets today should be like the sentence of every murderer and even more severe; it cannot be that a man should rise up and as if in the name of the religion raise his hand against a soul of Israel.
Then the stabber, threw the bottle on the floor and both suspects ran away," the worker said.