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stockpile

[′stäk‚pīl]
(engineering)
A reserve stock of material, equipment, raw material, or other supplies.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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A third stockpiler, a 68-year-old pensioner from Ormskirk, did not want to give his name at all, but revealed he was stockpiling tins including salmon, tuna and custard, and provided the pictures of his store cupboard as proof.
It might well have been that in her campaign against land mines she was straying on to a very sensitive area: the US, a major producer and stockpiler, was refusing to sign the Ottawa Treaty.
Syria's government has been a longtime sponsor of terrorism, a stockpiler of missiles and chemical weapons, and an unapologetic ally of Islamic extremists; it has allowed hundreds, if not thousands, of insurgents to stream across its borders to fight U.S.
The fourth and last evidence to be cited here about the United States as a superpower is its insistence on being the major stockpiler of nuclear weapons--between 12,000 and 15,000.
China's major state-owned grain stockpiler said it has resumed buying US soybeans, as Beijing upholds a trade war truce with Washington reached earlier this month.
However, the stockpiler will not be liable for tax if he obtains excise goods before the law came into force and the goods were ready for release for consumption.
The Decree-Law also determines the specific dates for accounting for the tax, namely: the date on which the excise goods are imported, the date on which the Excise Goods were acquired by the stockpiler if after the Decree-Law came into effect or the date it came into effect otherwise, and in all other cases the date on which the excise goods were released for consumption.
You might not recognize the acronym, but I'm hoping I'm not alone in this mutation - that of being afflicted with Seasonal Cookery Affective Disorder, or, to use the colloquial term, "serial stockpiler of crud".
The FTA called on producers, importers, stockpilers and warehouse keepers of sweetened drinks, electronic smoking devices and tools and liquids used in electronic smoking devices and tools to take part in the workshops, where registration for the sessions has been made available via the Authority's website: www.tax.gov.ae/ew
The FTA asked producers, importers, stockpilers and warehouse keepers of sweetened drinks, electronic smoking devices and tools and liquids used in electronic smoking devices and tools to attend the workshops, where registration for the sessions has been made available via the Authority's website: www.tax.gov.ae/ew In a press statement issued today, the Federal Tax Authority said that the campaign will consist of two categories of workshops.