stop chain

stop chain

In a theater stagehouse, a chain between the gridiron and the top of the fire curtain; used as a limiting device to restrain the curtain when it reaches the stage floor.
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They also demanded to stop chain of enforced disappearances and all missing persons be released and if any wanted by law be produced before courts .
Or a truck stop chain that provides tires as a service to large truck fleets that must maintain millions of tires.
It is understood the stores would stock around 3,000 products, compared with 30,000 in a typical Tesco Extra, and they would be run separately from Tesco's One Stop chain. The Sunday Times reported a retail source said the plan would "almost endorse foreign discount chains by copying them".
The president also wants a measure to stop chain migration, and perhaps a provision to end the visa lottery, too.
When he announced the expansion, he spoke of his father, who started with one gas station and built the nation's largest truck stop chain.
of Nashville said Jimmy Haslam, owner of the Cleveland Browns and CEO of the truck stop chain, had no knowledge that employees were cheating customers.
Would they stop chain migration and just let in "brains" and entrepreneurs (counting and including immediate family only)?
(What other use?) I'm also left wondering what the makers of a Swedish chainsaw might have in mind when they warn users: 'Do not attempt to stop chain with your hands.' You can't help wondering if something has not been properly thought through with this legend on a packet of savoury crisps: 'You could be a winner!
TheOne Stop chain is owned by Tesco and neighbours of the Clive Road store are also worried about an application which would allow alcohol to be sold from 8am to 11pm.
He alleged that the police threatened him that he would be implicated in the case as the one who pulled the train's emergency stop chain if he does not testify against the duo.
Mr Dickie also advises extra caution while answering the door to callers and promotes the use of the Home Office Stop Chain Chec' message - stop and think before you even approach the door, use your door chain and check ID of callers.
On a chainsaw: Do not attempt to stop chain with your hand.