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stoper

[′stō·pər]
(mining engineering)
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Like Hunterdon Central Regional High School's blogs, Stoper's blog is not interactive.
Wales were without three centre-halves at the San Siro through injury, but only Cardiff City stoper Danny Gabbidon, with a heel problem, is still out.
So while Kinniburgh's Well pals sweat it out in darkest Lanarkshire, the East Kilbride stoper will be putting in double training sessions in a bid to impress gaffer Bonhof.
in Stoper 128, 140) (7) Bi ll Higgs, a white lawyer from Mississippi, one of the rare "inside agitators" who supported the Movement, said that, when Moses spoke, "It was really like listening to the Lord, I tell you it was!" Moses "could have been Socrates or Aristotle," in the way he tore into Martin Luther King when King suggested compromise on a matter of principle.
* la region n'est pas une entite enfermee sur elle-meme, elle est bien au contraire, un tremplin d'absorption des connaissances externes et de conquee des marches ext~rieurs (Stoper et Scott 1995).
But Jim Smith, a fourth-generation miner, says that he's gotten into fights in bars over the question of whether it's better to use a jack-leg or a stoper drill to go up in raises; Jim knows that he is a "classic" himself, and enjoys the fact.
The pneumatic drills manufactured include a range of handheld machines such as the S215, a 70 mm diameter machine much used in South Africa, and the S250, a 90 mm jackleg or stoper machine which is by far the most popular pneumatic rock-drill in Canada.
By John E Stoper West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press, 1987.
In modest teenager Satka, United have a player with big potential and the type of defender - or "stoper" in his native language - that could end up fitting into the Philippe Albert mould due to his ability to get forward and join attacks.