striking


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striking

1. Cutting a molding with a plane.
2. Removing temporary supports from a structure.
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They were striking about a possibility, not a reality.
On the 38th day of the strike, striking detainees suffer from weight loss, difficulty in movement, fainting, and severe pains in the articulatory system and kidneys.
The strike of January 23, 1988 during which prisoners declared a hunger strike in solidarity with striking leaders of the Intifada.
"We understand that there's risk involved in (striking), but we're willing to take that risk in order to be able to move forward in this moment, while the most marginalized are in the crosshairs of this administration," said David Huerta, president of western chapter of the Service Employees International Union.
On the 11th, however, 2,000 additional workers joined the strike, increasing the total number of striking workers to 8,000.
Alberta's Public Service Employee Relations Act RSA 2000 c P-43 (PSERA) and its Labour Relations Code, RSA 2000 c L-1 (Code), provide limits on striking by public service employees.
The union had devoted its funds to support striking miners and had no money left to pay journalists.
However, the literature reports a lowering of mortality (1-3,6) or no change (4,7) when doctors strike; but a 19.4% increase in mortality during hospital striking periods by nurses in New York, USA, between 1984 and 2004 has been reported.
Still, at hospitals experiencing strikes, the measures of treatment intensity--that is, the length of hospital stay and the number of procedures performed during the patient's stay--show no significant differences between striking and non-striking periods.
However, Air India has sacked 15 striking employees, said a private channel report.
19 : to produce by stamping <The mint is striking a new coin.>
A federal judge recently granted the carrier's request to ban flight attendants from striking. Sep 21, 2006