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sway

[swā]
(naval architecture)
Lateral movement of the center of gravity of a ship.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sway

In thatched roof construction, one of the small willow or hazelwood rods laid at right angles to the thatching to hold it down.
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"The views are wonderful, looking along the Debdon Valley with the towering North American conifer trees along each side of the burn, " said Andrew Swayer, Cragside landscape conservation and interpretation officer.
Kieran Swayer St., Oak Creek, Wisconsin, reports that Bag Balm ointment is a widely available and inexpensive OTC remedy.
Ja, em alguns artigos internacionais, essas relacoes com os atores sao consideradas nas decisoes estrategicas (BOND, 2000; GIBLER, 2002; SWAYER, 2003; ABDUH, SKIBNIEVSKY, 2004; HUGHES, 2004).
Interestingly, Justice Swayer does not question whether the Chief Justice's comments in the Auditor General case correspond to the development of administrative law since 1977.
Although they stamp their trademarks over numbers such as mid-tempo sweller I Just Got Over You, acoustic 60s folk pop You'll Never and lysergic folksy swayer Man In The Middle, Sealey's first writing contribution, it's the departures from the norm that really set this apart.
Holloway also made a change at the back, pushing Gary Swayer out to right-back and bringing the power of Mattias Doumbe into the heart of the back-line.
OED lists swayer as northern dialect, from ON sveifla, 'to swing'.