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telltale

1. any of various indicators or recording devices used to monitor a process, machine, etc.
2. Nautical
a. another word for dogvane
b. one of a pair of light vanes mounted on the main shrouds of a sailing boat to indicate the apparent direction of the wind

telltale

[′tel‚tāl]
(engineering)
A marker on the outside of a tank that indicates on an exterior scale the amount of fluid inside the tank.

telltale

Any device designed to indicate movement of formwork.
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16, 2004, predetermined quantities of the slurry were slowly pumped into each telltale pipe around the tank.
A manifold assembly was built to allow flow of the slurry into three telltale pipes simultaneously.
The slurry rejection process into each telltale pipe was stopped once the desired quantity of slurry had been delivered.
biz  that the restructuring, most especially the layoffs, won't have any impact on any of Telltale Games' previously announced projects.
Ironically, Telltale appears to be hiring at present.
com/2017/11/7/16619444/telltale-games-layoffs) Polygon has learned that Telltale is also planning to move its internal development to "more proven technologies that will fast-track innovation in its core products.
Extensive plot details have yet to be officially revealed for the episodic series - Telltale plans to drop an official Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series trailer for the first episode later this week - but the standalone game will revolve around an item the Guardians and a female villain each want to take.
As with past Telltale titles like its The Walking Dead series, Guardians of the Galaxy features a heavy emphasis on interactivity and a branching narrative that reflects your in-game choices.