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sock

1. a light shoe worn by actors in ancient Greek and Roman comedy, sometimes taken to allude to comic drama in general
2. another name for windsock

wind cone

wind cone
Wind cone.
A free-rotating fabric-truncated cone that when subjected to air movement indicates wind direction and wind force. On approach charts, the wind cone is shown as. Also called a cone, sock, or wind sock.
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The downtown boutique, and its online counterpart, offer a range of Obama memorabilia from lapel buttons and T-shirts to engraved cocktail glasses, golf balls and athletic tube socks. Obama's first inauguration was particularly memorable for how cold it was -- it was 28 degrees Fahrenheit (minus two Celsius) with a brisk northerly wind when he took the oath of office.Washington Post weather blogger Jason Samenow, using long-range forecasting models, expects temperatures next Monday to be closer to normal, with highs in the lower 40s Fahrenheit (just above five Celsius).
Barbara Sander's KNITTING BRIOCHE-STITCH SOCKS: 14 EASY PATTERNS FOR TUBE SOCKS (9781604680843, $12.99) offers a new technique for sock knitting that avoids complicated heels and produces very quick results.
Each year, the staff and members of Insight Credit Union collect items such as shampoo, soap, toothpaste, tube socks and books and are encouraged to make valentines for veterans in care facilities.
Among the various sock styles are included Tweed Tube Socks; Basic Child Flap and Gusset Socks; Easy Basket Weave Heel Socks; Nordic-Style Adult Socks; Alpaca Striped Kneedsocks, Easy Lace Socks; Holiday Garland Socks; Beaded Anklets; Knees and Toes Toe Socks.
Knock Knees In the picture, they rub together timpanically, hodgepodge of too-high tube socks and too-big teeth going all directions.
Madoff was forced to swap his tailored suits for a brown prison jumpsuit, navy-blue briefs and a pair of tube socks.
What they settle for may be a weekend trip to a farm show, dinner at the local cafe hosted by a seed company rep, or a trip to buy tube socks at the nearest Walmart.
Cowl shirt pounds 160 by Anglomania at Cruise, Delaney skirt pounds 75 at All Saints, Tri-tore socks pounds 8 at American Apparel, Iron shoes pounds 170 by Pura Lopez at Cruise; Blazer pounds 49 at Zara, tunic pounds 29.99 at H&M, tapered trousers pounds 35 at Topshop, Jello shoes pounds 75 by Bertie at The Shoe Studio.; Endymion jacket pounds 130 at All Saints, silk shirt pounds 165 by Boss at Cruise, check trousers pounds 29.99 at H&M, Needy Girl shoes pounds 80 at Office.; Sutra dress pounds 110 at Reiss, tube socks pounds 7 at American Apparel, Ripper shoes pounds 65 at Topshop; Sleeveless blouse pounds 25 at Zara, Sueza trousers pounds 80 at All Saints, slouch bag pounds 30 at Mango, Alice in Wonderland shoes pounds 85 at Office
LCD Soundsystem's New York frontman James Murphy is bringing his own unique brand of 'style' to England's north west - requesting a dozen pairs of large white tube socks, four pairs of white ladies socks and six baseball caps.
Even in White Self (2003), which shows dirty white sneakers, tube socks, jockstrap with cup, and hockey mask all neatly arranged on a three-tiered shelf, the pale deportments of Slava's adopted self have a performative, reenacted sense of deep intangible loss, suggesting that these "white party" favors (white is at once the color of underwear and of lost innocence) portend something of a straw man or breed, a kind of Friday the 13th version of Jason and the Argonauts in search of the golden fleece--but only to drain it of blood.
That may work with tube socks, but not loan origination or secondary market quality-control (QC) technology.
Do they wash their tube socks? Do they put aside childish things?