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halter

(hôl′tər, hăl′-) or

haltere

(hôl′tîr′ē, hăl′-)
n. pl. hal·teres (-tîr′ēz)
Either of the small, clublike balancing organs that are the rudimentary hind wings of flies. Also called balancer.

halter

the simplest form of restraint for the head of farm animals. Comprises a poll strap, a nose band and a halter shank that brings the ends of the nose band together under the mandible. Made of leather or cotton or manila rope.

halter broken
said of a young animal that has been taught to allow itself to be caught, haltered and led but not broken in to saddle or cart.
halter classes
show classes in which entrant horses are required only to be halter broken.
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Lufthansa spokesman Andreas Bartels insisted Mr Spohr had made every effort to talk with families, and attended not only the services in Haltern and Cologne but had also been to Barcelona and twice to the crash site.
The school and indeed all of Haltern remain in shock, Decker said.
Contractor name : HALTERN UND KAUFMANN GMBH & CO.
The pupils and teachers, from Joseph Konig school in Haltern am See, in western Germany, were flying home after a week-long exchange with youngsters at a school near Barcelona.
Poultry behaves differently from fish during the cutting process," said Jorg Rosenberger, managing director of Haltern, Germany-headquartered Nienstedt (Fax: 49-2364-93-92-91).
Many of the 16 young German exchange student victims from Haltern were pictured together at a bowling alley last December.
Haltern, Germany-headquartered Nienstedt Maschinenfabrik GmbH (Fax: 49-2364-9392-91) provided show-goers with plenty of information about its range of equipment, which runs the gamut from shapers, temperers and formers to cutting and sawing machinery and technology, plus portioning and processing units.
Contract notice: 2014-194 transportation of pupils of luck-to-school from the urban areas marl (lots 1 and 2), haltern am see (los3) and herten (los4) - from 1.
Now there's going to be a lot more to value-added fish than product which is simply breaded or battered," declared York Rosenberger, president of the Haltern, Germany-headquartered food equipment company.