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Por·ter

(pōr'tĕr),
Curt C., 20th-century U.S. biochemist. See: Porter-Silber chromogens, Porter-Silber reaction, Porter-Silber chromogens test.

Por·ter

(pōr'tĕr),
Thomas C., British scientist, 1860-1933. See: Ferry-Porter law.

Por·ter

(pōr'tĕr),
William H., Irish surgeon, 1790-1861. See: Porter fascia.
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Oh, madam," cried the porter, "let me stay yet a little while.
Guinness has recently introduced two revivalist porters in the U.
Porters are often the unsung heroes of a Himalayan expedition, hefting vital equipment and making a trekker's dream become reality.
MANILA -- Porters at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) are required to give up a portion of their earnings to their employer if they fail to meet the customer quotas imposed on them.
LAHORE -- Porters at railway stations are facing livelihood problem due to shortage of trains which turned their life measurable.
We've had women porters and women deputy head porters - although not many," said a university spokesman.
A REPORT into an incident where a teenage hospital patient had to be pushed by her parents to an operating theatre found 20 per cent of porters were absent or sick at the time.
The first porters were brewed entirely of brown malt and were the strongest of their kind, weighing in with an alcohol content of about 6.
Nepalese porters are the most efficient human load carriers yet recorded, They beat the former champions, African women balancing burdens on their heads, says Norman Heglund of the Catholic University of Louvain in Belgium.
Rising From the Rails: Pullman Porters and the Making of the Black Middle Class
THE PORTERS WERE A MUSICAL FAMILY, AND MUSIC served as an artistic counterpoint to painting and poetry writing in their home.
Over the years, the porters wages became not as nearly correlated as they had been to operating costs.