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Sports medicine Enlarged—as in muscles—through exercise
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Now, for the first time, I had an opportunity to turn my attention toward the girl, who had stood, silent and motionless, behind me as I pumped death into my enemies and hers from my automatic rifle.
Tulliver was obliged to bury them in her maternal bosom; for Maggie, declaring that the frock smelt of nasty dye, had taken an opportunity of basting it together with the roast beef the first Sunday she wore it, and finding this scheme answer, she had subsequently pumped on the bonnet with its green ribbons, so as to give it a general resemblance to a sage cheese garnished with withered lettuces.
If fluid to be pumped contains large amounts of debris, a self-priming trash pump is needed.
The researchers then washed the tissues in fresh seawater and then determined how much dye each sample pumped out of its cells.
For many years, people in volcanically active places such as Iceland and New Zealand have taken advantage of the intense local geothermal heat to warm their homes and even produce electricity (by producing steam as water is pumped over the hot rocks).
An axial (or propeller) pump, on the other hand, will give a high ns value and is chosen when a large flow is to be pumped at a low head.
The original Cosworth Process employed by Cosworth Castings, Worcester, England, pumped melt through the bottom of a zircon mold until the filling process was complete.