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barber pole

A thunderstorm updraft with a cloud striations that are curved in a manner fancifully likened to the stripes of a barber pole. The structure typically is most pronounced on the leading edge of the updraft, while drier air from the rear flank downdraft often erodes the clouds on the trailing edge of the updraft.
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Today, there is only one manufacturer of barber poles in North America: the William Marvy Company of St.
Now, Lieber's group and two other teams--one led by Peidong Yang at the University of California, Berkeley and the other led by Lars Samuelson of Lund University in Sweden--have unveiled striped nanowires resembling submicroscopic barber poles.
In pioneer times, sycamore's toughness made it a favorite for wheels to pull ox carts and for barber poles and wooden washing machines.
The shop displays a collection of vintage barber chairs, barber poles and a small museum of barbering tools, tonics, photos and memorabilia from this bygone era.
As we did, the gear indicator switched from barber poles to down and locked.
On long trips, we often played a game that involved spotting certain objects along the way - farm animals, say, or motorcycles, barber poles, lightning rods, tombstones, whatever.
We have hundreds of original porcelain and tin advertising signs, Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola, Chevrolet, Texaco, Shell and Tobacco memorabilia, neon clocks, neon signs, numerous antique gas pumps and air pumps, pedal cars, pedal tractors, vintage toys, antique barber poles, brass church and train bells.
Later, more "sophisticated" uses for the lumber included barber poles, wooden washing machines, lard pails, interior panels for Pullman cars, Saratoga trunk slats and piano cases.
As I turned to check the gear-position indicator, my stomach sank--three barber poles.
Other early uses included barber poles, wooden washing machines, lard pails, Saratoga trunks, piano and organ cases and phonograph boxes, according to Culross Peattie.