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(1) See Endowed professorship
(2) A non-sexist term for chairman, chairwoman or chairperson—i.e., the presiding officer in an organisation; in academics, the ‘chair’ is often a full professor responsible for the department’s academic, clinical, administrative and research activities


1. See Endowed professorship.
2. A non-sexist sobriquet for the chairman, -woman or -person, ie the presiding officer in an organization; in academics, the 'chair' is often a full professor responsible for the academic, clinical, administrative and research activities of the department. Cf Endowed chair, Professor.

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Q. Do you want to end because of a vaccination in a wheel chair? It is already about 12 years ago. I met a mother with her kids. One came always in a wheel chair to the services. His terrible story is still in my mind. It could be shown, that because of a vaccination he got the cytomegalovirus infection (CMV) and then spastic paralysis.

A. Corrigendum: If you know somebody speaking German and English who could...

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I missed my moment to disembark and the entire chairlift was halted by the angry Frenchman operating it.
The rail of the chairlift was tailor-made to fit into the extreme steep and narrow surroundings of the tower[acute accent]s staircase with seven spirals, a total of 91 steps and an average tread with of 380 mm only.
By the time Hoodoo's 50th anniversary rolled around in 1988, skiers were celebrating the installation of the Manzanita lift, a triple chair that replaced the two-person "blue" chairlift.
net reported that the chairlift cost the school district $I5,000 - which, according to school officials, was cheaper than remodeling the 1950s-era building.
The youngster, who has not been named, was skiing with classmates in the popular resort of Chatel, when he took the Echo des Montagnes chairlift at about 1pm.
There's no one to hear their screams as wolves prowl below the chairlift.
Cannon Mountain in Franconia Notch will install a new double chairlift at the recently reopened Mittersill Backcountry Area, part of a multi-year, multi-million dollar improvement program.
For skiing, a new track from the summit of the Pralong chairlift to where the Swiss chairlift departs has been established.
The Town of Avon recently approved a new gondola that will take skiers directly to a Bachelor's Gulch chairlift and from there to Beaver Creek.
At Utah's Sundance Resort, the chairlift is a great equalizer, dropping day-trippers right into the backcountry of the Uinta National Forest overlooking 11,752-foot Mt.
Mr Hale, who is unable to work because of his condition, said he could not afford to pay for a chairlift to help his wife upstairs, which would cost him at least pounds 1,500.
The money will help towards the provision of a chairlift in its community bus to help disabled users.