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De·war

(dū'wăr),
James, English chemist, 1842-1923. See: Dewar flask.

dewar

[dyo̅o̅′ər]
a double chamber used to maintain the temperature of superconducting magnet coils near absolute zero. The outer chamber is filled with liquid nitrogen at a temperature of about -196° C (-321° F), and the inner chamber is filled with liquid helium at a temperature of -270° C (-454° F). A dewar is part of magnetic resonance imaging equipment.
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Even when Mrs Clark reminded him - twice - that he would have to hear a Crown summary before sentencing, he sent Dewar to jail.
Dewar served a six-year term for a Manchester bank robbery where he claimed he had a bomb and a four-year term for a robbery almost identical to the Stockton one.
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The Prince of Wales represented the royal family at the service for Mr Dewar, who died last week from a brain haemorrhage at the age of 63.
Dewar is survived by his wife, Nancy, and three children.
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Dewar, after years of frustration and struggle, achieved a lifelong ambition to create a Scottish parliament.
They hit out after judge Lord Hodge sentenced Dewar to life with a minimum of 13 years before he can apply to parole, reducing the term by two years because of his earlier guilty plea.
Muroc Joint Unified School District trustees couldn't decide between applicants Adkins and Derek Dewar to fill the vacancy, so they had the men draw straws.
But Donald Dewar created the Parliament not just to have a triumphant building in Edinburgh but for what it could do for ordinary people.
Hundreds of people are expected to pack Glasgow Cathedral to pay their last respects to Scottish First Minister Donald Dewar at his funeral on Wednesday.