floating head


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floating head

Etymology: AS, flotian, to float, heafod
unengaged fetal head. See also ballottement, engagement.
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The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has received 17 complaints about the advertisement, which features cocoa beans raining from the floating head and music from Ghanaian musician Tinny.
Also available are an optional floating head for arch cutting and an auto jumping head for reverse to against-grain smooth cutting.
Wells's 1895 "Pollock and the Porroh Man" is earlier and, probably, one of the putative sources lying behind "The Floating Head.
By installing equipment such as floating head pressure controls, oversized condensers, and high efficiency compressors, food processors and manufacturers can help keep products and employees cool while lowering their energy bills.
FROM the phantom black dog of Cromer to a spectral floating head at Norwich Castle, the East of England has more than its fair share of 'things that go bump in the night'.
One of them contains former Oscar-nominee Jennifer Tilly as a disembodied floating head inside a crystal ball.
The new reel technology with the floating head and no pivot points is the real advance in this product," said Daly "The reel's ability to float is what enables this product to provide a superior close cur without scalping the green.
A preliminary analysis indicates that a savings of over 20% is to be expected at this facility through more efficient use of their compressors, floating head pressure and demand defrost controls that greatly reduce defrost actions in the cold Minnesota winters.
Ball, bizarrely, is not all there - all we see is his floating head on a TV screen, asking questions of two contestants.
However, the wrist strap and floating head seem to provide plenty of forgiveness to hide small form errors.
It incorporates Liftomatic's new floating head Parrot-Beak[R] clamping mechanism for easy, efficient operator use, and offers a mechanical design that makes it ideal for raising drums to and from fill lines, pallets, scales, mezzanines or other multilevel applications.