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reserves

any stored food supplies which may be drawn on in times of food shortage.
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NORTH NIGERIA--The Mark Boat was within her right in warning you off the Reserve.
His manners, though serious, were mild; and his reserve appeared rather the result of some oppression of spirits than of any natural gloominess of temper.
She never realized that the reserve of her own character had much, perhaps everything, to do with this.
And that is all our English reserve is--a mere matter of training.
The wildest beast that roams our waste places lairs in the frozen north or the frozen south within a government reserve, where the curious may view him and feed him bread crusts from the hand with perfect impunity.
We are born officers, and I reserve to myself no special credit for an early advancement in the service.
Have we sufficient reserve screen to permit us to make land, or, at least, meet our relief halfway?
I found him in the act of destroying the reserve instruments, and when I would have interfered to protect them he fell upon me and beat me.
All this time it had been impossible to work upon the damaged engines or the gravity-screen generators; but we had a full set of instruments upon the bridge, for Alvarez, after discovering my intentions, had fetched the reserve instruments from his own cabin, where he had hidden them.
Kane said that also included in the guidance was the establishment of an observer/controller/mentor relationship between the active and reserves that is focused on realistic training to standard that will prepare all SDDC units for their worldwide missions.
The Houston investment banker Matthew Simmons claims in his 2005 book Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy, that the Saudis are lying about the size of their reserves and that they are really running on empty; last September he announced that "we could be looking at $10-a-gallon gas this winter.
All depository institutions must hold a percentage of certain types of deposits as reserves in the form of vault cash, as a deposit in a Federal Reserve Bank, or as a deposit in a pass-through account at a correspondent institution.