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sandbags

small sacks containing sand used to support an anesthetized animal in dorsal recumbency and prevent it from rolling sideways during anesthesia or surgery.
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Crews will reconstruct the dune by installing sandbags 8 feet below the edge of pavement and covering them with sand.
Additionally, it eliminates the chances of injury stemming from a person's hand being injured by a shovel that is loading a sandbag.
LUGGING sandbags as part of a human chain, Princes William and Harry waded in to fight the floods yesterday.
The Royal Welsh placing sandbags around houses in Chertsey that are threatened with further flooding
HELP Princes William and Harry build sandbag wall yesterday
We'd seen a trailer full of sandbags but then the water started flooding over and they drove off," she claimed.
Coun Jim Perry said: "We are working in partnership with South Tyneside Homes and have arranged for a supply of sandbags and signs to be placed in secure storage in the area.
Until now, the only option for flood defence has been to use heavy sandbags, which are ineffective, labour intensive and a potential health hazard.
The pant's leg bottom hem serves as the top of the sandbag.
The BCB Sandbagger is a device that allows sandbag defenses to be put up in less time because it can fill 480 bags per hour, the British firm said in a statement.
Army Corps of Engineers, at a workshop and sandbag giveaway held Saturday at the Springfield Public Works Department office.
They are cleverly designed so once expanded - in under five minutes from scratch - they mould into doorways to keep floodwater out, giving more protection than a sandbag.