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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
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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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Williams said, adding she has gotten a lot of inquiries already from people interested in sets of the wooden chairs, some of which have been stored under the auditorium's stage for years.
Despite the increase in demand for wooden chairs, largely in east Beirut and the Metn, there are few expert craftsmen working today because of the decline in demand in the last quarter century.
There was, after all, a sturdy wooden chair at her desk.
LAHORE -- A Lahore High Court division bench on Wednesday suspended sentence of a Jaranwala lawyer who was convicted of injuring a civil judge by hitting him with a wooden chair and released him on bail.
The evolution of the dwelling from kariton to hovel had been slow but sure ('Voyeur,' 6/5/18) - a claimed space that, in its final form set against a wall,measured roughly 6 feet by 3, not counting a wooden chair and assorted impedimenta by the 'door' and a pile of cardboard and old newspapers at theother end, requiring pedestrians to step from the sidewalk onto the street and thence back up in their progress toward their destination.
A short time later, the man was again approached by the same oender, now joined by a second man, who grabbed him around the throat and then struck him across the head with a wooden chair, causing him to fall to the oor.
She is believed to have clambered on to a wooden chair and then on to the kitchen table - before toppling out of the open window next to it.
Reclining his weary bones on a wooden chair, His life so rich and diverse he was willing to share.
He wept as he described how he strangled Marie, 30, hit her with a child's wooden chair and finally stabbed her in the neck with a kitchen knife.
London, Oct 16 (ANI): A small wooden chair on which French dictator Napoleon Bonaparte is believed to have sat before his army was defeated at the Battle of Waterloo is being auctioned off and is expected to rake in 15,000 pounds.
They found a man with a wooden chair leg embedded in his right thigh.
Q I HAVE just decorated my bedroom in white and candy colours and need a wooden chair to go with a white-painted dressing table.