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bead

(bēd) [ME. bede, prayer, prayer bead (on a rosary), bead]
A small spherical object, typically made of glass, plastic, or metal. Beads have numerous uses in health care. They are employed in sterilization equipment and in some diagnostic and therapeutic injections.
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Gogo Jacks is played in exactly the same way as the ancient game of Astragal, over 2,000 years ago.
In France, Astragal was republished in 2011, alongside a biography of the late writer.
Full-width hinge seals help prevent energy loss between the panels, while track mounted vertical seals, a rubber astragal, and a solid lintel seal complete the full perimeter seal, which works to block out the elements.
It mixes Antique astragal and rinceaux mouldings with intricate interlaces and heart shaped motifs that look knitted rather than carved out of stone.
Devices that depend on the release of one door before another shall not be used." Where pairs of doors have an overlapping astragal, which requires one door to open before another, hardware must be selected that allows either door to be opened quickly.
Newman, 338 pages, soft cover, 8-by-10 inches, black-and-white graphs and illustrations, $30, Astragal Press, (866) 543-3045; www.astragalpress.com.
The solid and imposing front door opens on to an entrance hall with a door off to a sitting room with a beautiful astragal bay window.
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2x4 x 8' treated pine (floor joists) 6 1/2" x 4' x 8' treated plywood (floor) 1 2x4 x 8' pine (studs, plates, supports, trimmers, rafters, purlins) 16 2x4 x 8' treated pine (plates) 2 2x6 x 8' pine (header, sleepers) 3 2x10 x 8' pine (shelves) 2 5/16" x 4' x 8' fiber cement (siding) 6 5/8" x 1" x 8' plugs 3 5/8" x 5/8" x 100" supports (quarter round) 1 27" x 9' roof panels 3 1x4 x 10' pine (fascia) 3 1x3 x 10' pine (fascia) 3 1x4 x 10' treated pine (corner boards and door top, bottom and center trim 8 1x4 x 8' treated pine (door trim) 4 2x4 x 12' treated pine (door casing) 1 1-5/16" x 2-1/4" x 8' pine molding (astragal) 1 Fence brackets 10 1-1/2" hex head panel screws 1 1 box 4d galvanized nails 1 1 lb.
Linens 'n Things is selling at least four of Oneida's top-selling bridal patterns -- Julliard, Michelangelo, Satin Astragal and Easton -- in a boxed set configuration that regularly sells for $119 for a 20-piece set.
A late 18th Century oak standing corner cupboard with moulded cornice above a pair of astragal doors fell to the trade at pounds 1,800.