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barber pole

A thunderstorm updraft with a cloud striations that are curved in a manner fancifully likened to the stripes of a barber pole. The structure typically is most pronounced on the leading edge of the updraft, while drier air from the rear flank downdraft often erodes the clouds on the trailing edge of the updraft.
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Today, there is only one manufacturer of barber poles in North America: the William Marvy Company of St.
This work is part of outreach efforts against the barber pole worm by SCSRPC and USDA's Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program.
(CHART 1) Why barber poles? (CHART 2) History of barbering
Arlington Heights code prohibits the traditional swirling red, white and blue barber poles, so Corey's North Arlington Barber Shop makes do with pole decals on the window and three antique poles that exhibit sideways inside a display case as romantic testament to the millennia-old profession of shaving beards and cutting hair.
Nonetheless, Pedro Williams features all the RACo-designed elements that define the Arrow brand, including the central bar; the use of raw, exposed finishes (plywood, concrete, and galvanized conduit); the stylists' stations arranged down a long, continuous bar; red metal tool chests for the stylists' tools; and the red, white, and blue color scheme inspired by vintage barber poles. The aim was friendly, familiar, and hip.
Each element of Wada's almost trompe l'oeil array of coolers, striped barber poles, swivel stools, vintage salon hair dryers, water fountains, gas pumps, and turnstiles-usually seriatim- is drawn to scale and placed at the height associated with the real thing.
Now, Lieber's group and two other teams--one led by Peidong Yang at the University of California, Berkeley and the other led by Lars Samuelson of Lund University in Sweden--have unveiled striped nanowires resembling submicroscopic barber poles. Each stripe has a different composition, and thereby different electronic properties.
In pioneer times, sycamore's toughness made it a favorite for wheels to pull ox carts and for barber poles and wooden washing machines.
Flanked by barber poles, a barber offered free "quality trims" to Nexpogoers and the Gammerler Barbershop Quartet serenaded on the hour.
As we did, the gear indicator switched from barber poles to down and locked.
On long trips, we often played a game that involved spotting certain objects along the way - farm animals, say, or motorcycles, barber poles, lightning rods, tombstones, whatever.