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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


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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Q. Do you want to end because of a vaccination in a wheel chair? It is already about 12 years ago. I met a mother with her kids. One came always in a wheel chair to the services. His terrible story is still in my mind. It could be shown, that because of a vaccination he got the cytomegalovirus infection (CMV) and then spastic paralysis.

A. Corrigendum: If you know somebody speaking German and English who could...

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I missed my moment to disembark and the entire chairlift was halted by the angry Frenchman operating it.
Ayubia National Park, adjoining the Chairlift, is a protected area of 8,184 acres located in Abbottabad District.
To allow the chairlift to smoothly maneuver on the staircase, the Flow chairlift is equipped with patented ASL Advanced Swivel and Leveling technology.
Other improvements include a new inner-tubing park and two new quad chairlifts - one of which is, appropriately, named after Ed Thurston.
See Chairlift perform at the Absolut Encore Sessions this summer.
It has 12 lifts in total, including the three-man chairlift that is believed to have derailed.
The Monadnock lift was converted into a triple chairlift.
Champagne moment: Chief executive Peter Suddock and the ralunched chairlift ride.
We only know that a chairlift used to connect mountain villages fell into a very deep ravine, and all ten people on board died," police chief Iqbal Khan said.
MOUNT WATERMAN - There are no long lines at the lift ticket office, no cars parked bumper-to-bumper on Highway 2, no parka-clad skiers and snowboarders hopping onto the chairlift for the ride to the top of the mountain.
The properties are Cypress Mountain, a ski resort in British Columbia; and Gatlinburg Sky Lift, a scenic chairlift in Gatlinburg, Tenn.
Mr Campbell has raised a civil action against his former employers, Braemar-based Glenshee Chairlift Company, at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.