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peer

Etymology: L, par, equal
a person deemed an equal for the purpose at hand. A peer is usually a colleague or associate of roughly the same age or level of mental endowment.

peer

(pēr) [ME.]
One who has an equal standing with another in age, class, or rank.

peer review

The evaluation of the quality of the work effort of an individual by his or her colleagues. It could involve evaluation of articles submitted for publication or the quality of medical care administered by an individual, group, or hospital.
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A laser marker is usually much faster than a Telesis PINSTAMP or any other dot peen marker.
Dot peen marks are widely accepted by the aerospace industry for marking critical parts; laser markers are typically not.
Peens had put his side in front just before the quarter mark, briefly taking over the long-range goal-kicking responsibilities from stand-off Francesco Mazzariol, who landed the closer stuff with considerable ease.
Backs: M Dallan, D Dallan, Mauro Bergamasco, A Troncon, N Mazzucato (all Treviso), R De Marigny, G Peens (both Overmach Parma), M Barbini, Mirko Bergamasco (both Padova), V Zullo, G Raineri, T Vodo (all Calvisano), D Sacca (GRAN Parma), C Stoica (Castres), M Mazzantini (Rovigo), R Pez (Leicester), A Masi (L'Aquila), A Canale (Marchiol Silea), J-M Queirolo (Dax) Forwards: S Palmer, S Parisse, S Dellape, F Ungaro, R Martinez, C Checchinato (all Treviso), M Zaffiri, M Gennari (both Overmach Parma), M Bortolami (Padova), A De Rossi, S Perugini, L Castrogiovanni (all Calvisano), A Benatti, A Persico, C Bezzi, M Phillips (all Viadana), C Festuccia (GRAN Parma), G Arganese (Castres), A Pavanello (Rovigo), M Giacheri (Rotherham), A Lo Cicero (Lazio) # BACK IN THE FOLD Mauro Bergamasco.
Another Peens penalty meant that Caerphilly were at the wrong end of an 25-8 scoreline at this stage.
ITALY - Peens, Mazzucato, Stoica, Barbini, Sacca, Mazzariol, Troncon, Lo Cicero, Ongaro, Castrogiovanni, Bezzi, Giacheri, De Rossi, M.
Full-back Gert Peens kicked seven penalties in Parma's 26-13 home win over Madrid-based La Moraleja in the previous round, while the other caps in the starting XV are centre Samuele Pace, outside-half Corrado Pilat and scrum-half Filippo Frati.
Morgan gave Wales a superb start when he followed up a high kick from fly-half Stephen Jones to collect Andy Marinos' pass, kick ahead and win the race with full-back Gert Peens.
Meanwhile, Treviso scrum-half Matteo Mazzantini, L'Aquila prop Salvatori Perugini, Viadana No 8 Andrea Benatti, Gert Peens of Piacenza and Roma wing Fabio Raineri are all called up the Test squad that includes three Englishbased players.
FLY half Gert Peens contributed 15 points as Roma easily accounted for Aberavon in the European Shield at the Talbot Athletic Ground.
Marking processes go awry; objects move while being marked, laser power settings fluctuate, and dot peens drift out of alignment.