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prime movers

(prīm mū'vĕrs)
Muscles that have the sole or principal responsibility for a given action or movement (e.g., biceps brachii for elbow flexion; secondary flexors are the brachioradialis and brachialis muscles).
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'Within that time, they aim to lay down the infrastructure which will allow for autonomisation of prime movers' jobs at the docks, similar to what is being practised at Shanghai's ports and thereby saving time and human power,' he said.
The following HS Codes in the Auto Development Policy (ADP) 2016-2021 are subject to age limit five years: prime movers (8701.2040), concrete mixer lorries (8705.4000), dumpers designed for off highways use (8704.1090) and others HS Code (8705.9000) including water sprinklers be maintained.
As per the Auto Development Policy (ADP) 2016-2021, HS codes which include concrete mixer lorries (8705.4000), prime movers (8701.2040), designers designed for off-highways use (8704.1090) and etc are restricted to age limit of five years.
United are one of the prime movers in an effort to extend spending controls, similar to UEFA's financial fair play regulations, throughout England's top flight.
As such, it was the purpose of this study to assess the effect of RVC on PT, RTD, and muscle activation of the prime movers, their antagonist, contralateral homologous muscle, and muscles involved in the RVC, during isometric knee extension, and to assess gender differences therein.
ISLAMABAD -- The government has proposed to reduce the imported duties on pickup, trucks and prime movers by 10 per cent each in next financial year starting from July 1, 2012.
"The announcement of the Flamepack will be of particular interest to oil and gas operating companies that are concerned that their prime movers could be the source of ignition, explosion and environmental disaster," Double says.
Cameron and Sarkozi were the "prime movers", the Security Council resolution having been extended and cynically distorted in the process.
The men were the prime movers in a group of men who befriended girls aged from 12 to 18 in the Derby area and groomed them for sex.
The fundamental difference between traditional and modern uses of energy consists not in access to new or better energy resources, but in the invention and mass deployment of efficient, affordable, reliable, and convenient "prime movers," devices that convert primary energies into mechanical power, electricity, or heat.
Hinopak has always manufactured and designed vehicles keeping in view the demands of the customers, recent development being the addition of two new Prime Movers to its existing range, Hino FG1J Prime Mover and Hino FM1J Prime Mover, thus providing a wide choice of Prime Movers to the market