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sliver

in wool processing a continuous band of carded and combed wool which has not yet been twisted into yarn.
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And Hannibal, the largest lion in captivity, with all his teeth, captured out of the jungle after he was full-grown, a veritable king of beasts, before the menacing broomstick in the hand of a sliver of a man, backed deeper and more crumpled together into the corner.
Gunto bit a sliver from a horny finger and recalled the fact that Tarzan had once said that the trees talked to one another, and Gozan recounted having seen the ape-man dancing alone in the moonlight with Sheeta, the panther.
Instead of cilantro, top with a few rounds of thinly sliced lemongrass (inner stalk) and a few more lime leaf slivers.
5 Serve warm, sprinkled with lime juice, a few thin slivers of lime zest and sugar if desired.
1/2 cup whipped cream * 6 tablespoons condensed milk * 1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence * 2 tablespoons powdered sugar * 1 ripe avocado * Pistachio slivers or crushed pistachio for garnishing Preparation Coarsely powder the Marie biscuits in a blender.
THE IMAGE IN FIGURE 1 shows tin plating slivers on the body of a QFN component.
The DLS is 100% digital sensor with best accuracy in way to detect correct enter slivers mass.
500g lean frying steaks, all visible fat removed 4 level tbsp teriyaki marinade 1 tsp very finely chopped red chilli, plus extra slivers to serve 1cm piece root ginger, peeled and grated 1 garlic clove, peeled and grated 1 cucumber, halved, deseeded and finely diced 2 tbsp each of finely chopped coriander and mint Juice of 1 large lime Salt and freshly ground black pepper Low-calorie cooking spray 16 little gem lettuce leaves, separated Spring onion slivers, to serve
This family of versatile equipment conveys fruits, vegetables and potato products while sizing and grading product by diameter or length and removing field debris, slivers, small pieces, fines, seeds, juice and other targeted material.
Tip: Poke a hole in the apple piece with a bamboo skewer first to make assembly easier) Then, get the kids to slide the fruit onto the skewer, then use the carrot slivers for noses, mini chocolate chips for eyes and buttons, and pretzel sticks for arms.
Use the small slivers of soap left at the end of the bar, break them into smaller pieces and pop into an empty liquid soap bottle.
Then in 1993 we learned that some sore-eyed horses examined at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine had microscopic barbed slivers embedded in the eye--fragments from seed heads of the burdock plant.