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stand-off

in ultrasonography, a device used to increase the distance between the transducer and skin in order to bring the area of investigation into the focal zone.
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Wang's visit to New Delhi was the first by a top Chinese official to India after the Doklam stand-off.
Dominic Taylor, jailed after an armed stand-off with police in Sunderland
Stand-in stand-off Liam Sutcliffe is doing a fine job in Kevin Sinfield's absence for Leeds
For your customers who keep a 1911 as their bedside home companion, you may wish to offer the stand-off device produced for railed 1911s by master gunsmith and shooting incident survivor Dave Lauck (www.
During the stand-off last September 17, authorities initially thought that Malayo had been kidnapped by the MNLF rebels.
This is followed by the investigations of stand-off distance for different types of obstruction ships in Section 4.
Talking to media in Islamabad on Thursday he said a clear message has been conveyed to US government that continuation of these attacks may lead to a direct stand-off between Pakistan and United States.
Manila, Jumada II 19, 1433, May 10, 2012, SPA -- China on Thursday warned its citizens against risks to their safety in the Philippines amid anti-Chinese sentiments over a territorial stand-off in the South China Sea, according to dpa.
1 kV stand-off @ 10 W switching up to 15 kV stand-off @ 50 W switching.
29 YOUNG stand-off Steffan Jones pulled the strings as the Dragons coasted to a RaboDirect Pro12 win double over Edinburgh who have yet to beat a Welsh side in the league this season.
A MAN was arrested after a 12-hour roof-top stand-off with police.
Summary: A suspected gunman has shot himself after a 16-hour stand-off with police, according to an eyewitness.