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striking,

v applying drumming-type rhythms and strokes to the body; an oscillation procedure in manual therapy sessions that serves to decongest the lungs, stimulate the nervous system, create rhythms, and loosen attachments.

striking

a vigorous forward pounding action with a front limb. It is an instinctive defense or attack action by a horse which can be very dangerous to an inattentive handler.
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Northwest mechanics receive little support from other unions: Striking mechanics at Northwest Airlines are not receiving much support from the carrier's pilots and flight attendants.
The striking operators waged psychological warfare against the students, who eagerly sought to prove their manhood, by constantly impugning their masculinity.
The union did not realize who they were dealing with and their game plan wasn't very thought out,'' said a striking worker from a Sylmar Vons who is planning to return to work and asked not to be named.
In such a divided labor movement, miners' residual wages were highest in departments in which non-striking confederes competed with striking unitaires, since the benefits steered to confederes went by law to all miners in a firm's employ.
The labor movement is united behind this important struggle, and as long as Boeing continues on its misguided course, we will employ the full resources of the AFL-CIO to help our striking brothers and sisters win a fair contract.
1) Thousands of striking supermarket workers march along Olympic Boulevard in Century City.
In Buena Park on Saturday, UFCW Local 324 organized a turkey giveaway that is scheduled to continue today, where they will hand out 13,000 turkeys to striking and locked-out workers.
Striking workers are expressing increasing anxiety and getting angrier that the situation has not been resolved.
2 -- color -- ran in SAC edition only) Striking workers from a Santa Clarita Ralphs walk to join the line at a nearby Pavilions after being released by their union from picketing Ralphs.
Legal experts said striking workers have a right to picket on private property as long as it is an area generally used by the public.
color) The sight of empty seats at Dodgers Stadium could become familiar one if Major League Baseball players go through with their plan of striking on Aug.
As striking actors in commercials prepared Monday to go back to work in as little as a week, they looked forward to higher fees, guaranteed residuals and a foothold in the burgeoning world of Internet advertising.