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union

 [ūn´yun]
the growing together of tissues separated by injury, as of the ends of a fractured bone, or of the edges of a wound; see also healing.

un·ion

(yūn'yŭn),
1. Joining or amalgamation of two or more bodies.
2. Structural adhesion or growing together of the edges of a wound.
3. Healing of a fracture represented by the development of continuity between fractured fragments.
[L. unus, one]

union

/un·ion/ (ūn´yun) the renewal of continuity in a broken bone or between the edges of a wound.

union

[ūn′yən]
Etymology: L, unio
the process of healing; the renewal of continuity in a broken bone or between the edges of a wound. See also healing.

un·ion

(yūn'yŭn)
1. The joining or amalgamation of two or more bodies.
2. The structural adhesion or growing together of the edges of a wound.
[L. unus, one]

un·ion

(yūn'yŭn)
1. Joining or amalgamation of two or more bodies.
2. Structural adhesion or growing together of the edges of a wound.
3. Healing of a fracture represented by the development of continuity between fractured fragments.
[L. unus, one]

union

the growing together of tissues separated by injury, as of the ends of a fractured bone, or of the edges of a wound.
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These bogus companies, they found, did not fight in the open, as the Western Union had done.
But Gray could never forget that he had seemed to be, for a time, so close to the golden prize; and seven years after he had been set aside by the Western Union agreement, he reappeared with claims that had grown larger and more definite.
By 1878, when he came in to defend the little Bell Company against the towering Western Union, Smith had become the most noted patent lawyer in Boston.
Such were the stockyards during the strike; while the unions watched in sullen despair, and the country clamored like a greedy child for its food, and the packers went grimly on their way.
The oligarchs have already developed caste among themselves; but wait until the favored unions develop caste.
In the favored unions are the flower of the American workingmen.
On the other hand, the labor castes, the members of the favored unions, will strive to make their organizations into close corporations.
This foreshadowing of a slow social evolution was made when Ernest was first depressed by the defection of the great unions.
As clearly as in the light of past events, he saw the defection of the favored unions, the rise and the slow decay of the labor castes, and the struggle between the decaying oligarchs and labor castes for control of the great governmental machine.
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The abrupt resignation marked the second top-level change for the powerful union in less than a year and comes at a crucial time as national unions are facing a Wednesday deadline to sign solidarity agreements that would allow dissenting unions to work together.
Many union leaders embraced Noble's cause, seeing young people like him as the best hope for America's problem-plagued labor movement.