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a relatively long, straight, rigid piece of metal or other solid material

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Inspect the cocking lever, cocking-lever rod, cocking-lever spring, both sears, and both sear springs.
Since blindness in people can also be caused by nonworking rod cells, the treatment could be a step toward sight for humans too, says Swaroop.
Last year, Reh and his team reported coaxing embryonic stem cells to resemble immature rod cells.
The room went silent when Russell, 31, said: "Here's to Rod Stewart, who had a go at me earlier this year for too much womanising.
To Rod, miners are "professional lifers at resolving problems.
The swinging drapery crane is a versatile curtain rod.
Another material that steel is staring down under the hood is powdered metal, which, Anderson admits, has the larger proportion of connecting rod applications under the hoods of cars built in the U.
One issue likely to take center stage--and of great interest to insurance professionals--is the applicability of the pollution exclusion in welding rod cases which, if enforced, could bar coverage.
The most basic dowsing tool is a long stick, also known as a rod, wand, or scepter.
The molten metal is then stirred and cooled by the chilled rod for 10 sec.
Rod Beck is making a comeback with San Diego after a two-year absence from baseball.
Because they use a metal rod in place of the fluid filling, they can have virtually unlimited life if handled properly, and they can be used at temperatures up to 750 F.
A federal trade panel's decision to increase tariffs on imported steel wire rod may mean higher costs for tire makers, according to the Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA).