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Synonyms for Sitter

Dutch astronomer who calculated the size of the universe and suggested that it is expanding (1872-1934)

an organism (person or animal) that sits

a person engaged to care for children when the parents are not home

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a person who poses for a painter or sculptor

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a domestic hen ready to brood

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Santa Monica, CA - Sep 15th, 2015 - DogVacay sitters who volunteer for the program will undergo online American Humane Association certification training when they register to take in displaced pets.
Professional pet sitting is one of the fastest-growing small business fields in the United States, and PSI's Certificate Program is the only program in the industry tailored specifically for professional pet sitters.
The Baby sitters Academy is a certified baby sitter program for young adults ages 111/2 to 16.
Ghanem al-Abid, the spokesman of the protesters told the reporter of the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "The protesters in the square decided to announce strike on Monday, calling on the shop owners and commercial markets in the province of Nineveh to join the protesters at the Square to unify their word with the rest of the protesters and the sitters.
Homeowners can securely advertise and search for sitters, reviews from other assignments, any relevant pet sitting experience, view references and photos and even video profiles of prospective sitters to help give peace of mind.
In general, baby sitters looking out for children outside their own family should be at least 11 years old.
The Home-sitters firm is insured to cover damage and sitters have a contract of employment.
the systematic assessment of individual mediums or the examination of spontaneous cases) that certain mediums can report accurate and specific information about the deceased loved ones (termed discarnates) of living people (termed sitters) even without any prior knowledge about the sitters or the discarnates and in the complete absence of any sensory sitter feedback.
One very public critic, ``Today'' host Meredith Vieira, said: ``How would you feel if it were a bunch of baby sitters sitting around with alcohol and you're at work?
To make matters worse, the BSC is under some heavy competition when the all-new Baby-Sitters Agency hits the scene, with older, more experienced sitters.
Attaching their names to their likenesses (like figures by Warhol or Katz), such sitters let it be known that they colluded with their portraitists.
Professor Wiseman and Dr Ciaran O'Keeffe, from Liverpool Hope University, engaged five volunteer sitters to be given readings by the mediums, who took turns contacting their deceased relatives.
PL extraction climbers, led by "Climber Eric" Schatz, initially removed half a dozen tree sitters over a three-day period--beginning the day President George W.