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Synonyms for adz

an edge tool used to cut and shape wood


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ADZs allow for a compulsory levy on pubs, clubs and off-licences in an area where there are drink-fuelled problems.
Azuela Adz, from Paterna, Valencia, continued its countrified trends -- with a twist.
Eyes gone vague, Zeke wanders off, to adz a dogwood boat rib and make the chippings fly.
The ADZ sites (Accelerated Development Zone) are four city centre sites in Newcastle and Gateshead which will see PS92m of funding to boost economic growth.
A number of schemes across the Mid-lands have already been earmarked as potential ADZs: Birmingham Wholesale Markets/Southern Gateway; Bordesley Park; Wednesbury to Brierley Hill Extension Rapid Transit Scheme; City Centre - Airport Rapid Transit Scheme; M6 J10 improvements; M5 J2 improvements; i54 Wolverhampton and Birmingham East-t side (though even its designation as an ADZ might not assist Eastside given the recent spanner in the works that is High Speed 2).
The likeliest explanation for this is that the system is overly bureaucratic and complicated, and that local authorities are doubtful whether an ADZ would really work.
The region's eight local authorities and business leaders are backing calls for a series of Accelerated Development Zone, or ADZ, to boost the local economy.
Mr Curran's call followed revelations in the Daily Post last week that Liverpool appeared to be out of step with most councils in pursuing the idea of setting up a ADZ.
The Women in Municipal Government (WIMG) Board has chosen Marie Lopez Rogers, mayor, Avondale, Adz.
Each piece was laid temporarily in place until all adjacent logs were matched to it and irregularities between them removed with an axe or adz.
They carve our wood products from one piece of wood using hand tools, chisels and a small tool that resembles a one-hand adz," says Bill Hayes, the company's owner.
The loans will be paid back through the business rates generated from the occupiers of new office blocks and retail buildings within the ADZ.
He said: "Our city region of Birmingham, Coventry and the Black Country has already carried out considerable work on radical and unique ideas for an ADZ.