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an appendage to hold onto

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Always maintain three points of contact with aircraft at all times, but be aware that touching a hot or cold-soaked handhold with unprotected skin can cause injuries, too
NEXT WEEK Exploring the Dee Valley at Llangollen FACTFILE Distance: About four miles Time: Allow three hours, more if you plan to spend time in the shops and cafes of Beddgelert Ascent: 1,200 feet Moderate Grade: Well-maintained paths and tracks but a short section of riverside path in Aberglaslyn gorge is difficult and requires use of handholds and requires great care if the weather's wet or after heavy rain Start/Finish: National Trust car park at Nantmor Map: OS Explorer OL17 Facilities: Public toilets at the car park in Nantmor and in Beddgelert, refreshments at Beddgelert Parking: National Trust pay car park, Aberglaslyn Getting there: Take the A4085 from Caernarfon to Beddgelert.
Glowing embers, flickering dust, and gray smoke swirled in the air around the character as he leapt for handholds that seemed to jut from flame-licked walls.
Another 10 people were taken off the Chain Walk - paths cut into the cl i f fs with chains for handholds - by lifeboat after being warned by coastguards they had the w r ong s ho e s a nd clothing for heavy rain.
It will continue to install half doors and additional passenger handholds to keep passenger arms and legs inside the vehicle during a rollover and to reduce injuries, according to the commission.
One day while climbing, I went up perfectly, but when I jumped down, my shirt got caught on one of the handholds and almost came completely off.
Yet people scurried up and over, finding handholds where there appeared to be none, gripping the smallest crevices with their toes.
2 x D27cm), but two side handholds made carrying easy, while castors allowed it to be pushed.
But in this case it is a woman, the remarkable Joan Churchill, best known for her collaborations with Nick Broomfield (another undervalued British maverick), who handholds the 16-mm camera throughout, following the improvised action and dialogue of the nonprofessional actors Watkins chose because their political beliefs for the most part corresponded to those of the "characters" they were assigned and because, in some cases, they resembled iconic figures like Bobby Seale, Joan Baez, and the infamous judge Julius Hoffman of the Chicago Seven trial.
Several operator station features provide increased protection while boosting operator performance, including 360-degree visibility; automatic wet-disk brakes; and lower steps and four handholds for easier entry and exit.
As in Deuteronomy the Hebrew child was taught to think of the Call to Abraham or the Exodus not just as the story of the Patriarch's time but as his own story, LaRue sees in Black preaching an awareness by preacher and among listeners that the same themes passed down through Scripture are ready handholds to experience God's grace in our day.
Following the handholds of so many kids that grew up nearby, I hoisted myself up among its forest of 17 major limbs, each 1-3 feet in diameter, which join into a massive trunk 7 1/2 feet thick.
HIV usually infects cells when proteins in its envelope attach to specific proteins on an immune cell and initiate fusion between the virus and cell Yet there have been controversial reports that the AIDS virus doesn't need its envelope proteins to infect cell and that the virus can infect nonimmune cells lacking the molecular handholds that the envelope proteins grip.
NASA wants the spacecraft equipped with handholds on its exterior to allow the spacecraft to be inspected for damage.