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Synonyms for pinchbeck

an inferior substitute imitating an original

Words related to pinchbeck

an alloy of copper and zinc that is used in cheap jewelry to imitate gold

Related Words

serving as an imitation or substitute

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The field in Pinchbeck, Lincs, belongs to businessman Mark Scotney, 47.
WWF-UK's head of energy and climate change Emma Pinchbeck said: "Renewables are no utopian fantasy - they are delivering here and now and could provide a far higher proportion of our energy mix.
Further east, in 1732, Edward Pinchbeck (1713-66) had taken over his father Christopher Pinchbeck's shop at the sign of the Astronomico-Musical Clock in Fleet Street; where he sold metal toys including watches, made 'Astronomical and Musical clocks' and mended 'all sorts of Musical Machines and Pieces of Machinery whatsoever, after so just a Manner that they shall go well tho' they never did before.
Dear Esther writer Dan Pinchbeck told joystiq, "It's not a direct sequel, in terms of it doesn't follow on from the story of Amnesia.
Lyman approached an old friend, Tom Pinchbeck, whose family owned Pinchbeck's Rose Farm, in Guilford, CT.
The band have been working with Korn producer Ross Robinson and author and psychedelic substance-user Daniel Pinchbeck for the new sessions.
Widower Hugh, from Pinchbeck, Lincs, was only told his neck was broken the following day when a specialist from another hospital saw the fracture on X-rays.
Doug brings with him a wealth of experience and a proven track record in building businesses in the offshore energy services marketplace," said Robin Pinchbeck, chairman of Energy Cranes.
The fitness of student optometrist Elizabeth Pinchbeck to undertaking training will be questioned on July 22.
Although primarily a painter (AbEx lured him to New York from his native England in 1960), Pinchbeck first became known for his Minimalist constructions, one of which was featured in the watershed "Primary Structures" show at the Jewish Museum in 1966.
Computer games expert Dan Pinchbeck also said: "You can actually boot up and experience these historical artefacts - not just read about them, but in the case of games, actually play, get a feel for what they are really like and how they work.
In his first book, Breaking Open the Head, Daniel Pinchbeck employs an epistemological insight of Jean-Francois Lyotard concerning radical thinking: "Being prepared to think what thought is not prepared to think is what deserves the name of thinking.
These are Boanerges, Majik, Pinchbeck, Sergeant Slipper and Sweet Pickle, and they are worth keeping a close eye on in running next time they make a slow start at the venue.
Jo Sims of Pinchbeck has recently installed a Linear 500 Tray Sealing machine for the packing of loose cherries into trays.
2012: The Return of Quetzalcoatl, by Daniel Pinchbeck, New York: Jeremy Tarcher/Penguin, 416 pages, $26.