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a low dam built across a stream to raise its level or divert its flow

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a fence or wattle built across a stream to catch or retain fish

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SCOTTISH engineering firm Weir Group have abandoned efforts to acquire rivals Metso after the Finnish company rejected a second, improved takeover bid.
Glasgow-based Weir, which includes Weir Valves & Controls with operations at Elland, went back to Helsinki-listed engineering rm Metso on May 20 with an improved proposal on its earlier approach in March.
What doesn't kill you makes you stronger, and Weir relates a poignant episode which toughened him up and "made me even more determined to prove that I wasn't going to be held back".
Weir kicked eight points to give the Warriors a 13-3 half-time lead but two Craig Ronaldson penalties closed the gap to just four points.
Dan Parks and Weir swapped penalties in the third quarter before Parks' replacement Craig Ronaldson landed a brace.
Recently married, Weir already owned land in the Adirondacks, which he rented to affluent urbanites who tried their luck as "gentleman farmers.
Of particular note are Chapter 5's discussion of the applicability of mathematics, Chapter 6's discussion of how to ground proof in the concrete, Chapter 7's discussion of idealization, which is intended to allow Weir to both reject strict finitism and meaningfully criticize finitism concerning proof, and Chapter 8's discussion of logic and how to recapture most of everyday mathematics within Weir's framework.
Weir, 45, shot Gillian Blackmore with a flare gun before beating her with a metal baton and swinging a meat cleaver at her neck.
He was not sure exactly where the finishing line was, Weir explained later, so he had just carried on.
DAVID WEIR chases a fourth gold medal today - to match the woman who helped him turn his life around.
Senior High soccer coach Bob Weir, a 1969 graduate of Westboro High and the 2009 National Soccer Coach of the Year, as chosen by the National Federation of State High School Associations.
Wayne Weir, of no fixed abode, dragged John McCann, aged 71, out of the taxi he had shared with him and kicked his head "as if he was taking a penalty", prosecutors told Birmingham Crown Court.
The Environment Agency is supporting Durham County Council and Ebchester Village Trust to repair damaged areas of the weir on the River Derwent.
bar] obbie Weir is happy to acknowledge that versatility helped him to secure a contract with Tranmere for this season.
com)-- Business Development Asia LLC ("BDA") is pleased to announce that its client, The Weir Group PLC ("Weir"), a global leader in the design, supply and ongoing service of engineering equipment and solutions for the mining, oil & gas and power & industrial sectors, has agreed to acquire 60% of a new Korean company, Weir International, into which the valves business of HIM Tech Co Ltd (“HIM Tech”) has been transferred.