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a multiple star with 6 components

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a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling powdered sugar

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a pivoting roller attached to the bottom of furniture or trucks or portable machines to make them movable

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a hat made with the fur of a beaver (or similar material)

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type genus of the Castoridae: beavers

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Kastor argues that maps thus helped to foster the myth of expansionism as a conquest of civilization, which was represented by American ingenuity in creating commercial markets for themselves and the nation, versus savagery, as represented by Indian occupation of the interior.
The Jefferson of these essays could not imagine a racially mixed society as a successful republic, a theme reflected in the essays by Onuf, Kastor, and Rothman in Boles and Hall.
Kastor rightly notes that trainees are less efficient, he fails to acknowledge that Medicare provides indirect payments to compensate for their presence.
Aniko Kalovics' fast pace for the first half of the race saw Irina Mikitenko - chasing a third title - drop out, while Olympic champion Constantina Dita and former London champion Deena Kastor fell away in the early stages but did complete the course.
The 36-year-old gradually reeled in American Deena Kastor, who had at one stage built up a 200m lead.
The 36-year-old gradually pulled in the American Deena Kastor - who had at one stage built up a lead of 200 metres - with two miles of the race remaining.
Norwegian running legend Grete Waitz, men's marathon world record holder Haile Gebrselassie of Ethiopia, fourtime New York City Marathon winner Bill Rodgers of the United States and current American stars Ryan Hall, Meb Keflezighi, Deena Kastor, Dathan Ritzenhein and Shalane Flanagan have also pledged their support for the Run for Haiti, organised by New York Road Runners.
Lauren Fleshman (Canyon), Kim Mortensen (Thousand Oaks), Amy (Skieresz) Wilson (Agoura), Jeannie (Rothman) Koenigsberg (Westlake), Deena (Drossin) Kastor (Agoura), Tania Fischer (Chaminade of West Hills) and Victoria (Cook) Chapus (Alemany of Mission Hills) were high school All-Americans from 1979-98.
She has insisted she will not take part in the championships unless she can win and her clash with Catherine Ndereba, who is not defending her marathon title in Berlin, and Deena Kastor, the 2004 Olympic bronze medallist over the distance, will stretch her to the limit.
DEENA Kastor bounced back from her Olympic heartache with a worldclass victory in yesterday's Bupa Great Edinburgh Run.
AMERICAN star Deena Kastor reckons being laid up for three months with a broken foot will make today's Great Edinburgh Run seem like a walk in Holyrood Park.
He came here last April to root on Team Running USA colleague Deena Kastor and to see just what all the fuss was about with regard to the world's oldest annual marathon.
Kastor (medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine) gives an insider's view of the factors behind the sale of two major university medical centers' teaching hospitals.
America's 2006 London Marathon champion Deena Kastor, one of the favourites for the title and the bronze medalist from Athens, also faired badly, dropping out shortly after the 5km mark.
American Deena Kastor, third in Athens four years ago when Radcliffe failed to finish, said: "I will try to put my heart and soul into trying to beat her when I'm on the starting line, but she is the pre-race favourite because she is the world record holder by a substantial margin.