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nuts of forest trees (as beechnuts and acorns) accumulated on the ground

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nuts of forest trees used as feed for swine

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any sturdy upright pole

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I could not plant my feet anywhere so as to stand securely, for the roots were a long way off and the boughs that overshadowed the whole pool were too high, too vast, and too far apart for me to reach them; so I hung patiently on, waiting till the pool should discharge my mast and raft again--and a very long while it seemed.
[USPRwire, Fri Jul 26 2019] Windsurf Masts- Introduction Windsurf masts refer to the spine (a supporting structure) used for windsurfing sail and installed in the leading edge of sail (otherwise known as mast sleeve).
Tenders are invited for Delivery of 1 500 bundle pillar masts, ladder irons and mast bases for LED post-top luminaires and LED model luminaires:
L-3 Communications announced on 26 May that its optronics business L-3 KEO (in February 2012, L-3 Communications absorbed KEO resulting in the formation of L-3 KEO) had been awarded a $48.7 million, competitively bid contract from the US Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) to perform engineering and design work for the lower-profile mast, with options to produce up to 29 photonics masts over a four-year period, as well as to provide engineering services.
"We have 1,777 masts and 75 per cent of them have been erected without any licence," said Shaikh Fawaz.
"We are not calling for the removal of masts as that would cause problems with the networks in the area," said Central Municipal Council services and public utilities committee chairman Ahmed Al Ansari.
Networks and equipment will need to be upgraded, so you had better get used to seeing more masts!" Justmytuppenceworth said: "I bet these are the same people who kick off if they lose mobile/internet connection for half an hour screaming 'what if something happened to my kid and no one could get in touch with me?'.If they're so concerned about an 'ugly wire grill' then they should send off for some free wildflower seeds and scatter them round the base."
DRAIN - Shane Mast knows that some people may doubt his innocence.
Local Conservative campaigner Gary Sambrook, speaking against the mast, said there were too many masts in the area.
Planning committee members made the plea after giving the go-ahead for a second mast on a large grassy traffic island in Kingstanding.
The cross is embedded in a two-tonne chunk of granite which formed the foundation for one of the masts.
"They say there is no risk to health from mobile phone masts - and that research is virtually concluded now."
A report due to be published later this year in the Journal of Ecological Application found that during clear nights, night-migrating birds are able to avoid the masts, but in cloudy or stormy weather, many become disorientated and are attracted to the red glow of the masts' lights.
Intensive theoretical and experimental research is carried out in the analysis and design of modern tall guyed masts. Fundamental works can be mentioned [eg, 1, 3] with data for design, analysis and construction of guyed mast with many references on this subject.