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the string of an archer's bow

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It's also important to note that all string walkers grab the bowstring with three fingers under the nock.
(NYSE: CFG) has said that it has completed the acquisition of Bowstring Advisors, an Atlanta-based merger and acquisition advisory firm that provides a range of financial services to commercial and industrial clients nationwide.
(NYSE: CFG) has closed the purchase of certain assets of Atlanta, US-based merger and acquisition advisory firm Bowstring Advisors (formerly CHILDS Advisory Partners), the company said.
Next is the release clipped to the bowstring, and the string contacting your face at full draw.
Bowstrings and cables will weaken and even break under elevated temperatures.
The public could be able to walk across the steel bowstring bridge in Victoria Park by the end of the year.
These same lock wings are used to release the ratchet after the bow is fully cocked, releasing the bowstring. Two thin pads are attached under the steel plate for silent operation.
Postoperative evaluation was scheduled at 1, 3, 6 and 12 months after the surgery and incidence rate of bowstring of the flexor tendons, improvement of grip strength and ADL activities of daily living) score were recorded.
Project manager Mark Green, of builders Interserve, said: "Bowstring and roof trusses will be lifted into place on the atrium.
The main gathering space is separated from the ancillary zone by a concrete frame which provides support for the roof structure of timber and steel bowstring trusses.
Bowstring set a good pace under Jimmy Fortune, making sure that stamina was at a premium, but Seb Sanders always had his filly handily placed, and when the pace-setter started to find her legs getting heavier approaching the final two furlongs, it was time for Tartouche to go on.
Jimmy Fortune set a good pace, considering the soft ground, on Bowstring, with Tartouche settled in third.
The Manton trainer is also responsible for Bowstring, Shastye and Playful Act.
Bowstring looks the pick in the listed toteexacta Lady Godiva Fillies' Stakes in the flat meeting at Yarmouth.
That was a particularly notable effort as the third horse home Bowstring, who was getting 1lb from La Persiana, was not disgraced when third in the Park Hill Stakes at Doncaster last week.