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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

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serving as an imitation or substitute

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Ms Pinchbeck described the renewable energy industry as "an aspirational industry" but that, as a consequence, the sector has to hold itself to a "high standard" as a result.
"The Macquarie Group is a respected institution with a strong track record of managing renewable energy projects right across the globe," Renewable UK's executive director Emma Pinchbeck told PE.
From the technology that has allowed the human race to make leaping transitions to issues of industrial development, climate change, philosophical and ethical revolutions in morals and values, and more, Daniel Pinchbeck analyzes the roots of transformation, advocates a more ecological awareness about the interconnectedness of the planet and its inhabitants, and proposes a number of changes that are sweeping in nature yet logical and necessary in content.
Susan, fascinated with buildings and architectural design, moved to Birmingham from Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire, when she had the opportunity to be involved in the development of the PS14 million disability centre being built by Sense: 'TouchBase Pears'.
Bankfields Community Centre committee members, pictured, front from left: Brian Littlewood, Carole Pinchbeck and Dave Littlewood
"We can confirm that there has been a firearms incident on Pinchbeck Road in Spalding during which three people have been fatally wounded, including the suspected offender."
"We can confirm that there has been a firearms incident on Pinchbeck Road in Spalding in the vicinity of the Castle Swimming Pool, in which three people have been fatally wounded, including the suspected offender," Lincolnshire police said in a statement.
Lincolnshire Police, who were called to Pinchbeck Road at about 09:00 BST, said no shots were fired by their officers.
The field in Pinchbeck, Lincs, belongs to businessman Mark Scotney, 47.
A Enterprise B Discovery C Columbia D Endurance QUESTION 10 - for 10 points: What is pinchbeck? A A metal alloy resembling gold B A natural dam in a stream C A material used in upholstery D Decorative items carved in bone or ivory QUESTION 11 - for 11 points: All four lead players in the 2012 film Silver Linings Playbook were nominated for Oscars.
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.' (14) Musical clocks by Christopher Pinchbeck the elder (1670-1732) were sought after by fashionable society.
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., with an unconventional idea--turn the recently closed rose farm into a program that hires and trains individuals along the autism spectrum.
The band have been working with Korn producer Ross Robinson and author and psychedelic substance-user Daniel Pinchbeck for the new sessions.