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Synonyms for shakedown

a thorough search of a place or persons


Words related to shakedown

initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state

a very thorough search of a person or a place

extortion of money (as by blackmail)

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Well done and 'thank you' to the ShakeDown Club for coming up with this wonderful idea to bring swing to Bahrain.
The video was culled from a Kwame Binea Shakedown live performance at the Brooklyn Bowl earlier this year.
A complete system of equations for the shakedown state of the elastic-plastic structure is obtained when Kuhn-Tucker optimality conditions [2] are applied for the analysis problem.
I promise when this situation is over, the facts will show this to be the sick twisted shakedown it is,'' Bryan Singer wrote in his statement.
r] = G[lambda], ensuring the shakedown of the elastic-plastic system under the given variable repeated load (G is the influence matrix of residual forces).
But from our shakedown and split times, we know that we have the pace to be extremely competitive.
Now Hill and new team-mate Noriyuki Haga have been putting their machinery through a pre-season shakedown at Cartagena in Spain.
The Honda Performance Development ARX-03a got its initial shakedown test at Snetterton in Norfolk on Friday February 17.
RALLY fans yesterday got a taste of the Wales Rally GB action to come yesterday as the Show Ground at Builth Wells, Mid Wales played host to the shakedown stage with the World Rally Championship's final round starting in earnest today on the Great Orme in Llandudno and the classical Welsh forestry stage of Clocaenog.
Medlmmune supplemented the training program with a comprehensive shakedown schedule that maximized practice runs prior to process validation.
The car, the VR-01, is now on course to make its track debut in a shakedown at Silverstone on February 4 and 5.
In time-honoured tradition, the Insignia VXR, which has just completed a final 10,000km shakedown at the Nrburgring in Germany, will demonstrate its Adaptive 4X4 chassis on Goodwood's hill climb course.
The Darien Jungle Shakedown Cruise" is the memoir of C.
USS Hawaii (SSN 776), the first Virginia-class boat to deploy, is currently at General Dynamics Electric Boat conducting a post-shakedown availability, which is an industrial activity availability assigned to correct deficiencies found during the shakedown cruise or to accomplish other authorized improvements.