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  • While not strictly a meat-and-potatoes guy, he felt more comfortable with a meal he could recognize, like the week­day special at Uncle Sally's Galley, not something tiny and exotic, wrapped in dainty strands of imported grass.
  • Each cable has 19 strands of 278 parallel steel wires, 7 B.W.G.
  • Using these buoys to guide the direction of tow, a grapnel, a species of fivepronged anchor, attached to a strong compound rope formed of strands of steel and manila, is lowered to the bottom and dragged at a slow speed, as it were ploughing a furrow in the sea bottom, in a line at right angles to the cable route, until the behaviour of the dynamometer shows that the cable is hooked.
  • Traversing the cavity of the proboscis are muscle-strands inserted into the tip of the proboscis at one end and into the septum at the other.
  • "Ah, madam, it is a great sacrament," replied the priest, passing his hand over the thin grizzled strands of hair combed back across his bald head.
 

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