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Boll

An obsolete Scottish unit of dry volume. For beans, grass seed, peas, rye, salt, and wheat, one boll was approximately equivalent to 145.145 liters. For barley, malt, and oats, however, it was approximately equivalent to 211.664 liters.
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People understand that, if the Boule does not do it, who will?
GTAT went bankrupt after an attempt to create and run a factory with 2,000 of its furnaces that failed to produce boules of 262 kg without cracking for Apple's mobile devices.
If a game is really close, it's not unusual to see a team huddled around the boules, figuring out who should take on the task of trying to move one boule or another.
The boule closest to the target determines which team scores for that round.
Unlike the old equitrack at Lingfield, most horses act on P olytrack and, mindful of the fact that Boule d'Or is quite versatile as regards ground on turf, it is worth taking the chance that he can cope with it now, as he definitely has the form to win.
And although Boule himself strongly objected, the stooped, slouching, shuffling Neanderthal became a favourite theme for artist's reconstructions, such as the statue in front of the National museum of prehistory at Les Eyzies or Kupka's often-reprinted painting of the beastly savage (FIGURE 2).
The discovery of Boule offers a better understanding of male infertility, a potential target for a male contraceptive drug and gives a new direction for future development of pesticides or medicine against infectious parasites or carriers of germs.
Ptanque (pronounced pay-TONK) - a competitive sport played in more than 85 countries - is a traditionally French boules game similar to lawn bowling or bocce ball.
a leading vertically integrated provider of sapphire substrates and products, announced today it will exhibit large diameter sapphire products for LED wafer production, including the 200 kg sapphire Super Boule, at the upcoming LED Japan/Strategies in Light Conference in Yokohama, Japan, held on September 16 and 17, 2009.
The Blewbury trainer had gone five weeks without a winner, but that all changed when Frankie Dettori delivered the 11-2 chance with a late challenge that saw the tough eight-year-old land the Group Three prize by a neck from Boule D'Or.
Opposition to Lights Out, whose nine career wins include the Norwegian Derby, Norwegian St Leger and Danish St Leger, could include Compton Bolter, Boule d'Or and St Petersburg.
Viewers who followed the subtitles on Ceefax during Portugal's clash with Poland found the East European country was renamed Holland while the ball became a boule.