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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Conversely, if the adjustment falls short, debt would continue its rise, further weakening sovereign creditworthiness.
In reply comments to the FCC, ALTS, the leading national trade association representing facilities-based competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) said that SWBT's performance falls short of the minimum performance standards recently set by the FCC in its order on Bell Atlantic's application to enter the long distance market in New York.
PC enthusiasts (Windows CE falls short, still), engineers and designers who need big power in small packages.
The sculpture's performance falls short of perfection because sound in the forbidden frequencies still traverses the artwork from certain angles.
The election must be filed in two places: at the appropriate IRS Service Center; and with either the entity's required tax return for the initial election period, or if the entity falls short of a filing requirement, with any director or individual owner's tax return for the period in which the election is filed.
But while the collective victories of Scott Benson, Robert Lilligren, and Gary Schiff for city council; Rod Kreuger for library board; and Wally Swan for estimate and taxation board are a first for Minneapolis--which before this year has had only one openly gay city council member in its history--some residents say the reconfigured city council still falls short when it comes to diversity.