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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Employer demand for new workers fell back slightly last month, although some sectors such as manufacturing and insurance bucked the trend, according to new research.
Other telecoms fell back and included BT, down 3p at 265p, and its former mobile phone business, mmO2 off 1.
THE London market fell back in early trading today as tech stocks came under pressure.
This provided a weaker driving force for the Hadley circulation, and Chylek's calculations show that the warm, high-altitude tropical air may have reached latitudes of only 27 [degrees] before it fell back to Earth.
The Taiwan earthquake also had an impact on the market, as it forced spot market prices to treble in a matter of days, and although they fell back quite rapidly, once the full effect was known, the main impact was to accelerate the rate of rise of contract pricing.
Non-building construction, following the burst of activity reported in February, fell back 12 percent in returning to a more sustainable pace.
Now, second-quarter results are in from 320 custom plants, and it looks like rates fell back to about where they had been in the fourth quarter of '92.
After leading the pack for more than half the race, Schmitt fell back to second, retook the lead back on the next lap, and fought a fender-to-fender battle falling just short of victory at the checkered flag.
BUSINESS confidence among UK firms fell back in recent weeks, showing that the recovery from recession is likely to be "gradual and uneven", according to a report published today.
dollar fell back to the upper 106 yen level on Friday in New York, weighed by lower equity prices arising from continued recession worries.
The stock then cost only 10 cents a share, then rose to $85, then fell back to 14 cents.
The Hessian regiments under Rail and Lossberg tried to advance on Hamilton's position, but they broke and fell back in disarray as shot from the American artillery tore through their lines.