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master

(1) Employer-employee law is sometimes called master-servant law.(2) A person appointed by a court to perform a specific function, such as to sell real estate that is in dispute or to assist with evidentiary issues or other duties. (The practice is rare in federal court, but very common in some state courts.)

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Sadly, with scholars like Lessig, Zittrain, and Wu dominating the academic discussion and producing books like The Master Switch, stasis and cybercollectivism may end up reigning supreme.
I should have realized the exterior-lights master switch was off.
The Power Window Master Switch in the involved vehicles may have been manufactured with insufficient lubricant grease.
Silver-nickel Master Switch could support power on and power off over 10000 times
The sliding electrical contact module in the driver's side Power Window Master Switch (PWMS) may experience a "notchy" or sticking feeling during operation.
Pull out the AUTO MASTER switch and turn it to the on (I symbol) position.
Honda said the recall was to fix a defective master switch, which could fire to break out in the window switches.
The new research implicates a gene called JAK2 that acts as a master switch, turning genes on or off.
Reich was an assembler at Line Master Switch Company before she retired in 1980.
org: Master switch necessary for life:Nemo is the name of a gene which regulates functions of the immune system.
Our bodies have a master switch - a fat controller.
Each room will have individual temperature control switches and a master switch to control lighting for the whole flat.