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Nail

A unit of length equivalent to 2.25 inches.
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JOHN ARNE RIISE has admitted that he will have to raise his standards if he wants to nail down a place in the Liverpool team.
The aim is to nail down the identity and properties of this new entity.
It was only when a window almost fell on top of a teacher that they sent workmen out to nail down the windows.
The six foot plus forward has been struggling to nail down a permanent place with Tyrone lately.
A time when lenders must set up an instantaneous pre-approval system to nail down the loan before anyone else does," says Politis.
Some dancers live with a partially torn nail by avoiding pointe for a few days and thereafter taping the loose nail down with a Band-Aid (only the non-sticky part should touch the nail, please) until a new nail plate forms underneath, which often takes at least three months.
The adjustable depth of drive nose piece assures proper nail down with varying materials.
and Adam Dunn with one out in the ninth, Saito struck out both of them to nail down his 11th save in 11 opportunities this season.
To nail down BRCA1's action, the researchers purified copies of the protein.
The correctives suggested in this book are difficult to nail down.
The tight availability of drilling rigs, supply vessels and well head equipment are some of the most important items that we are working to nail down with potentially significant lead times.
The cellar-dwelling Padres sank deeper into the abyss after their last 19 hitters went down in order, and Baez needed just four pitches to nail down his seventh save with a perfect ninth.