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Wipeout

A significant loss on an investment. For example, a wipeout occurs if one buys a stock at $100 per share and the price later drops to $4. An investment is unlikely to recover from a wipeout.
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You owe it to the young people you serve to guide their social growth, to prevent accidental social wipe-outs, to help the dorky kids belong.
In its early days, (that's way, way back in the early 1990s) surfing the Net was an adventure filled with wipe-outs and rogue waves.
Belle Vue, who also lost reserve Jan Staechmann with a broken collar- bone in heat two, managed to stem the flow when Jason Lyons split Billy Hamill and Scott Robson in heat four, but a further two maximum wipe-outs left the Aces floundering at 29-7 after seven races.
Sports on UGV networks typically include extreme event content, spectacular wipe-outs, whacky people-related behavior.
Two complete wipe-outs, and just 49 overs last week, is the sum total of their action to date.
The Anglesey club have completed just three of their nine scheduled matches in the North Wales League Premier Division to date, with one abandonment and five total wipe-outs.
Events over the last 12 months, and the prospect of election wipe-outs in the future, have shown that our own political masters are on a shaky nail.
The Derby porcelain roses of the same period -early 19th century show an amazing amount of wiping out involving both ends of the brush and a tiny leather flap mounted on a handle that allowed for more variable wipe-outs.
Mobile users can access images of stunts, tricks and wipe-outs for the extreme sports snowboarding, skiing, surfing, BMX and skateboarding.
Asked for his views on the report compiled by ex-Welsh Office minister Lord Roberts into how the party pulls itself back from two successive wipe-outs in Wales at General Elections, Mr Duncan Smith appeared to back its draft proposal for an approved list of Welsh candidates.
ELMWOOD boss Jim Finlayson is running out of ideas to keep his players amused after two months of fixture wipe-outs.