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the standard monetary unit of the UK. See CURRENCY. STERLING.

pound

the standard CURRENCY unit of the UK and a number of other countries, mainly current and former members of the British Commonwealth. When used in international transactions, the UK pound is referred to as STERLING to distinguish it from other country's pounds, such as the Lebanese or Egyptian pound.
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However, many local minimums of the energy functional might be simultaneously introduced by this localization property, which means that the LBF model might be sensitive to initial curve, and inappropriate initial curve might lead to the failure of segmentations.
BEIRUT: Te head of the Internal Security Forces (ISF), Major-General Ashraf Rifi, met with Lebanese Basketball Federation (LBF) president Pierre Kakhia on Thursday in order to discuss possible security measures to be taken at LBF stadiums and events for the remainder of a closely fought Finals series.
The 2004 LBF was the most high profile in the event's history, with appearances buy actor Ewan McGregor, glamour model Jordan and singer Aled Jones boosting its media and consumer appeal, reports The Bookseller.
The new Synergie 1000 provides users who test elastomers, textiles, thermoplastics, and other materials at forces as high as 5 kN (1100 lbf) with a small, low-cost alternative to twin screw technology, MTS says.
LBF will pay a distribution of USD0.0300 per share; DHG will pay USD0.0675 per share; KMM will pay a distribution of USD0.0350 per share; KTF will pay USD0.0700 per share; KST will pay a distribution of USD0.0400 per share; and KSM will pay a distribution of USD0.0575 per share, all unchanged from the previous monthly distribution.
The advanced MX platform delivers a family of 30 actuators and provides increased bending moment and load capability, offering a range of 35 lbf to 2,583 lbf (Fz), with auxiliary carriers available for double the load capacity.
The eXpert 560x, eXpert 760x and eXpert 26xx (also available in a floor configuration) feature capacities ranging from 1 kN (225 lbf.) to 150 kN (33,000 lbf.).
The new single-column eXpert 5601QP from Admet Inc., Norwood, Mass., accepts standard fixturing and has a load capacity of 100 lbf (500 N).
Said to be ideal for handheld or test stand applications, the Chatillon DFE digital force gauge is available with capacities from 2 lbf. to 500 lbf.