balk


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balk

the term used in queuing analysis where a customer decides that a QUEUE is too long and decides to leave.
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That's it, come on!" came a third voice just then, and "Uncle's" red borzoi, straining and curving its back, caught up with the two foremost borzois, pushed ahead of them regardless of the terrible strain, put on speed close to the hare, knocked it off the balk onto the ryefield, again put on speed still more viciously, sinking to his knees in the muddy field, and all one could see was how, muddying his back, he rolled over with the hare.
The first was crushed by my father in the prisoner's cell, and this man is quite aware of it, for he himself wanted to get hold of it, and, being balked in his hope, he very nearly fell out with my father, who had been the cause of his disappointment.
More men began thrusting with more rods, but Alphonso was not to be balked. Sara saw him coming and screamed her shrillest and savagest at him.
In the future, the municipal environmental street for the Balk region will go to the Houtdijk site in Harich.
In the third inning, Jake Acosta scored on a balk. Justin Otis opened the scoring in the fourth with a double to left field that scored Zambrano and Martinez.
I'm not sure if you guys have spoken with Balk (Balkman) yet but Balk's pretty happy when he found out that PJ is coming because now he doesn't have to play the five and he can actually move back to his natural position which is the three which what he played in the NBA.,' Alapag said.
In the video provided by MLB.com (To view the play, go to MLB.com, May 1, KC @Bos: "Vazquez uses face mask, ruled as balk) the violation was not a balk.
Any speed advantage from moving the trigger finger forward "just far enough" is minor, and is not worth the effort of learning, or risking a balk. Failing to let the trigger reset can cost you a match--or get you killed.
"Outside of North America and most of Europe, particularly Northern Europe, there is lower intake than there should be for good bone health," said study lead author Ethan Balk.
ST PAT'S are sweating on international clearance for new signing Jordi Balk ahead of tomorrow's trip to Cork.
These include Rowley Lane, Pond Lane, Green Balk Lane and Little Lepton.
"I don't have a smartphone," wrote Alex Balk. "When I'm heading somewhere I have to plan my journey out in advance.