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Boll

An obsolete Scottish unit of dry volume. For beans, grass seed, peas, rye, salt, and wheat, one boll was approximately equivalent to 145.145 liters. For barley, malt, and oats, however, it was approximately equivalent to 211.664 liters.
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As negotiations proceeded, and Apple disclosed that the iPhone would have a larger display screen, it became clear that GTAT would have to increase its boule size to 260 kg to be economically feasible.
I think there's a bit of misunderstanding about how the Boule operates," said Jackson.
When the round ends, the team with the closest boule to the cochonnet gets a point for that, and more points if it also has additional boules that also are closer than the other team's efforts.
Boule goes on to examine how OST relates to unconferences and examines common elements from successful unconferences.
Teams consist of six boules, in either doublette formation (two players with three boules each) or as triplettes (three players with two).
According to today's interim financial report, Boule Diagnostics' revenues grew 10.
Si la premiere boule tiree du pot C est B, l'equipe tiree du B jouera le 1er match a domicile et l'equipe tiree du pot A jouera le deuxieme match a domicile.
As Boule points out, however, Black Americans are still very much under-represented in our major political institutions.
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Normand Boule, an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation at the University of Alberta.
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There, one of the passengers, the eponymous Boule de Suif (Elisabeth Rousset), is propositioned by a Prussian officer.