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Butt

An obsolete measure of volume equivalent to 126 gallons.
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It consisted of three plastic tubes 10 cm long (2) with analysable soil (1), which were densely closed from butt ends and were located between two metal plates (4 and 5), one of them being a heat exchanger or a heater (5).
Once the center of the timber is marked on the butt end of the log, measure half the diameter of the log and draw a line using a level.
The first approach was to alter the raw data files from the log sorting station to mimic the effects of the butt end reducer.
Area forests issue $5 orange tags that Christmas tree hunters are required to affix to the butt end of the sawed tree upon harvest.
They will spy on office workers nipping out for a quick ciggie and pounce with their fixed penalty tickets as soon as the butt end touches the pavement.
As the volume's author, Michael Archer, plots it, the tendency first showed up at the butt end of the '80s and burned out by about '96, though the influence of its lax affect is felt still.
He kicked the animal on the mouth and then beat it severely with the butt end of his whip.
Myhres smacked the butt end of his stick above Norstrom's right eye, opening a cut that took several stitches to close.
He fled when he was challenged and the couple went inside, but later Thompson turned up and threatened Mr Jakeman with the butt end of a broken snooker cue.
Once again, I check the acorn end for smoothness and roundness then the butt end is placed into a chuck machine which gives it its rounded bottom.
Arrange the span logs so that each butt end (the bottom half of the log) sits next to a top end.