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BOB

The ISO 4217 currency code for Bolivian Boliviano.
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Bob

ISO 4217 code for the second Bolivian boliviano. It was introduced in 1987, replacing the peso boliviano at a ratio of 1 million pesos to one boliviano. It is a floating currency.
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sod-cutting spade stakes, layout line and line level plumb bob protractor and pencil measuring tape right angle carpenter's angle crosscut saw hammer and 3" and 1 1/2 galvanized nails cordless drill/driver and 3" deck screws 8' to 12' step ladder or scaffolding roofing cement paint and brush MATERIALS:
Make a plumb bob line - a piece of string with a heavy object on the end, the height of your wall - so that you can hold it against the wall when you need to mark the wall with a pencil.
When the theodolite is levelled up, the spinner, which is suspended on the thin metal tape, hangs like a plumb bob and is constrained in the horizontal plane.
This view seems most consistent with the language of Payton that describes the crossing of the threshold as fourth amendment concern and avoids what one commentator characterized as the "plumb bob" approach to analyzing the entry question.(18)
Then the excavating crew would use a string line and plumb bob to determine the correct slope for the ditch so that the water would maintain the proper flow rate and direction.
About the present status of the structure, he said, when the position of columns was measured through plumb bob and other measuring instruments experts found the 33-foot tall structure with an equal size of plinth leaning seven inches towards the ground which was quite alarming.
A lead plumb bob from Cataractonium gives evidence for construction methods used within the town and was perhaps even used in the construction of Dere Street and other Roman roads at the site, giving us an insight into the engineering technologies of the time.
This technique is especially useful for vaulted or sloped ceilings, where locating light fixtures would require a plumb bob.
* A spirit-level, a plumb bob and St John the Baptist!
* A plumb bob or plumb line is a small, tapered, pointed weight suspended from cord.
Start by getting all your equipment together: wallpaper paste, bucket and wide brush, paper-hanging scissors and sponge, pasting table, plumb bob or spirit level, steel ruler and pencil, steps, tape measure and a trimming knife.