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Shimming

The act or practice of a broker or dealer stealing a few cents (or the equivalent) from a client while conducting a trade. Shimming results in a small gain for the broker or dealer, but, with volume, may add up to a significant amount. Shimming is illegal in most jurisdictions.
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Caption: Imirie Shim: Simply a rectangular frame of wood, about % of an inch high, with an entrance hole cut into one end.
In response to Shim's accusations, South Korean authorities on Wednesday promised to strengthen sporting penalties for sexual offenders.
A spokesperson for Stephens Gaskets explained, "We are excited to be able to offer this comprehensive range of high quality, durable shim washers to offer significant improvement in performance to every piece of machinery that uses these small but essential components.
In a televised report days before she was killed, Shim said, "I am very surprised at this accusation [of espionage].
Shim and Irish were stationed in Suruc to cover the ongoing conflict in Kobani.
Before installing any shims, remove the plug that holds the door slab in place, and make sure the door opens and closes properly.
But a source familiar with the talks says Shim asked for a binding assurance for more than $60 million, something the studios can't do because they can't project their slates that far ahead.
The latest releases of many major Linux distributions now include a bootloader or a shim of some sort to work with UEFI, including Ubuntu 12.10 and Fedora 18.
The Korean noodle brands were Nong Shim Neoguri Mild, Nong Shim Big Bowl Noodle Shrimp, Nong Shim SaengSaengUdon Bowl Noodles, Nong Shim SaengSaenUdon, Nong Shim Neoguri Hot and Nong Shim Neoguri Hot Multi.
That insulin was taken up by the blood stem cells, as were amino acids found in the fly blood, said Ji Won Shim, a postdoctoral fellow in Banerjee's lab and first author of the study.
The research is focused on producing a silver-diamond thermal shim of unprecedented thinness - 250 [micro] or less.
Googling a runner Shim Sham 4.15 Newmarket The Shim Sham Shimmy, to give it its full nme, is a tap dance routine usually accompanied by a swing number.