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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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They have been manufacturing Gaskets and Ring Shims since the company was established in 1947.
However, I am a bit worried because, as you know, and as the viewers know, Turkey has been labeled by Reporters Without Borders as the largest prison for journalists," Shim said.
Emadi went on to say that Shim had called her bosses on Friday to express concerns she may be arrested because of the constant harassment and accusations of espionage.
And finally, nail the shims into place using three 2-in.
Once the flies were starved and not receiving the insulin and nutritional signaling, all the blood stem cells were gone," Shim said.
The researchers are approaching diamond percentages that can be as high as 85 percent, in a shim less than 250 [micro] in thickness.
Shim also predicted a rise in "iTravellers" who embrace location-based social networking websites such as foursquare and gowalla, which can be accessed on iPhones and BlackBerrys.
On Tuesday, prosecutors filed capital-murder charges against Shim, 39, and Steve Kwon, 37, of Los Angeles, the alleged accomplice, in the June 23 death of Young Hwa Park, 39, and the three others.
Among the men with any degree of ED, 38% of those with thyroid dysfunction had SHIM scores of 10 or less, indicative of severe ED, compared with 25% of the controls.
No 2 is correct, A shim is a thin strip of wood or metal.
Macintyre and Thoms [5] demonstrated features as small as 50 nm pillars using a titanium shim and polystyrene (PS).
Shim and his students noticed that when riders manage to pick up speed, they tend to shift their weight forward.