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Straight

Direct telephone line, compared to an outside line that requires a telephone number to be dialed.

Straight

Describing a phone that connects directly to one and only one other phone. One need not dial any number between straight phones.
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According to researchers at Stuttgart University, the tower will straighten another couple of millimeters and then begin to lean again, although much slower than previously, Mr.
The Pakistan spinner, who took 24 wickets in the 3-0 Test series whitewash of England, insists that, because of an old accident which means he cannot straighten his arm properly, extra leniency up to 23.
Anna Simon, Bristol STRAIGHTEN bent sewing needles by dipping them in hot water, straightening them with your fingers then tempering with cold water.
I have to straighten out my love life first get that on an even keel
Needle-nosed pliers are the tool most often used to straighten pins.
People (blacks, whites) always ask me why I don't straighten (relax) my hair, and in 2002/2003 I wrote this poem in response:
2 : to put in order <Please straighten up the room.
Straight & Easy is therefore ideal for helping women straighten their naturally wavy or curly tresses solely with the help of a blow dryer and a brush.
Then point it behind you to straighten the knee and lower the foot to the floor.
to straighten things out and clean up the report room so when the detectives arrived around 7 a.
Its nourishing ingredients gently smooth and straighten while adding shine.
People who constantly roll, straighten, or pull their hair when styling may be at risk for permanent hair loss, according to Dr.