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Adjust the resistance of these ankle weights by adding or removing the iron rods, which total between three to five pounds.
THE BEST ANKLE WEIGHTS FOR A SCULPTED LOWER BODYPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMSEPTEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
One of the darkest incidents of last year’s protests took place on July 21, when dozens of thugs armed with sticks and metal rods launched an indiscriminate attack on civilians at the suburban subway station of Yuen Long.
HONG KONG POLICE ARE REWRITING THE HISTORY OF AN INFAMOUS THUG ATTACK ON CIVILIANSMARY HUIAUGUST 27, 2020QUARTZ
Since then, Shapery has cited his partnership with Doug Manchester, a political lightning rod and donor to the mayor, as a major obstacle.
THE DEAL BEFORE THE 101 ASH ST. DEBACLE HELPS EXPLAIN HOW WE GOT HERELISA HALVERSTADT AND JESSE MARXAUGUST 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
They are so sensitive that a rod cell can detect a single photon of light — the smallest possible particle.
EXPLAINER: HOW OUR EYES MAKE SENSE OF LIGHTTINA HESMAN SAEYJULY 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
The retina’s rod cells aren’t part of the cone coloring system.
EXPLAINER: HOW OUR EYES MAKE SENSE OF LIGHTTINA HESMAN SAEYJULY 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
And there shall come forth a rod out of the root of Jesse, and a flower shall rise up out of his root.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
A connecting rod worked a balance-beam, which worked the air-pump, feed-pump, and plug-rod for moving the valves.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
A piece of iron sticking out from the cross-head carried the plug-rod for working the gear-handles.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Thereafter we were buffeted like chips in the swirling maw of a whirlpool; we fought our way rod by rod.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
This is a minute, slender rod, which lies within and between the pus-corpuscles (Fig. 125), and is negative to Gram's stain.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
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