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Sinker

sinker

One who, or that which, sinks. Specifically:

A weight on something, as on a fish line, to sink it.

In knitting machines, one of the thin plates, blades, or other devices, that depress the loops upon or between the needles. Dividing sinker, in knitting machines, a sinker between two jack sinkers and acting alternately with them. Jack sinker. See Jack, Sinker bar. In knitting machines, a bar to which one set of the sinkers is attached. In deep well boring, a heavy bar forming a connection between the lifting rope and the boring tools, above the jars.


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... into all other areas of academic collaboration, and I did look at HR 6164, which tells us that Energy Dept and the NSF are hook line and sinker with the NIH. Well.... last time I checked, there are a LOT of things that affect our health. In fact, in the Anatomy and Physiology class I ...

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... into all other areas of academic collaboration, and I did look at HR 6164, which tells us that Energy Dept and the NSF are hook line and sinker with the NIH. Now, when did the NIH become our scientific answer to all things? And, they do have most of the Federal Science and medical monies. ...

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