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RACK, punishments. An engine with which to torture a supposed criminal, in order to extort a confession of his supposed crime, and the names of his supposed accomplices. Unknown in the United States.
     2. This instrument, known by the nickname of the Duke of Exeter's daughter, was in use in England. Barr. on the Stat. 866 12 S. & R. 227.

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Interlocking bumpers on the front and back of the racks snap together, providing further stability.
TITLE: President of the Rack Manufacturer's Institute; vice president of sales for Hannibal Industries
Micronic's durably constructed thick-walled Arctic Rack-24 is a new rack and cover enabling high integrity sample storage at ultra low (cryogenic) temperatures over extended periods of time.
An obvious, and rather straightforward, implementation would be to install heat exchangers on all racks.
Tools Shower rack kit Screws and plugs (should come provided with set) 18V drill driver 3mm drill bit Screwdriver bit Pencil or marker Find your location and mark the shower wall surface where you need to drill.
Figure 1 illustrates the hypothetical interaction between the server fan and the system resistance offered by the racks.
One such cost is for replacing forklift-damaged pallet racks, especially with open column, bolt-together storage racks.
With the majority of structural failures resulting from a lift truck collision or through misuse and overloading, facilities should establish an ongoing safety mindset, suggests John Nofsinger, managing director of the Rack Manufacturer's Institute (RMI, 704-676-1190, www.
Cookware racks are certainly not a new invention; in fact, they've been in use for over 300 years.
By the nature of their portability, such racks are said to allow the user to maximize storage density (like a drive-in or flow rack), or to maximize selectivity (like traditional selective pallet racks), or anything in between, all with the same rack, according to the company.
From that determination cascades a series of specifications: the material and style of racks, pick systems, ancillary material handling.