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EXAMINERS, practice. Persons appointed to question students of law, in order to ascertain their qualifications before they are admitted to practice. Officers in the courts of chancery whose duty it is to examine witnesses, are also called examiners. Com. Dig. Chancery, P 1. For rules as to the mode of taking examinations, see Gresl. Eq. Ev. pt. 1, c, 3, s. 2.

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Hayward felt that life was full of ugliness, his soul revolted from the thought of affronting again the cynicism of examiners, and he saw something rather splendid in kicking away the ball which lay at his feet.
And now, when he related again the picturesque little anecdote about the examiner and his boots, he laughed.
It was the moment when they had passed successfully their first examination and left the seamanship Examiner with the little precious slip of blue paper in their hands.
He mailed the manuscript in a flat envelope, and addressed it to the editor of the SAN FRANCISCO EXAMINER.
Martin contented himself by picturing his brother-in-law's surprise on Sunday morning when he opened his EXAMINER and saw the article on the treasure-hunters.
Do you know that I am called Florian Barbedienne, actual lieutenant to monsieur the provost, and, moreover, commissioner, inquisitor, controller, and examiner, with equal power in provostship, bailiwick, preservation, and inferior court of judicature?
Now, in conducting a paper, 'The Examiner,' and in writing masterly political pamphlets, he found occupation for his tremendous energy and gave very vital help to the ministers.
The Principal Examiner will further appoint Examiners (not below the rank of Executive Engineer) in various subjects, who shall set the papers conforming to the standard and scope of prescribed syllabus, as followed in the Department.
But multiple interviews with examiners revealed that they were a pressurised lot, who had to conclude the exercise so that results are released on time.
The Principal Examiner would further appoint Examiners (not below the rank of XENs in various subjects, who would set the papers conforming to the standard and scope of prescribed syllabus.
If conducted properly, an examiner training can also assist in aiding examiners to understand certain product development challenges and the amount of innovation necessary to develop a commercial product.