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PUER. In its enlarged sense this word signifies a child of either sex; though in its restrained meaning it is applied to a boy only.
     2. A case once arose which turned upon this question, whether a daughter could take lands under the description of puer, and it was decided by two judges against one that she was entitled. Dy. 337 b. In another case, it was ruled the other way. Rob. 33.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The event also served as an opportunity to recognize excellence through the annual PUE Awards, which work to build morale, motivation, and mutual respect among employees.
We constructed a physical large-scale cooling system using cooling devices such as general-purpose chillers, cooling towers, pumps, and fans; based on our experimental results and energy simulations, we confirmed that the proposed approach leads to an annual average PUE of less than 1.04.
Pue, who pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, was in tears when Liverpool Crown Court heard Mr Thompson suffered lifechanging injuries and spent two weeks in hospital.
A judge heard that remorseful Pue, who has no previous driving convictions, would "swap places with Mr Thompson in a heartbeat" and was in tears when reading of the harm he had caused.
Method of Calculating Vegetative PUE. The concept of vegetative PUE is proposed based on vegetative water-use efficiency (WUE) [29, 30].
All cases underwent wide excision of the lesion under general anaesthesia, followed by laparoscopy that served to confirm that PUE was not associated with pelvic endometriosis.
Rising energy costs are prompting data centers to search for alternative ways to lower their PUE and operating costs.
(3) As high as 18% of patients with acute ureteral obstruction also present with peri-renal urine extravasation (PUE).
Since 2004, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (China CDC) has conducted surveillance for pneumonia of unknown etiology (PUE) to facilitate timely detection of novel respiratory pathogens, such as severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and avian influenza.
The first block has six rooms with 520 sqm and a PUE (power usage effectiveness) of 1.25.