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SLAB

abbreviation for SCOTTISH LEGAL AID BOARD.
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Sal, age 19 and nicknamed Slabby for his movie star good looks deciphers code out of the Navy's radio shack on a minesweeper in the Pacific.
On the range-topper wood effect trim also breaks up the slabby effect of the dark coloured dashboard.
Couple consistency with ideal geology - rivers that sculpt the sandbars on beaches, slabby reefs that jut from cliffs - and you have surf nirvana.
As previously mentioned, Lumwana shares some common traits with Kansanshi, including coping with pervasive pit water problems and slabby, troublesome rock; installation of a trolley-assist system to increase haulage efficiency while cutting costs; and a reliance on Sandvik drilling equipment.
Half an hour before the Abbaye she leads Prohibit out into the sunlight, his slabby muscles sliding over each other as he swaggers along, a heavyweight contender walking the pimp roll, moving loosely, fluidly, brandishing his power like a flag, a small miracle of controlled aggression.
On similar routes, we managed 61.1 in the Fabia, almost the same in the Octavia at 61.2, 57.4 in the Superb and 52.9 in the Yeti which is hampered by its slabby design.
David Frith shows some dramatic, slabby stoneware bottles and a variation on a long line of tall jugs, but the work of his I would have most liked to take home is a large platter in a subtle range of greys and browns, with contrasting rough and shiny glazes.
It was very different for Lotus with its slabby roofline, but it never had the old Elan glam..
The impactor's two-stage crushing action produces a considerable amount of product even on the first pass, with reduction ratios up to 30:1, even when handling large and slabby feed materials.
papers seems "slabby," their very appeal to fairness "fraudulent," their overall tone "insular" and "self-important," and thus peculiarly ill-suited to absorb and respond to the anarchic, global to-and-fro of the Internet.
Whereas the old Vectra, the car famously shot to bits by Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear, was a car that had more going against it than for it the new car had the whole confident saloon thing pretty much down, it just seemed a little bit slabby looking.