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BUTT. A measure of capacity, equal to one hundred and eight gallons. See Measure.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Data input: the number of moisture content profiles; values of humidity for each profile from a cold butt end to the tube middle; time formation of each profile [t.sub.i]; values of humidity at cold and hot butt ends of a tube; values of temperature at cold and hot butt ends of a tube with the studied soil.
1 Move your bottom hand up off the butt end of the stick and hold the top hand closer to the throat.
Go back to the butt end and look up the trunk to see if the log is bowed.
Too often real estate gets caught at the butt end of great economic cycles.
A cigarette is held by a tube, then a syringe is attached to its butt end which then extracts one draw of smoke every minute and passes the smoke through a pad.
With a butt end glass breaker, the Buri is also a rescue knife for emergencies.
(2) While the knifes tang will determine the butt end of the template, you'll have to commit a bit more thought and care into crafting a symmetrical, eye-pleasing blade end design.
The spoon body is biased in the butt end with a slight bulge on the mirror side that adds weight so it settles butt first.
When you arrive home, place the tree (butt end in a bucket of water) in the shade, out of the wind until you are ready to bring it inside.
They then hit him with what would appear to be the butt end of a shotgun.
If you fall into any of these categories, try the following: make sure the butt end of the grip sits lower in your palm (aligned more inside/ behind the knuckle line).