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WINDOW. An opening made in the wall of a house to admit light and air, and to enable those who are in to look out.
     2. The owner has a right to make as many windows in his house when not built on the line of his property as he may deem proper, although by so doing be may destroy the privacy of his neighbors. Bac. Ab. Actions in general, B.
     3. In cities and towns it is evident that the owner of a house cannot open windows in the partition wall without the consent of the owner of the adjoining property, unless he possesses the right of having ancient lights. (q.v.) The opening of such windows and destroying the privacy of the adjoining property, is not, however, actionable; the remedy against such encroachment is by obstructing them, without encroaching upon the rights of the party who opened them, so as to prevent a right from being acquired by twenty years use. 3 Camp. 82.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The companions of my idle hours (and all my hours were idle just then) noticed my preoccupation and chaffed me about it in a rather obvious way.
Another farmer, Muhammad Hanif, said the Narowal district administration would ban burning of chaff after harvest in the past but now there is no such restriction.
Use hands to squeeze out as much milk from the chaff as possible.
In winter, green fodder is used with hay and chaff. On the other hand, veterinary experts said if the livestock farmers use silage instead of fodder, it would be more beneficial for the cattle and increase milk production.
In 2015, I started using biogas to power my chaff cutter.
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Nonetheless, for this particular study, there was a noticeable absence of chaff point creations and a method of matching.
"The chaff and flare-dispensing system has been mounted on all destroyers and warships which are equipped with missile-launchers, including Damavand destroyer," Sayyari said on Saturday.
Sayyari continued that chaff has been installed on all destroyers and missile launchers, including Damavand Destroyer.
With the explanations given by the creator of the system, the reasons why chaff launchers are not good enough to fool a modern incoming missile become easy to understand.
This much-overlooked optician's daughter from Swansea invented "Chaff" - the strips of aluminium foil used by RAF bomber crews to confuse radar-guided Nazi anti-aircraft guns.
"It's not too technically difficult to add a radar warning system on an aircraft, where a pilot in command could dispense chaff to defeat a radar-guided missile." While the lawmaker's claim might sound a little like science fiction, a number of airlines have already installed warning devices and countermeasures to deal with man portable surface-to-air missiles, or MANPADS.