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CORD, measures. A cord of wood must, when the wood is piled close, measure eight feet by four, and the wood must be four feet long. There are various local regulations in our principal cities as to the manner in which wood shall be measured and sold.

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Cho was also convicted of seriously injuring two employees of a sex-related shop he owned in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, between 1995 and 1996 by burning their hands and backs with lit cigarettes and whipping them with electric cord.
Fifty years ago the only respectable musician who used an electric cord was the guitarist Les Paul.
Our newest product offering, the AccuMax[TM] Self-Adjusting Pressure Relief System incorporates the best qualities of both powered and nonpowered therapeutic support surfaces to create a pressure-relieving environment previously considered impossible without an electric cord.
Foot-operated controls, a retractable electric cord, and an on-off switch on the pistol grip permit operation without having to bend down to the cannister.
In "General Electricks," for example, Deelder explores the savings that would result if executioners simply supplied each victim with a headset, placed the victim on an aluminum water closet, and asked the victim to plug the electric cord in a socket.
Wall packs fall into the first category Essentially an electric cord attached to a small, black-box transformer that plugs into the wall, these units allow battery-powered radios, tape recorders, and other appliances to run off household current.
The puppy had been shocked by biting an electric cord.
The test car had an electric cord and socket painted on its flanks and other gaudy graphics; otherwise it looked like a Metro that had lost its exhaust pipe on a rock.
This unit is portable, but requires an electric cord and flat surface over 1-1/8 in.
The Spinbrush battery-powered or Spinbrush[R] SONIC battery-operated toothbrushes do not have a charging base with an electric cord and plug and are not subject to this recall.
com/news/local-news/crime/man-who-killed-mother-with-hammer-sentenced-to-life-in-prison_08485925) Corpus Christi Caller , 18-year-old Kevin said that he had initially tried killing his mother, Kimberly Hill, with an electric cord from a games console.
The power washing equipment requires one electric cord and is available with support for either a 440-volt or 220-volt power.