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WEAR. A great dam made across a river, accommodated for the taking of fish, or to convey a stream to a mill. Jacob's Law Dict. h.t. Vide Dam.

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But can the colours tell us more about the wearer than they realise?
Siemens Hearing Instruments, Inc., offers a virtually invisible "open"-ear hearing instrument specifically designed to eliminate the "plugged-up" feeling some wearers experience.
A pink and red band worn together showed the owner was a straight, sexually available female Purple and white wristbands together showed the wearer was gay and attached.
The technology aims to prevent eye infections to the benefit of the world's 100 million contact lens wearers.
WRISTWATCHES could soon be watching over their wearers as well as telling the time.
It also includes a visor that can act as a "heads-up display monitor" equivalent to two 17-inch computer monitors in front of the wearer's eyes, said LeeAnn Barkhouse, a business liaison for the program.
The 090 rig is worn across the shoulders and anchors to the wearer's belt on the opposite side to provide a discreet, low-profile holster for under-jacket carry.
THIS Morning host Fern Britton flashed more than her usual smile when she picked up an award for spectacle wearer of the year.
Via sensors and the GPS, the monitor transmits the wearer's vital signs and location.
The collected trace evidence debris may also contain sufficient cellular material removed from an item to permit identification of the wearer of that item through DNA analysis.
STAINES superstar Ali G has been named hot favourite to win the Spectacles Wearer of the Year award.