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Topic: Engagers

In the News (Tue 23 Apr 19)

  Bed frame with adjustable headboard engager or engager-extender - Patent 4354287
Each engager is provided with a vertical slot spaced from the hooks and the opposite vertical edge of the plate for receiving the end plate on the side rail to enable lateral adjustment of the engager in relation to the end plate and reversibility of the engager so that the hooks face upwardly or downwardly.
The engager as defined in claim 7 wherein said hook means includes a pair of hooks, said plate with the hooks thereon being reversible with the hooks facing upwardly to space the headboard from a floor surface or facing downwardly to firmly engage the headboard with the floor surface.
The engager as defined in claim 8 wherein said means on the engager plate includes a vertical slot slidably receiving the lateral end plate therethrough with the engager plate being adjustable to any position along the horizontal length of the end plate.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4354287.html   (2278 words)

 The Engagers
Recruitment for the Engager army was hampered by the opposition of senior Covenanters and the Kirk.
Badly led, untrained and ill-equipped, the Engager army was defeated by Cromwell at the battle of Preston in August 1648.
The defeat at Preston was followed by an uprising against the Engagers in the Scottish Lowlands known as the Whiggamore Raid.
www.british-civil-wars.co.uk /glossary/engager.htm   (695 words)

 Engagers - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The Engagers in Scottish history were a moderate faction of the Covenanter movement, who ruled Scotland during the Wars of the Three Kingdoms.
The Engagers sent an army to England to try and enfore this deal, but were routed by Cromwell at the battle of Preston in 1648.
The more radical Covenanters, known as the Kirk Party, insisted that any future deal with the King or other would have to include the public endorsment of their demands and not the secret promise of concessions in the future.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Engagers   (262 words)

 Scoliosis transverse traction assembly - Patent 4361141
A transverse hook for engaging the Harrington distraction rod threadably engages the transverse rod of the tensioning device.
Furthermore, although the present has been disclosed and discussed with particular regard to its exceptional advantages in terms of transverse traction devices for the correction of scoliotic curvature of the spinal column, it may be understood that each aspect of the invention may be employed in several surgical applications wherein engagement between rods is required.
In addition, it is contemplated that a separate locking nut may be located on the transverse rod 32 between the transverse hook 34 and the basket hook 31 to further lock in position the transverse hook 34 and/or to further hold the position of the basket hook 31.
www.freepatentsonline.com /4361141.html   (4332 words)

 Adjustable transverse connector with cam activated engagers - Patent 6887241
The extension of the rod engager into a rod opening may push a rod against a body of the transverse connector to form a frictional engagement between the transverse connector, the rod, and the rod engager.
The rod engagers may be used to attach rods that are positioned in the rod openings to the body of the transverse connector.
A surface of an elongated member opening, a contact surface of an engager, and/or an elongated member may be textured to inhibit movement of the transverse connector relative to the elongated member when a cam system couples the transverse connector to the elongated member. /6887241.html?highlight=5980521   (14556 words)

 U.S. Patent: 5121563 - Snap-it card display holder - *
An equal number of notch/engager pairs 30, 22 are situated about the periphery of the base panel 14 and are adapted for mating with the notch/engager pairs 30, 22 of the cover panel 24.
Engager 22 is a protrusion extending downwardly from the bottom surface 28 of the cover panel 24 or upwardly from the top surface 16 of the of the base panel 14.
Engager 22 is generally perpendicular to the plane of the panel from which it extends.
www.everypatent.com /comp/pat5121563.html   (3296 words)

 Air shaft   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The shaft of claim 1 wherein said core engager comprises a core engagement button extending through an opening in the wall of said body, and including means providing an annular seal surrounding said button and sealingly engaging the periphery of said button and said wall of said body, and biasing said button radially inwardly.
The expansible shaft of claim 1 including a plurality of said core engaging sections and a plurality of said retracting sections, and wherein said rod is operatively connected to all of said sections.
The shaft of claim 15 wherein each of said cams is slidably mounted on said rod, and is coupled to said rod by a coupling member fixed to said rod and engaging the end of said cam opposite the spring engaging said cam.
www.well.com /~ulee/snowboard_front_foot_snow_shield/air_shaft.html   (554 words)

 Particular occupations: casual journalists - employer guidance
Engagers should seek professional advice in relation to other areas of the law (for example, employment rights legislation and vicarious liability) because different considerations may apply.
As engager you may need to ask journalists about their other work to enable you to decide their employment status.
Where that happens, you should keep a record of what is said to you or ask the journalists for a written statement of their particular circumstances.
www.hmrc.gov.uk /manuals/esmmanual/esm4183.htm   (505 words)

 Engagers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Although condemned by the Covenanters the `Engagers` as they became known, raised an army under the Duke of Hamilton and a cess was imposed to pay for it.
The ministers and the Presbyteries, especially from Clydesdale, Carrick and Cunningham joined with Fife Covenanters to oppose the war and the inevitable levies for men to fight it The encounter at Mauchline Muir was a consequence of this policy.
The Engagers with only about 10,000 men - who were mostly undisciplined, untrained, and with insufficient arms and support - headed south, The Duke of Hamilton entered Carlisle on 8 July 1648 and was joined by Langdale with some 3,600 better equipped Englishmen.
www.thereformation.info /engagers.htm   (1193 words)

 Engagers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Not all Covenanters agreed with The Engagement and a large faction known as the Kirk party, strongly influenced by Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquess of Argyll were opposed, because King Charles refused to take the Covenant personally and they feared he would not honour the agreement if he were restored to power.
However the faction which supported The Engagement, known as The Engagers, outmaneuvered the Kirk party and organised an expeditionary army.
Neither of the more experienced Scottish Generals, Lord Leven or David Leslie, were willing to lead the army as they sided with Argyll, so the command was given to the less experienced Duke of Hamilton.
www.tocatch.info /en/Engagers.htm   (437 words)

 Marlonbrando engaging in oral sex   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
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marlonbrando-engaging-in-oral-sex.romey-siray.kareh.org   (479 words)

 Detailed guide to determining status: regular working for one engager
If that individual then begins to work virtually full-time for one engager the series of separate contracts with that engager may end and be replaced by a contract of employment.
Bear in mind though that someone starting in business may in practice work for the same engager under a series of contracts because he or she is unable to obtain contracts elsewhere.
If he or she continues to work in that vein but only manages to obtain work for part of the time through short-term contracts from one engager, the fact that only one engager is involved would not necessarily mean those engagements are employments.
www.hmrc.gov.uk /manuals/esmmanual/esm1095.htm   (296 words)

 Class Definition for Class 212 - TRAVERSING HOISTS
Those which specifically claim a self-loading engager (e.g., bucket, fork, grab, magnet, etc.) which is not suspended by a flaccid member.
Those which claim the vehicle portion of a vehicle-mounted hoist which is disclosed solely for loading or unloading the vehicle, with the exception of those patents claiming means to facilitate assembly and disassembly of the traversing hoist from the vehicle (Class 212, subclasses 180+).
Apparatus wherein an elongated flexible means is provided in addition to the load-supporting flexible member for pulling the load horizontally across a supporting surface to the vicinity of the load support, the load contacting the supporting surface as it is pulled to the load support.
www.uspto.gov /go/classification/uspc212/defs212.htm   (4069 words)

 Jon Western, "Sources of Humanitarian Intervention: Beliefs, Information, and Advocacy in the U.S. Decisions on Somalia ...
The central challenge to selective engagers came from liberal humanitarianists who filled the ranks of humanitarian and human rights non-governmental organizations and who supported military intervention to provide humanitarian relief to aggrieved populations and to stop or prevent atrocities perpetrated against civilians.
The pressure on the selective engagers in the wake of the camp disclosures in early August was particularly intense.
On Bosnia, the selective engagers in the administration continued their public strategy to downplay the magnitude of the violence and characterize the conflict as one of ancient blood feuds.
mywebpages.comcast.net /lionelingram/Jon_Western.htm   (9166 words)

 99 Conti and Kolody
Engagers are passionate learners who operate from the affective domain with a love for learning and who learn best when actively engaged in the learning in a meaningful manner.
On the Sensing-Intuition index, the Navigators (81.9) were strong on the Sensing side of the scale while the Problem Solvers (98.1) and the Engagers (95.2) were near the midpoint but also on the Sensing side of the scale.
The Problem Solvers are similar to the Engagers on Intuition and Perception, but they tend to rely more on making logical connections like the Navigators than on subjective feelings like the Engagers.
www.edst.educ.ubc.ca /aerc/1999/99conti.htm   (2444 words)

 National Committee on American Foreign Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
The engagers add that today Khatami is locked in a dangerous fight with the religious conservatives and other anti-American elements who are blocking his reforms and opposing his openings to the West.
The engagers are confident that the inclusion of Iran in the coalition would be very helpful in achieving a final victory over international terrorism and in ending the economic difficulties that beset the United States.
Not only has the camp of "engagers" increased its ranks, but an American-Iranian lobby that is in contact with President Khatami's government, as well as some "engagers" in U.S. business and academic circles, is working to broaden such initiatives.
www.ncafp.org /projects/MiddleEast/IranUSmar02.htm   (4152 words)

 jobespresso - Promoting individual jobs for London and the South-East to commuters and train customers on the South ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Engagers have set out to be a true ‘ONE STOP SHOP SOLUTIONS’ PROVIDER’ specialising in the provision of personnel recruitment and consultancy services.
Engagers prides itself on its ability to work for our clients.
As professionals, we accept an assignment in the knowledge that our role is to minimize your workload, and provide you with a bespoke, on time service.
www.jobespresso.com /agencies/engagers.html   (181 words)

 Engagers specialise in recruiting personnel at all levels, along with providing support.
Engagers specialise in recruiting personnel at all levels, along with providing support.
Our consultancy packages are, we believe, unusual, if not to say unique, in that they are tailored to meet small and medium companies primarily in the Sussex area offering advice on employment law, health and safety at work and quality assurance.
We are also an accredited member of REC, the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, which means we understand the key qualities that lead to successful recruitment from both the employers and employees perspective.
www.edenbridgetown.com /business/recruitment/engagers.shtml   (180 words)

 1648: The Second Civil War: Battle of Preston
The Engager army that finally marched into Cumberland on 8 July was undermanned and very poorly equipped.
Although the Engagers were expected to attempt to force their way into Yorkshire, Hamilton eventually decided to march south through Lancashire, intending to join up with Lord Byron who was attempting to incite a Royalist uprising in north Wales.
But by the time the Engagers finally marched south from Cumberland and Westmorland, Lieutenant-General Cromwell was on his way up to Yorkshire from Pembroke.
www.british-civil-wars.co.uk /military/1648-preston.htm   (1180 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
Engagers are trying to introduce you to something good, while Discerners are trying to protect you from something bad.
Engagers will give a lot more space to fiction, while Discerners will be more interested in testing the spirits of nonfiction.
Engagers think discerners are calling the shots in the evangelical world, while discerners see themselves as the lone knee that hasn't bowed to Baal in a subculture full of engagers.
www.jmarkbertrand.com /2006/03/engagers-discerners.htm   (342 words)

 ACTRA - National   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-25)
July 20, 2004 - In the recent negotiation of the new National Commercial Agreement (NCA), ACTRA proposed, as it had successfully done in the IPA negotiations last May, that the engager contribution to insurance be increased by 1 point, giving members a 33% increase in insurance contributions (from 3% to 4%).
The engagers' response was unprecedented, alarming and inappropriate.
In the end, the engagers recognized this and accepted an ACTRA proposal to have all insurance and retirement plan contributions, including the equalization payments, paid directly to ACTRA rather than to AFBS.
www.actra.ca /actra/control/hotnews1?category=hn&id=10329   (428 words)

 [No title]
A qualitative study of the meaning and motivation of the makers and decorators of cakes was conducted.
Twelve informants, identified as casual, avid, or expert engagers in the occupation of cake decorating, were interviewed using a semi-structured interview format.
The purpose of the study was to determine the satisfaction and meaning experienced by the engagers in this rather unusual, yet not uncommon, occupation.
ot.creighton.edu /OTResearchDay/program/Scheerer.doc   (331 words)

 Hypermedia Joyce Studies: Erik Roraback
For one thing, the Wake invites new modalities of movement from its engagers, forms of mobility that exceed dominating and appropriating interpretive moves.
Yet this reading remains somewhat reductive in ignoring the notion of textual play from Joyce's reader, the engager who collides with the Joycean text in a fruitful way for her own creative counter-signatures.
But Bersani is right in implying that Joyce's compositional mobilities and contents invest in the idea of a work that might somehow redeem the reader's lack of cultural knowledge.
www.geocities.com /hypermedia_joyce/roraback.html   (3071 words)

 Chinese Twins - By William Saletan - Slate Magazine
In the spy plane standoff that ended this morning, the hawks and engagers were at each other's throats again.
The latest charade began Friday, when the Weekly Standard editorial, co-authored by editor Bill Kristol, denounced "the profound national humiliation that President Bush has brought upon the United States" by expressing his regret at the death of a Chinese pilot in the spy plane incident.
Constructive engagers, alluding to polls, warned that their pragmatism might be overwhelmed by American nationalism.
www.slate.com /id/104196   (1935 words)

 Les Engagers
At the beginning of each new season, the voyageurs would assemble at their company and recruit new canoe mates.
These new mates went by the name of "Engager" until they made their first trade.
In our crew, Les Engagers are those that have yet to be invested into the group.
voyageurcrew.netfirms.com /engager.html   (194 words)

 washingtonpost.com: A Lesson From the East
The engagers want to expand the private economy so that government coercive power will reach fewer people in ways that matter.
The engagers want to reduce the cost and risk to individuals who dissent, while the punishers want to raise the costs to China's elites of continuing repressive conduct.
The hostage metaphor is certainly persuasive, yet I saw no hostage in despair when I talked to Mr.
dhfeld.people.wm.edu /LessonfromtheEast.html   (748 words)

 Family Magazine > Parenting Tips > Children's Eye Care Center: Saving Your Sight Summer Activities Bring Possibilities ...
Conflict engagers, once they discover their differences, begin trying to persuade their partner, each arguing for their own point of view.
Essentially, the conversation begins for conflict engagers where it ends for conflict avoiders.
Engagers are more interested in one another’s conversation, laughed more, and displayed more joy than avoiders.
www.familiesonthego.org /Parenting_Tips/Articles/PT0023.htm   (510 words)

 Covenanter - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although a rising of militants in Lanarkshire and Ayrshire was defeated at the Battle of Mauchline Muir, the delays and disruption caused forced Hamilton to begin his march into England with an army well under the strength anticipated.
In mid-August, the Engagers were cut to pieces by Cromwell at the Battle of Preston.
After the defeat of the Engagers and other royalist risings in the Second Civil War, the radicals decided to put the king on trial for his life.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Covenanter   (9333 words)

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