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  • Those who fret about China's business rise and America's decline might note this diversion of talent away from envelope-pushing toward development back-filling.

    Among China's Up-and-Comers

  • Demographically, some less-endowed agencies are desperately trying to achieve parity by back-filling vacancies left open by an aging workforce of retiring baby-boomers.

    Fertile Ground--Boards that Work

  • And we might see some back-filling of some rain into parts of Chicago.

    CNN Transcript Jul 22, 2009

  • Context One's team of expert diggers will continue to sift through the remains and record its findings for at least two weeks before back-filling the trenches to protect the ancient ruins.

    13th century fortifications found in Bridgwater

  • As a back-filling exercise, it seems redundant; as an effort to continue the graying of Xavier's character, it seems likewise pleonastic given recent stories in the various books.

    What I bought – 27 February 2008 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • "I have no complete indications yet about back-filling," NATO Secretary-General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer told a news conference after allied defense ministers met in Brussels, using the military term for replacing departing troops.

    Afstan: Donors, Brits, US Marines, Italians, and winning

  • Smooth Transitions His strategy is three-pronged: "back-filling" a position while an employee is absent; cross-training others on the employee's job; or hiring an outside contractor to do the work.

    Longer Tours Take Their Toll

  • Second, consider back-filling to only 1/2 of the height of the wall and provide surface drainage at that height, ala the Alaska solution - this might also give you an opportunity to break out additional windows for better natural light and ventilation.

    Water proofing an underground casita

  • Chan Ho Park and Keith Foulke dug an early hole that I have been back-filling with the efforts of Rodrigo Lopez and Oliver Perez to no avail.

    USATODAY.com - Things to remember from September

  • This, however, also poses problems as the clays are expansive, a difficulty which can only be overcome by over-excavation and back-filling with non-expansive material prior to lining, a costly procedure for drainage channel construction.

    Chapter 14

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