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  • n. A bed comprising a top frame and mattress and another that can be collapsed and stashed beneath the first.


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  • For much of the movie, a Sin City-esque rain washes over a dystopian, mid-'80s New York City whose World Trade Center's twin towers control a skyline filled with Veight-logo'd zeppelins and his own corporate high-riser.

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  • On the Celtics 'ensuing possession, Pierce drove the middle of the lane and was able to score over 6-11 Erick Dampier and high-riser Jason Richardson.

    National Basketball Association - Warriors vs. Celtics

  • The Wolf banged on the metal door of Yeggy's apartment in a high-riser overlooking Biscayne Bay.

    The Big Bad Wolf

  • Iguodala is a terror in transition, perhaps the league's most underrated high-riser.

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  • But Johnson was the high-riser in the 2010 draft with every team? including the Sixers -- gushing over his workouts.

  • In each installment we'll ask industry experts to recommend two wines that are worth your cash - one will be a hotly-tipped, premium high-riser; the other a lesser-known (and much cheaper) dark horse.

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  • However, their application to remain in the UK had recently been refused and the family had been told that they had to leave their flat on the 15th floor of a 30-storey high-riser.

    RIA Novosti

  • Head coach Derek Dooley is a high-riser who might only be around one more year if his team is as good as expected. >

  • Cleveland - Tyson Jackson, DE, LSU, Senior: A high-riser on everybody's draft board, Jackson is capable of playing either the pass-rush defensive end spot or the outside linebacker position in Eric Mangini's 3-4 defense. News

  • (sore knee for Mike Dunleavy) and Atlanta Hawks (high ankle sprain for high-riser Josh Smith). News


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