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  • n. Plural form of lavatory.


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  • Hot air hand dryers, the kind used in lavatories of cheapskate businesses, do a lousy job.

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  • Alone, Declan found the door to the lavatories, searching until he located a sink that still pumped well water.

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  • They met up with Thad outside the lavatories, then the three emerged from the bunker into pouring rain and whipping winds.

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  • “Sick and shivery” (as Light imagines the nervous writer), Virginia decided to fire her the next day, but instead the Woolfs compromised again, hiring a char to do more of the rough work (cleaning lavatories).

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  • Ayckbourn recently mistook a burglar in his home for one of his regular flow of visitors, and was caught up in a brief but passionate debate over whether his theatre was as important as threatened local public lavatories.

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  • Why don't they just put meters on the facilities, including the lavatories, and issue cards to the astronauts and cosmonauts so that they can use any facility at any time? True or False

  • Gennady Padalka, a veteran Russian cosmonaut, says that space officials from Russia, the United States and other countries now require cosmonauts and astronauts to eat their own food and follow stringent rules on access to other facilities, including lavatories. True or False

  • Calixto Bieto, ENO, 2002The scene of 14 conspirators sitting on lavatories grabbed the headlines, but this updating to post-Franco Spain remains the most successful of Bieto's provocative productions seen in the UK.

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  • Mr. Shaw and other members of the production team made frequent visits to an area in California's Mojave Desert where old planes are retired to find parts of 707 jetliner aircraft, like window panels, galleys, seats and lavatories, says set decorator Jacqueline Jacobson.

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  • —Larger windows, electric sunshades and bidets in the lavatories are just a few of the features of the 787 Dreamliner that All Nippon Airways Co. passengers will experience starting next month as the first of the new Boeing Co. jets begins commercial service.

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