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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In printing, said of an arrangement of pages for presswork by which two copies in duplicate can be printed together on the same sheet by the same operation. This method utilizes a large machine lessens the number of impressions, and saves needless presswork.

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  • Either way, Joel Peralta escaped the two-on, one-jam the gaffe created with a strikeout and a pop-up.

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  • In the top of the seventh, Ross Detwiler ran into his first trouble, allowing three hits and a run before escaped a two-on, one-out jam with a K and a flyout.

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  • Third Ward Alderman Stephanie Kifowit also took shots at Mayor Tom Weisner, in what was at times a two-on one battle, by promising to rid the city of it's strong mayor and chief of staff philosophy by hiring a full-time city administrator to handle the daily duties of the city and "rid the mayor's office of politics."

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  • They had shots at five Cincinnati relievers and couldn't score against any of them, including winning pitcher Nick Masset, who entered the game with an unsightly 11.45 ERA yet threw two scoreless innings Monday, striking out Mr. Davis to end a two-on, two-out threat for the Mets in the 11th.

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  • Ryan Madson escaped a two-on, no-out jam in the eighth, and Brad Lidge stranded a runner at second in the ninth for his 39th save in 39 chances.

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  • Starter Dimitry Semenov escaped the two-on, no-out jam with two strikeouts and a popout for Moscow (0-1), the EMEA champion.

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  • Houston escaped a two-on, two-outs jam in the 11th when Chad Qualls retired pinch-hitter Timo Perez on a groundout and eliminated possible trouble in the 13th when Scott Podsednik bunted into a double play with no outs.

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  • Glavine cruised after escaping a two-on, two-out jam in the fourth, retiring seven of the final eight batters he faced.

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  • But Boston failed to capitalize with the bases loaded in the first inning, stranded a runner in scoring position in both the second and third and wasted a two-on, one-out opportunity in the fourth.

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  • He entered the game with two-on and one out in the eighth and promptly got Baltimore catcher Javy Lopez to swing at his first and ground into an innning-ending double play.

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