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  1. Sleepers

    Sleepers is a 1996 American legal drama film written, produced, and directed by Barry Levinson, and based on Lorenzo Carcaterra's 1995 novel of the same name.

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  1. sleepers

    Timbers lying fore and aft in the bottom of the ship, now generally applied to the knees which connect the transoms to the after timbers on the ship's quarter. They are particularly used in Greenland ships, to strengthen the bows and stern-frame, to enable them to resist the shocks of the ice. Also, any wooden beams used as supports. Also, ground tier casks.

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  1. sleepers

    Small joists of timber, which form the foundation for the platform of a battery, and upon which the boards for the flooring are laid. Also, the undermost timbers of a gun or mortar.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleepers in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sleepers in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Michael Weiss:

    That's not to sat it's coming out of ISIS HQ in Raqqa, one of the things to keep in mind is the that the Caliphate has expanded in a way that many have not foreseen. It's not necessarily taking up more terrain in Syria and Iraq, but it is getting these affiliates -- getting these sleepers -- essentially to declare allegiance and to conduct their own operations.

  2. Masaaki Kimura:

    I walked along the rail track looking for her, on the rail track, there were sleepers and gravel, so it was difficult for me.

  3. George Gordon Byron:

    For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast,And breathed in the face of the foe as he pass'dAnd the eyes of the sleepers wax'd deadly and chill,And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still

  4. Ann Marie Buerkle:

    I urge consumers to report any incidents with inclined sleepers or other nursery products to CPSC at saferproducts.gov, as a mother and grandmother there's nothing more important to me than the safety of our children.

  5. The Donald:

    No, no, no sleepers. Everyone's capable, everyone's competent and you do what you need to do. You know I've been doing this for a long time and I want to make America great again I know how to do it.

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