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- a knot of worms, rags, etc., on a string.
- a float for a fishing line.
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Bob and Bryan have been sharing their thoughts with us for years and, as strange and chaotic as 2020 was, this year is no different.What happens next: 10 non-COVID health care predictions for 2021|Sy Mukherjee|December 10, 2020|Fortune
At that point, Alice and Bob randomly choose between one of two different measurements, measure the particle, and jot down the result.
Bob is outside the other lab, and inside is his friend Debbie.
Another similar contest, which provided the “American Rung Association” example today that Bob chose to illustrate, dates from Christmas season of 2012, Week 977.Style Conversational Week 1408: What’s wrong with this picture|Pat Myers|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
Imagine two people, Alice and Bob, moving apart at high speed.Quantum Tunnels Show How Particles Can Break the Speed of Light|Natalie Wolchover|October 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
When they get someone high profile, like the governor [Bob McDonnell] or like Teresa, they will abuse their positions.How a ‘Real Housewife’ Survives Prison: ‘I Don’t See [Teresa Giudice] Having a Cakewalk Here’|Michael Howard|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But the title of Best Death definitely belongs to Bob Stookey, who got bitten by a zombie then captured by cannibals.The Red Viper, Zoe Barnes, and the Best Fictional Deaths of 2014|Melissa Leon|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Bob Cratchit, the clerk who is the father of Tiny Tim and who meekly serves Scrooge, is paid fifteen shillings a week.
This performance of Bob Dylan's 1971 blues tune features Clapton on guitar.
Promo shots for Dee Dee King, taken by famed rock photographer Bob Gruen, are also on display at the Storefront Gallery.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In treble, second and fourth, the first change is a dodge behind; and the second time the treble leads, there's a double Bob.
There lay Bob Rock, covered with blood, and apparently insensible.
There was a slight shuddering movement of his whole frame—Bob was dead.
It may also be made the change next before the single bob, in which change it may be made two wayes; viz.
The half hunt is alwayes one of the two hindmost bells which makes every bob-change.
British Dictionary definitions for bob (1 of 5)
- short for bobfloat
- the topmost fly on a cast of three, often fished bobbing at the surface
- this position on a wet-fly cast