siccar

siccar

(ˈsɪkər)
adj
Scot sure; certain. Also: sicker
[Middle English, from Latin sēcūrus secure]
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Furthermore, 'to mak siccar,' my father has taken the opposite side of the fireplace and is deep in the latest five columns of Gladstone, who is his Carlyle.
These were chosen because they are key to the understanding of the catastrophic marine inundation that created the ancient Zechstein sea Allenheads in Northumber-| land, for its lead mining heritage, made the short list in the Industrial and Economic section Upper Teasdale and High |Force also featured in the Landscape short list Another national winner was Siccar Point, 20 miles north of Berwick, which won the Historic and Scientific class.
Number 1 was The Foreland mountains, Assynt, 2nd was the Iron Bridge Gorge near Telford and 3rd was Siccar Point in Scotland.
Carey Olsen advised private equity company Blue Water Energy on its joint venture with Blackstone to invest $500 million in a new North Sea focused oil company Siccar Point Energy.
They made a precarious landing at Siccar Point, where Hutton was able, for the first time, to convincingly demonstrate his discovery of deep time.
The cover of the paperback version offers a magnificent photograph of the world-famous angular unconformity discovered in the late 18th century by James Hutton at Siccar Point in Scotland.
Mak Siccar, 428 yds, par 4: The greenside bunker short left has been cut slightly closer to the putting surface to gather any undercooked approach shots.
At the downwind second Mak Siccar (Make Sure) of 368 yards I dropped just one stroke and then it was back into the wind for Blaw Wearie, which aptly means out of breath, and another couple of strokes gone.
Mick even shouted through the letterbox, just to make siccar.
Blackstone Energy Partners, the energy division of one of the world s biggest private equity funds, who teamed up with Blue Water Energy and Singapore s GIC to invest $500 million into exploration, development and production group Siccar Point Energy.
CMS Cameron McKenna, Pinsent Masons and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett advised on one of the largest ever private equity investments in North Sea oil, with $500 million (Au301 million) launch of Blackstone and Blue Water Energy company, Siccar Point Energy.
Siccar Point Energy Limited (together with its subsidiaries referred to as Siccar Point Energy or the Company ), a new exploration, development and production company focused on the North Sea, today announced that affiliates of Blue Water Energy and Blackstone Energy Partners ( Blackstone ) have agreed to lead an initial investment of up to $500 million in the Company, including funding provided by GIC.