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layup

(ˈleɪˌʌp)
n
(Basketball) basketball the act of dropping the ball into the basket from close range
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Noun1.layup - a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)layup - a basketball shot made with one hand from a position under or beside the basket (and usually banked off the backboard)
basketball shot - throwing the basketball toward the hoop; "his shot hit the rim and bounced out"
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They had pack-mules along, and had brought everything I needed -- tools, pump, lead pipe, Greek fire, sheaves of big rockets, roman candles, colored fire sprays, electric apparatus, and a lot of sundries -- everything necessary for the stateliest kind of a miracle.
We put in a little iron pump, one of the first turned out by my works near the capital; we bored into a stone reservoir which stood against the outer wall of the well-chamber and inserted a section of lead pipe that was long enough to reach to the door of the chapel and project beyond the threshold, where the gushing water would be visible to the two hundred and fifty acres of people I was intending should be present on the flat plain in front of this little holy hillock at the proper time.
Then it is put into a strait-jacket of lead pipe, sealed at both ends, and trundled into a waiting freight car.
At an informational meeting last week, residents complained about the costs of the lead pipe replacement program.
Unmodernised homes often have a small lead pipe bringing mains water in from the street but a new mains pipe will be much bigger and made of plastic, so it won't fur up like lead can.
Another officer, SPO1 Richard Castillo, suffered a head wound when Bugarin hit him with a lead pipe.
The polymer lead pipe technology used in the instrument is unique, as is the ability to manufacture the lead pipe in one unit.
Aging lead pipe infrastructure is not unique to Flint.
But now we need to consider the fallout from lead pipe issues and the opportunity that has fallen into this industry's lap--if we are willing to unite and pursue.
Deeb likened the issue of maintaining lead pipe infrastructures to owning a vintage automobile: "You fix it and replace the parts as they wear out to keep it running."
But some of the blame lies with the manufacturers of lead pipe, who fought back by joining together to battle what one industry representative called the "cast-iron syndicate" -- the makers of iron pipes.