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Matthew Walker

(ˈwɔːkə)
n
(Knots) a knot made at the end of a rope by unlaying the strands and passing them up through the loops formed in the next two strands
[C19: probably named after the man who introduced it]

Mat′thew Walk′er


n.
a knot formed on the end of a rope by partly unlaying the strands and tying them.
[1855–60; after the presumed inventor of the knot]
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Noun1.Matthew Walker - a kind of stopper knotMatthew Walker - a kind of stopper knot    
stopper knot - a knot that prevents a rope from passing through a hole
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Staff will open the doors to their five-acre branch, near to junction 2 of the M5, to a free roller disco, live DJ, children's entertainment and a barbecue, Matthew Walker, general manager of Motorpoint Oldbury, said: "We are looking forwarding to meeting everyone in September at our special Family Fun Day.
To add to the ever expanding business, the company also operates a contracts division, Walker Fencing which is run by Matthew Walker and offers a full supply and installation service for all fencing and decking projects.
* Matthew Walker, 28, of Marion, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and possession of cannabin in the 2600 block of Vernell Road on Oct.
Concert goers will also be able to hear the stunning voices of Corporal Matthew Walker and Senior Aircraftman Philippa Hobbs performing hits including Come Fly With Me, Mr Blue Sky, Stars and Miss Otis Regrets.
While these brain rhythms, occurring hundreds of times a night, move in perfect lockstep in young adults, findings published in the journal Neuron show that in old age slow waves during non-rapid eye movement (NREM) sleep fail to make timely contact with speedy electrical bursts known as "spindles." "The mistiming prevents older people from being able to effectively hit the save button on new memories, leading to overnight forgetting rather than remembering," says study senior author Matthew Walker, director of the UC Berkeley Center for Human Sleep Science.
WHY WE SLEEP: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams, Matthew Walker, 9780141983769 (PENGUIN) BD4.900 for members of Gulf Weekly Book Club
According to Professor Matthew Walker, director of the Centre for Human Sleep Science at Berkeley, California, a small boost to our slumber can also improve memory and increase learning capacity.
Bentley Walker Ltd and Bentley Telecom are both privately owned companies, the former started in 1947 by the Late LT Commander C Walker (George Cross DSC, DSO, DFC) RNVR in 1947 and is currently run and owned by Anthony Walker and Matthew Walker.
YEAR 9 pupil Matthew Walker, from The Avon Valley School and Performing Arts College has been given a special award by members of The Rotary Club.
Matthew Walker, an assistant professor of physics at Carnegie Mellon said that historically, estimations of the Milky Way's mass had been all over the map, but by studying two massive galaxies that were close to each other and the galaxies that surround them, they could take what they knew about gravity and pair that with what they knew about expansion to get an accurate account of the mass contained in each galaxy.
K&L Gates LLP has hired Matthew Walker as a partner in the energy, infrastructure and resources practice.
The Doha office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP has appointed Matthew Walker as a partner in the energy, infrastructure and resources practice.