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sweeny

(ˈswiːnɪ)
n
(Veterinary Science) vet science a wasting of the shoulder muscles of a horse, esp as the result of a nerve injury
[C19: probably from German dialect Schweine emaciation, atrophy]
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swee•ny

or swee•ney

(ˈswi ni)

n.
atrophy of the shoulder muscles in horses.
[1820–30, Amer.; compare dial. German Schweine, Pennsylvania German Schwinne]
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PdV M&M in November 1998 took a 50% share from Phillips in the 58,000 b/d delayed coker built at the US company's 205,000 b/d refinery in Sweeny, Texas. That was under a deal signed in August 1997.
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NEW YORK: Phillips 66 reported emissions due to a loss of Wet Gas Compressor at its Sweeny, Texas, refinery, according to a filing with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Phillips 66 also reported the shutdown of the FCCU 3 at its 247,000-barrels-per-day Sweeny, Texas, refinery, according to a filing with the state pollution regulator.
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