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New pistons with Teflon -coated crowns and Nimonic steel exhaust valves were used to withstand higher combustion temperatures.

To ensure the proper functioning of the plumbing a "flush-off" was conducted, where every toilet in the stadium was flushed at the same time, to ensure that the
to withhold the C Cube (an extremely powerful micro-computer that Artemis made using parts from the helmets he stole in the first book) from the immediate market, he robbed Artemis of the C-Cube at their meeting.

Moore avoids explaining the situation, but orders Ryan to withhold the information from the Congressional Intelligence Oversight Committee, and thus break the law.

The unintendeed result was that government might thus in principle withhold rights to the citizen by not publishing the treaty.

However, a separate system to grant or withhold planning permission for the small amount of development which would be undertaken by the private sector was also required.

To slow or halt the deflationary spiral, banks will often withhold collecting on non-performing loans (as in japan, most recently).

On occasion authorities withheld new ID cards or household registers from Protestants because of their religious beliefs or threatened to withhold official documentation unless they renounced their faith.

Unanswered questions Although the plot of Ankur is very detailed, it does withhold enough information to leave some questions unanswered.

Before he leaves, the village elder gives him a book that seems to withhold some secrets from humanity's past, with the task to find someone able to read it, as no one in his village can decipher its contents.

The Act gives the Department of Education the right to withhold funding if it believes a school, district, or even a state is not complying and is making no effort to comply.

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