CASTOR


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CASTORCask for Storage and Transport of Radioactive Material
CASTORCanadian Automatic Small Telescopes for Orbital Research (Royal Military College of Canada)
CASTORCorps Airborne Standoff Radar
CASTORConsolidated Adaptive Systems Technology and Optimization Research (Management Sciences Department; University of Iowa; Iowa City, IA)
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He never sent gifts for the sake of the neat-ankled maid, for he knew in his heart that golden-haired Menelaus would win, since he was greatest of the Achaeans in possessions and was ever sending messages (44) to horse-taming Castor and prize-winning Polydeuces.
to horse-taming Castor and prize-winning Polydeuces, desiring to be the husband of rich-haired Helen, though he had never seen her beauty, but because he heard the report of others.
And then three or four other hats, including the glossy castor of Joe Willis, the self-elected and would-be champion of the neighbourhood, a well-to-do young butcher of twenty-eight or thereabouts, and a great strapping fellow, with his full allowance of bluster.
I made acquaintance, on this journey, with a mild and modest young quaker, who opened the discourse by informing me, in a grave whisper, that his grandfather was the inventor of cold-drawn castor oil.
Pop that shawl away in my castor, Dodger, so that I may know where to find it when I cut; that's the time of day
I felt it was taking a liberty to sit down, with my cap in my hand, on the corner of the chair nearest the door; and when the waiter laid a cloth on purpose for me, and put a set of castors on it, I think I must have turned red all over with modesty.
You mustn't give me credit for the tablecloth and spoons and castors, because they come for you from the coffee-house.
The first person that struck him on his entrance was Aramis, planted near a great chair on castors, very large, covered with a canopy of tapestry, under which there moved, enveloped in a quilt of brocade, a little face, youngish, very merry, somewhat pallid, whilst its eyes never ceased to express a sentiment at once lively, intellectual, and amiable.
As Grandfather's chair had no locomotive properties, and did not even run on castors, it cannot be supposed to have marched in person to the old French War.
The skirt of his soldier's coat floating behind him nearly swept the ground so that he seemed to be running on castors.
There was an innocent piece of dinner-furniture that went upon easy castors and was kept over a livery stable-yard in Duke Street, Saint James's, when not in use, to whom the Veneerings were a source of blind confusion.
I wish it could be managed so as my teapot and chany and the best castors needn't be put up for sale," said poor Mrs.