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sprSpring
sprStrategic Petroleum Reserve
sprSparks (Amtrak station code; Sparks, NV)
sprSurface Plasmon Resonance
sprSaving Private Ryan (movie)
sprSpecialist Registrar (UK doctor who supports a consultant)
sprSociety for Psychical Research
sprSchool Psychology Review (National Association of School Psychologists)
sprSuomen Punainen Risti
sprSite Plan Review
sprStandard Pixel Run
sprSequential Probabilistic Resource
sprScreen Program
sprStandard Cell Place and Route
sprShared Protection Ring
sprSerial Peripheral Rate
sprSysteme De Production Renault
sprSapper
sprStrategic Public Relations (various organizations)
sprSoftware Productivity Research
sprSony Pictures Releasing
sprSociety for Pediatric Radiology
sprSchipper (Dutch)
sprSwiss Poster Research
sprSoftware Problem Report
sprSubscriber Profile Repository (various companies)
sprStop Prisoner Rape
sprSociety for Psychophysiological Research
sprSignal Processor
sprState Preparedness Report (US FEMA)
sprSelf Paced Reading (psycholinguistics)
sprSociety for Psychotherapy Research (behavioral science group)
sprSpecial Purpose Rifle
sprSpill Prevention and Response (various locations)
sprSmall Pressurized Rover
sprSepiapterin Reductase
sprSuperior Peroneal Retinaculum (muscles)
sprSpawning Potential Ratio (fisheries)
sprSpecial Purpose Register
sprShortest Possible Route
sprSpecialist Recruiter (US Navy)
sprSecure Personal Radio
sprSpecial Price Reduction
sprSurgical Pathology Report
sprSix-Port Reflectometer (electrical engineering)
sprStandard Progress Report (various organizations)
sprSingle Ply Roof (construction)
sprStatistical Techniques in Pattern Recognition (workshop)
sprShortest Path Routing
sprSouthern Poetry Review (est. 1958)
sprScott Public Relations (Canoga Park, CA)
sprSpecial Project Report
sprShort Prose Reader (anthology)
sprSmall Particle Reagent
sprSystem Problem Report
sprSelf Piercing Rivet
sprSingle Pedestal Right
sprSingle Point Registration Scheme (India)
sprSpecial Pinch Runner (little league baseball)
sprSpreading Resistance Probe (semiconductors)
sprSociedade Paulista de Radiologia e Diagnóstico por Imagem
sprService Provider Reseller
sprSubpixel Rendering
sprSouth Pacific Region (USACE)
sprSan Pedro, Belize - San Pedro (Airport Code)
sprSystem Performance Report
sprSingle Point Refueling
sprSpecial Petroleum Reserve
sprStudent-Produced Response (SAT testing)
sprSandia Pulse Reactor
sprSemiconductor Process Representation
sprSmart Plant Review (Intergraph)
sprSparse Point Representation
sprSingle Package Radio (Skyworks)
sprStaatspunkrott (German band)
sprSyndrome de Pierre Robin (French: Pierre Robin Syndrome)
sprSudden Pressure Relay (ABB Group; gas pressure measurement device)
sprStrategic Planning Review
sprSpecial Problem Report (US FEMA)
sprSpecial Processing Request
sprSelected Place of Residence
sprState Performance Reports
sprService Prévention des Risques (French: Service Risk Prevention)
sprSpecial Production Racing (motorcycle model)
sprStatement of Procedural Rules (IRB)
sprSystem Program Review
sprSam Park Revue (stage comedy troupe)
sprSHARP Proactive Routing Protocol
sprSingle Point of Reference
sprSeconds Per Rotation
sprSpace Power Reactor
sprSecure-Path Routing
sprSoftware Product Report
sprSponsor's Program Review
sprService Performance Review
sprSystem Post-deployment Review
sprSpecial Requisition
sprSecond Parent Rider (life insurance)
sprSpecific Physiological Response (polygraphy)
sprSalvage Point Recording
sprSequential Probabilistic Resource (resource reservation strategy)
sprSalient Pole Rotor
sprSistema de Proteção Contra Riscos Financeiros (Brasil)
sprSecure Packet Radio
sprSecretarial Performance/Program Review
sprStowage Problem Report
sprService des Programmes et du Réseau (French: Programs and Services Network)
sprSchools and Programmes Register (Ghana)
sprSynchronous Persistent Repetition
sprSoftware Portability Review
sprSystems Programming Request
sprSpecial Program Requirement/Review
sprSystem Performance Requirement(s)
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At the time of the tragedy, Sapper Lloyd knocked the tilt arm lever which caused the bucket to fall after failing to engage an automatic hydraulic cut off, which would have prevented the tragedy.
Sappers erect concertina wire and antivehicular wire obstacles to create the specific obstacle effects desired.
Tributes poured in for Sapper Moralee who was described as an "outstanding soldier" and someone who was "quietly determined and utterly dedicated" to his job.
Crazy Sapper offers 30-level campaign mode and various puzzle modes, as well as three different difficulty modes, so players can always choose from simple to insane stage for each mine field.
The citation states that Sapper McDermott then tied a second tourniquet around the leg which "doubtlessly saved the Afghan policeman's life".
Zap the sapper: If noise is stopping you sleeping, try using earplugs, or look for CDs, apps or downloads of calming "white noise" sounds such as waves on the shore or rainfall, which can cover up noise and help you relax.
Brian Shivers, 47, of Co Londonderry, had denied all involvement in the gun attack outside the Massereene Army barracks in Antrim in which sappers Quinsey, 23, and Patrick Azimkar, 21, died.
Born in Southampton, Hampshire, Sapper Ray's family, which included two sisters and a brother, moved to Newport in 2002.
Sapper Dawson said: "It was my first contact with the insurgents but in a way I had been waiting for it.
Former Deyes High School student Sapper Dawson said: "I heard shots, which were flying past myself and my commander - they were landing just five or 10metres away from us.
Two separate explosions took place in the same area as sappers from the Peace Generation Organisation for Demining, a Hizbullah-backed group, worked to clear olive and tobacco fields in Yater, near the coastal town of Tyre, the source was quoted as saying by AFP.