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garagiste

garagiste  n.— «Home wine cellars, affectionately known as “garagistes,” have been around since the late 1970’s.» —“A taste of home winemaking” by Marchelle Hermanus iafrica.com (South Africa) Oct...

bappy

bappy  n.— «Together making up over 27% of the country’s population, the rise of the lower middle classes has led the Sunday Times to coin the acronym “bappies”—booming, aspirational and previously poor.» —“Young women...

Jozi

Jozi  n.— «Although more than a century old, Johannesburg—affectionately known as Joburg, Jozi, Egoli or City of Gold—is one of the world’s younger cities.» —“Happy Happy 119th BIrthday to Joburg” Represent...

Egoli

Egoli  n.— «Although more than a century old, Johannesburg—affectionately known as Joburg, Jozi, Egoli or City of Gold—is one of the world’s younger cities.» —“Happy Happy 119th BIrthday to Joburg” Represent...

strand jack

strand jack  n.— «Mounted on top of the cross-beam were two strand jacks. These hydraulic lifting devices are rather like the hydraulic jacks that most people have in the boot of their car.» —“Record Lift” by Andrew...

strand jacking

strand jacking  n.— «What is impressive about strand-jacking is its simplicity. It requires two gantries to be constructed either side of the object to be lifted.—A cross beam was mounted on top of the gantries and, after this, the lifting...

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