Today, however, I have read in the Echo of the quick-thinking action of Lewis Jevons who, upon being informed that a fire close to his home might spread, immediately thought of his little cat Lucy who was shut in the house with no means of escape and rushed home to save her, afterwards cutting off the electricity for safety purposes ("Ferocious blaze guts two homes", July 24).
What does MOE stand for?
MOE stands for Means of Escape
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- Slang/chat, popular culture
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- Management Operating Environment
- Mantle of the Expert (teaching approach)
- Manufacturer Original Equipment
- Manufacturing Operating Expense
- Margin Of Error
- Margin of Exposure
- Mask of Eternity (game)
- Masters of Education
- Material Obligation Established
- Mean Output Energy
Samples in periodicals archive:
These victims would have stood a fair chance of survival in the wild but when in caged enclosures there is no means of escape.
It is true that the regulations relating to means of escape in case of fire are much more rigorous in public buildings than in domestic dwellings, however much has been done to reduce the risk in houses recently.
He came from a generation of working class men for whom the only means of escape were war or the merchant marine.
Half had seen a colleague reduced to tears because of pressure while almost a third had dreamed of moving abroad as a means of escape.
Clashing with the locals, the four buddies are soon fighting for survival against all the odds, turning to violence as their only means of escape.
99, ISBN 0-689-83966-9 Ages 6-8 During the Civil War, the Union Army was a means of escape from slavery.
The Romantics, with their yearning for the beauty of nature, the remote and the mysterious, used them as a means of escape.