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shut,

n the part of an anterior artificial tooth between the ridge lap and the shoulder. The pins for retaining the tooth in the base material are located in the shut.

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Q. Can a Chiropractor tell if your organs are shutting down?

A. She told me that because my spine is out of line so much, that it's causing my organs to shut down. I have been having bladder problems. I really think she is just trying to scare me.

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In Flintshire, Brynford, Bro Carmel, Derwenfa, Bryn Gwalia, Bryn Coch, Maes Glas and Penyffordd are shut.
All the industrial and captive power units in whole Sindh region will observe the gas shut for one day, which will stars from 7 am on Sunday 1st December 2013 and will end at 7am on Monday 2nd December, 2013.
Jonny Heseltine from Berocca was one of the stand out performers netting six times in the game, however, the stand out performer for Shut Them was Brendan Lawrence by a long way who chipped in with the majority of their goals.
In 2005, Entergy safely shut down Waterford 3 in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina, a category 5 hurricane, knocked out off-site power and damaged the regional electrical infrastructure.
The police chief thought these people were telling him to shut up, and were calling him stupid.
If the indicator is red when the generator is shut down, it will stay red and will be red when you make the before-operations
Thanks to rain sensors, you can now relax, knowing that your sprinkler system will shut down even when it drizzles.
Last year, Tembec shut down 20 per cent of their operations because of blockades by Aboriginal peoples.
This would assign reactor personnel the duty of rushing directly to the shutdown equipment located throughout the reactor complex to shut down the reactors manually, and would potentially take place in station areas affected by smoke, fire, and radiation and possibly under attack by terrorists.
They could be shut off, but this would result in a 10% slowdown when making heavy grades until the next shut down.
Bishop Ingham shut down Holy Cross church in December, two months after it joined a breakaway group of parishes opposed to the diocese's decision to sanction same-sex blessings, and accepted an offer of episcopal oversight from another bishop.
In fact firmly enough for one of the many hefty geezers in the minibus to say quite loudly: "Yep, that's definitely shut it," to which all the men in the bus laughed very loudly and uproariously and to which me and the two other women looked on blankly.