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1. Coming next after second, as in order, rank, or time.
2. Being the digit that is adjacent to and is on the outermost side of the second digit, as on a foot.

third n.

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Q. What are first, second and third degree burns? What’s the difference between them and do they get treated in a different way?

A. Pain management for burns can be difficult since burns differ in type and severity. There are three types of burns:

First-degree burns are considered mild compared to other burns. They result in pain and reddening of the epidermis (outer layer of the skin).

Second-degree burns affect the epidermis and the dermis (lower layer of skin). They cause pain, redness, swelling, and blistering.

Third-degree burns go through the dermis and affect deeper tissues. They result in white or blackened, charred skin that may be numb.
Hope this helps.

Q. Hello everyone. I am in my third month and I do smoke a lot.Can anyone help me on this? Hello everyone. I am in my third month and I do smoke a lot. I knew smoking can pose pregnancy related problem but I can’t stop as I feel it won’t be harmful to me, but as I hear people commenting me for my smoking during my pregnancy, I get sick. Can anyone help me on this?

A. Dear, let me tell you one thing, one of my friend who is doing research in lung cancer was never exposed to hospitals and patients, till finally he landed in to meet them and it turned out to be a shock to me when I met him after 6 months. He being a smoker, left smoking completely. His motivations were those patients in hospital whom he used to meet, found the sole cause was smoking. It does not relate to your situation but do have the essence to show that smoking effects for sure for cancer. Also to have a healthy baby, I shall suggest you to quit smoking.

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He also stated that the authorities would have to find other sources of funding, such as the state budget, or loans, for repairs of other second and third-class roads.
Under the new law, the governor can declare a fiscal emergency, after it is determined that a distressed third-class city is insolvent or projected to be insolvent within 180 days, unable to provide citizens with vital services and has failed to adopt a fiscal recovery plan.
Even when fiscal emergency is declared, the distressed third-class city is given a final opportunity to develop a fiscal recovery plan that is acceptable to the secretary of the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED).
The governor can petition the Commonwealth Court for the distressed third-class city to be placed into receivership.
Additionally, the bill creates a four-member advisory committee that includes the mayor and city council president of the distressed third-class city, an appointee of the affected county and an appointee of the governor.
A third-class nonprofit periodical must consist of at least 25 percent non-advertising matter; have a title on its front cover in a distinguishable style and size; be formed on printed sheets; and contain within the first five pages an identification statement giving the title, issue date and number, frequency, name and address of the publishing organization, ISSN number if applicable, and subscription price if applicable.
Intended to reform the method of funding preferred postal rates for nonprofit organizations, the law requires incremental postal rate increases of 2-3 percent on nonprofit second and third-class mail each year for the next six years.
Aside from the general rate increase coming down the pike, the burning issue now is that USPS has elected to ignore congressional intent of the new legislation and instead propose regulations that would deny any advertising in nonprofit third-class publications, unless those ads are "substantially related" to the mission of the nonprofit organization.
Increase nonprofit third-class rates 2-3 percent on November 21, 1993, and each subsequent October through 1998.
Subject to the final drafts of USPS-proposed regulations, require the third-class nonprofit mail containing advertising for products and services not "substantially related" to the nonprofit organization's mission be mailed at commercial third-class rates.
The mail melee came to light recently when someone tipped San Francisco postal inspectors that a pile of third-class mail - don't call it junk, postal officials say - was sitting in a trash bin outside the Gualala post office.
a) Since 1989, under the direction of the PRC, third-class rates have climbed as much as 75 percent for some types of popular catalog mail, and, on average, by 50 percent for third-class mail overall.