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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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The Kit Kat Klub is second-rate -- even third-rate.
Rowse had the perfect answer for this 'numbskull': 'If you weren't so third-rate you'd be able to see he is a first-rate historian.
What's a little third-rate burglary when 100 million Indochinese lives are on the line?
Nowadays to get a columning job, a man need only have the soul of a Peep Tom or a third-rate prophet.
Especially when you hear how David Cameron begged the third-rate, fornicating, right-wing comedian to stand.
When word hits the set that some joker on the Internet imagines O'Hara's third-rate actress may be creating an award-worthy performance, delusions of tacky grandeur become pandemic.
Apart from Blair himself and Gordon Brown, now that Blunikett is gone, the Cabinet is full of third-rate no-hopers who couldn't lead a sing-song never mind Britain.
To call Saunders Lewis ``a third-rate dramatist'' shows a degree of ignorance and Philistinism which I have rarely seen equalled.
Where are Pugin and Ruskin when you need them, to describe the hideous back elevations of this revolting building, the pretentious rubbish of a grand staircase going nowhere, the creeping tawdry gift shop, the cheap suspended ceilings, the vile laser-cut ironwork, the derisory incomprehensible 'jokes' of the fading pilasters, and the silly plans with their mutilated 'classical' doorcases, which were no doubt amusing for anyone in America who had never seen at first hand a third-rate building by Sir Herbert Baker.
The disgraceful case of little Adam Edwards is yet another example of how a first-rate NHS has been whittled down into a third-rate service as pen-pushers replace doctors and nurses and cost becomes more important than compassion.
They all had the same message, whether written by third-rate journalists or Ivy League economics professors: The Reagan decade was one of decline, decay, destitution, and despair.
Harvey Birdman, Attorney At Law -- once a third-rate superhero, Harvey Birdman is now a third-rate lawyer trying like hell to get by in a fancy law firm.