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fur

(fŭr),
1. The coat of soft, fine hair of some mammals.
2. A layer of epithelial debris and fungal elements on the dorsum of the tongue. It is related more to neglected oral hygiene than to an underlying disease process.
[M.E. furre, fr. O.Fr., fr. Germanic]

fur

doraphobia.

fur

(fûr)
n.
1. The thick coat of soft hair covering the skin of certain mammals.
2. A furlike coating: fur on the tongue.
tr.v. furred, furring, furs
To cover or coat as if with fur.

FUR

Abbreviation for:
ferric-uptake regulation
follow-up report
freed-up resources 
furosemide

fur

soft, fine hair growing thickly on the skin of animals, mainly mammals, associated with heat retention.
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However, given that we had seen evidence that the product obtained by Humane Society International contained real animal fur, we concluded that the ad was misleading." In response to the ASA's investigation, Boohoo said items, believed to be the jumper's pom poms, were obtained from an external UKbased supplier, who were aware of the company's commitment against the sale of real fur and had signed a supplier acknowledgement form committing to not supplying products containing real fur.
An environmentalist undressed herself in PyeongChang today at minus 16 degrees Celsius to protest against the trade of animal furs. Ashley Fruno of the animal rights organization, PETA, is not afraid of the cold weather in a South Korean resort that will host the 23rd Winter Olympics, the BTA reported.
Executive director of Humane Society International UK, Claire Bass, said: "The amount of fake faux fur online is truly shocking, with even trusted retailers mis-selling real animal fur as synthetic.
Republicans, on the other hand, are more likely than Democrats to believe the death penalty is acceptable, as well as to support buying and wearing clothing made of animal fur and medical testing on animals.
Our findings have confirmed that it is crucial to study further the actual microbial environment within the animal fur to confirm these associations."
This one, PS37.50, is by Ruby + Ed, who do pieces, including coats, made to look like real animal fur. The bag is PS29.95.
A TOWN'S new mayor is refusing to wear the ceremonial robe - because it's made with animal fur.
The tournament centred around four motions: 'This House Believes (THB) that newly democratised Arab nations should not allow religious parties to participate in elections,' 'THB that developing nations should place limits on migration from the countryside into cities,' 'This House would punish parents who smoke in the home,' and 'This House would ban the trade and sale of animal fur.'
She also challenged the myths about cutting dog's nails, dying animal fur and changing pet food brands.
The new clothing includes silkweight moisture-wicking undergarments, a water-repellent windbreaker and a new fleece jacket that mimics animal fur.
and Canada to creatively reinterpret and replace the animal fur on runway looks by well-known designers.
Animal fur, however, has a practical side - its warmth - and continues to be popular, says Dani Reiss, CEO of outerwear brand Canada Goose.