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boss

 [bos]
a rounded eminence.

boss

(bos),
1. A protuberance; a circumscribed rounded swelling.
2. The prominence of a kyphosis.
[M.E. boce, fr. O.Fr.]

boss

(bos) a rounded eminence.

boss

(bôs, bŏs)
n.
A circular protuberance or knoblike swelling, as on the horns of certain animals.

boss

Etymology: ME, boce
a swelling, eminence, or protuberance on an organ, such as a tumor or overgrowth on a bone surface or a tooth. For example, on the forehead it is often a sign of rickets.
Balloon Optimization vs. Stent Study. A trial comparing short- and long-term results of provisional stenting/optimal PTCA to elective stenting
Primary endpoints 8-month TVR
Conclusion Provisional stenting can be safely followed in treating discrete, native de novo lesions

boss

(baws)
1. A protuberance; a circumscribed rounded swelling.
2. The prominence of a kyphosis.
[M.E. boce, fr. O.Fr.]

boss

1. a rounded eminence as at the base of a horn.
2. the dominant cow in a herd.
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Y flwyddyn honno arestiwyd y pum aelod o''r teulu Bosse oedd yn dal yn Wittenberg a'u hanfon i wahanol wersylloedd.
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But it was kind of a nice moment of nostalgia watching Bosse take a page out of former 2nd District Congressman Charlie Bass' 1994 playbook--the one with which he hammered then-Democratic incumbent Dick Swett over a vote on banning assault weapons.
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Labour MP, Matt Thistlethwaite, said that he would use fresh evidence from whistle-blowers to put pressure on bank bosses regarding unethical behaviour.
Remarkable bosses are also able to forget that mistake, because they know that viewing any employee through the lens of one incident may forever impact how they treat that employee.
Hostile bosses were ones who did things like yell at, ridicule, and intimidate their workers.
This first scene announces what "Horrible Bosses 2'' delivers, a movie that will do anything to get a laugh, short of prodding the audience with a stick.
Jake Quickenden, 26, should have been in the over-25s group but bosses changed the category's cut-off age, keeping him with the boys, after he wowed judges in his first two auditions.
None of the 50 bosses interviewed for this study did all six things; almost all focused on just one or two of them and did those very well.
The trio had conspired to murder their bosses in the previous movie released in 2011.