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Thorn

(thorn),
George W., 20th-century U.S. physician. See: Thorn test, Thorn syndrome.

thorn

(thōrn),
In anatomy, a thornlike or spinous structure.

thorn

a sharply pointed woody plant structure formed from a modified branch.
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For 8M17 Torun posted a budgetary surplus of PLN84 million, compared with the city's large budgeted deficit of PLN102 million or 9% of total revenue for the whole of 2017.
Turkish media reported on Tuesday that a court order dropped charges against Torunlar GYO CEO Aziz Torun; the firm's deputy general manager, Yunus Emre Torun; Deputy CEO Mehmet Torun; Accounting Manager LE-tfE- Vardy; Purchasing Manager AbdE-lvahit Kaplan; the Torun Center project coordinator, Tuncer Akarcay; and job safety specialists Haluk Okur, BektaE- AteE- and Euzmen Euzmenoy-lu.
The momentum faded and a last place, followed by two thirds and a win for Kasperczak, left Ostrow with 25 points and with a four-point lead over Torun in second and Ipswich holding third on 18 points at the halfway stage.
The unique event was organised by International House Torun and Torun Tips.
International Artistic Contest of Children and Youth "Always Green, Always Blue" was organized by the Children's Creative Art Centre and Gallery in Torun in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, the Office of the Governor of the Kujawsko - Pomorskie Voivodeship in Torun, The City Office of Torun and the Kujawsko - Pomorskie Branch of the Association 'the Polish Commonwealth' in Torun.
Stanislaw Zon, president and CEO of Geofizyka Torun, comments, "We are pleased to acquire the new cable version of VectorSeis System Four.
The lender had been planning to move its operations from eight different locations to the Torun Center, where it would rent an office for 10 years at a cost of $65 million, which would be paid to Torunlar, the owner and manager of the Torun Center project, by 2017.
Thousands of Irish supporters are opting to base themselves in Torun in a bid to escape rip-off hotel prices being charged in host cities Poznan and Gdansk.
Ten construction workers died onsite at the Torun Center high-rise residential complex last Saturday after an elevator plummeted over 30 floors to the ground.
Contract award notice: Organization and implementation of transport services for people with disabilities in the city of Torun in the period from 1.
The legislation will likely have an impact on the municipal elections as well as in Ordu, which CHP candidate and current Mayor Seyit Torun has been administrating for 15 years.
ISTANBUL, August 29, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkey's new ambassador to be in Mogadishu, Somalia, Kani Torun said Sunday that he expects to begin serving in Mogadishu right after the Feast of Ramadan.