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1. Loss of bone length after a fracture, as a result of malunion or pronounced bony angulation.
2. A decrease in the length of a contracting muscle fiber.
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If baked goods, or other food products restricted pursuant to subdivision (a) of this section, that are or that contain fats, oils, or shortenings, are not required to be labeled when purchased, food service establishments and mobile food commissaries shall obtain and maintain documentation acceptable to the Department, from the manufacturers of the food products, indicating whether the food products contain vegetable shortening, margarine or any kind of partially hydrogenated vegetable oil, or indicating trans fat content.
For example, in a warm kitchen, solid vegetable shortening is more plastic than butter.
bag works well for 2 buckets), lab handout, large serving spoon (one per can of Crisco), paper towels, quart-size zip-lock freezer bags--4 per group of students (2 for blubber glove; 2 for empty glove), small bucket (one per group), solid vegetable shortening such as Crisco (one large can is enough for 2 blubber gloves), Celsius thermometer (one per group), watch or clock with second hand
They use a milkless, eggless donut base and vegetable shortenings.
They added different amounts of ascorbic acid, sugar, salt, milk, water and vegetable shortening to the doughs as well as active dry yeast to leaven them.
We strained what was left through cloth into metal lard cans, which cooled into gelled lard, much akin to present day vegetable shortening.
This from a man whose publicity stunts have included dressing as Tony the Tiger, sending a bag of decayed teeth to the Federal Trade Commission, and whacking at a 50-pound block of vegetable shortening with a hammer and chisel on TV.
The dough sheets are thinly coated with vegetable shortening and then shaped into delicious shells.
To this pigment, students would choose to add either a vegetable shortening or an egg to create the base, or binder, for their paint.
Lenore Kohlmeier of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her colleagues have turned up evidence of another risky fat--the trans fatty acids in margarines and vegetable shortening (SN: 5/21/94, p.
According to Tew, two materials specially prepared vegetable shortening "patties" and menthol - are useful in temporarily suppressing the tracheal mite infestations in domesticated bee colonies.
Most fast-food restaurants have switched from beef fat to vegetable shortening for frying.