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Any massage technique in traditional Chinese medicine that stimulates energy points—tsubos

am·ma

(ahmă)
Traditional Chinese form of massage. Involves pressing, stroking, stretching, and percussive movements that are performed without lubricant.
See: massage therapy; shiatsu
[Chinese am-ma, push-pull]
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According to Ammas, Latvia boosted the VAT rate on accommodation services from 5 per cent to 21 per cent in 2009, leading to 12,000 jobs being cut and the state losing 14 million euros in income and social taxes.