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(in medicine) a device with various modifications, used for gathering secretions from the bronchi and esophagus for bacteriological and cytological examination.
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Now, fueled by nostalgia and an interest in history, adult collectors have rediscovered the humble paper doll.
At the Port of Manila (POM), lawyer Vener Baquiran was appointed district collector; Ernelito Aquino, acting deputy collector for operations; Ramon Anquilan, deputy collector for assessment; Gerardo Macatangay, deputy collector for administration; and Antonio Meliton Pascual, chief of the formal entry division.
Sometimes consumers pay a debt they dont believe is accurate to make the collector stop contacting them.
LAHORE -- Chairman Federal Board of Revenue, Ansar Javed ordered the immediate transfers of Several Additional Collectors, Deputy Collectors and Assistant Collectors of Model Customs Collectorate and Appraisement Collectorate, Lahore.
However, collectors can invoke an exemption to these requirements, provided that the collector is registered with the state and is directly associated with the initial collection.
Customs agents entered the New York home of collector Michael Steinhardt and confiscated a third-to-fourth-century Sicilian gold bowl, or "phiale," that Steinhardt acquired from a New York dealer for $1.
None of the collectors were named, except the Maison Rouge's founder, Antoine de Galbert, who showed about seventy small works in a model of his vestibule.
As the collector car market expands, so does the definition of what constitutes a classic car.
You sort of start with a few pens, but then you escalate as the years go by,'' said floaty-pen collector Gwen Garabedian of Santa Monica.
The maintenance costs associated with short bag life are driving the efforts to reduce the buildup to manageable rates (see sidebar "GM Uses Batch, Continuous Seeding to Improve Dust Collector Filter Life" on p.
Failing to provide this validation notice exposes the debt collector to liability for money damages as well as attorney fees.
Your client, a collector, may not have focused on "life is short," and therefore may not have given thought to the disposition of his collection whether it be art, automobiles, baseball cards, or Faberge eggs.