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crock

Medspeak
A hospitalised complainer; hypochondriac.

Vox populi
Erroneous information; bull.
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Chapter 2, by Crock and Martin, outlines the visa classes for those who arrive already as declared refugees as part of organized migration programs (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and International Organization for Migration).
It is therefore proposed that the likely mechanism in this instance is one of simple abrasion, the act of the crock meter rubbing against the fabric and breaking or otherwise damaging fibers that then either transfer microscopic particulates or fracture and liberate particulate color.
Land O Lakes and Breakstone's blend some of their regular tub butters--and Country Crock, Olivio, and Smart Balance blend all of their regulars--with unsaturated oil (canola, olive, soybean, and/or flaxseed).
"Every racecourse has a unique atmosphere," explains Wyn, as he gives his reasons for loving the Crock of Gold so much.
Jiange cried out, "No." Then he looked up just in time to see the last of Chung's foot as it disappeared into the crock of water.
In 2009 the Shedd's Country Crock business recorded sales of approximately USD50m.
Unilever will retain, however, Shedd's Country Crock trademark and its flagship spreads product offering.
Ideal for entertaining, the Crock-Pot Duo Cook & Serve ($69.99) features two independent 2.5-quart crocks with separate temperature controls.
Shredded cabbage is layered with salt in a crock or other nonreactive container (like a food-grade plastic bucket), and then carefully packed to aid in pulling the liquid out and to remove as much air as possible.
"Crock" comic writer Don Wilder died this morning, according to ComicsDC blogger Mike Rhode and other sources.
Third prize: Lakeland compost crock apple, worth pounds 14.99 (www.lakeland.co.uk); Summersdale Publishing's Words from the Garden, pounds 6.99 (www.summersdale.com).
Gerard William Crock, Australia's first professor of ophthalmology, died in December 2007.