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dipping

1. Palpation of the liver by a quick depressive movement of the fingers while the hand is held flat on the abdomen.
2. Immersion of an object in a solution, esp. applied to the dipping of cattle or dogs for tick control.
3. A drop in blood pressure of 10% or more that occurs at night or during sleep. Nocturnal blood pressure dipping is a normal phenomenon. Its absence is associated with a variety of illnesses, including obstructive sleep apnea.
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Look to beekeeping and candle supply companies for specialty materials like wick, wax melting containers and dipping racks.
As a result many experts are actively promoting dipping as best practice for scab control.
Customers who are dining-in can order the Big Dipper with their favourite toppings and four dipping sauces for RO6.300 (taxes as applicable).
The use of carrots without dipping in water could be injurious to health, he added.
* Movement of the component on pickup nozzle during dipping.
Delicious and sociable to eat, Lamb Weston potato dippers are a new form of cutlery with which to enjoy mess free dipping.
Mr Porter said dipping is the most cost effective option and dips have the added advantage of killing lice, blowfly, ticks and keds, as well as scab mites.
Part of the exclusive LW Private Reserve[R] line of top quality potato products, Pinwheel Wedges have a unique scoop shape and curved ridges for "drip-free" dipping. Customers will love the fun and flavor of dipping these tasty potato wedges into ranch, sour cream or guacamole--maybe even adding a topping for extra Double Dippin' zest.
The first patents for using zinc as steel corrosion protection were filed in France and Britain in the early 1800s, citing a process that cleaned steel in large tanks followed by dipping the steel in a bath containing pure liquid zinc.
FARMERS in the Bala area are to be given advice on how to prevent sheep dipping practices from polluting nearby rivers.
Their crisp and delicious original tortilla chips are shaped to really take a good dipping and make a healthy alternative to crisps.
Triple dipping: Future Foods of Dallas is offering dips in multi-item Party Packs.