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pinch

(pinch),
occupational therapy grip between fingers at the most distal joints.

chewing tobacco

A form of smokeless tobacco sold as a shredded product, in contrast to dipping tobacco in which the tobacco leaves are ground.

Health effects
Oral cancer; often disfiguring due to heroic surgery.

pinch

(pinch)
occupational therapy A grip between the fingers at the most distal joints.
See also: lateral pinch, pad-to-pad pinch, palmar pinch, tip pinch

pinch

(pinch)
occupational therapy a grip between the fingers at the most distal joints.
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When a back injury causes the spongy cushion between two vertebrae to protrude from its encasement, spinal nerves may feel the pinch. To fix the slipped disk, a surgeon must cut through skin, slide past muscle, drill through bone and then push aside the outer wrapping of the spinal cord to remove the peanut-butter-like packing material that squeezed out of place.
But having cut out the early running, he began to feel the pinch before finishing behind Art Connoisseur.
Of course as the daughter of a multimillionaire pop-star and one of the most in-demand models about, Rosanna will feel the pinch too.
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Shane Connole of IFG Mortgage Network said all mortgage holders are set to feel the pinch.
It is not enough to pinch crooks, they must also feel the pinch.