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1. One of the five elements balanced by acupuncture treatments according to acupuncture theory (the others are water, metal, earth, and wood).
2. In dentistry, the fusing of water and a powder containing kaolin, feldspar, and other substances to produce porcelain used in restorations and artificial teeth.


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Public health A conflagration. See Residential fire, Superfire.
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1. In dentistry, the fusing of water and a powder containing kaolin, feldspar, and other substances to produce porcelain used in restorations and artificial teeth.
2. One of five elements balanced by acupuncture treatments (the others are water, metal, earth, and wood).
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Q. Does anyone have an issue with fire log? Every time my neighbors use fire log, I suffer. What can I do? I moved to the West Coast, and realized people burn a lot of fire logs here. I seem to have developed an allergy to it. Every winter, I suffer when neighbors use fire logs. I can not go around the whole neighborhood asking them not to use it. I am wondering if there's any patient advocacy to prohibit the usage of fire logs? I am sure there must be a lot of asthma patients who have the same problem with mine? If we regulate smoking, why can't we regulate fire logs?

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I wish there's a regulation. If the healthcare cost is an issue for the government, they can reduce emergency visits due to asthma, by regulating fire logs.

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The Championships Stage One will be held on Thursday followed by Stage Two on Friday, where firers will mount at 300, 500m and 600m in each.In Stage One, the firers will have two sighters with seven shots to count whole Stage Two has two sighters with 10 shots to count.
Although the squad leader's role at the qualification is limited, his presence is particularly important because it shows the firers that he is genuinely concerned about their shooting ability.
Otundo is the only firer, who has won the IG Trophy since its inception in 2016 and the astute marksman is keen on retaining it, especially after missing out on three Cups-Gun Score, Bob Morgan and Eleanor Malik-shot in January.
FOREST FIRERS: The Forest Hall Under-19 squad which competed at Pride Park was Phil Cuthbertson (goalkeeper), Sean Carter, Jamie Brooks, Ben Clyde, Alan Kelly, Craig Harley, Mark Patterson and Matthew Smith; BARNES-STORMERS: Former Newcastle United midfielder John Barnes presented trophies to Durham County Under-10s after they reached the final of the Fleetwood Cup, losing 1-0 to Sheffield side Burngreave.
Det Supt Hesketh said: 'Any retailer with a large number of blank firers should contact their distributers, who have been very fair about compensation'.
The haul includes 19pistols, three rifles,four shotguns,nine air rifles,eight air pistols,four imitation guns, three starting pistols, three blank firers and one ball bearing gun, which have been handed in at police stations.
``Criminals intent on converting a replica into a real gun will buy one that can be converted by replacing some parts, usually the barrel.'' Since the 1982 Imitation Firearms Act, all blank firers must undergo tests which show they are not readily convertible into proper weapons before they go on sale.
Stopping short of demanding an outright ban on "blank firers", Mr McCrone said: "Some further controls are needed.
figure By AYUMBA AYODI Great Britain's full-bore shooting head coach, William Richards, is back in the country to conduct a series clinics with Kenyan firers at the Kenya Defence Forces Shooting Range in Laikipia.National Full-bore captain Sanford Otundo disclosed on Tuesday that Richards will be in the country for a week.
Three-time Kenya Open holder Christopher Saina took the pole position yesterday with 1475 for 112, upsetting Anthony Dodds, who had led the six firers on the first three days starting Sunday.
CHAPTER XII THE CORPS COMMANDER AND QUICK FIRERS DURING the latter end of 1915 the 19th Brigade were transferred to the 33rd Division, the Middlesex and Argyles were transferred to the 99th or tooth Brigades, and we, the Cameronians, 5th Scottish Rifles and 20th Royal Fusiliers now formed the 19th Brigade.
The interior minister has also ordered lodging a case against the police officials responsible who failed to register the FIR against the firers.