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(flōr), [TA]
The lower inner surface of an open space or hollow organ.
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Patient care A ward or place in a hospital or medical center where Pts are housed, usually for non-emergent or non-urgent care
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Q. Is it healthy to do Abdominal Sit-Up on the floor without mattress? during sit-Up without mattress I felt pain in the lower back, and I'm afraid that it might be harmful on the long run

A. Absolutely not!
I used to do it at the gym on a very thin carpet. Ended up at my orthopedic doctor with a lot of pain at my lower back. The doctor told me to abstain workout for the next 2 weeks and warned me to always use a mattress.

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The water would soak into the floor sweepings and then out through the holes in the bottom of the barrel, feeding the garden vegetables with nutrients.
Warren says they've had to be "creative" with their investment capital going into cost-cutting measures, such as the recently installed $2.5-million burning unit, which allows them to incinerate sawdust and floor sweepings.
(Some recyclers have ended up using floor sweepings leftover from the processing operations as a mixed paper grade.) Through most of the 1990s the grade was moving at either $0 or at negative prices at the mill.