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lick

1. a stroke with the tongue, normally used in cleaning the coat or ingesting a substance from a flat surface. See also licking.
2. a mixture of salt plus other macro-elements, especially phosphorus, trace elements, vitamins and other feed additives, fed loosely in a box in the field or indoor housing. The objective is to get the animals to ingest small amounts daily by licking the mixture; salt hungry cattle may eat larger amounts. May be consolidated into a block which encourages licking. Called also mineral mix.

acral lick dermatitis
see acral lick dermatitis.
lick dermatitis
see lick granuloma (below).
feline lick granuloma
see feline eosinophilic granuloma complex.
lick granuloma
called also lick dermatitis; see acral lick dermatitis.
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As we've seen with existing clients already utilizing this capability, outsourcing basic accounting services reduces a company's operating costs, helps maintain a streamlined structure, and improves internal controls," said Licker.
According to the state penal code, the presiding judge of the Superior Court can employ a special counsel only if it is determined that there is a conflict of interest with the district attorney, county counsel and state's attorney general that would prevent each of them from an investigation, said Stephen Licker, legal adviser to the grand jury.
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In court Friday, Berk told the judge he expects that his defense will include the subpoena of deputy district attorneys and John Licker and Shellie Samuels, who are respectively the grand jury's advisers for the past and coming year.
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Now the Licker Lane nursery, which follows the 100-year-old Montessori educational model and rejects rigid teaching, is to double its capacity for young infants.
Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney Steve Licker, the grand jury's adviser, refused to discuss details of Berk's case.
Photo Holding his licker Phoenix (Oregon) High School senior Matt Walkins meets a friendly hedgehog during an environmental science class.
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Lickers and one of her responsibilities is to secure the funding.