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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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The court heard Pinches instructed a member of staff to bring cocaine, which he then proceeded to cut out into five lines.
The court heard Pinches started taking heroin following the death of his grandmother and had 15 previous convictions for 34 offences, including intent to supply controlled drugs, driving while disqualified and wounding.
Hendry did not allow Pinches a point in frame 23 thanks to another vintage effort of 84.
Pinches admitted a charge of having an item with him in a prison without authority.
Pinches, ranked 36 in the world, moaned: "From 11-9 down Stephen was pretty much flawless.
Pinches, 33, now awaits the winner of Stephen Hendry's match against Ali Carter.
Results: 1st qualifying rd: B Pinches (Eng) bt S Vaswani (Eng) 5-1, N Foulds (Eng) bt S Lemmens (Bel) w/o, A Gunnell (Eng) bt I Hurdman (Eng) 5-2, R McLeod (Eng) bt M Gray (Eng) 5-2, T Shaw (Eng) bt L Fisher (Eng) 5-2, H Abernethy (Sco) bt L Meiller (Can) w/o, M Selby (Eng) bt E Davies (Wal) 5-4, C Melling (Eng) bt P Williams (Wal) 5-4, J Read (Eng) bt R Michael (Eng) 5-4
Pinches, of Evanstown, Gilfach Goch, turned up at a woman's house in Bridgend around 1am, and the woman called paramedics as she believed he was suffering fits, prosecutor Andrew Gwynne told the court.
Pinches reckons he played nowhere near his best in ousting Stevens 9-4, but the Norwich potter believes better will come as he bids to reach the UK quarter-finals for the second successive year.
Pinches has struggled to stamp his authority at the toplevel, but following his victory over Lee, the world number 36 said: ``It's nice to play to my potential after all this time.''
BARRY PINCHES proved once more last night there's more to Norwich than Delia Smith, Coleman's mustard and Alan Partridge by reaching the last eight of the UK Championships.
Scott Pinches had been granted anonymity during his trial last month because of his age.