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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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By pinching clay and making reference to traditional techniques, Zuckerman encourages us to think about the objects in our lives, their origins and their relationships to our time and our culture.
Others, known as bush tomatoes, do not need pinching out or side-shooting.
The traditional advice to scrape, never pinch, is based on the belief that pinching the sting apparatus would squeeze more venom into the wound, so the team first confirmed the long-suspected relationship between the amount of venom injected under the skin and the size of the welt.
Visscher says, "You don't drive venom past the pump by pinching it."
Next, they pinched their fingers and thumb together in the air as practice before pinching the clay.
Next, the top of the cupcake was gently closed by pinching the excess clay at the top together, without pressing down.
The new decision, by a panel of judges sitting in Rome, means pinching is now classed as sexual assault.
The ruling is a U-turn on a decision in January 2001 which said pinching was not a crime.
Because pinching pots into pancakes sometimes hap pens, I always keep a couple of extra pieces of clay on hand.