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splinter

(splĭn′tĕr) [MD. splinte, a wedge]
1. A fragment from a fractured bone.
2. A slender, sharp piece of material piercing or embedded in the skin or subcutaneous tissue.
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I would like to once again thank Chairman Splinter, President Hammond-Chambers, and the USTBC for your support for Taiwan.
'People In The Dark or whatever their name is, should understand that the old order has changed and it is either they come to join the winning team to beat the NPP in 2020, or they keep mute in their corner,' Prince Hanson advised the NDC splinter group.
Splinter is noted to serve on the board of TSMC, Taiwan's largest semiconductor producer.
Claire advises the syringe will "more than likely" pull the splinter out on your first attempt with no pain, no tugging or pulling and "no little ones upset or scared at getting it out".
They said informed that different medical operations of several injured had been carried out as some of them were inflicted with broken bones after receiving gunshot and splinters.
The wooden splinter was carefully removed using artery forceps (Fig.
It was also reported that Bakheit Abdallah Abdel-Karim (Dabajo) who took the leadership of the splinter group participated also in the operation.
They also clarified that targeting soft targets in Lahore and Peshawar also manifest that TTP and its splinter groups are operating with lower capacity after the operation ZarbeAzb was launched.
Sidbury's recommended steps to properly remove a splinter:
Simon's Splinter looks at cohabitation in a fun and interesting way,” said Author James Fant.
He added: "This party is not a splinter of the Conservative party."
BEIRUT: The Al-Qaeda splinter group ISIS has issued a directive banning the unauthorized publication of "images of slaughter" conducted by the group's "soldiers" on various fronts, according to a copy of the orders circulating on social media.