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1. Coming next after second, as in order, rank, or time.
2. Being the digit that is adjacent to and is on the outermost side of the second digit, as on a foot.

third n.

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Q. What are first, second and third degree burns? What’s the difference between them and do they get treated in a different way?

A. Pain management for burns can be difficult since burns differ in type and severity. There are three types of burns:

First-degree burns are considered mild compared to other burns. They result in pain and reddening of the epidermis (outer layer of the skin).

Second-degree burns affect the epidermis and the dermis (lower layer of skin). They cause pain, redness, swelling, and blistering.

Third-degree burns go through the dermis and affect deeper tissues. They result in white or blackened, charred skin that may be numb.
Hope this helps.

Q. Hello everyone. I am in my third month and I do smoke a lot.Can anyone help me on this? Hello everyone. I am in my third month and I do smoke a lot. I knew smoking can pose pregnancy related problem but I can’t stop as I feel it won’t be harmful to me, but as I hear people commenting me for my smoking during my pregnancy, I get sick. Can anyone help me on this?

A. Dear, let me tell you one thing, one of my friend who is doing research in lung cancer was never exposed to hospitals and patients, till finally he landed in to meet them and it turned out to be a shock to me when I met him after 6 months. He being a smoker, left smoking completely. His motivations were those patients in hospital whom he used to meet, found the sole cause was smoking. It does not relate to your situation but do have the essence to show that smoking effects for sure for cancer. Also to have a healthy baby, I shall suggest you to quit smoking.

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He also stated that the authorities would have to find other sources of funding, such as the state budget, or loans, for repairs of other second and third-class roads.
His later decisions to gather the third-class passengers in the stern, and then to keep them from reaching the lifeboats, are more problematic.
A third-class nonprofit periodical must consist of at least 25 percent non-advertising matter; have a title on its front cover in a distinguishable style and size; be formed on printed sheets; and contain within the first five pages an identification statement giving the title, issue date and number, frequency, name and address of the publishing organization, ISSN number if applicable, and subscription price if applicable.
The commission recommends increases of approximately 14% for the bulk commercial subclasses of second-class and third-class mail, and for fourth-class, bound printed matter," Gleiman said at a news conference, announcing the commission's recommendations:
He added that the authorities would have to find other sources of funding, such as the state budget, or loans, for repairs of other second- and third-class roads.
Miss Roth later wrote: "They said the ship had struck an iceberg, but I did not see any of the officers or members of the crew directing the third-class passengers where to go.
Intended to reform the method of funding preferred postal rates for nonprofit organizations, the law requires incremental postal rate increases of 2-3 percent on nonprofit second and third-class mail each year for the next six years.
The Third Class Mailers Association, in its newsletter, says ANPA's "misguided" and "mindless" efforts to hike rates for third-class advertising mail, or junk mail, resulted in higher costs for all third-class users - including newspapers that mail total-market-coverage (TMC) advertising to non-subscribers.
The mail melee came to light recently when someone tipped San Francisco postal inspectors that a pile of third-class mail - don't call it junk, postal officials say - was sitting in a trash bin outside the Gualala post office.
The governors specifically voiced concern that the Rate Commission's proposal to place a heavier burden for costs on third-class mail would lead those mailers to seek alternative forms of delivery.
a) Since 1989, under the direction of the PRC, third-class rates have climbed as much as 75 percent for some types of popular catalog mail, and, on average, by 50 percent for third-class mail overall.
The ANPA, while pleased "with the steps taken that address the current, inequitable balance between first- and third-class mails' share of Postal Service's institutional costs," also noted "concerns about different levels of discount in bulk thirdclass.