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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.
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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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Third-class rates are used largely for advertising.
The Direct Marketing Association (DMA), however, criticized the PRC for the hit on third-class mailers.
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.
Aside from the general rate increase coming down the pike, the burning issue now is that USPS has elected to ignore congressional intent of the new legislation and instead propose regulations that would deny any advertising in nonprofit third-class publications, unless those ads are "substantially related" to the mission of the nonprofit organization.
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.
ANPA "screwed their own members" by advocating higher third-class rates, TCMA executive director Gene Del Polito said.
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.
Among its other areas of concern, Pace said the Board of Governors rejected the Rate Commission's proposal for a 125-piece walk-sequence discount for first- and third-class mail, but approved the measure of second-class mail.
Pace further noted that "the governors share the concerns of postal management that the Rate Commission's reshuffling of costs to increase the burden of third-class mail will have the net effect of increasing direct mailers' rates over the past two rate cases by at least 50% - in some cases more than that.
The big win for ANPA was narrowing the gap between institutional cost borne by first- and third-class mail, explained Lisa Cody, ANPA postal affairs coordinator, who called it a victory for all mailers.
The Third Class Mail Association, however, was not pleased with the recommendations, noting the decision "promises to have a devastating effect of the third-class mail community," and explaining that the PRC recommended an average increase of 25% for bulk third class mail, a 7% increase over the 18% proposed by the U.