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tiro (tēˑ·rō),

n a traditional preparation originating from Nigeria, used for cosmetic purposes and as a medicine for the eyes. It is applied to the inner surface of the eyelid, and its application and use is very similar to al kohl and surma. Tiro contains high concentrations of lead; therefore, poisoning is a potential risk associated with its application and use. See also al kohl and surma.
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Tyro, of Brookfield, Shiremoor, admitted two counts of causing death by careless driving, in March.
Rory McIlroy, the golfing tyro who famously dismissed the Ryder Cup as little more than an exhibition, was singing to a different tune on Monday after halving a monumental singles battle with Stewart Cink.
The pipe system employed was primarily composed of the Tyro SCH-41S fabric combined with the Tyro S epoxy.
Publishers being what they are, one is reluctant to blame an author for what might be the blunders of a tyro picture-researcher, but that two copy drawings should be reproduced as originals figs.
This is a complete manual of shooting and has something for everyone, tyro or advanced shooter.
Piedmont Communications -- a rural telecommunications company providing telephone and Internet services to the Reeds, Tyro and Churchland communities -- delivers over 130 TV and music channels over telephone lines to its subscribers, using a carrier-grade TV streaming solution by Optibase.
Coun Peter Kane sought applause for mocking his 20-yearold Tory tyro adversary, Gary Sambrook, standing in Kingstanding.
KILLER driver Jackson Tyro has delivered another heartbreaking blow to his victims' grieving parents.
Despite chairman Peter Ridsdale revealing the Wales tyro is being tracked by Premier League giants Arsenal and Manchester United, Matthews has started only one of Cardiff's last six games.
2 (ANI): Australian batting tyro David Warner wants to attract the attention of selectors in all forms of the game.
Donegal did claw it back to seven points but Doherty left Pearse Stadium suitably impressed with the Galway tyro and now must try to devise a plan to shackle him in tomorrow's qualifier in Markievicz Park.
Sale's England fly-half, Charlie Hodgson, is out for the season with a knee injury, while Lee Thomas, the former Blues tyro, is out for 12 weeks with a broken arm.