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trench mouth

A bacterial infection in which the gums and throat are inflamed and prone to ulcers. Also known as "necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis," the illness is called "trench mouth" because it commonly affected soldiers in the trenches during World War I. I just saw a patient with a terrible case of trench mouth.
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To better understand the occurrence of finer, undetectable nuggets as well as fine gold in these gravels, Novo is collecting a series of bulk samples from areas immediately adjacent to this exploratory trench. Each sample has a footprint of 4x16 m.
Federal workplace safety officials have cited a Missouri contractor for exposing employees to trench engulfment hazards and imposed more than $212,000 in penalties.
Wagner for three serious violations for allowing soil and other excavated material within 2 feet of an open trench, failing to ensure daily inspections of worksites by a competent person, and exposing employees to struck-by hazards by allowing employees to work near and under lifted loads without hard hats.
On the SS19 catwalks, we saw trench coats of every persuasion, from chain-trimmed at Burberry and leather-collared at Ermanno Scervino, to buttonless at Tom Ford and supershort at Max Mara.
tailored vent skirt PS69, A trench coat is the easiest way to tap into this trend, of course, and there are some lovely jackets in the shops, but the coolest pieces are the trench-inspired skirts and jumpsuits (and shorts, for when summer finally shows up) that come complete with vents, tortoiseshell buttons and belt detailing.
But one thing was the for certain - they were all rendered in typical trench tones, from pale stone to warm tan.
Producer Peter Safran spoke toThe Hollywood Reporterabout the horror spin-off that is under development with him and directorJames Wan, which will focus on the creepy underwater kingdom The Trench that featured in the originalAquamanfilm.
EVER since Audrey Hepburn's Holly Golightly wore a Burberry trench in Breakfast At Tiffany's the fashion world has been obsessed with Macs.
The findings showed that loss of sea water is due to the slow-motion collisions of tectonic plates under Mariana Trench -- deepest ocean trench in the world.
When Shelli Trench of Garner, North Carolina, went to her local Walmart with $50 to purchase supplies for Hurricane Florence victims, she inspired the store's manager to contribute.
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And at its heart remained the humble Burberry trench. Through the years, Bailey remixed the classic piece over 40 times making it a style staple.
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Don't forget that it also appears as the lining of its iconic water-repellent trench coats.
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