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a long-handled shovel used by bakers for moving bread, in an oven


1. John, real name John Robert Parker Ravenscroft. 1939--2005, British broadcaster; noted for his Radio 1 music programme and Radio 4's Home Truths
2. Sir Robert. 1788--1850, British statesman; Conservative prime minister (1834--35; 1841--46). As Home Secretary (1828--30) he founded the Metropolitan Police and in his second ministry carried through a series of free-trade budgets culminating in the repeal of the Corn Laws (1846), which split the Tory party

What does it mean when you dream about a peel?

To see peeling skin, or to peel away the outer covering of something may indicate the shedding of old ways or conditions. Alternatively, peeling away outer coverings may indicate the discarding of unneeded exterior pretenses.

peel, pele

In northern England and Scotland in the Middle Ages, a small, emergency defense structure, generally a low, fortified tower, usable as a dwelling place.


Used to implement version of Emacs on PRIME computers.
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This 4-hour educational event features stellar faculty from around the world and focuses on the latest innovations and uses of superficial to deep chemical peels for therapeutic and aesthetic indications across all skin types.
Non-surgical cosmetic procedures are currently unregulated, so extra caution needs to be taken, especially if you opt for a chemical peel.
AS WITH any cosmetic procedure, there are some risks associated with chemical peels, in rare cases infections, swelling and bruising can occur.
During a chemical peel, the physician applies the solution to various areas of the skin.
The results are better than with the traditional chemical peels and dermabrasion [sanding] because the doctor can accurately control the depth of skin removal.
Chemical peel can enhance your appearance and your self-confidence, but it won't remove all facial flaws or prevent aging.
In addition, to the VI Peel[R] chemical peels, the VI Derm[R] skin care line provides clinical daily care products using the highest quality, results-oriented ingredients to over 3500 medical practices in over 40 countries worldwide.
She added: "Sometimes people get put off by the word `peel' because they think it's like the chemical peels.
However, dermabrasion uses a high-speed, hand-held rotary wheel, while chemical peel uses a caustic solution.
We offer various levels of chemical peel such as VI Peel, VI Peel Precision & VI Peel Precision Plus- as per patient need.
Acne scars can sometimes be helped with dermabrasion or a chemical peel but these cosmetic procedures aren't done on the NHS.
Instead, try a chemical peel activated by strong fruit acids.