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lick

1. a block of compressed salt or chemical matter provided for domestic animals to lick for medicinal and nutritional purposes
2. a place to which animals go to lick exposed natural deposits of salt
3. Slang a short musical phrase, usually on one instrument
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Washington DC [USA], Nov 29 ( ANI ): A study has recently revealed that domestic dogs lick faces not simply in response to food or uncertainty, but use it as a signal to communicate with humans in response to their angry faces.
The objective of this project is to expand the Lick Creek WWTP from a 2 MGD to a 5 MGD average daily flow capacity with future expansions to 8 MGD and 12 MGD, while meeting regulatory requirements.
The text facilitates the creation of bass patterns, introduction to 12-bar blues, turnarounds, endings, licks, common chord progressions and how to play by ear.
If dogs lick during a snowy winter, they might have an irritation caused by ice-melting chemicals.
A letter to the University of California Observatories stated that, starting no later than fiscal year 2016-17, the UC Office of the President (UCOP) "will implement a glide path of funding for Lick Observatory ending with the elimination of UCOP funding for Lick by FY 18-19 at the latest.
It's clear from this picture that he'll also lick the immigration problem
Farmers who invest in lick supplements get re-paid by higher production and fertility of their livestock.
amp; I have more of it as I age, more to lick & not lick as we
History of an active dog in an environment that lacks stimulation and clinical examination as described above along with no underlying primary anatomic abnormality on radiograph suggested the cases as acral lick dermatitis.
If the thicket is around 30 acres or more, I will subdivide it and make a mineral lick every 300 yards around the perimeter.
Only scant information is available on mineral lick visitation patterns by animals over long periods of time (Ferrari et al.