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Warmer

 

a device for locally affecting some part of the organism with dry heat.

The use of warmers is based on the pain-relieving and resolvent effect of heat. Rubber bottles (filled with hot water) with screw-on caps are used for therapeutic purposes, as are electric pads and chemical warmers (a packet with a chemical mixture that heats to a temperature of 80°-90° C when water is added).

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And, increased warming appeared to be a reality to Americans last March, when almost eight in 10 perceived that temperatures in their local area were warmer than usual.
Body warmers keep your body warm to just the same extent that conventional coats do with the major deficiency that they have no sleeves and so leave your uncovered arms to get cold.
I'M glad we get milder winters, but I'd give anything for warmer summers.
The warmer keeps the product at the perfect temperature to keep the chocolate soft and gooey.
By installing energy efficiency measures, everyone can benefit from a warmer home, lower fuel bills and help the environment too.
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Since February of last year, Warmer Winters has been working in the community.
We now have a better understanding of what a warmer world is potentially going to be like in the future," Arens says.
As Mervin's bottle warmer is specifically designed to be attached to an automobile dashboard, as a convenience for motoring mothers, it plainly is a car accessory and he should pay the legal tax," government attorneys replied.
Species like cod and orcas thrive in these warmer waters.
Photoperiodic time tables, hardwired in the mosquitoes during thousands of years of evolution, appeared to be gradually changing in many of the populations--a result, the two scientists say, of warmer temperatures in each population's habitat.