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1. Mountaineering any of various devices such as piton or nut when used as a direct help in the ascent
2. (in medieval Europe; in England after 1066) a feudal payment made to the king or any lord by his vassals, usually on certain occasions such as the marriage of a daughter or the knighting of an eldest son

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InnerScope Hearing Technologies is a consolidator of the hearing aid industry in the USA.
Whilst it is encouraging to see a call for the aid industry to become "regulated" too, it is quite astonishing to think that this wasn't standard practice to begin with.
MANILA, Philippines Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi has institutionalized the adoption of a policy on energy resiliency to secure energy-related facilities as the country continues to reel from a number of natural calamities year in and out.Cusi said the policy "Adoption of Energy Resiliency in the Planning and Programming of the Energy Sector to Mitigate Potential Impacts of Disasters" would aid industry partners to plan and address potential impacts of disasters since the Philippines is one of the most vulnerable countries to disasters.
The in word at the moment is funding with little thought of who creates it, our main problem is an unbalanced economy, low interest rates intended to aid industry but instead fuelling a mass borrowing splurge by the populace (Carney's head should roll for this).
Rather, in keeping with President Seyni Kountche's vision of Niger as a 'development society', the aid industry became rooted in Ader.
Behind the ear hearing aids once ruled the hearing aid industry, but due to the advancement in design and technology, other types of hearing aids gained popularity and they were left behind.
The Sonion Group, a leading provider of technology solutions to the hearing aid industry, has some 3,300 employees across facilities in Denmark, Poland, the Netherlands, United States, China, the Philippines and Vietnam.
A co-op for fashionistas, Stitch Factory offers education on design and manufacturing to aid industry entrepreneurs.
Al Sabawi mentioned the obstacles he faced as an entrepreneur in the occupied Palestinian territories which included racial profiling and entry denials by the Israeli government, corruption in the Palestinian Authority, and unequal competition driven by a massive international donor aid industry.
Within this context, the aid industry is a key factor in Palestinian 'de-development' as Palestinians have scored zero sustainability so far.
The medical aid industry has >8 million beneficiaries, of whom ~1 million members will require treatment for hypertension.
The report will aid industry consultants, animal feed companies, marketing companies and other stakeholders to align their market centric strategies according to ongoing and expected trends in future.