tusk


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tusk

1. a pointed elongated usually paired tooth in the elephant, walrus, and certain other mammals that is often used for fighting
2. the canine tooth of certain animals, esp horses

tusk

1. A beveled shoulder on a tenon to provide additional strength, the mortise being cut correspondingly.
2. A stone or brick in toothing.
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After Theresa May angrily rejected EU proposals for Northern Ireland effectively to remain in the Customs Union, Mr Tusk warned that progress in Brexit talks could be put at risk if there was any "backsliding" by the UK on the deal reached between the Prime Minister and Jean-Claude Juncker in December.
Tusk said the only option available to May was a Canada-style trade deal which would give limited access to EU markets.
Mr Tusk warned: "There can be no frictionless trade outside of the customs union.
Lithuania understands this all too well, and that is why it has always played an active, and constructive, role," Tusk told Vilnius journalists after meeting with Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite.
We need to see progress from UK within 10 days on all issues, including on Ireland," Tusk tweeted on Friday after a meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Brussels.
I am honored to be here today to celebrate 40th of Asean-EU friendship,' Tusk said.
Tusk said that the EU could continue to count on Serbia just as Serbia could count on the EU's support.
Fisher also took another look at the mastodon tusk that Dunbar had retrieved during the earlier excavations and found it displayed obvious signs of cutting created to remove the tusk from the skull.
org/apps/stories/narwhal/) World Wildlife Fund  released the video (below) on Friday, and in it you can see narwhals slapping arctic cod with their tusk, so quickly that you could easily miss it and have to rewind.
In a letter to EU leaders, leaked ahead of a meeting in Brussels today, Mr Tusk wrote: "People, money and Ireland must come first.
A licence and collaboration agreement to research, develop and commercialise an antibody-based therapeutic against a target that plays a key role in immune suppression in cancer has been signed by Cancer Research UK's commercial arm, Tusk Therapeutics and University College London (UCL), Tusk Therapeutics announced on Wednesday.
aThe leaders emphasised the various displays of Russian hostile actions a from breaching airspace to information campaigns, cyber attacks, intervention in the political processes of the EU and other countries,a said Tusk, cited by EurActiv.