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water closet, W.C.

water closet flush tank
1. A plumbing fixture used to receive human excrement and to discharge it through a waste pipe, using water as a conveying medium.
2. A room containing a water closet, 1.


Abbr. for Water closet.
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The WCS Committee is seeking technical presentations focused on the newest innovations, regional and global trends of the industry.
WCS Europe facilitates the digital transformation of businesses.
Thus, the characteristics of fat distribution in Chinese may explain our findings that the WCs measured at different sites are significantly correlated with the % BF and % BF in the trunk of Chinese children.
WCS says that the instability and proliferation of armed actors in the country threaten to drastically reduce populations of elephant, giraffe, Nile lechwe, tiang, and other key wildlife species in key biodiversity areas.
WCS, which will now become the controlling entity within the group, will begin a strategy to buy land or buildings to develop "tenant grow spaces" for cannabis growers.
At the same time, WCS has asked the state to reduce the amount of money it has to pay liability claims, from $136 million to around $80 million.
WCS Afghanistan Country Director David Lawson called the captures sensational and said WCS and NGS representatives told him there was no way they could have done this without the radio equipment loaned from the embassy.
The first is the perspective of the WCS providers, who see the increase in automation as an opportunity for them.
The WCS will be held at the Mirage Hotel & Casino and discounted rates will be offered to WCS attendees through September 22.
behalf of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) at the Bronx Zoo.
"As a group, great apes tend to be very much at risk because, they breed so slowly," says Elizabeth Bennett, director of the hunting and wildlife trade program at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS).