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fattening

The thickening of paint in a partially filled can after standing for a period of time.
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The loan period is the fattening cycle, with a maximum of one year (short- term loan) and financing will be with a percentage of 75% of the purchase value, and with a maximum of EGP 10,000 for one head.
The correlation coefficients between blood parameters in fattening and finishing phases and carcass traits were analyzed by Pearson's methods.
Therefore, the aim of the present study was to compare the diurnal variation ammonia emissions in the first part (11-22 weeks) and last part (22-26 weeks) of the fattening period.
HM the King also visited a pilot unit of fattening calves, worth 54 million dirhams.
Many people, and particularly teenage girls, believe that milk is fattening and either avoid it, or drink very little.
Instead, I ate other things that tasted nice and strong but weren't fattening.
According to the decision adopted by the Greek minister of agriculture, Greek veterinary authorities may grant import permits for lambs and kids from these countries if they are to be slaughtered immediately but not for fattening.
In 1995, they took over the pig fattening unit at Burnside Farm Heddon-on-the-Wall.
I generally get a fairly warm welcome but they won't be fattening the calf for me, once the game starts there'll want to give me a good hiding.
These levels of illegal fishing, stressed the organisation, are closely linked to the surplus capacity of red tuna fattening farms in 11 Mediterranean countries, which they claim exceed the legal limits by 60%.
Our culture has since created many neighborhood environments in which highly palatable, incredibly fattening fast foods are accessible at low cost.
The fact that a small handful of libertarians or quasi-libertarians have gotten middle-level jobs in the administration means nothing except that a different cast of characters is fattening at the public trough and that their post-Washington careers will receive a substantial financial boost.