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nip and tuck Informal plastic surgery performed for cosmetic reasons

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Chiefly Brit a measure of spirits usually equal to one sixth of a gill
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(geology)
A small, low cliff or break in slope which is produced by wavelets at the high-water mark.
The point on the bank of a meander lake where erosion takes place due to crowding of the stream current toward the lake.
Thinning of a coal seam, particularly if caused by tectonic movements. Also known as want.
(metallurgy)
(mining engineering)
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