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a long-handled shovel used by bakers for moving bread, in an oven


1. John, real name John Robert Parker Ravenscroft. 1939--2005, British broadcaster; noted for his Radio 1 music programme and Radio 4's Home Truths
2. Sir Robert. 1788--1850, British statesman; Conservative prime minister (1834--35; 1841--46). As Home Secretary (1828--30) he founded the Metropolitan Police and in his second ministry carried through a series of free-trade budgets culminating in the repeal of the Corn Laws (1846), which split the Tory party
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What does it mean when you dream about a peel?

To see peeling skin, or to peel away the outer covering of something may indicate the shedding of old ways or conditions. Alternatively, peeling away outer coverings may indicate the discarding of unneeded exterior pretenses.

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peel, pele

In northern England and Scotland in the Middle Ages, a small, emergency defense structure, generally a low, fortified tower, usable as a dwelling place.
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Study by Hashimoto et al.16, 1 (18%) patient developed erythema following 30% salicylic acid peel. Study done by Garg et al.17 showed 17.3% of patients had burning sensation postpeel.
Since the deal Peel has faced criticism over its ownership of the lossmaking airport.
Chemical peels have been shown to effectively treat acne, premature aging, and dark or light spots on the skin.
"Removing the peel is equal to removing 3/4th of the nutrients and soluble fibre in them.
Table 2 presents changes in alcohol content, TSS and pH of three fruit peel wines (Mango, pineapple and mango-pineapple mixture) during the course of fermentation for 6 months at room temperature.
The preparation of peel films was done using a Collin single screw extruder (Germany) equipped with a die head for tube formation/film blowing.
The scientists have shown that infrared-treated tomatoes are of similar or slightly better firmness than tomatoes peeled with sodium or potassium hydroxide.
Juicy, ripe, Roma-style tomatoes, stocked in the canned goods section of your local supermarket, are already peeled and ready for you to add to your favorite winter stew, soup, or casserole.
The peel is actually removing the skin's protective layer, which acts as a barrier to the elements and helps protects against UV rays.
Peel has also pegged several large tenement areas due to expire in the next fortnight currently held by OZ Minerals.
The company said Peel app for Android eliminates the need for complicated TV listings and now includes Social TV features that allow users to find and follow friends, see what other people are watching, view Favorite Programs and Guilty Pleasures, get TV recommendations and comment on posts.
Peel Stop 'Triple Thick is ideal for interior or exterior surfaces like previously painted wood siding, windows, baseboards, trim, doors and fences.