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second hand

[′sek·ənd ‚hand]
(horology)
The hand that indicates seconds on a timepiece.
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Revolve is the national certification scheme for second hand stores in Scotland which guarantees its customers high quality products, conforming to safety standards, as well as offering good value for money and excellent customer service.
A phone dealer, Malik Kaleem said the government has fixed the same duty for new and second hand phones, which he said is unfair and urged the government to reconsider the duty.
Superintendent Boiki Mojalemotho of Mogoditshane police warned drivers against using used second hand tyres as they are risky to their lives.
Previously only available for the purchase of new cars, the extension of the PCP to second hand cars is expected to significantly expand the reach of the product across the market.
In northern Israel, the average price of a second hand three-room apartment stood at less than NIS 500,000 ($140,000).
Buyers of second hand games with Online Pass were unable to access all features of the game - usually the title's multiplayer content - until they paid for a code, making buying used games to save money less attractive.
The operation, which took place on Thursday, saw 18 second hand shops, antique shops and pawnbrokers in the city centre visited to ensure none were taking in stolen goods, and to check they are abiding by minimum standards.
"Although the vast majority of second hand car dealers are honest there are a few that aren't and it is right that the OFT investigates why there are so many complaints about the sector." The study will focus on sales by dealers rather than private sales between individuals, but the findings will aim to provide clarity across the wider second-hand car market.
Tayside Police said the second hand had been retrieved a short time later but this was not revealed until today.
Lamix of Poland has started up a tissue machine using a second hand Yankee cylinder.
(Slominski even asked the Serpentine Gallery to hire a company to tally vehicles coming in and out of Kensington Gardens on the day of the glider's arrival to make sure its passage to the gallery, set within the park, would be seen and recorded for history.) Other carriers depicted included a cross-country skier, a ship, a taxi driver, Popsicle sticks, and even a second hand designed for Big Ben (unlike the digital second, the second hand treats every moment as a space to be traversed).
Out of the six shops visited, none had registered with the local authority or recorded sufficient details of the second hand phones they bought.