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a drop of the secretion of the lacrimal glands



a drop of the clear, slightly opalescent fluid secreted by the lacrimal glands. Tears are slightly alkaline. They contain as much as 99 percent water and 0.9 percent inorganic matter, chiefly sodium chloride and small quantities of sodium carbonate, magnesium carbonate, calcium sulfate, and calcium phosphate, as well as the antibacterial enzyme lysozyme; other proteins constitute 0.1 percent. Tears moisten the anterior surface of the eye and prevent it from drying, wash foreign bodies out of the conjunctival sac, and participate in the nutrition of the cornea.


run, 3
1. In roofing, the horizontal distance from the face of a wall to the ridge of the roof.
2. In stairways, the width of a single stair tread.
3. The horizontal distance covered by a flight of steps.
4. The runway or track for a sash.
5. A small stream of paint flowing vertically on a
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ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Two minors in the southeastern province of Diyarbakyr are facing a sentence of up to four years in a juvenile facility for tearing down posters of President Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an.
BRUSSELS, Nov 9 (KUNA) -- The President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, Sunday said the tearing down of the Berlin wall 25 years ago "changed the world forever.
What : Tearing down today's Berlin Walls Event sponsored by Atlas Network, Pacific Research Institute and The Independent Institute
The civil initiative Veritas harshly reacted Sunday to Zernovski's statements of the past couple of days, with which, in their view, he wishes to discredit their initiative of saving the church from tearing down in a dishonest way and with manipulation.
Political analysts from Macedonia and Kosovo consider that Albania and Kosovo should be ashamed by the tearing down of the monument of NLA defenders in Presevo.
A few civil initiatives reacted to his statements saying that it is outrageous to tear down monuments from the Macedonian national history and that the appeals for tearing down and mining the Skopje 2014 project surpassed even the Taliban regime.
So from May 7, you can download double "A" sided single Tearing Down the Walls and The Journey, via The Birdman Records, with all profits to Zoe's Place.
A tweet on Sunderland's official Twitter feed read: "Newcastle fans are tearing down the Sports Direct signs around the ground and throwing them onto the pitch.
For this reason, if the Minister wants his threats to be something more than just an attempt to mobilize citizens and get them to legalize the buildings, he must give a direct example by tearing down everything that has been erected without a license.
Amara (NINA) -- Law maker from Ahrar bloc at the National Alliance, Moshriq Naji, condemned American forces entering Shu'la area and tearing down pictures of religious authorites Mohammed Sadiq al-Sadr and Muqtada Sadr.
It would be no different than tearing down the MOMA or the Guggenheim.
11, stressing that it has no intention of tearing down the monastery in accordance with its belief in the freedom and sanctity of houses of worship.