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England: see Wight, Isle ofWight, Isle of
, island and county (1991 pop. 126,600), 147 sq mi (381 sq km), S England, across the Solent and Spithead channels from Hampshire. The administrative center is Newport.
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Major factor driving growth of the needles market is increasing demand for vaccines, globally to prevent various diseases such as measles, rubella and hepatitis B.
"If the needle exchange was not here there would be a lot more needles on the streets.
Doctors said the baby boy, Mudassir Karimov, could not have ingested the needles by accident, and the family fear relatives or a carer to be behind the horrifying act.
Doctors of the National Medical Center Karbolo in Dushanbe have found 10 needles in the body of 9-month-old boy and said the child could not swallow the needles himself.
The Xs indicate the loops that sit on the needles. Both needles have the same number of stitches, and all the loops on the back needle are shifted over a half stitch to the left so that the loops on the front needle will be situated between loops on the back needle.
Prices of both the needles were compared which were commercially available and average prices were considered in rupees and dollars.
In station 1, singularized needles are placed in a terminal socket strip by the NFS and carried to station 2, where the needles are camera inspected for correct position and integrity.
The front and back of the machine is equipped with a clear window, enabling users to see the needles moving so they can identify any bent or broken needles while felting is in process.
The needles with distinctive roundings are gentle on the material and cause less needle breakage and damage of needle points.
Two critical assumptions in the above procedure are that the needles will remain parallel across the entire length of their insertion in tissue and that the tissue will not deform as the needles penetrate it.