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flue

f looh

  • n  flat bladelike projection on the arm of an anchor
  • n  organ pipe whose tone is produced by air passing across the sharp edge of a fissure or lip
  • n  a conduit to carry off smoke

  • Influenza victims crowd into an emergency hospital near Fort Riley, Kansas in 1918.
  • Not one leaf of flue-cured tobacco has sold this week in all North or South Carolina.
  • Sebelius says she is confident the swine flue shots will be available soon enough to effectively target the illness.
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  • Jairam Ramesh in Livemint
    The USA has a tariff rate quota on tobacco which limits market access for Indian Flue Cured Virginia and Burley Tobacco to US. The government is pursuing the matter with USA at various trade forums for a solution,Ministry of state for...
  • Eliot Shapleigh in 89.3 KPCC
    It is very clear that a majority of what came out of that flue and was deposited over 100 years landed in Mexico,says Texas state Sen. Eliot Shapleigh, one of those who led the fight to close down Asarco.
  • Ahmed Ali in Daily Times
    ...during the question hour, Punjab Minister for Agriculture, Forests, Livestock and Dairy Development Malik Ahmed Ali Olak told the House that Pakistan had become a "bird flue-free country".

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