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type batter

Damage or wear to type, resulting in a defective impression. Because each battered type creates a unique impression, Hinman, Blayney, and others have successfully used evidence from ...

Motor Vehicles

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Clay McShane and Christopher W. Wells

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Science, Medicine, and Technology

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2015

...the American market. In a decade of oil shortages, Detroit could not match the Japanese in cost, quality, or fuel efficiency. Chrysler escaped bankruptcy only by a government bailout and president Lee Iacocca’s success at marketing. Import taxes and quotas somewhat protected the battered domestic auto industry, and the 1980s brought a revival. Ford responded first, marketing the German-designed, Japanese-engineered Escort and Taurus (also German-engineered) in the mid-1980s. Chrysler also rebounded in the 1980s, adopting Japanese design and production...

fritto misto

fritto misto  

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Italian;small thin pieces of a variety of types of meat, fish, or vegetables, coated with egg and breadcrumbs or batter, and deep fried.
forensic medicine

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The Oxford Companion to Medicine (3 ed.)

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2006
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Medicine and health
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3,426 words

...is necessary to exclude other causes and to allay some of the self-recrimination that always attaches to the parents, who may think that death was due to smothering or some other untenable explanation. Another less common cause of infant death is child abuse , the so-called ‘battered baby syndrome’, and again the forensic medical investigation must exclude or confirm signs of repeated injury. Stillbirths are often examined forensically to differentiate them from deliberate infanticides. Deaths of mothers after abortion, now much rarer through extensive birth...

violence

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The Oxford Companion to Medicine (3 ed.)

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2006
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Medicine and health
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...homicide; domestic violence, which includes woman battering, child abuse , abuse of old people ; rape and sexual assault; road rage; and violence directed against the self. In 1996 , the World Health Organization defined violence as ‘the intentional use of physical force or power, threatened or actual, against oneself, another person, or a group or community, that results in, or has a high likelihood of resulting in injury, death, psychological harm, maldevelopment or deprivation’. Three types of violence are identified in the WHO document: • ...

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