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Nail

A unit of length equivalent to 2.25 inches.
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More startling than the fingernails is a tower of Baltic chairs called Homage To Tatlin, a Russian artist who made a gigantic spiral so the working masses could process towards the sky.
Use soap and a soft nail brush to clear the dirt from under your fingernails. Gently press your cuticle back with your towel when you dry off.
(A) Food employees shall keep their fingernails trimmed, filed, and maintained so the edges and surfaces are cleanable and not rough.
In our study the changes were commonly observed in fingernail rather than toenail.
'Fingernail psoriasis is a very challenging condition that is often unaddressed due to the lack of treatment options,' said Kim Papp, MD, PhD, study investigator, founder and president, Probity Medical Research, Waterloo, Ontario.
The Clyppi clipper is said to prevent this from happening as it is a very sharp fingernail clipper and therefore gives clean and precise cuts.
They found that fingernails are less likely to break when there is 55% relative humidity, and are more brittle when humidity is lower.
(Note: Jane's fingernails are not as opulent as Donyale's.)
A BIZARRE attacker has tried to bite at least nine women's fingernails after stopping them in the street to flatter them about their hands, Scotland Yard said today.
The scientists at the University of Leeds, have created the world's thinnest gold measuring two atoms thick or million times thinner than a fingernail.
An example, which probably nobody cares about but which serves illustrative purpose might be, "rate of fingernail growth."