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Ball

A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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The ice ball mold is manufactured from BPA free silicone, is durable and easy to use.
Tonight's shows are actually a re-working of the original concept, transforming The Ball into The Ice Ball, inspired by the ice rink in Central Park, New York.
Marie Fagan, general manager at Hilton Cardiff, said: "This year's Fire and Ice ball was a huge success and the funds raised by our generous guests will help children across the region, with donations going to Noah's Ark Children's Hospital for Wales and the DM Thomas Foundation.
The HIC Cocktail Ice Ball Tray from Harold Import is ideal for making trendy sphere-shaped ice cubes or even cake pops.
Garnish with an ice ball with an orchid or other edible flower frozen in its center.
The surgeon can control the size of the ice ball produced to ensure it freezes the entire tumour in a procedure known as cryoablation.
The Hot Ice Ball was held at the Cedar Court Hotel in Bradford.
His crime: To react after a gang threw an ice ball at his car, smashing his windscreen, while he was travelling with his wife and daughter.
The needle turns the tumour into a ice ball, which expands to a centimetre beyond the tumour to kill off any nearby cancer cells as well.
Pluto doesn't care whether astronomers call it a planet, a "dwarf planet," or something else entirely--it'll go on being a fabulously interesting ice ball with a part-time atmosphere, three moons, and perhaps as-yet-undiscovered rings no matter what words we earthlings attach to it.
With cryotherapy, the conduction of heat rests on a simple equation: Thermal conduction takes place through ice, and ice has a constant thermal conductivity K--so the value is always known, and you will always have a reliable ice ball progression.