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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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* In order to defeat his ice ball players must plant Chilli Pepper in the same row.
The round silicone ice ball mold allows the ideal shape to roll along the bottom of the foot and alleviate swelling and discomfort.
FUNDRAISING: Jacquie and Malcolm Roeder at the Laura Crane Trust Hot Ice Ball (s)
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.
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.
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.
The Aussie superstar, who is receiving treatment for breast cancer, sent her "solidarity" to everyone with the disease in a message to the Pink Ice Ball for Cancer Research UK.
The procedure, which takes about 30 minutes, entails ultrasound-guided insertion of the cryoablation probe into the fibroadenoma, followed by creation of an ice ball that engulfs the benign tumor, destroying the tumor cells.
4-6pm: The Ice Ball, Liv Lorent, based on The Ball with scenes of winter magic for all ages.
The system works by cooling a probe with liquid nitrogen or differential gas exchange to form an ice ball that freezes and destroys nearby fibroid tissue.
Orbiting in the deep freeze of the outer solar system, Pluto may be cold, but it's no featureless ice ball. Astronomers have known that the intensity of sunlight reflected from the tiny planet varies dramatically.