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perks

see FRINGE BENEFITS.

perks

(1) Slang for perchloroethylene or tetrachloroethylene.These chemicals, used in dry cleaning, are highly toxic and will contaminate soil and groundwater.When buying property on or near the site of a present or former dry-cleaning plant, the investor should be concerned about the presence of perks and should order the appropriate tests to determine the existence and extent of contamination. (2) Slang for perquisites, meaning nonmonetary benefits. In commercial leasing, building perks might include a fitness club open only to employees of building tenants.

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Cougar Perk Caf is open every Friday from 7:15 a.m.
Antibodies of [alpha]-tubulin, PARP, caspase-3, PERK, elF2[alpha], and total JNK were obtained from Santa Cruz Biotechnology (Santa Cruz, CA, USA).
Perk Fresh Link is also available in Absolute Zero, described as a cool masculine fragrance.
Owned by Kane Russell, Central Perk is the region's first branch of the coffee shop.
KITCHEN PERK The leaves actually smell like curry and add subtle flavor to roast chicken and zing to aioli.
Staff receive discounts on travel and free flights, depending on length of service, and were warned by BA's chief executive Willie Walsh that the perks would be withdrawn if they joined the strike.
It is 15 years since Friends first appeared on television and to celebrate, as well as a fake Central Perk on Carnaby Street, there is also a special DVD being released.
The PERK Program is a unique partnership between RIMS, RIMS Chapters and industry experts.
Anchor Erin Burnett, who is also CNBC's co-anchor of "Squawk on the Street," led off by playing to Leder's outrage that CEOs--who can afford it--are given a perk that the average person who is being hurt by falling house prices cannot also enjoy.
The company has maintained the perk despite the fact that it went through Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.