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slang South African disgusting; sickening; nasty
[C20: from syphilitic]
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Noun1.Sif - (Norse mythology) wife of Thor and guardian of the home
Norse mythology - the mythology of Scandinavia (shared in part by Britain and Germany) until the establishment of Christianity
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This led fans to believe that Alexander will still reprise her role as Lady Sif.
By asking nonprofits to execute a range of essential tasks quickly--including fundraising, program implementation, and evaluation--the SIF has highlighted core strengths as well as areas in which nonprofits would need to improve to meet grant requirements (Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, 2013).
Contract Detail : Spanish outfit Euskalforging has won a contract from Sif to provide 16 flanges for the foundations for EnBWs 112MW Albatros offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.
He said results of actuarial studies by the SSS and the GSIS 'show that the SIF can finance the increase in funeral benefits without affecting the the stability of the SIF and without requiring additional contributions.
They met Switzerland's former president who in a previous role as the country's health minister oversaw two key measures which helped tackle drug problems - setting up a network of Heroin Assisted Treatment clinics and SIFs, where users can go to inject, snort or smoke drugs under medical supervision.
Speaking in parliament on Tuesday, Georgiades said borrowing money to replenish the SIF meant raising the public debt.
Insight Equity said the SIF acquisition is an opportunity to acquire a food manufacturing platform with growth opportunities.
We are confident that our SIF platform will provide value to Ferring's R&D product portfolio and very much look forward to working with them on this project," added Foresee chairman and CEO, Dr Ben Chien.
Then crack models are established through finite element method (FEM) to investigate the temperature, thermal stress and SIF distributions along crack tips under thermal shock load.
SIF was diagnosed based on the typical MRI findings and she received conservative non-weight bearing treatment for 6 weeks using crutches.
This research study was designed with the hypothesis that SIF exposure in developing pigs may influence hormone regulation in the hypothalamus-pituitary-ovary axis and consequently the onset of puberty of pigs.
EO 188, signed by the President last September 11, has directed the Employees' Compensation Commission (ECC) and the GSIS) to release funds to cover the increase in EC pension from the SIF reserves.