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n. pl. sugi or su·gis

[Japanese, from Old Japanese; akin to Okinawan (dialect of Naha) siji.]
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Noun1.sugi - tall evergreen of Japan and China yielding valuable soft woodsugi - tall evergreen of Japan and China yielding valuable soft wood
cedar, cedar tree - any of numerous trees of the family Cupressaceae that resemble cedars
Cryptomeria, genus Cryptomeria - Japanese cedar; sugi
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Sugi card is a PIN-protected crypto 'payment card' that seamlessly uses crypto in a manner similar to conventional bank cards.
As kids and teens, Kosuke, Yoshimine, Sugi and Chikako stood by Satoru in his darkest moments and cared for him in ways his own relatives could not.
A counter height bar, porcelain antler sconces, a column of living greenery, trestles and interspersed charred wood, inspired by Bellevue's past Japanese farmers who preserved wood in the authentic shou sugi ban method, are seen throughout.
Further, Shou Sugi Ban, an ancient Japanese technique that preserves wood by charring it with fire, was applied to the interior and exterior treehouse wood panels to evoke charcoal, another key ingredient.
Sugi while at the Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ; Dr.
Other old trees are "The Senator," a bald cypress in Florida, Te Matua Ngahere, a kauri in New Zealand, Jomon Sugi in Japan, and pando quaking aspens from Utah, where an entire, 80,000 year-old forest comes from a single tree with a massive underground root system.
Robert Menua Saleh and Janang Ensiring liaised with a local printer, Lee Ming Press, to print a book authored by Clifford Sather, entitled A Borneo Healing Romance: Ritual Storytelling and the Sugi Sakit, A Saribas Iban Rite of Healing.
Saito, Ishii, Ogura, Maemura, and Suzuki (2003) found that for the Sugi Bark fiber, the 600 [micro]m size was 50% more effective than the fiber with 53 [micro]m, after 15 min of immersion.
PONNUDURAI GLENYS February 21, 2016 Beloved Wife of Sugi and Mother of Andrew.