toco


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toco

(ˈtəʊkəʊ)
n
slang punishment
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According to Atlanta-area legend, "Toco" is a phrase that Shepherd learned from a Brazilian Indian, meaning "have better luck than you think you'll have."
At the same time a TOCOdynamometer was positioned on the abdominal surface together with an intrauterine pressure catheter (ACCU-Trace) to obtain the TOCO and IUP readings, respectively.
O tucano toco, encontrado em terreno abandonado na cidade de Botucatu, foi encaminhado pelo Corpo de Bombeiros para o Centro de Medicina e Pesquisa em Animais Silvestres--CEMPAS--FMVZ, Botucatu.
Contudo, a eficacia foi menor, pois a area de translocacao obtida pelo corte das brotacoes e inferior a area do toco apos o desbaste.
Our friends at Dudley Zoological Gardens bring you their latest news and events every Tuesday TOCO toucan Oz opts for a traffic light sequence when keepers hand out the iron tablets at Dudley Zoo.
Standing at the summit of Toco volcano, 5,625 metres above sea level, images of famous climbers Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay race through my mind, and while Toco is no Everest (8,848 metres), I felt I'd just climbed the highest mountain in the world.
However, I have to confess : the hike up Toco was eased by the fact we were driven to 5,000 metres before we began hiking.