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WHIMSWomen's Health Initiative Memory Study
WHIMSWorkplace Hazardous Materials Information System (Canada)
WHIMSWet High Intensity Magnetic Separator
WHIMSWarehouse Inventory Management System (Wright Business Graphics)
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Weston observed, "all young people would have their little whims.
While such whims and chimeras were flitting across my fancy I began to look askance at Mrs.
Whether there was anything in the peculiar slyness of her action which fascinated Mr Quilp, or anything in the expression of her features at the moment which attracted his attention for some other reason; or whether it merely occurred to him as a pleasant whim to stare the small servant out of countenance; certain it is, that he planted his elbows square and firmly on the desk, and squeezing up his cheeks with his hands, looked at her fixedly.
I left off opposing her favourite whim on that account, because some of the sympathy was sure, in course of time, to fall to my share.
That night I sat at table with the captain and the hunters, while Thomas Mugridge waited on us and washed the dishes afterward--a whim, a Caliban- mood of Wolf Larsen's, and one I foresaw would bring me trouble.
It was getting to be more than a passing whim with Arobin to see her and be with her.
Is she some little danseuse with the whim to be romantically rustic for a week?
The remaining nonmagnetic fraction of hematite ore is delivered to the WHIMS rougher stage, where six DP 317 machines process 750 metric tons per hour (mt/h) of ore with 30%-36% Fe content.
The agency was established by a man named Leslie Whims, who started out as a farmer and then sold Nash and Studebaker automobiles in this east Oakland County community.
In fact, the introduction of uppercase Whim on page 41 seems almost to banish that insouciance and replace it with the sort of moralistic edict that the opening pages denounced.
The MRI studies revealed that women who, on entry to the WHIMS trial, had elevated blood pressure had significantly higher amounts of white matter lesions (WMLs) when they underwent MRIs eight years later.
The WHIMS results were released in May 2003 and June 2004 and immediately overturned the notion that HT prevented either dementia or overall cognitive decline.