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Synonyms for whin

very spiny and dense evergreen shrub with fragrant golden-yellow flowers

small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye

any of various hard colored rocks (especially rocks consisting of chert or basalt)

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None of MacDonald's crimes were in any way connected to the Rainbow Playgroup or Acklam Whin Primary School, in Carlbury Avenue.
The Hadrian's Wall corridor is an important location for whin grassland and the South Tyne Valley, Allendale area and places such as Beltingham and Close House are where shingle sites are found.
The key to the WHIN Safe Huber Needle is that it requires minimal change in technique on the part of clinicians," said Tom Sutton, Director of Marketing Vascular Access for B.
6 Marsha Radaj, president of WHIN, said, "Partnering with Per-Se demonstrates WHIN's commitment to enhancing healthcare information exchange to provide a secure, highly accountable record of transactions for our users.
St Edwards, Acklam Whin, Sacred Heart and Captain Cook schools have been honoured in the national Pupil Premium Awards 2015 on the back of Key Stage 2 results.
The 125-acre site, operated by North Yorkshire recycling and waste management company Yorwaste, is called Harewood Whin and is next to Rufforth Airfield on the B1224 York to Wetherby Road.
Using MedVision's VisiTran(TM)-MD software, WHIN -- a joint venture between Ameritech Health Connections and Aurora Healthcare -- can offer the electronic transmission of medical images, audio messages, video and pictures between subscribers using standard personal computers, modems, and phone lines.
The nation's first fully functional community health information network dedicated to the electronic exchange of healthcare information, WHIN connects Wisconsin's healthcare organizations such as physicians, clinics, payers, hospitals, laboratories and others, enabling them to share computerized information.
The pupils pictured today go to Ack-Acklam Whin Primary School on Carlbury Avenue, Middlesbrough, and St Benedict's RC Primary School on Mersey Road, Redcar.
Interfaced HINs in Eastern Washington and Alaska contribute another 600 physicians who can access WHIN.
Other North East sited which made the shortlists were: In the Human Habitation cat-|egory, Hadrian's Wall in Northumberland where it sits on top of the Whin Sill ridge in Northumberland The magnesian limestone |cliffs of South Shields and Marsden in the Historical and Scientific Importance category.
A silver coloured Citroen car was overturned after colliding with a van on Liverton Whin, in Saltburn, close to Marske Lane.
Acklam Whin Primary School, on Carlbury Avenue in Acklam, Middlesbrough, was visited by an Ofsted inspector last term, where it was found that the achievement, behaviour and safety of pupils, the quality of teaching, and leadership and management at the school were all good.
The trust will use the money to help manage the special grassland habits of the Whin Sill and the shingle banks of the River Tyne.