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daycare centre

  

      n      another name (esp. U.S. and N.Z.) for       day nursery  
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day nursery  
      n     (Social welfare)     (Brit. and N.Z.)   an establishment offering daycare to preschool children, enabling their parents to work full time or have extended relief if child care is a problem,   (Also called (N.Z.))    daycare centre         

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daycare  
      n     (Social welfare)  
1      (Brit)   occupation, treatment, or supervision during the working day for people who might be at risk if left on their own, or whose usual carers need daytime relief  
2      (Brit)   welfare services provided by a local authority, health service, or voluntary body during the day  
   Compare       residential care  
3      (N.Z.)      short for       daycare centre  


daycare centre  
      n      another name (esp. U.S. and N.Z.) for       day nursery  

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n.
Wood where the log is first quartered lengthways, resulting in wedges with right angles in the centre of the log. Less prone to shrinkage and is more stable. Used in barrel-making.
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