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gatch

 [gach]
to adjust mechanisms on a bed to achieve angulation of the mattress, especially elevation of the knee area.

Gatch

(gatch),
Willis D., U.S. surgeon, 1878-1961. See: Gatch bed.
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Driggs genuinely admired Gatch, regarding him as "one of the greatest artists that ever hit this country" (127).
34) See the fragment of AElfric's homily for the first Sunday after Easter (Clemoes 534), which describes the phoenix as a sign of bodily resurrection; see also Gatch 86-88; Cross, "Literate Anglo-Saxon" 92; Hassig 779-83; and Garde and Muir 58, 62 for the phoenix as a sign of credal confession, orthodox resurrection theology, and the individual soul's relationship to God.
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Gatch found this usage "mystifying"; (41) in his view one of the many defects of this homily is that it "cites sources in difficult and misleading ways.
County telecommunications manager Patsy Gatch had 30 days to rewire the cabling infrastructure and install a new phone system in a temporary courthouse facility before employees moved in.
In accordance with the doctor's orders, I went to the foot end of the bed where the gatch [sic] levers are located in order to level out the bed.
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4) There is an instance in Walter Map's De nugis curialum, II, xxxii, and the question of its similarity has been discussed both by Gatch and Stanley.
Gatch portrays Leander van Ess (1772-1847) as a monastic reformer, a biblical translator, and, expectations to the contrary, an "enlightened German Catholic ecumenist.
For the sake of simplicity, only the results of the variance equation from GATCH model are reported under volatility.
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