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hang

Forensics verb
To suspend a thing or person by a rope, cord or other object.
 
Medspeak
To place a blood product or volume expander on a pole or other device above the patient’s heart so that an IV infusion occurs by gravity and the rate is controlled by a valve.
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They are hanging tough and I think we have got the right five.
But issues of more concern to the sharp end of the Super Bowl market were decided on Sunday, with New England pipping nose-diving Oakland for the second seed in the AFC and Chicago hanging tough to stay clear of Green Bay in both the NFC Central and the race for the second NFC seeding.
That may still prove to be the case, but The Wall Street Journal reports that many hospitals are hanging tough in response to demands from HMOs and insurers for discounts of up to 70 percent.
I congratulate everyone who worked to make this success possible, and I especially congratulate the men and women who run Amtrak trains for hanging tough for a better contract.
But the Seraphs deserve plenty of credit for hanging tough after falling behind by 10 points in the first quarter.
But the Belfast man, right is still hanging tough and said: "I'm working as hard as I ever have.