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suit

 [so̳t]
an outer garment covering the entire body.
MAST suit (military anti-shock trousers) pneumatic antishock garment.

MAST

(mast),

MAST

acronym for Military Anti-Shock Trousers, inflatable trousers used to induce autotransfusion of blood from the lower to the upper part of the body.

MAST

abbreviation for military antishock trousers.

MAST

Emergency medicine
1. Military antishock trousers A pressure device designed to provide life support in Pts with external or internal subdiaphragmatic hemorrhage, which stabilizes the lower extremities and pelvis addresses hemorrhagic-traumatic shock by producing hemostasis and ↑ systemic vascular pressure. Cf Pressure pants.
2. Military Assistance to Safety & Traffic A program in which the US military contributes helicopters and medical assistance to low-population density areas Note: Major MAST users are high-risk infants in rural settings Substance abuse Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test A screening tool used to identify alcoholics. See Alcoholism.

MAST

Abbreviation for military antishock trousers.
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Kirklees planning officer Richard Smith said: "It is a streamlined monopole mast, which means it is very thin.
THE erection of a mobile phone mast disguised as a plastic tree is being fought by Wirral West MP Stephen Hesford.
Birmingham City Council pulls in pounds 641,000 from contracts with 13 mast operators, including West Midlands Police, who use high-power TETRA masts for their radio systems.
They are calling on the Government to refuse permission to erect more of this type in Wales despite the fact that engineers say the masts are perfectly safe.
The Murrayfield masts, which belong to O2 and Vodafone, join the growing number of masts around the country.
If we were allowed to put masts on council land we might be able to take the pressure off the residential areas.
Alan Meyer, legal director of Mast Action UK, said a study funded by the Dutch government last year had found 'statistically significant adverse health effects' linked to 3G mobile phone masts.
Mast Action in Meath said that, apart from vague references to locations like Navan and Trim, ComReg was refusing to give the locations of masts.
An Bord Pleanala overruled the decision made by Kerry County Council to refuse planning permission to the mast in scenic Kenmare.
Residents say there are three masts on the Palladium shops and more are possible.
Simplified dynamic analysis methods for guyed masts in turbulent winds.
FIGHTING ON: Residents demonstrate against the erection of a mobile phone mast at Heol Llanishen Fach in Rhiwbina, Cardiff PICTURE: Andrew James