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aux·il·ia·ry

(awg-zil'yă-rē), Avoid the mispronunciation og-zil'ă-rē.
1. Functioning in an augmenting capacity; supplementary.
2. Functioning as a subordinate; secondary.

auxiliary

[ôksil′yərē]
Etymology: L, auxilium, aid
an individual or group serving in assistive, supporting, or complementary tasks in a clinical setting.

aux·il·ia·ry

(awg-zil'yă-rē)
1. Functioning in an augmenting capacity; supplementary.
2. Functioning as a subordinate; secondary.

aux·il·ia·ry

(awg-zil'yă-rē) Avoid the mispronunciation og-zil'ă-rē.
1. Functioning in an augmenting capacity; supplementary.
2. Functioning as a subordinate; secondary.

auxiliary,

adj supporting or assisting; supplementary; secondary.
auxiliary personnel,
n.pl a group of dental professionals that work in a dental office or clinic with a dentist includes dental hygienists who are formally trained and may be licensed or certified by state authorities. It also includes dental assistants, laboratory technicians, and other auxiliaries, who may or may not be formally trained, certified, or licensed.
auxiliary wires,
n.pl the orthodontic wires that support or augment the action of the main or primary arch wire in an orthodontic appliance. The Begg technique and the segmental technique make frequent and regular use of auxiliary wires.
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Mr Hayton said the auxiliaries vary in age from 18 to early fifties and come from all over Cleveland.
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Together with women in the auxiliaries, brotherhood leaders and activists filled the pages of their journals and the text of their speeches with inspirational messages and moral suasion designed to keep brotherhood men away from the bottle.
To be sure, the women's auxiliaries articulated an uxorial identity for their members and stressed the importance of well-managed homes with competent wives at the helm, elements that could be taken as "bourgeois.
Auxiliaries may operate within the control of the sponsored organization or may be self-incorporated.
Historically, auxiliaries were responsible for major funding of community institutions.
While some hardware suppliers may have gotten started early, the trend to downsizing auxiliaries has picked up steam and has by now enlisted the majority of vendors.
With the accelerated structural adjustment of China's printing and dyeing auxiliary industry, high-end, eco-friendly textile auxiliaries have become the key to the sustainable development of the industry, and the foreign-funded enterprises and domestic leading enterprises with advanced production technology and strong R&D strength have obvious advantage.
As printing and dyeing auxiliaries are used for textile printing and dyeing, the development and prosperity of the printing and dyeing industry directly affect the market of printing and dyeing auxiliaries.
Cobert, president and CEO of Los Angeles-based CANON COMMUNICATIONS LLC said, "The addition of Plastics Auxiliaries & Machinery magazine (PA&M) builds upon and strengthens our information resource products for plastics processors.
Kevin O'Grady, who has been named publisher, noted that PA&M has just recently expanded its focus from auxiliaries and secondary equipment to include all plastics processing technologies and related machinery and systems.
While this doesn't mean cost is no longer a consideration, cost isn't the dominant factor it once was when molders would put most of their capital into the molding machine or extruder, using what cash was left over to buy cheap and often inferior auxiliaries.