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Nursing An absorbent disposable napkin covered on one side by plastic, which may be placed under a patient with incontinence
Pathology A round or square flat metal grid on which tissue is placed in a cryostat as a solid support for cutting frozen sections

chuck

(chŭk)
A clamp or fastener that secures a moving part of a tool, or the object being worked on.

chuck

a hand grip to be attached to intramedullary pins to enable the surgeon to rotate or drive them into bone.
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For more information on the CHUCKERS recreational tossing game, call Charles Briggs toll-free at 1-888-CHUCKERS (248-2537), fax at 530-246-8300, e-mail at chukrs@aol.
Note: Images of disabled veteran Josh White playing CHUCKERS are available.
CONTACT: Charles Briggs of CHUCKERS LLC, +1-530-243-6086, or 1-888-CHUCKERS (248-2537)
For chucked parts, the study concluded that costs per part for the manual chuckers were considerably higher than those associated with either type of CNC lathe.
In current production, two Aldridge CNC chucker grinders are used, respectively, to process smallbody and large-body dies.
Aldridge also builds two other types of CNC chucker grinders.
Interconnecting all of the new three-spindle chuckers and most other machines are blue-steel, gravity-feed conveyors and storage elevators.
For instance, the bearing bores of all completed rotor/ pulleys exiting from the last three spindle chuckers are checked to within a 0.
In addition to establishing part quality, the gage measurements are relayed back to the chuckers for automatic tooling compensation.