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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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Since its debut in 1917, the Chuck Taylor All Star has become one of the world's most celebrated sneakers, with fans, artists and musicians adopting the brand as a badge of creativity and self-expression.
Chuck and Buck is written and dominated by Freaks and Geeks's carrot-topped producer, Michael White, who immerses himself in the elfin Buck with a totality that is simultaneously awesome and embarrassing.
These hardened insert pads are located on the chuck by means of the ground master location ring.
Trio-Tech's chuck systems were designed and tested for high reliability and durability, and are available with options, including a triaxial guarding system for low current probing and dew point control for sub-ambient probing applications.
The difference between the operation of the wedge hook and the wedge-bar chucks is in the way the draw-pull is applied to the chuck jaws.
S" style chucks are available from stock in both Dead Length and Pull Back models for S-15, S-16, S-20, S-22, S-26 and S-30 collet pads.
The retention force of the Bilz shrinking chucks is so high that the complete tool assembly reduces vibration and becomes almost a monoblock tool, says Mr Bilz.
To help make sure your machine tool chucks are up to speed, here are some tips from Kitagawa on how to maintain your power chuck.
Four patents are pending around the development of air and hydraulic chucks.
Most of the work run on the three lathes equipped with the quick-change chucks is produced in batch sizes of one or two pieces.
With CNC lathes saddled with daily multiple workholding changeovers today, quick-change chucks have carved out a growing, albeit modest, share of the workpiece holding market.
Magnetic chucks have long been almost standard equipment on many types of grinders.