diversion

(redirected from diverter)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

diversion

/di·ver·sion/ (dĭ-ver´zhun) a turning aside.
urinary diversion  surgical creation of an alternate route for urine flow to replace an absent or diseased portion of the lower urinary tract in order to preserve renal function.

di·ver·sion

(di-vĕr'zhŭn)
1. The process of rerouting an ambulance to a facility other than the closest appropriate facility.
2. To create or bypass in the body.
Compare: shunt

diversion

(dĭ-vĕr′zhŭn)
1. In hospital management, the routing of patients away from one facility to others, usually because the first institution is inaccessible, overcrowded, or understaffed.
2. In surgery, the redirection of the normal flow of body contents from one organ to another.
3. The illicit use of a controlled substance for a purpose other than that which was intended by its prescriber.
References in periodicals archive ?
I took photos of the brake and diverter before I fired a shot, and that was a good idea.
Registered diverters previously had no legal obligation to meter water, institute conservation measures, or upgrade their infrastructure.
Field testing by trappers of the diverter and breakaway snare designs as kill snares (end stop attached) followed state trapping regulations but was not included under the protocol.
7 Inspect the diverter handle to locate the O-ring and simply replace with an identical O-ring.
He said the Diverter could offer an alternative to giving high-risk patients anti-clotting drugs which may cause life-threatening bleeding.
An optional "clean-in-place" access panel with spin knobs allows access to the interior of the diverter for inspection, cleaning, or sanitation purposes.
Investigators should be able to obtain detailed information about call diverters from their agency's electronic surveillance support unit.
In these latter cases, the diverter has already approached the company qualifying for the institutional discount and agreed on the price to be paid for the excess product before the institutional buyer placed the order.
HONG KONG -- Johnson Electric today announced a new generation of diverter valves, under its Saia brand, with low noise operation and lowest pressure drop.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Diverter Switch Assy Type As Per Annexure Qty-50 Nos ,Diverter Switch Assy Type Mi802 As Per Annexure - A Qty-50 Nos ,Tap Selector Sub Assy Type as per Annexure - A Qty-50 Nos ,Tap Selector Sub Assy Type as per Annexure - A Qty-50 Nos , Oil Compartment Sub Assy as per Annexure - A Qty-100 Nos Opening date : 23 Dec 2017
KIT LIST To do this job you will need: A water butt (with stand, to raise it othe ground); water butt diverter kit, to match your downpipe; tape measure; spirit level; hack saw; drill with a 25mm bit; rubber mallet (or block of wood and a hammer); concrete paving slab and sharp sand (if tting on an uneven surface).
KIT LIST To do this job you will need: A water butt (with stand, to raise it off the ground); water butt diverter kit, to match your downpipe; tape measure; spirit level; hack saw; drill with a 25mm bit; rubber mallet (or block of wood and a hammer); concrete paving slab and sharp sand (if fitting on an uneven surface).