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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.
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I didn't have the time to test the Wilson Blast Diverter with different kinds of ammo to see if I could find any which didn't produce a terrific flash, but to be honest I experienced the same thing with the Ferfrans Concussion Reduction Device--less concussion, lots more flash.
Isomatric subsidiary produces pneumatic and gravity conveying components, which include knife gates, rotary airlocks, slide gates, dump gates, and diverter valves.
Unlike any other type of air diverter design, the Sonic Air Y-Verter(tm) is the smallest, lightest weight, contains the fewest components, has the lowest air pressure loss and requires almost no torque to actuate it.
Also showing new two-, three-, and four-way diverter valves for pneumatic conveying, plus a variety of other valves and gates.
Marcel de Vlieger was recently appointed as Managing Director of Netherlands-based DMN-Westinghouse, manufacturers of rotary and diverter valves for the bulk solids handling industry.
Once implanted, the self-expanding filter is able to divert embolic material larger than about 500 micrometers to non hazardous locations, such as the large arteries that deliver blood to the face, rather than upstream in the direction of the brain" says Dr Ofer Yodfat MindGuard's Founder and CEO: "In the preclinical studies where more than 200 devices were implanted in pigs, there have been no reported adverse events attributed to a disturbance of blood flow while the Diverter has been deployed and in use.
The 3-way diverter ball provides interconnection of two inlets with outlet for mixing or, interconnection of outlets for proportional divert operation.
An automatic rinse diverter is employed to keep the recirculating wash tank from being diluted with rinse water.
If this condition becomes chronic, install a diverter valve in place of the standard lateral pipe.
DMN UK Ltd, supplier of DMN-Westinghouse rotary, diverter and slide valves, have won an order from Kerry Ingredients, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire factory for seven 250 mm Rotary Valves, six Silo Discharge Units and a multiplicity of pneumatic conveying pipe couplings.
The ZeroDL Specialty Valves include "T" and "L" pattern valves that eliminate dead leg and provide sampling options; tank bottom valves; point-of-use valves; and the Multiported Diverter Valve.
The Engineered Products Group has obtained four contracts for diverters and expansion joints for delivery in Taiwan, Korea, and Indonesia, and an order to upgrade a diverter system in Egypt.