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frangible

(fran′jĭ-bl) [Fr. fr L. frangere, to break]
Easily broken; fragile.
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Reduced inventory costs: Frangible seal technology reduces the number and cost of separate reagent bottles and applicators, as well as the associated costs of filling, packaging, and labeling (i.
We've tested a lot of frangible ammunition before and it was never this close.
Avoidance of protruding objects from which a noose might be tied; elimination of sharp exterior corners on bed frames and furniture; selection of beds without springs or small removable parts that can be swallowed or otherwise abused; use of secure and safe electrical outlets and lighting fixtures; and avoidance of frangible glass or similar material in windows, lights and mirrors are essential considerations.
By breaking one or two frangible pins at the time of use, the patient will get access to the specific glucose concentration needed.
After a strike, the so-called frangible projectile had been ricocheting off the ground and hitting low-flying aircraft, cracking canopies and causing other damage.
However, it is also confronted with a series of uncertainties including frangible external demand, increase in textile raw materials like cotton, protectionism in international trade and RMB appreciation pressure mounting on.
Twelve-gauge slug loads are available in 2-3/4- and 3-inch cases loaded with 28- or 32-gram slugs and in a variety of field types, including one frangible target round.
These lighter bullets can be sent on their way at muzzle velocities of 3,400 to 3,600 fps and are highly frangible, yet superbly accurate.
As we broaden our frangible seal and reagent blister capabilities, we are experiencing an influx of business from point-of-care OEMs who are either developing new methods or expanding on existing platforms.
And when it comes to protecting the home and family, Hevi-Shot also developed this frangible pellet that offers severely reduced risk of over-penetration and the danger of ricochet.
All the lights are mounted on bases using frangible couplings and bolts.
In case of blast frangible joints allow to maintain a clean interface and to quickly replace the roller.