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hang

Forensics verb
To suspend a thing or person by a rope, cord or other object.
 
Medspeak
To place a blood product or volume expander on a pole or other device above the patient’s heart so that an IV infusion occurs by gravity and the rate is controlled by a valve.
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An obvious reason why SMEs in other areas hang back from making the fullest possible use of new software is the cost.
Wall Street has decided to hang back, with just five analysts following PLMO.
Luckily enough, I was able to switch him out and he never wanted to hang back in.
It was clever of Barack Obama to hang back and force the Arabs to do something, but I think we may well say they should have been left to do more than lobby.
If you are playing centre-half with a bit of a hamstring problem you can hang back and manage it a bit.
Reading from Mr Appleton's statement coroner Andrew Tweddle said: "There was heavy traffic in front, so we decided to hang back until it cleared.
I saw Pawel Abbott chasing down the defender, so I thought I'd hang back just in case he didn't clear it fully, and the ball fell perfectly into my path.
I decided to hang back for the first 500m,' said Tullett.
He said it was his plan to hang back and wait for wrecks.
While demand remains steady, a lack of supply is pushing prices higher as automotive industry workers hang back in the Rover uncertainty.
Roughly a quarter of the fish in one group that was tested consistently fled from a novel intrusion poking into their pond, a yardstick with a red tip, but these apparently timid individuals were no more likely than other fish to hang back from sampling unfamiliar food.