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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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Meantime, the League Council will hang fire on approving calls by a working party for radical change, including the axing of six clubs through amalgamation or pruning.
1 in Wincanton's 3m3f handicap chase before appearing to hang fire behind Gentleman Jon (48).
No one does it better than the Hang Fire girls, Samantha Evans and Shauna Guinn.
Paul Nicholls will decide today whether to pitch the four-year-old back into action at Prestbury Park's opening meeting or hang fire for a later date.
But Scudamore warned ante-post punters to hang fire - Grands Crus could yet be primed for the two-and-ahalf-mile Jewson Novices' Chase at the Festival.
But until then we have got to hang fire before we make our final decision.
But he has managed to persuade Carragher to hang fire on a permanent stance until the pair sit down in Liverpool next week, with McClaren convinced he can talk the 29-year-old round.
But Allardyce tells me he will hang fire as far as another Brazilian - Edmilson - is concerned, instead he says he will wait until the Barcelona central defender is fit again.
We've had a first glimpse inside the highly-anticipated Hang Fire Southern Kitchen a week before members of the public can eat there for the first time.
The atmosphere built as the whole course, muted and on tenterhooks for the result, seemed to hang fire in a moment of mass suspense.