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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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That simply looks too high a figure against a Tennessee D likely to hang tough.
Finally, she toasts her erstwhile lover, this "orange town": "So I'll hang tough and love you.
These special Gladiator shows will feature many of the favourite games including Powerball, Hang Tough and the Eliminator.
When Philadelphia's immensely powerful municipal workers walked out on the new mayor, he did more than hang tough.
But we'll just have to hang tough," observes Stanley Person, a partner of Person & Co.
And although Glynn criticizes Resgan for his backsliding on arms control--witness the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) treaty--at least the Gipper's willingness to hang tough with the Soviets compelled Moscow to agree to Washington's terms for once.