holding area


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holding area

An Emergency Department area in which patients are kept temporarily before being transferred to an intensive care unit.

holding area

at a milking shed, an area to hold cows prior to entry into the milking parlor. Sometimes called a holding pen. May also include a wash pen or area that jets water up from the floor onto the udder and underline of the cows for cleaning prior to milking.
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The minimum standards for an operational ammunition holding area were gravel pads, protective berms, and lightning protection poles.
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It's a great credit to the enhanced support relationships developed that these 25th units processed through the alert holding area in four hours compared with the usual 12 hours.
Rocurement of Supplies for the Repair and Maintenance of Main Repair Building and Covered Holding Area at Area Equipment Section, DPWH Regional Office VI
Cops said the group, arrested under the Terrorism Act 2000, are being held in the secure area at Govan Police Station in Glasgow's south side - the holding area for people arrested for terrorist offences.
We were all over the place--conducting pre-inspections of vehicles at the units to make sure everything was properly secured before they headed for the alert holding area, said Arengo.
All Shemin distribution centers have a large nursery stock holding area, a warehouse with fertilizers, grass seed, tools, irrigation, pottery, soil amendments, mulches and landscaping materials, and most locations have a greenhouse and shade house as well.
The quarantine feature acts as a holding area for suspect emails to reduce the load on user inboxes by 50% or more while preventing viruses and worms from entering the system.
With that idea in mind, the department settled on three primary areas for the public to dive in and get a closer look - holding area, food preparation and feeding time at the tropical reef exhibit.
More than just an anesthesia record keeper, Anesthesia Manager automatically records physiological data; enables anesthesiologists to easily enter fluids, medications and events; helps create specialized anesthesia documentation; assists perioperative care management; and supports clinicians' workflow throughout the entire anesthesia care process -- from the preoperative holding area and the operating room through case closure in the post anesthesia care unit.
The never-married father of two appeared in the courtroom's holding area with short, feathered hair.