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hose

(hōz),
1. A section of tubing or pipe, generally more or less flexible, open at both ends; sometimes fitted with threading to allow fixtures to be affixed to other devices. 2. A type of stocking used in medical settings to provide support for musculature, nerves, or skin.
[O.E. hosa]

hose

(hōz)
Thin, form-fitting leg covering; in medicine, used in the treatment of circulatory problems, to promote venous return.
See also: TED hose
[O.E. hosa]
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And Dahlia Lithwick, a former family law attorney writing a novel set in a divorce firm, had this to say about Family Law on CBS: "If Family Law wants to do for domestic relations law what The Practice or Law and Order do for criminal law, the writers need to dig deeper and hose down the fuzzy-cam.
The report pointed finger at the Former DG MI Maj-Gen Nadeem Ijaz, for ordering the then Rawalpindi city police officer (CPO), Saud Aziz, to hose down the scene of Benazir Bhutto's assassination at Liaquat Bagh.
You will still have to watch your dog while he frolics on the lawn, since his urine will cause brown spots unless you immediately hose down those spots after your dog has left.
Booze gushed out when the rear doors swung open and fire crews had to hose down the northbound ramp onto the M73.
With virus cases and public concern mounting, city officials said they are trying to reduce persistent puddling in areas with historic drainage problems by boring holes through the cement to allow water to seep into the soil, grinding down raised asphalt patches and repaving bumpy streets that collect water when residents overwater their lawns or hose down sidewalks.
None have been able to track and hose down their prey more efficiently than the onions.
But the kids triumphed, and there was enough slime for stunt skateboarder Tony Hawk to have a splashy landing and some left over for surprise guest Jim Carrey to hose down several rows of fans in the audience by the show's end.
Then you need to regularly hose down your plants to keep new white fly infestations from getting out of hand.
2 -- color) Firefighters hose down a burning house under construction in the Diamond Crest development Monday evening.