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po·si·tion·er

(pŏ-zish'ŭn-ĕr),
A resilient elastoplastic or rubber removable appliance fitting over the occlusal surface of the teeth, to limit tooth movement or provide stabilization, usually used at the end of orthodontic treatment.

positioner

[pə·zish′ənər]
a resilient rubbery and plastic removable appliance fitted over the occlusal surfaces of the teeth to obtain limited tooth movement and stabilization, usually at the end of orthodontic treatment.

po·si·tion·er

(pŏ-zish'ŏn-ĕr)
A resilient elastoplastic or rubber removable appliance fitting over the occlusal surface of the teeth to limit tooth movement or provide stabilization.

po·si·tion·er

(pŏ-zish'ŏn-ĕr)
Resilient elastoplastic or rubber removable appliance fitting over occlusal tooth surface to limit tooth movement or provide stabilization, generally used at end of orthodontic treatment.

positioner,

n a removable elastic orthodontic appliance molded to fit the teeth in a “setup” made by repositioning the teeth from a plaster cast. The material may be rubber or elastomeric plastic. It is typically used to achieve fine adjustments and retain corrected positions in the finishing stages of treatment.
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Other retailers like Tesco and Mothercare said they would remove the positioners from sale.
Sleep positioners, which feature raised supports, intend to keep babies under six months old in a specific position while sleeping.
A spokeswoman for Amazon, which still has a range of sleep positioner products for sale, said the firm would not be commenting.
We do not recommend wedges and sleep positioners as evidence shows that the safest way for a baby to sleep is on a firm, flat mattress, in a clear cot free of pillows, toys, bumpers and sleep positioners.
According to the company, the InvisiCoat positioners proprietary curved-edge design reduces artifacts and allows for high clarity medical images commonly present when conventional positioners are used.
To overcome these problems control valve specialists Samson Controls have developed a control valve positioner package which ensures precise positioning with fast response times, over the entire operating range, for example strokes of 60mm and greater.
With regards to our knee and hip positioners, we follow the same development methodology to ensure the solutions we provide are responsive to user needs.
has developed a solution with two new, six-axis motion controllers for its H-Series hexapod positioners.
Housed in NEMA 4X enclosure with operating temperature of -22 to 185degF, positioners are available in single or double action models with auto calibration function.
What makes the project special for us is that this will be the first Gemini positioner system with positioners on both the exit and entrance ends of the dumper.
In addition to the deaths, which occurred in infants aged 1-4 months, the CPSC said it has received dozens of reports of infants who were placed on their backs or sides in sleep positioners but became entangled in the devices and were found by caregivers in potentially hazardous positions.
Three virtual prototypes of (industrial) small scale robotic arc welding cells including above mentioned positioners having 2 workstations with 1/2/3 NC axes are shown in Fig.