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Drug slang A regional term for selling crack
Sexology Copulation
Vox populi Pressing someone for details about a particular matter

pump·ing

(pŭmp'ing)
Vigorous opening and closing of the fist to enhance filling of subcutaneous veins below a tourniquet placed around an arm in preparation for phlebotomy.

pumping

(pump'ing)
Draining or emptying of fluids by hydraulic suction.

lymphatic pumping

In osteopathy, manipulation of the thoracic cavity to facilitate lymphatic circulation.

stomach pumping

See: gastric lavage
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In order to perform the contract in a proper manner drainage pumping stations are geographically grouped (due to the location of objects and territorial division of troops Employer).
Pumping systems today are designed to minimize disruptions--diverting traffic, closing streets, creating a great deal of noise--all of these issues are addressed in today's system designs with close coupled equipment, bypass pumping, road ramps, no-dig technology, sound attenuated enclosures for diesel pumps, etc.
The two optical pumping methods, spin-exchange and metastability-exchange, each have their respective attributes and difficulties.
Rather, heart failure usually develops slowly, often over years, as the heart gradually loses its pumping ability and works less efficiently.
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Market Analysis for Laboratory Pumping Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Latin America and Rest of World Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27
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Custom-built engineered portables, centrals, pumping systems, temperature controllers and towers.
Each pump is capable of pumping approximately 160,000 gallons of water per minute and will serve as additional capacity to the city's existing water infrastructure for future hurricane seasons.
Heater sizes from 6 kw and up, pumping capacities from 10 gpm and up, and single- and dual-zone configurations.
OTCBB: FLXT) today announced that they have reached an agreement with Precision Pumping Systems, Inc.