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suit

 [so̳t]
an outer garment covering the entire body.
MAST suit (military anti-shock trousers) pneumatic antishock garment.

MAST

(mast),

MAST

Emergency medicine
1. Military antishock trousers A pressure device designed to provide life support in Pts with external or internal subdiaphragmatic hemorrhage, which stabilizes the lower extremities and pelvis addresses hemorrhagic-traumatic shock by producing hemostasis and ↑ systemic vascular pressure. Cf Pressure pants.
2. Military Assistance to Safety & Traffic A program in which the US military contributes helicopters and medical assistance to low-population density areas Note: Major MAST users are high-risk infants in rural settings Substance abuse Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test A screening tool used to identify alcoholics. See Alcoholism.

MAST

Abbreviation for military antishock trousers.
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The 317-metre temporary mast has been built to transmit TV, radio and mobile phone signals while work to update broadcasting equipment on the main mast is carried out.
During the 2014 Euronaval 2014 exhibition held in Paris, Sagem announced that it had been selected by Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) to supply non-hull penetrating optronic masts to equip the RoKN's new 'Son-WonII' class SSKs, for which DSME is the prime contractor.
"The issue is of huge significance to us and we are giving it our utmost attention, especially knowing that masts are set to increase by 20pc to 30pc to accommodate the 700,000 mobile lines we have in Bahrain.
"What we want is to resolve these masts situation and organise it instead of the chaos we are witnessing.
Timerman said: "The more people using mobile phones in an area, the more masts that are needed.
"If my family or my friends didn't believe me, that would be one thing," Mast said.
Planning officials said that with the T-mobile mast in place a precedent had been set and there were no grounds to refuse the mast.
The finishing touches are being made to the 6ft masterpiece, set to be unveiled at Watts Lane cemetery in Hillmorton, Rugby - overlooking the old BT masts site - on December 2.
A MOBILE phone company has vowed to erect a mobile phone mast by Christmas - despite a public demonstration by dozens of protesters.
Biologist Joelle Gehring of Central Michigan University spent three years studying the impact on avian fatalities when different types of light bulbs were fitted to more than a dozen masts in Wisconsin.