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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

acronym for Military Anti-Shock Trousers, inflatable trousers used to induce autotransfusion of blood from the lower to the upper part of the body.

MAST

abbreviation for military antishock trousers.

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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With a pedigree dating back to 1917 when its predecessor became sole supplier to the Royal Navy, Pilkington Optronics (now Thales) initiated the development of its private-venture CM010 family of optronics masts, installing a demonstrator onboard the Senior Service's 'Trafalgar' class SSN in 1996 prior to the company's selection by BAE Systems in 2000 to equip the Royal Navy's new 'Astute' class SSNs with a dual CM010 optronics mast for the first three boats (out of a total class size of seven vessels).
A national committee has been set up to follow up the masts issue and we are awaiting the names to be announced through a Royal Decree.
Councillor Majdi Al Nasheet said requests for phone masts should be studied by the council and the municipality before they are approved.
A selection of your comments left on our website, Twitter and Facebook pages PLANS for a new mast by mobile phone giant Vodafone have sparked outrage among Gosforth residents.
If my family or my friends didn't believe me, that would be one thing," Mast said.
Under the Landlord and Tenant Act 1954 you may only be able to require the removal of a mast from your land if you can prove you have certain intentions for its alternative use.
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.
In this study a behaviour of guyed mast with combined guys was undertaken to compare static response predictions for a proposed type of guyed masts.