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air test

An obsolete clinical test once used to detect incomplete placental expulsion at the time of delivery.
Method Injection of air into the umbilical cord with the placenta held under water to detect bubbles (and the rupture of vessels and/or cotyledons).
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Caption: The Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (HX) 21 conducts flight envelope testing of the UH-1Y Venom aboard USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19).
If it passes the air test, the packer deflates and moves to the next joint/defect.
and the Naval Air Test Center in Patuxent River, Maryland, technicians found that although one wire type would erupt in a fireworks display of sparks and flame when fired upon, two other types would not.
Jamie Struck of Tallmadge, Ohio, piloted an F/A-18F Super Hornet from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 based at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland.
Testing at the Propulsion Open Air Test facility is expected to begin in early 2016, the company said, in a statement.
With no injection necessary, the packer and camera advance to the next joint and repeats the air test process.
At Air-Tech 2012, we will be showcasing the AIRQUAL-1 breathing air test kit.
Communications networks company Nortel (NYSE/TSX: NT) and Sierra Wireless (Nasdaq:SWIR), a provider of data communications products, have achieved over the air test calls using EV-DO Revision A wireless technology and pre-commercial wireless data devices.
On active duty with the Navy from 1968 to 1983, Schneider served as an engineering test pilot and instructor test pilot at the Naval Air Test Center in Maryland.
Asbestos is dangerous when someone breathes it in, but an external company has carried out an air test and found there is no risk of exposure.
A health and safety officer at Warwickshire County Council said: "County council contractors were employed initially to carry out an air test to establish the levels of airborne dust, which confirmed that no significant quantity of asbestos was present in the atmosphere.
Under the terms of the agreement, which is administered by NAVAIR at Naval Air Test Center, Patuxent River, Maryland, Rolls-Royce will provide engine management, support, trouble shooting, parts supply and logistics support for the aircraft, operating at three U.