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anticipate

 [an-tis´ĭ-pāt]
to expect a given reaction from someone, such as a patient.

an·tic·i·pate

(an-tis'i-pāt),
To come before the appointed time; said of a periodic symptom or disease, such as a malarial paroxysm, when it recurs at progressively shorter intervals.
[L. anticipo, pp. -cipatus, to anticipate, fr. anti (old form of ante), before, + capio, to take]

anticipate

(an-tis′ĭ-pāt″) [L. anticapare, to take before]
1. To occur before the usual time of onset (of a particular illness or disease).
2. In nursing and medicine, to expect, predict, or prepare for something outside the routine.
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Controls are permanently accurate, easy to install, and require no leveling, sub-bases, or anticipator adjustments.
Tenders are invited for The replacement of three existing high service pumps, associated piping valves and appurtenances; replacement of silent check valves with new swing check valves; replacement of associated ARV~s, pressure switches/gauges and appurtenances; and; disassembly of the surge anticipator valve and convert to a pressure relief/surge anticipator valve.
CNL role functions include client advocacy, member of profession, team manager, information manager, systems analyst/risk anticipator, clinician, outcomes manager, educator, and lifelong learner.
The CNL role includes nine broad dimensions: outcomes manager, client advocate, educator, information manager, systems analyst/risk anticipator, team manager, member of a profession, lifelong learner (AACN, 2004a).
Each independent variable was interacted with a dichotomous variable (coded one if the respondent was an anticipator and zero if he was a delayer), and the interaction term and the anticipation measure were included in the full model.
You just need to adjust the existing one, following three simple steps: (1) adjust the thermometer; (2) level the thermostat; and (3) adjust the anticipator.
Multiple fundamental aspects of the CNL role have been identified and encompass the following broad areas: clinician, outcomes manager, client advocate, educator, information manager, systems analyst/risk anticipator, team manager, member of a profession, and life-long learner (AACN, 2003).
You can lessen these swings by adjusting the "heating anticipator," which you'll find somewhere under the removable cover of the thermostat (Fig.
The replacement of three existing high service pumps, associated piping valves and appurtenances; replacement of silent check valves with new swing check valves; replacement of associated ARVs, pressure switches/gauges and appurtenances; and; disassembly of the surge anticipator valve and convert to a pressure relief/surge anticipator valve.
Project will include new restrained piping, new gate valve with bypass, air release/air vacuum valve and globe-type surge anticipator valve.
Five, arrival of smarter conventional technologies such as Global Prompt Strikes (GPS), missile anticipators and shifting power centres, global integration/interdependence and regionalism have reinforced the spirit of non-use taboo, thereby minimizing the utility of nuclear weapons.
An uneasy character of the book is the tendency to find forerunners or anticipators of ideas without sufficient argumentation: for instance, Smith's theory of the state anticipating that of Marx (4); Ricardo being the 'original growth diagnostician' (6) and having 'essentially undergird Arthur Lewis's classic article in development economics' (7); Mill anticipating Sen's emphasis on redistribution (7); and Lewis anticipating Rostow (27).