assistor


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assistor

(ă-sis′tŏr)
A ventilation system in which the patient initiates inspiration.
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One provision of state election code allows voters to select an "interpreter" to help them communicate with an election officer and "accompany the voter to the voting station for the purpose of translating the ballot to the voter." A separate provision governs "assistors" and says voters can receive help reading or marking a ballot and states that assistance "occurs while the person is in the presence of the voter's ballot."
Wait times to speak to an assistor averaged about 10 minutes, slightly longer than last year.
As evidence of the strain imposed by the mission creep, the NTA reports that taxpayers and practitioners must routinely wait an average of 10 minutes to get through to the IRS on the phone; in that process, more than 25% of those taxpayers who wish to reach a live assistor are unable to do so.
Most notably, after answering a high of 87 percent of its calls from taxpayers seeking to reach a telephone assistor in FY 2004, the IRS answered only 53 percent of its calls in FY 2008 and has set of goal of answering only 71 percent in the current fiscal year.
Stretching By Design is a company set up by David Collins, a former builder who was diagnosed with MS 20 years ago, and engineer Ron Stephenson to develop the Leg Adductor Relaxation Assistor (LARA).
Abdulla Hussain Al Sahlawi, CEO of ECSSR, briefed the audience on the achievements and future plans of the Center, in the presence of Ahmed Saif Al Baloushi, Assistor Director for Administration, Mohammed Al Ali, head of communication committee, Tareq Za'al head of finance & administration and Mohammed Sulaiman, general manager of the Director General's Office, ECSSR.
The plastic lightweight device, called Lara (leg adductor relaxation assistor), was invented by Coventry company Stretching By Design.
Peroneus tertius, sometimes thought of as an offshoot of extensor digitorum longus, also should be considered an assistor of dorsiflexion, (27) though it is absent in (10.) 5% of individuals.
In addition, its assigned training support brigade (TSB) provides a unit mobilization assistor (UMA) to work with the unit at home station.
As a result a Flexifinger pneumatic flow assistor in the tote bin and a pneumatic vibrator on the hopper are employed to promote product flow into the throat of the conveyor.
Groundnut rosette disease results from a synergism of three agents: Groundnut rosette assistor virus (GRAV, a luteovirus), Groundnut rosette virus (GRV, an umbravirus), and a satellite RNA (sat RNA) of GRV.
A caravan awning, which can be both bulky and heavy, may be better in your car's boot, especially if your car has heavy-duty suspension or you have fitted assistor springs to cope with the extra weight.