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Nursing An absorbent disposable napkin covered on one side by plastic, which may be placed under a patient with incontinence
Pathology A round or square flat metal grid on which tissue is placed in a cryostat as a solid support for cutting frozen sections
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chuck

(chŭk)
A clamp or fastener that secures a moving part of a tool, or the object being worked on.
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Goss, which developed the original chucking machine, today is a manufacturer of high precision metalcutting machines.
But when it comes to selecting a chucking system or the tooling to go on a machine, they say 'Oh, just give me the standard package.' They spend about 30 sec on the decision."
"The keys to quick-change chucking are exactly what you would expect - greater speed, saving time and money," says Mr Corwin.