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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

chuck

(chŭk)
A clamp or fastener that secures a moving part of a tool, or the object being worked on.

chuck

a hand grip to be attached to intramedullary pins to enable the surgeon to rotate or drive them into bone.
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For the white sneaker lovers, there's Chuck Taylor All Star II Monochrome, in highs and lows, which has innovative features such as Lunarlon sockliner for superior full foot cushioning and arc support, foam padded collar and non-slip gusseted tongue for 360 comfort and a perforated microsuede liner for breathability during extended periods of wear.
These systems exert direct pressure between the inside of the chuck and the tool shank--either through hydraulic or mechanical expansion and contraction.
In 1985, Chuck introduced me to New Jersey deer hunting at Old Man Hoffman's farm.
357 Magnum was factory engraved with Chucks name on the sideplate and shipped to California on March 4, 1976, just six years after it was introduced.
Those images take on renewed urgency when Chuck shows up at Buck's mother's funeral, fiancee in tow.
Most of us are familiar with the standard three-jaw chuck used for either first or second turning operations.
INVAX's innovative chuck design permits the Fluoroptic sensor to be integrated into their E-chuck assemblies.
Actress Millie Bobby Brown is the host of this episode, exploring what Chucks say about the characters who wear them, and featuring stylist Stephanie Collie, who gives her expert opinion.
Our chucks offer unprecedented mechanical stability under high probing loads, and enable more precise electrical measurements than ever before possible," he said.
A substantial number of new turning centers are now sold with QJC chucks, and now many companies, even those running dedicated production, are changing to QJC chucks for both economic and production considerations.
Power swing chucks employ a ball lock, knuckle mechanism that functions as a pull-down and clamping device.