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circular bed

A bed that allows a patient to be turned end-over-end while held between two frames. This permits turning the patients without disturbing them by turning the two frames inside a circular apparatus that holds the ends of the frames. It is useful in treating paralyzed or immobilized patients.
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The effect of bed shape is clearly demonstrated; the gradient of the BTC decreases continuously as breakthrough proceeds in a rectangular bed, whereas, in a circular bed. the gradient of the sigmoidal BTC initially increases and then decreases as a result of the widening and then narrowing cross-section as the tongue of denser liquid rises at the exit of the bed as breakthrough proceeds.
Visitors may not notice such detail, but it shows the thought which has gone into planning this incredibly sexy hotel, which, in addition to the 30 double deluxe rooms, has eight executive rooms, eight family rooms, three suites and a penthouse featuring a revolving circular bed!
The class then had to organise some plants to fill the large circular bed. But even after the children and staff brought in as many as they could, it still looked pretty bare.
IN A HERB GARDEN: This can be designed either formally or informally, either as a square or a circular bed divided into little compartments, each containing a single type of herb, or as a bed that contains a collection of herbs.
Those hoping for the ultimate "James Bond, licensed to travel" experience can reserve the Ian Fleming suite, which features a collection of books and films starring the secret agent, as well as an enormous circular bed that would not look out of place on the Austin Powers set.
Yet somehow Snowdon managed to keep both relationships alive and kept up regular visits to Ann's turreted penthouse flat with its circular bed and sliding roof.
What followed was over-acting, gurning and simulated rudery atop a revolving circular bed as Silva jumped between playing Maggie, her friend Big Sally-Ann, Mr Big and other caricatures.
It comes complete with a temperature-raising video where on-mic performance clips are interspersed with shots of Cleo upping the Beyonc/Rihanna booty-flaunting stakes as she writhes on a circular bed clad in g stockings and suspenders.
An interesting circular bed with decorative bricks around the perimeter provides a pleasing visual feature.
"I like curves and my husband likes straight lines so we comprised with a circular bed in the middle from which straight paths ran," says Beverly.
But the Farr 65 'Hugo Boss' is a far cry from his beloved cruiser 'Highlander' with its on-deck Jacuzzi and giant circular bed in the master's cabin.