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dump·ing syn·drome

the syndrome that occurs after eating, most often seen in patients with shunts of the upper alimentary canal that bypass or remove the pylorus; characterized by flushing, sweating, dizziness, weakness, and vasomotor collapse, resulting from rapid passage of large amounts of food into the small intestine, with an osmotic effect removing fluid from plasma and causing relative hypovolemia.
Forensics A term used in 2 different contexts regarding a person’s untimely demise and disposal of the body
Homicide Dumping is an expedient for moving the body of a murder victim(s)—e.g., in the context of organised crime or drug wars
Accidental death When a drug abuser overdoses and dies, his/her friend(s), fearing legal consequences of drug abuse per se, or the potential accusations of homicide, may remove—‘dump’—the body after having first attempted resuscitation, resulting in changes to the body which themselves may mimic homicidal injuries
Gastroenterology See Dumping syndrome
Managed care, ethics Patient dumping The practice, often by private, for-profit hospitals, of transferring indigent, uninsured patients to other, usually public, hospitals for economic reasons; patient-transfer guidelines and laws are generally limited to cases of ‘unstable’ emergencies and women in active labour
Surgery See Dumping syndrome

dumping

Medical ethics Patient dumping The practice, often by private, for-profit hospitals, of transferring indigent, uninsured Pts to other, usually public, hospitals for economic reasons; Pt-transfer guidelines and laws are generally limited to cases of 'unstable' emergencies and ♀ in active labor. Cf 'Anti-dumping' laws Surgery See Dumping syndrome.
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Kirklees Council has brought in stricter rules about what can be dumped at the tips, but much of the waste dumped could be tipped at all of the borough's household waste and recycling centres.
In a complaint from three domestic producers of Polyester Staple Fiber (PSF) it was alleged that PSF produced in the Republic of Indonesia, the Republic of Korea and the Kingdom of Thailand was exported to Pakistan at dumped prices, which had caused material injury to the domestic industry (National Tariff Commission, 2006).
"We've always had a lot of (dumped) tires," he said.
BLOT: The contents of the dumped bin bags in North Brook Road, Coundon
Wastes dumped on foundry property can infiltrate the water table and affect the neighborhood.
Customers dumped by Enron may be sitting in a good position right now -- but the window of opportunity has been closing rapidly.
It is estimated that 300,000 tonnes of waste was dumped at the old quarry.
I'd like to see two things emerge from the ITC's investigation: A determination that the domestic steel industry has been harmed by dumped steel, and a levying of retroactive duties, fines, or tariffs against all the countries dumping steel in the U.S.
on the basis of the SECOFI re-determination is inconsistent with Articles 3.1, 3.4, 3.7 and 3.7(I) of the AD Agreement because Mexico inadequately considered (a) the impact of dumped imports on the domestic sugar industry, and (b) the potential effect of the alleged restraint agreement between Mexican sugar refiners and soft drink bottlers to restrain soft drink bottlers' use of HFCS in its determination of the likelihood of substantially increased importation.
Everything dumped down the drains eventually runs into Lake Palourde, which is a backup water supply for the area and a popular recreational destination.
By imposing import duties that bring dumped imports closer to U.S.
To combat dumping, countries may levy either an anti-dumping duty on the dumped product, providing that the rate of duty does not exceed the 'margin of dumping', or a countervailing duty where the product is being subsidised providing that this does not exceed the 'margin of subsidisation'.