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hang

Forensics verb
To suspend a thing or person by a rope, cord or other object.
 
Medspeak
To place a blood product or volume expander on a pole or other device above the patient’s heart so that an IV infusion occurs by gravity and the rate is controlled by a valve.
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We're still having great fun with our Nintendo Wii in the Mainwaring household - even little George is getting the hang of it.
I know of it, little by little, getting the hang, this etiquette being a long-term plan,
Sir Clive Woodward isn't quite getting the hang of football, is he?
Now I'm getting the hang of it so I can charm the lovely ladies.
He was slow out of the gates and hung for a while during the race before getting the hang of things and making decent progress to take second behind fair yardstick Pride Of Nation.
Fernandomania: Fernando Valenzuela is getting the hang of this broadcasting business.
They're still not getting the hang of this humour thing.
There's a perception - in the Palace at least - that the Tories are finally getting the hang of being in opposition.
Imports Breanna Mackie and Kay Kacsits are getting the hang of playing with locals led by Myla Pablo and Michele Gumabao.
STAN COLLYMORE is getting the hang of this 'journalism' lark.
Mark Johnston's filly was in trouble from a long way out, but stayed on well when getting the hang of things and looks sure to improve for the experience.
And the 18-year-old Olympic diver is quickly getting the hang of the whole socialising thang.