holding area


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holding area

An Emergency Department area in which patients are kept temporarily before being transferred to an intensive care unit.

holding area

at a milking shed, an area to hold cows prior to entry into the milking parlor. Sometimes called a holding pen. May also include a wash pen or area that jets water up from the floor onto the udder and underline of the cows for cleaning prior to milking.
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The minimum standards for an operational ammunition holding area were gravel pads, protective berms, and lightning protection poles.
Early work in the alert holding area saved time later, said Smith.
Before the recently launched exploration program in the Sabah region, offshore East Malaysia, Lundin Malaysia signed farm-out deals with DYAS covering Blocks PM328, SB307/308 and gas holding areas in SB303 with an effective date of July 1, 2015.
PSC SB303: DYAS to be transferred a 20 percent working interest in the gas holding area in Block SB303 in Sabah, offshore East Malaysia.
In addition to these renovations the project will create a new walk through retail space, and re-purpose the existing retail space into a new interior Meerkat Exhibit and holding area.
Contract awarded for Provision of labor, materials and tools for the Fabrication of wooden risers at the VIP Holding Area, Leyte Academic Center, Palo, Leyte