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.
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This mission closely resembles combat operations in Iraq or Afghanistan, since units in both places are working similar issues regarding ammunition holding area construction.
"It's a great credit to the enhanced support relationships developed that these 25th units processed through the alert holding area in four hours compared with the usual 12 hours."
"We were all over the place--conducting pre-inspections of vehicles at the units to make sure everything was properly secured before they headed for the alert holding area, said Arengo.
The giant scorpions were kept in tin cans packed in two boxes and abandoned at the cargo holding area of the Liminangcong Pier.