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hose

(hōz),
1. A section of tubing or pipe, generally more or less flexible, open at both ends; sometimes fitted with threading to allow fixtures to be affixed to other devices. 2. A type of stocking used in medical settings to provide support for musculature, nerves, or skin.
[O.E. hosa]

hose

(hōz)
Thin, form-fitting leg covering; in medicine, used in the treatment of circulatory problems, to promote venous return.
See also: TED hose
[O.E. hosa]
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If you have water leaking out after you have connected the hose to the faucet, check to make sure the hose is tight.
When changing the hydraulic fluid and filter, drain the fluid from cylinder lines as well since much of the oil is also held in these hoses.
American Hose & Fittings owners Greg Bowman and Peter Grimes are excited to join the senior management team of MFCP, helping to support the growth of the combined businesses.
The Railway series of hoses are available with R22/HL2 and R23/HL3 in 1SC, 2SC and 2TE hose types.
To further improve this service Integraflex has developed new hose identification labels to ensure that once the pipes have been tested they are easily identified.
TO PREVENT HOSE DAMAGE, REPOSITION EACH ONE SO THAT IT'S ABOUT AN INCH AWAY FROM THE STEEL LINE.
The service utilises the unique identification number (permanently marked on the ferrule) of every hose assembly produced.
Replace the small hoses with larger ones (same diameter as the TCU pipe connection) and oversized quick connects to keep the pressure drop as low as possible.
These films are said to provide outstanding service life in rubber hose, conveyor belt and profile applications.
Glendale firefighters will learn how to direct helicopters to the site near the Scholl Canyon Recreation Area and load a sling with up to 1,000 feet of fire hose.
Now, let's turn from the "what" to the area which may be most important to people in the field -- the "how" of applying hoses to equipment.