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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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The company, founded by Zulqarnain and his brother Navid Fazil in 1992, has risen to become one of the world's largest hosiery manufacturers with an annual turnover in excess of Rs30bn.
The world's largest socks exporter, having 3.5-4% market share in global socks supplies, plans to set up another hosiery plant in Faisalabad and a stitched denim jeans plant in Lahore.
Dozens of residents of Kotli Mughlan staged a demonstration against Gepco and alleged that due to overloading and repeated tripping of electricity, the hosiery machines of three factories and other domestic machinery had got damaged.
27 ( ANI ): At least two people were burnt alive in a massive fire that broke out in a hosiery godown in Lucknow in the wee hours of Saturday.
IN SILK STOCKINGS and Socialism, Sharon McConnell-Sidorick examines the activism of hosiery workers during the 1920s and 1930s in the Kensington section of north-east Philadelphia; a mill-town with a long and significant history of labour activism in the US.
Most recently the brand announced its expansion from easy-on footwear and hosiery products, to an assortment of ultra-soft, easy-to-wear wardrobe essentials launching January 2017.
The subject of the tender is the supply hosiery for members and inmates in accordance with requirements on essential parts of the outfit.estimated value excluding VAT: 30,000,000 CZK
The company regularly supply Prince Charles and his family with handmade hosiery and other knitwear of the finest quality.
The three-week contest, which began on December 13, was centered on the drug chain's omnichannel social media marketing campaign to raise awareness of its store brand hosiery products.
Houston, TX, March 17, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Med B Supplies, LLC through its newest website, www.Jobstonline.com, an online e-commerce company that sells compression stockings, hosiery and therapy supplies, has recently joined into a distribution partnership with BSN Medical to offer their JOBST[R] Compression Hosiery to a wider consumer marketplace.
Summary: DUBAI -- Carlyle Group, the US private-equity firm in which Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Development Company holds a 7.5 per cent stake, on Wednesday announced the acquisition of a minority stake in a Turkish hosiery company.
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group has announced the acquisition of a significant minority stake in Penti, a hosiery manufacturer and retailer of women's hosiery, lingerie and swimwear in Turkey.