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open bed

A bed available for assignment to a patient.
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The department received new funding to open bed space in county jails.
The tunnel is contained at each end by portals inclined in Egyptian manner; and these mouths are framed by concrete embankments that spread out wide to encompass the deer moat paths and open bed of the stream.
But anti-prison activists argue that, ultimately, if there's open bed space, more repressive policies will be proposed to fill those beds.
Since you can lay out an open bed into any configuration of intensively planted crops, the system offers flexibility.
A storage building for 'press' sludge (15 percent dry) will stand near the front entrance for agencies that dry their sludge for open bed truck hauling.
"The first year we had to lug all that heavy equipment in and out of an open bed truck," says Schot.
Barney's ability to hit an "open bed" is his other fixation just now.
"We also provide ramped bathroom thresholds, open bed frames, phones in the bathroom, shower handrails, fold-down shower seats, hand-held showerheads, low towel and closet bars, and emergency call buttons," Perry says.
The Avalanche follows along the lines of the 2001 Ford Sport Trac in some respects; it is basically a full-size SUV with the back end converted to an open bed. The big difference, though, is the way cargo can be accommodated.
"I'm hauling the thing down the highway on an open bed and I'll get the looks," said Mr.
Early this year, his sixteenth, in a month that saw us planning to help the host of our dove shoots with his sunflower and maize fields, Billy fell to the street from the open bed of a moving pickup truck.