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A trolley or gurney that is strapped to one or both lateral sides of the gurney on which a violent patient is bound with leather restraints; outriggers increase the physical mass that bucking patients have to move before harming themselves or others

outrigger

An attachment for hand splints that permits the fingers to be placed in elastic traction.
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The accident last Saturday is hardly the first involving light outriggers. And there will be many others, because people will continue taking such boats despite the known risks, for lack of safer and affordable alternatives.
Here I present reasons to support a view that, unlike the single outriggers of southeast CYP which derive from the Massim region, the two-boom double outriggers of northern CYP and TS shown in Figs.
The outriggers can also use existing pile foundations as support, making the particularly useful on jobsites where a ground structure already exists, such as when working around refineries, highways or other existing infrastructure.
If that happens to an outrigger bait, the line falls out of the pin and the bait stops moving forward, giving the fish a chance to eat it.
For the understanding of the effect of aspect ratio in the seismic behaviour of outriggers, a different length to width ratio of buildings such as 1.0, 1.5 and 2.0 are considered.
Nair [1] introduced the belt truss as virtual outrigger due to the fact that it is not connected directly to the core, but still maintain the function of an outrigger.
Outrigger Enterprises Group, a privately-owned leisure and resort group operating in the Pacific region, announced the launch of its new web site, OutriggerHawaii.com (http://wwww.outriggerhawaii.com).
These portable loggers weigh in at 93,000 pounds and are equipped with four corner hydraulic outriggers for stability.
They could not afford for one of the outriggers to flip over while they were giving Gary CPR.
(As the atrium wall is non load-bearing, the display must derive support from the building structure.) The beam is attached to the columns by means of a specially designed clamping system and has two cantilevered outriggers that anchor the top of the tension cables.
Four hydraulic outriggers extend to provide a stable lifting base on the outriggers' zero, 50 and 100 percent extended positions, said Bryant.
On April 22nd the Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) filed suit against NASA over the construction of the Keck Observatory "outriggers"--six 1.8-meter telescopes to be built close to the twin 10-meter main instruments.