positioner


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po·si·tion·er

(pŏ-zish'ŭn-ĕr),
A resilient elastoplastic or rubber removable appliance fitting over the occlusal surface of the teeth, to limit tooth movement or provide stabilization, usually used at the end of orthodontic treatment.

po·si·tion·er

(pŏ-zish'ŏn-ĕr)
A resilient elastoplastic or rubber removable appliance fitting over the occlusal surface of the teeth to limit tooth movement or provide stabilization.

po·si·tion·er

(pŏ-zish'ŏn-ĕr)
Resilient elastoplastic or rubber removable appliance fitting over occlusal tooth surface to limit tooth movement or provide stabilization, generally used at end of orthodontic treatment.
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Other retailers like Tesco and Mothercare said they would remove the positioners from sale.
RETAIL giant Amazon is continuing to sell baby sleep positioners despite fears they can cause babies to suffocate.
Small scale robotic arc welding cells typically include a small size robot and a positioner having 2 workstations (***, 2009).
The second option was to modify the existing systems with new controllers linked to the old robots and positioners. This would be more viable if the robot manufacturer was still in business and replacement parts were still readily available.
When you try the straight on approach, you'll cross thread the rod in the positioner.
Although removal of a cochlear implant with a positioner is an option to prevent meningitis, the role of the positioner in meningitis remains unclear, and the surgical removal puts the child at risk for perioperative meningitis, the researchers noted.
The printed piece introduces all the features of the Dataflo smart positioner for electrically actuated control valves, and Dataflo-C, a digital PID single loop controller with Autotune.
Manual grinding is done on larger castings as they move along a conveyor line in a holding fixture or as they are held stationary in a multiaxis positioner. Stand grinders are used to remove metal from smaller castings that can be hand-held.
test plate with vacuum holes and wide probe holder plates on each positioner with multiple holes for probe mounting.
With regard to a patient positioner's interface with an operating table, the key characteristics are ease-of-use and adaptability.
The Series 3731 positioner is housed in a rugged enclosure that, even if an explosive atmosphere forms inside the enclosure and ignites the enclosure will withstand the explosion preventing the passage of flames out to the explosive surroundings.