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release

 [re-lēs´]
1. a setting free.
2. surgical incision or cutting of soft tissue to bring about relaxation.
tendon release tenotomy.
wheelchair pressure release weight shift of a person confined to a wheelchair.

release

noun An action moving a blood component from a restricted—by quarantine, crossmatch or other designation—to an unrestricted status, available for use by any appropriately matched patient.
 
verb To deliver, hand, give, profer, etc., blood components to the healthcare workers responsible for delivering those components to where they are to be transfused.
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Says Yale's Aksoy, "Our job won't be finished by releasing these insects and then going home."
* Frekote FRP-NC polymer releasing interface for molding fiberglass boats, tubs, shower stalls, and cultured marble sinks.
"Instead, you need red-light and green-light rules," meaning unambiguous instructions that indicate whether releasing information in a given situation is forbidden or permitted under regulation FD.
The cult achieved worldwide notoriety in March 1995 for releasing sarin, a deadly nerve gas, in the Tokyo subway system.
In 1987, the release agent industry was one of the main sources of CFC emissions, releasing as much trichlorotrifluoroethane (Freon 113) into the atmosphere as the entire electronic industry (where it was used as a cleaning solvent).
Halfway across the country, Lois Epstein, a researcher for the Environmental Defense Fund, is using online data to compare oil refineries across the nation, figuring out which are releasing the most toxins and if those figures relate to a lack of state regulation.