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stanch

(stŏnch) [O.Fr. estanche, firm]
To stop the flow of blood from a wound.
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"On a goose call there are three factors that govern the sound: one, the distance of the reed from the mouthpiece, two, reed placement (long or short) and, three, the taper in the diameter of the exhaust end of the call," Stanch said.
The promotion is meant to encourage saving and stanch a bank run.
"If we don't take action to stanch this illegal flow, then we will simply be inundated," he said.
Public health studies document that exchanging used syringes for new ones can effectively stanch the spread of blood-borne diseases such as AIDS, and even lead drug abusers to treatment and recovery.
Adding that Sudanese youth have responsibility to help security guards to protect their stanch catholic faithful president Salva Kiir Mayardit who had been and is still veteran fighter for the rights of marginalized Sudanese.
President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan needs to do a lot more to stanch the torrent of Taliban fighters crossing his border into Afghanistan.
The peoples of Europe learned this lesson too late and have been fighting a desperate rearguard action for the past decade to stanch an avalanche of oppressive EU legislation and court decisions and prevent swarms of Brussels-based bureaucrats from riding roughshod over their local and national laws and cherished traditions.
The challenge of doing an honest job in Iraq is summed up by a Halliburton trucker who keeps tampons in his cab to stanch gunshot wounds.
Lady Aberdeen also founded the Victorian Order of Nurses and was a stanch Presbyterian.
Weiss and his team found that they could stanch the Needing by first dipping the gold substrate into a solution of adamantanethiolate, a compound that contains carbon arranged in 10-atom cages.
In practice, it has done little to stanch newspaper closures--15 of the original 28 JOAs have ended with just one paper left standing--and much to prevent new voices from entering markets in the first place.