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standby

Medtalk adjective Referring to the immediate availability of a certain specialist–anesthesiologist, surgeon, who can be deployed in a medical emergency. Cf Concurrent.
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Some pilots will not fly IFR if the standby battery fails the preflight test.
Although diesel-fueled standby power systems were once the norm, many grocery store owners are now finding value in other fuel types such as natural gas and bi-fuel.
Jules Greenidge, of uSwitch.com, said: "Although the average cost of leaving appliances on standby might not seem like a lot, these costs can quickly add up.
In connection with the standby offering, Lehman purchased an additional 12.5m shares.
In parallel with research on a new remote control, there have been some researches [5, 12-14] on reducing standby power in home.
Power supplies that achieve low standby power typically do so by entering a standby operating mode.
"We are implementing a new navigation system for the new ambulances and it would not be possible without redistributing ambulance standby stations in Qatar.
The new standards will help to ensure that power efficiency is incorporated into all the key stages of the product manufacturing process, and Yokogawa's says its measurement solutions will, in turn, help the industry to develop products with lower standby power consumption.
The 'SAVE PC' adopteda core technology that can prevent leakage of standby power by 100% to zero watt.
Save rather than standby: leaving our TVs on standby is a little habit many of us are guilty of and a TV on standby uses almost as much electricity as when it is on, around 85%.
Nuclear Regulatory Commission has dispatched a special inspection team to the Oconee nuclear power plant to evaluate the plant's standby shutdown facility, which is supposed to be used when regular and emergency reactor cooling systems are not available.
With Oracle's Data Guard features, HCC will be able to utilize database logs shipping to maintain a primary and standby database.

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