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stick

Nursing verb To perform a venipuncture

stick

[Shortening of for needlestick]
A colloquial term for puncture, esp. the puncturing of the skin or a blood vessel.

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Q. I was confused, is he really sticking to diet? My friend is following Fixed-menu diet which I didn’t hear before. He told that he is in diet but he is taking some of the food which he likes. I was confused, is he really sticking to diet?

A. Of course, your friend may be under diet control. I will tell you what fixed menu diet means? A fixed-menu diet provides a list of all the foods you will eat. The merits of this kind of diet are that it can be easy to follow because the foods are selected for you. However the demerit of this type of diet is that you get only few varieties of food which will make the diet boring and it will be hard to follow. If you start with a fixed-menu diet, it is easy to follow.

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Pilgrims have been reportedly accommodated in special places amid sticked security at entrances and exits into and out of the holly Sanctuary.
The SiC particles are sticked to the surface of the substrate and are unremovable during subsequent cleaning (Fig.
After the design, the device fabrication process follows which consists of Nanowire fabrication, the fabrication comprises of 11 photoligraphy processes, it begins with wafer preparation and this is done by cleaning the wafer with acetone first to remove all unwanted particle may sticked to the wafer surface, this process followed by depositing silicon nitride to isolate the silicon substrate from subsequent structures to be built thereafter.
Traditionally, an ally like US would have sticked along with South Sudan, and if it so believes South Sudan violated any international law by militarily taking over Panthou, then it must at least refrain from joining forces with the allies of Khartoum in public condemnation of South Sudan.
All successive rulers sticked to this policy," Prince Salman said.
And Jason Robinson was taken to hospital unable to see out of one eye after he was sticked in the face by a Stingrays player.