take

(redirected from take-away)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

take

(tāk),
A successful grafting operation or vaccination.

take

a popular term for a satisfactory response, as of a vaccination or tissue graft.

take

Admission of patients to hospital either through A&E or by GP referral. The medical and surgical teams rotate on take during the day and at night. The firm in hospital on take administer patients and assume responsibility for their care.

take

Immunology noun A popular term for a vaccine's efficacy; it is said to 'have taken' if there is a ≥ 4-fold ↑ in antibody titers Transplant immunology The adherence of a free skin graft occurring between days 3 and 5 of the transfer of skin Vox populi Opinion, as in, '…what's your 'take' on this…'
References in periodicals archive ?
With many pupils participating in extra curricular activities at lunchtime, they enjoy the flexibility of a take-away option and the new Pastabar offers just that.
Our canteen sales have grown massively this academic year particularly with the introduction of the take-away pasta meal.
The first application for a take-away was made in 1989.
A take-away would devastate the very pretty area around the green.
Duffy & Partners expertise in branding and creating unique and special retail experiences will be a critical point of difference for Take-Away Gourmet moving forward," said co-founder Abbey Hart.
Roger Bleazard, prosecuting, said the officers arrived at the take-away just before 3am following reports of a fight, and found James dripping with blood from cuts to his nose and forehead.
Developers put in an application to turn it into a take-away and it is turned down.
It has all the attributes needed for regulatory approval, a deep water harbor in a petrochemical area with large pipeline take-away capacity, and the local support of the Port Authority and the surrounding community.
Fuchs cannot state if there will be any further organic take-aways to come.
To prohibit any more take-aways, voters in 1986 approved Proposition 47, which constitutionally guaranteed VLF revenue to cities and counties.