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take

(tāk),
A successful grafting operation or vaccination.

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…'
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This year, once again, it took five different horses - Camelot, Nathaniel, Frankel, Snow Fairy and Solemia - to win these six major races.
Tom Gray took five for 13 and Asif Sultan four for 35 before Jamie Ralph rattled off a quickfire half-century for Shifnal.
It only took five minutes and we had done a deal for 2007 as well."
It took five boatmen an hour to pull it in and 10 men to lift it when they reached the shore of Hat Khrai, a village in northern Thailand.
She made her most buoyant film, the wildly successful romantic--comedy Bollywood/Hollywood, upon her return to Canada, and then a visually stunning, but less successful, adaptation of Carol Shield's novel Republic of Love It took five years [to make Water] because it took five years to get over it," e confides as we sit down to talk in her home downtown Toronto.
Upon his return to the museum in February 2004, he and his assistants took five weeks (during which time visitors could watch the creative process unfold through a window) to cover two white walls with hordes of extremely faint graphite outline drawings by tracing onto them the details of some three hundred projected slides.
In benchmark testing, comparing and synchronizing two databases with 19,000 stored procedures, 2,000 tables, and several thousand other schema objects took five minutes.
Said Tom Malone, president and CEO of SRC Software, "Budgeting used to have three primary characteristics: it took five or six months to complete, it was always late, and everyone hated it!"
The study was double-blinded and placebo controlled, so all volunteers took five pills at night and two in the morning, and if some were more careless about missing the morning than the evening dose, that could have biased the result in the direction seen, since all the efavirenz was in the evening dose, but every drug in the Trizivir-only arm would have been affected by missing the medicine in the morning.
Zeidlick-Zimney estimates that capability studies that once took five shifts can now be done in one shift or less.
Spider-Man, which cost $100 million and took five years to build, belongs to a class of amusement-park attractions called immersive thrill rides or simulator rides.
MICKEY MANTLE, on how he took five strokes off his golf game by improving his lies: "I bought a faster golf cart."