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wear period

1. The maximum length of time that a radiation badge is worn before it is exchanged and the dose of radiation is measured.
2. The length of time that a transdermal medication delivery system is applied to the skin before it should be removed or replaced.
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Following the wear period, all headgear was collected, and specimens were cut directly from the material at locations shown in the photo on page 14.
Some of them have this idea that I'm going make them wear period costumes and play period music.
The materials are reversed in a second wear period to eliminate bias due to wearers producing inherently more wear on one foot.
People on board will wear period costume to bring maritime history to life, and displays on the vessel will include art and music.
In the evening there was a play and a welcoming party at the college, at which several ladies accepted the invitation to wear period dress.
This is a chance for members to wear period costumes and enjoy a great evening of dining and theatre.
Children ages 6-17 will wear period costumes and explore the history of early New England farmer/potters and learn the pottery process from beginning to end, including how to use the pottery wheel.
As the drama is set in the 19th century, it also gave Jill the chance to wear period costume, which turned out to be something of a mixed blessing.