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bleed

[blēd]
(chemistry)
Diffusion of coloring matter from a substance.
(computer science)
In optical character recognition, the flow of ink in printed characters beyond the limits specified for their recognition by a character reader.
(engineering)
To let a fluid, such as air or liquid oxygen, escape under controlled conditions from a pipe, tank, or the like through a valve or outlet.
(graphic arts)
The extension of a photograph or other artwork to the very edge of the printed page.
(medicine)
To exude blood from a wound.

bleed

bleed
Bleeding master-cylinders brake system.
i. To allow a quantity of fluid or air to escape from a closed system until excess pressure has fallen to a lower level or is equalized with the surroundings (e.g., high-pressure fuel pumps).
ii. To remove unwanted fluid contaminating a system filled with other fluids (e.g., bleeding air from an aircraft's brake system).
iii. To extract a small proportion of fluid from a continuously flowing supply (e.g., compressed air from gas turbine engines for an aircraft pressurization system).
iv. To allow air speed to decay to a desired level.

bleed

Printing at the very edge of the paper. Many laser printers, including all LaserJets up to the 11x17" 4V, cannot print to the very edge, leaving a border of approximately 1/4". In commercial printing, bleeding is generally more expensive, because wider paper is often used, which is later cut to size.
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The more fluids you put in people, the faster they bleed.
Given that it is difficult to predict which patients will experience a serious post-tonsillectomy bleed following a "sentinel" bleed, the author's institution has adhered to a policy of hospital admission for a period of observation after any incident of post-tonsillectomy bleeding.
Smiths Aerospace scope of equipment consists of the bleed air system controller, the pressure regulating and shutoff valves (PRSOVs), fan air valves, cross bleed valve, wing and horizontal stabilizer anti-ice valves, and the engine reverse flow check valves.
Matasareanu's family has sued the city in federal court, claiming he was allowed to bleed to death without medical attention, violating his civil rights.
Emil Matasareanu was seriously wounded by the police (and) could have been saved but was left to bleed to death,'' Yagman declared in the complaint.
Esophageal varices may begin to bleed if the portal pressure, as measured by the hepatic venous pressure gradient, is greater than 12 mm Hg.
As a result, they bleed more when injured and may develop spontaneous hemorrhage in muscles, joints and other areas of the body.
But what, asked Dr Gittler, defines an OC-related bleed, and is the incidence of bleeding different with different products and regimens?
High-temperature processing and extensive pasteurization of vacuum-packed crabsticks often cause the colorant to seep or bleed.
This is the last thing you need in the current weather conditions, so bleed your radiators straight away to save on fuel and make your home warmer.