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bleeder

[′blēd·ər]
(electronics)
A high resistance connected across the dc output of a high-voltage power supply which serves to discharge the filter capacitors after the power supply has been turned off, and to provide a stabilizing load.
(engineering)
A connection located at a low place in an air line or a gasoline container so that, by means of a small valve, the condensed water or other liquid can be drained or bled off from the line or container without discharging the air or gas.
(medicine)
A person subject to frequent hemorrhages, as a hemophiliac.
A blood vessel from which there is persistent uncontrolled bleeding.
A blood vessel which has escaped closure by cautery or ligature during a surgical procedure.
(metallurgy)
An incomplete casting that results from some molten metal draining out of the mold cavity after pouring has ceased.

bleeder

A small valve used to drain fluid from a pipe, radiator, vessel, etc.
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Bleeder shaft fans have such high static pressure requirements that centrifugal fans are normally a much better choice than axial style fans.
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But based on experience and observation, I personally want a strong, fairly heavy, four-blade head with strong bleeder inserts.
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He has always been a bleeder but hopefully he won't be too bad this time, as he seems a lot more relaxed at the Curragh than anywhere else.
They are offered in 1 1/8-inch cut 80/100-grain and 105/125-grain two- or four-blade (without or with bleeder blades).
Tenders are invited for Plug For Bleeder Valve Along With Check Nut.
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But we can't use it and hopefully he will be fine, as he is not a bleeder.
In recent years, as female prizefighting has become more of a reality, a few quick-hit films on that particular subject have slipped in and out of the marketplace with about as much notice as a bleeder who never makes it past the first round.
Bleeder medications and butazolidin are among the few raceday medications now allowed, and their uses are constantly being redefined.