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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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The torque specification listed in TM 9-2320-387-24-1 instructs users to "Tighten bleeder screw to 60 lb-ft, or 81 newton meters" and TM 9-2320-387-24-2 lists the bleeder screw torque as "6-15 lb-ft, or 8-20 newton meters.
The pulsatile bleeder on the rectal mucosa observed at endoscopic inspection.
4) The fact that most bleeding sites are not located in the more complex lateral nasal wall, a significant factor in permitting accurate localisation of the bleeder, contributed to the high success rates in this management protocol.
torque installed in the number one, two and four blast furnace bleeder stacks.
It makes more sense to suction or sponge away the blood and then cover the bleeder with a lap pad and slowly roll the pad away Then, just as the site starts to bleed, use the cautery This directly targets the bleeder and avoids boiling a large area.
060-inch thick S30V Stainless Steel, have curved blades with 20-degree blade angles and feature a Penetrator bleeder blade made to blast a channel through bone for the arrow shaft and slim-profile Zero Tapered ferrule.
One would imagine that was even worse than Saturday's case, which was what they called a grade 3 bleeder, so that's yet another thing we will use in support of the application for the ban not to be reciprocated in full.
My unit has some beat-up aircraft hydraulic bleeder and filler units, NSN 4910- 00-245-1832, lying around the hangar in need of repair.
introduces a new CNC router cell option called the Accu-Sweeper, a powered rotary brush clean-off station that will clean off residual sawdust from a carrier or bleeder panel after cut parts have been removed.
Both heads feature a serrated, cut-on-contact, stainless steel main blade with the company's Diamond Tip[TM] and two smaller bleeder blades.
It incorporates the air filter, radiator bleeder valves, cables, and rotation devices.
Typical applications include milling oil grooves in bushings, drilling bleeder holes in door closers, and milling keyways in gears, hubs, and sheaves.