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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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While high impact activities such as martial arts and other highly physical activities that could result to bleeds are to be avoided, exercises to strengthen muscle joints are encouraged.
Also, if you have repeated nose bleeds you may need to see your doctor to check for an underlying disease which could be stopping the blood from clotting properly.
In a study of children with recurrent epistaxis (bloody nose), the half using petroleum jelly twice a day for four weeks had just as many nose bleeds as the half that didn't use the jelly.
Louis University, 352 patients had upper GI bleeds, 160 had lower GI bleeds, 34 had bleeding from both areas, and 6 had bleeding from an unknown source.
Prophylaxis patients had significantly fewer joint hemorrhages per year and overall number of bleeds per year compared to patients treated on-demand (joint bleeds mean 0.
In a study of children with recurrent epistaxis (nose bleed), the half using petroleum jelly twice a day for four weeks had just as many nose bleeds as the half that didn't use the jelly.