dye marker

dye marker

A substance which, when placed in water, spreads out and colors the water immediately surrounding it, making any spots readily visible from the air. Dye markers are used in air-sea rescue operations.
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The Dye Marker (TM), a Class II internal tissue marker indicated for use prior to or during the harvesting and preparation of vein grafts used in bypass surgery, is used to demarcate selected sites and orientation of the vein graft prior to implantation.
Day 1 "We're going to die," shouts Mac, After reason fails, Louie silences Mac with a backhand to the face, Inventory is taken, Only nine items: a flare gun with only a handful flares, a signaling mirror, a dye marker, a fishing kit, two air pumps in canvas cases, a patching kit, a pair of pliers, eight half-pints of water, and six thick, high calorie, melt-resistant, bitter chocolate Hershey bars.
Its alarm and dye marker had both been triggered when the box was found broken open in Ohio Street, close to the robbery scene.
Actually, it was mostly dye marker from life vests that had spread through the snow, creating a huge red circle around the aircraft that gave the appearance of a massacre.
Presumably he had been burned by an explosive dye marker which banks place in bags with large sums of cash).
The sea dye marker is no longer required and has been removed from the AEL.
Fundamental's technological breakthrough, revolutionary in design, and simplicity, is a new feed mechanism allowing the rapid delivery of tear smoke, rubber baton or dye marker rounds.
Charge Composition explorer monitored the results from closer to earth Numerous ground-based observers in New Mexico, Arizona, Massachusetts, Alaska, Hawaii, Argentina and other locales, as well as aboard two aircraft flying over the Pacific, stood by with telescopes and other instruments to photograph the effects of the invisible tail on AMPTE's visible cloud, which was essentially serving as a tracer, like a dye marker in a stream.
The retro-reflective streamers are designed to replace flares, smoke, dye markers and electric lights that have only limited, effective signaling capabilities.
They also received dye markers that could be thrown into a mob to tag troublemakers with an orange color so they could be rounded up later, Herbert says.
The launchers will be compatible with various types of non-lethal ammunition including pepper balls, water balls, dye markers or rubber projectiles, none of which would seriously injure rioters.
Further, ATM deployers are starting to put other complementary security features in place to reduce fraud, such as smoke canisters and dye markers.