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headwall

[′hed‚wȯl]
(civil engineering)
A retaining wall at the outlet of a drain or culvert.
(geology)
The steep cliff at the back of a cirque.

headwall

A masonry or concrete retaining wall at the outlet of a drain.
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The evidence-based design of the Matrixx(TM) vertical headwall meets the environmental recommendations of the NICU as published in the Journal of Perinatology for improved neonatal development.
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Located in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Headwall Photonics' history extends back to 1976 and a company called American Holographic, which made high-quality holographic diffraction gratings and spectral sensor modules for optical instruments.
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When the Plak-Vac Oral Evacuator Brush is attached to headwall suction or portable suction units, it completely, economically and effectively evacuates bacteria, dental plaque, food debris, saliva and other fluids to reduce the hazard of aspiration, chronic halitosis and bacterial infection.
More than thirty years after its construction, the Glen Canyon Dam is still at the center of controversy, both because of its impact on ecological processes downstream and its drowning of natural landscapes behind it headwall.
BackOffice Associates, LLC, a worldwide leader in data migration and data governance solutions, with a concentration on enhancing ERP data quality, today announced that its subsidiary company Headwall Software Inc.
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Headwall Photonics has announced the formation of a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) with the USDA Agricultural Research Service to develop and deploy spectral imaging solutions for in-line processing of poultry, fruit, vegetables, and other food products.