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holdup

[′hōl‚dəp]
(chemical engineering)
Volume of material held or contained in a process vessel or line.
Liquid held up (suspended) in a vertical process vessel or line by rising gas or vapor streams.
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Gas holdup is defined as the volume fraction occupied by the gas phase in the total volume of the two- or three-phase mixture.
The actual aim of the general holdup is to maintain law and order situation in the capital and to curb the criminals' activities.
On Tuesday, shoppers said they weren't worried about their safety and described Sunday's holdup as an isolated incident.
An intensive five-hour search of the neighborhood using police dogs failed to find a second suspect in the foiled holdup.
were involved in the holdup and gun battle, which spilled into residential streets and was televised live to a national audience.
Pugh had a 1996 conviction for attempted carjacking in the holdup of a Van Nuys pizza deliveryman.
2 takeover-style holdup of a Canyon Country CitiBank branch at 19100 Soledad Canyon Road.
A man suspected of being the pockmarked and sickly serial bank robber dubbed the ``down and out bandit'' was arrested Thursday in West Los Angeles, following a failed holdup.
COMPTON - Police arrested the alleged partner of a robber fatally shot by a 12-year-old boy during a store holdup.
A 50-year-old man cycling along the popular Arroyo Simi bike path was robbed at gunpoint in a midday holdup by three men, police said.
An alleged holdup man was killed after he tried to rob an off-duty police officer in Pasig City on Saturday night.