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1. a measure of length equal to the average length of a stride, approximately 3 feet
2. any of the manners in which a horse or other quadruped walks or runs, the three principal paces being the walk, trot, and canter (or gallop)
3. a manner of moving, natural to the camel and sometimes developed in the horse, in which the two legs on the same side of the body are moved and put down at the same time
4. Architect a step or small raised platform

landing, pace, stair landing

The horizontal platform at the end of a stair flight or between two flights of stairs.


A seldom-used term for stair landing.


A CPU based on the Nova design, but with 16-bit addressing, more addressing modes and a 10 level stack (like the Intel 8008).
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Although in most cases you should stay with your pacing plan, occasionally the weather or other circumstances may merit slight changes in your strategy.
A zoo official has been posted at the exhibit to answer questions about the pacing and the bears in general.
Richard Sutton, cardiologist in the Royal Brompton Hospital in London and European lead cardiology investigator for the EnRhythm MRI SureScan Pacing System Clinical Study.
The new pacemaker systems also incorporate an array of automatic features to help physicians improve pacing therapy and streamline the patient follow-up process, potentially minimizing the amount of time spent in a physician's office.
In response to this growing evidence, Sorin Group has developed a unique pacing mode, AAIsafeR, which is designed to avoid unnecessary ventricular pacing by promoting the patient's natural electrical conduction (AV conduction).
The SelectSecure pacing lead and SelectSite(TM) catheter can be used with pacemakers, implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs), and cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) devices, including CRT-pacemakers and CRT-defibrillators.
By reducing unwarranted ventricular pacing, we hope to reduce incidences of heart failure hospitalization," said Associate Professor Milasinovic, coordinating clinical investigator of the evaluation.
Since dual-chamber pacemakers were introduced in the early 1980s, the devices typically delivered pacing therapy to the right ventricle.
Several recent clinical studies show that unnecessary right ventricular pacing increases a patient's risk of developing heart failure and atrial fibrillation.
The AVAIL CLS/CRT study is designed to randomize patients into three groups: Stratos LV biventricular implants, Protos DR/CLS biventricular implants, and Stratos LV pacing in a standard right ventricular configuration as the control group.
The Guidant-sponsored trial is designed to demonstrate the efficacy and value of a proprietary feature that minimizes unnecessary right ventricular pacing in patients who received a Guidant dual-chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillator.