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washout

1. Geology
a. erosion of the earth's surface by the action of running water
b. a narrow channel produced by this erosion
2. Aeronautics a decrease in the angle of attack of an aircraft wing towards the wing tip

washout

[′wäsh‚au̇t]
(engineering)
An overlarge well bore caused by the solvent and erosional action of drilling fluid.
A fluid-cut opening resulting from leaking fluid.
(mining engineering)
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Minimum Surgery, stoma and abdominal washout plays a fundamental role in saving the lives along with anti-TB treatment over a period of twelve months.
Among the 18 patients with a obstructive washout pattern in the postoperative period, US revealed an enlarged renal pelvis in five patients who underwent repeat pyeloplasty while in the other patients the pattern either remained stable or became non-obstructive or partially obstructive.
The pretreated mixed cultures were used to seed four bioreactors, which were numbered as follows: Reactor 1 (R1) - Control, non-treated sludge; Reactor 2 (R2) - sludge submitted to heat pretreatment; Reactor 3 (R3) - sludge submitted to a combination of heat and washout pretreatments; Reactor 4 (R4) - sludge submitted to washout.
Trudeau traveled to California to investigate the use of the trailers, before starting his own business, Concrete Washout Solutions, this past July.
The abandonment followed three lost days in the England-West Indies Test and the washout of last week's one-day international against Australia.
At the time of our experiments, sevoflurane washout times had not been determined for the Datex-Ohmeda Aisys[R] (GE Healthcare, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, UK) anaesthetic machine, and desflurane washout times had not been determined for either the Datex-Ohmeda Aestiva[R] (GE Healthcare, Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire, UK) or the Aisys anaesthetic machines.
Volunteers followed that regimen with another week-long "no lycopene" washout stint before switching over to a final 1 -week phase featuring lunches of whichever type of chili--red or tangerine--they had not already eaten earlier in the study.
WEATHER forecasters predict we're in for a long, hot summer which could make up for last year's miserable washout.
All patients will undergo a 2-week washout period, following which the patients will be randomised 1:1:1 to receive a fixed dose of Zerenex (1 gram, 6 grams or 8 grams per day) for a treatment period of 28 days.
When a pulmonary function study is ordered by a physician, the testing in most laboratories may include spirometry with maximum voluntary ventilation (MVV), testing before and after bron-chodilator if indicated; DLCO; lung volumes preferably using body plethysmography or by either nitrogen washout or helium dilution; and arterial blood gas analysis.
During the washout, participants were instructed to drink any cold beverages only from stainless steel bottles and to avoid drinking water from the polycarbonate dispensers in the college dining halls.