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orifice

[′ȯr·ə·fəs]
(electromagnetism)
Opening or window in a side or end wall of a waveguide or cavity resonator through which energy is transmitted.
(science and technology)
An aperture or hole.

orifice

orifice
A mouth, aperture, opening, perforation, passage, or hole. The size of an orifice normally is fixed.
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Unlike traditional rectal, oral or ear thermometers, which require being placed into a body orifice to gain a temperature reading - or even the "scan" types that require being run across an individual's forehead -- the VeraTemp[R] thermometer is a completely non-contact thermometer.
We use a range of security and intelligence measures, including body orifice scanning, mobile phone signal detectors and robust searches with specially trained dogs.
We have also introduced Body Orifice Security Scanners to detect internally concealed items, high sensitivity metal detecting wands and we are piloting mobile phone signal denial technology.
He added special body orifice security scanner chairs have been successful in stamping out smuggling.
We deploy robust security measures to keep drugs and mobile phones out by using body orifice scanning "BOSS" chairs, robust searches with specially trained dogs, hand-held detectors, and a range of other methods.
Inmates now have to sit on the specialised body orifice security scanner (BOSS), which electronically probes their cavities.
BOSS - Body Orifice Security Scanners - chairs that scan for goods being smuggled inside bodies have also been ordered.
Body Orifice Security Scanner (BOSS) chairs have been purchased for use at a number of facilities.
Unlike aged technologies such as oral, ear or rectal thermometers, which require being placed into a body orifice to gain a temperature reading - or the full contact types that require being run across an individual's forehead -- the VeraTemp[R] is a completely non-contact, non/invasive thermometer, that finally puts an end to the unnecessary expense, handling and disposal of single use probe covers.
A walk-through Rapiscan scanner and a body orifice security scanner - "BOSS" - chair, have been installed at the newly constructed pounds 100,000 search facility at Maghaberry Prison, Co Antrim.
The government said they were set to soon introduce body orifice scanning chairs to prevent inmates inserting smuggled items.