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spacer

[′spās·ər]
(engineering)
A piece of metal wire twisted at one end to form a guard to keep the explosive in a shothole in place and twisted at the other end to form a guard to hold the tamping in its place.
A piece of wood doweling interposed between charges to extend the column of explosive.
A device for holding two members at a given distance from each other. Also known as spacer block.
The tapered section of a pug joining the barrel to the die; clay is compressed in this section before it issues through the die.

spacer

1. In glazing, one of the small blocks of wood or other material placed on both sides of the edges of glass, during its installation, to center it, to maintain uniform width of sealant beads, and to prevent excessive sealant distortion under lateral loading.
2. A device which holds steel reinforcement in its proper position, or which holds wall forms at a given distance apart before and during concreting.
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The InGaAs MOSFET structures without [Si.sub.3][N.sub.4] sidewall, with [Si.sub.3][N.sub.4] sidewall "spacer 1," and with [Si.sub.3][N.sub.4] sidewall "spacer 2" can be fabricated using the main processing steps shown in Figure 9, which is compatible with normal device fabrication.
Lehner, "Increased antibiotic release and equivalent biomechanics of a spacer cement without hard radio contrast agents," Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease, vol.
Partial spacer designs in the mandible cover only the anterior residual alveolar ridge when it is atrophic, resorbed, or flabby [26-29].
Do not replace the bolt and receiver cap yet as you'll want to check how the scope base and spacer fit.
(6) In vivo studies demonstrated that reduced deposition of chemical in oropharynx and stomach and increased whole lung deposition of chemical by application of spacer. (3)
'Should I wait for 30 seconds between actuations (or puffs) into the spacer?'
In this latest Cochrane review, Cates et al (1) added 4 new studies to those included in their earlier Cochrane meta-analysis, and looked at what, if any, effect these studies had on our understanding of nebulizers vs MDIs with spacers.
In case of different spacer, the values of yarn lea strength product were found as 2711.3 and 2661.4 hanks for [P.sub.1] (3 mm) and [P.sub.2] (3.25 mm), respectively.
Although there are various options for treatment of post-THA infection, a 2-stage protocol with insertion of a type of antibiotic spacer has been widely reported [2, 4-8].
They also often skipped using a spacer. A device that is recommended for use with an inhaler to help the right amount of asthma medication reaches the lungs.
Global Banking News-November 2, 2018-OsteoRemedies unveils first US FDA cleared REMEDY SPECTRUM GV Hip Spacer System and SPECTRUM GV Bone Cement in the US