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bleed

[blēd]
(chemistry)
Diffusion of coloring matter from a substance.
(computer science)
In optical character recognition, the flow of ink in printed characters beyond the limits specified for their recognition by a character reader.
(engineering)
To let a fluid, such as air or liquid oxygen, escape under controlled conditions from a pipe, tank, or the like through a valve or outlet.
(graphic arts)
The extension of a photograph or other artwork to the very edge of the printed page.
(medicine)
To exude blood from a wound.

bleed

bleed
Bleeding master-cylinders brake system.
i. To allow a quantity of fluid or air to escape from a closed system until excess pressure has fallen to a lower level or is equalized with the surroundings (e.g., high-pressure fuel pumps).
ii. To remove unwanted fluid contaminating a system filled with other fluids (e.g., bleeding air from an aircraft's brake system).
iii. To extract a small proportion of fluid from a continuously flowing supply (e.g., compressed air from gas turbine engines for an aircraft pressurization system).
iv. To allow air speed to decay to a desired level.

bleed

Printing at the very edge of the paper. Many laser printers, including all LaserJets up to the 11x17" 4V, cannot print to the very edge, leaving a border of approximately 1/4". In commercial printing, bleeding is generally more expensive, because wider paper is often used, which is later cut to size.
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But while the quality of life of persons with bleeding disorders are frequently interrupted by bleeds, we can live as normal as possible.
Similarly in another study of 350 patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding that was conducted in Gastroenterology Department Postgraduate Medical Institute Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar variceal bleed was the most common cause in 45.
Only bleed your radiators when the central heating is turned off and the radiators have cooled down, otherwise you could get scalded and more air could get into the system.
Also, if you have repeated nose bleeds you may need to see your doctor to check for an underlying disease which could be stopping the blood from clotting properly.
The nursing home's defense attorney asked a physician to serve as an expert witness in the case and provide his opinion regarding the alleged GI bleed.
Allow all the air to escape until you see FRH starting to flow from around the bleed plug.
As he pronounced the words of the host, the unleavened bread turned into flesh and began to bleed profusely.
But in his encounter with the bleeding woman, he speaks specifically to women as a group, saying that to be whole (that is, holy), women must not only accept their bodies as they have been given by God, but also that they must do so publicly, acknowledging openly the fact that they bleed and can therefore generate new life.
Significant numbers of patients who bleed from the gastrointestinal tract have been found through the use of new methods to test the stool for occult blood.
In a study of children with recurrent epistaxis (nose bleed), the half using petroleum jelly twice a day for four weeks had just as many nose bleeds as the half that didn't use the jelly.
In some cases, internal hemorrhoids that have fallen outside of the anus (prolapsed), or that bleed too much, must be removed.