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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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Stop the Bleed classes are open to any member of the public and are scheduled all around the country.
In this study, mortality was observed in 19 (12.2%) patients with upper GI bleed having AIMS65 score>3.
(5) found that experienced operators (those having performed greater than 150 liver biopsies) were more likely to have bleeding complications than less experienced operators (<150 biopsies) (bleed rate 0.7% for inexperienced vs.
Severe Life Threatening Rectal Bleed After Prostate Biopsy Requiring Angiographic Therapy: A Case Report.
(2) Physicians have long used PPIs to treat upper GI bleeds. They prevent acid secretion and are the most efficacious drugs for healing peptic ulcers.
But our new study gives us a much clearer understanding of the size of the increased risk and of the severity and consequences of bleeds."
The mean number of days post-op where bleeding occurred for recurrent bleed patients was 6.1 (range 1 to 13) days for the first episode and 10 (range 9 to 18) days for the second episode.
This job can be messy, so protect the flooring underneath the bleed valve and have a cloth to hand.
The primary endpoint was a composite of upper gastrointestinal bleed or recurrent ulcer.
But while the quality of life of persons with bleeding disorders are frequently interrupted by bleeds, we can live as normal as possible.
In haemophilia - an inherited deficiency of bloodclotting factors due to abnormal genes - even a small cut may bleed for hours or days and there may be episodes of spontaneous bleeding.
They reported all bleeds requiring extra infusions of clotting factor during one year, then answered questions about what they had been doing during the eight hours before the bleed.