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bleed off

To take off a part or all of a fluid from a tank or line, normally through an escape valve or outlet, as in to bleed off air.
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"But if I'm only looking to widen the road by an extra 24 feet and it doesn't have a lot of bridges and structures that might be a lot cheaper, I do believe creating a more flexible system of arterial roads that helps the medium-distance travel will bleed off traffic on the bigger roads."
The bleed off take is also lower during pull-up compared to cool-down conditions.
A Opening the gas ports will allow more gas to bleed off from the barrel into the gas system and could provide more reliable operation.
"That finger of residual contamination continues to bleed off and causes groundwater quality violations of drinking water quality standards," said Hoffman, adding that treatment work will go on for a few weeks.
In practice, approach controllers will commonly use a step-down method, where aircraft bleed off speed gradually the lower they descend.
The cautions that quickly began to populate on my display (L Bleed Off, R Bleed Off and Gun Gas) indicated that the bleed-air leak-detection system was working to prevent further bleed air leaks.
Is not the spillway there, in the event of the reservoir becoming overfull, to bleed off the excess water and prevent overtopping, and subsequent failure, of the dam wall?
Instead, in this complex story of a victim who faces all kinds of disappointment, Colby's intense pain and suffering bleed off the pages.
The pictures are either framed with a white boarder or they bleed off the page to create a feeling of a vast ocean.
In addition, ICS says there is a necessity to bleed off a similar amount of water in order to avoid residual solids left in the cooling tower base tank clogging up the tower.
Bleed off is necessary to remove contaminants introduced to the system via the air and the make-up water.
ESD coatings discharge, or "bleed off," built-up static electricity on a particular part, device, or surface.