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bleeder

[′blēd·ər]
(electronics)
A high resistance connected across the dc output of a high-voltage power supply which serves to discharge the filter capacitors after the power supply has been turned off, and to provide a stabilizing load.
(engineering)
A connection located at a low place in an air line or a gasoline container so that, by means of a small valve, the condensed water or other liquid can be drained or bled off from the line or container without discharging the air or gas.
(medicine)
A person subject to frequent hemorrhages, as a hemophiliac.
A blood vessel from which there is persistent uncontrolled bleeding.
A blood vessel which has escaped closure by cautery or ligature during a surgical procedure.
(metallurgy)
An incomplete casting that results from some molten metal draining out of the mold cavity after pouring has ceased.

bleeder

A small valve used to drain fluid from a pipe, radiator, vessel, etc.
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The predicted resin pressure for three case studies associated to different composite and bleeder thicknesses and reinforcement materials have been discussed.
All patients whom we could not find out the bleeder are kept under observation and those who stayed nearby were asked to report when they rebleed.
Connect one end of the drain tube to the bleeder screw and place the other end in a catch jar.
However, recurrent bleeding occurs frequently after suture ligation of a bleeder and can be life-threatening.
Every time I go to tighten a HMMWV's brake bleeder valve, it seems like I end up destroying it!
The lesion, which was believed to be an arterial bleeder, was initially injected with 10 mL of 1:10000 epinephrine, but this attempt failed.
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While the duo are developing a range of lures based on the Bleeder Chain, they also make the chain as a stand alone product, which can be fitted to just about any lure.
An electronic output bleeder stage is among the other new features, and the supplies now come standard with an integrated EMI filter.
Earlier this year, Watts had signed up for new boxing drama 'The Bleeder'.
With so much practice it was no wonder that I was a superior bleeder. But it's not a spectacular gift.