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bleeding

[′blēd·iŋ]
(chemical engineering)
The undesirable movement of certain components of a plastic material to the surface of a finished article. Also known as migration.
(engineering)
Natural separation of a liquid from a liquid-solid or semisolid mixture; for example, separation of oil from a stored lubricating grease, or water from freshly poured concrete. Also known as bleedout.
(materials)
The outward penetration of a coloring agent from a substrate through the surface coat of paint.
The movement of grout through a pavement from below a road surfacing material to the outer surface.
(textiles)
Referring to a fabric in which the dye is not fast and therefore comes out when the fabric is wet.

bleeding

1. The upward penetration of a coloring pigment from a substrate through a topcoat of paint.
2. The oozing of grout from below a road-surfacing material to the surface in hot weather.
3. Exudation of one or more components of a sealant, with possible absorption by adjacent porous surfaces.
4. The autogenous flow of mixing water within, or its emergence from, newly placed concrete or mortar; caused by the settlement of the solid materials within the mass or by drainage of mixing water; also called water gain.
5. The diffusion of coloring matter through a coating from the substrate, or the discoloration that arises from such a process.
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Capsule enteroscopy can help to detect small bowel disorders such as ulcerations, tumors, bleeding points, and other lesions as well as inflammatory bowel disease and Crohn's disease.
The gall bladder is freed and cut from the gall bladder duct and artery and the underside of the liver, and all bleeding points are sealed with laser.
During ELSPA surgery, often with the benefit of hypotensive anesthesia and topical vasoconstrictors, bleeding points are not always visible; the artery is identified anatomically and ligated.
At re-exploration there was evidence of coagulopathic bleeding, with diffuse microvascular bleeding and no specific bleeding points.