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holdup

[′hōl‚dəp]
(chemical engineering)
Volume of material held or contained in a process vessel or line.
Liquid held up (suspended) in a vertical process vessel or line by rising gas or vapor streams.
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Gas holdup is defined as the volume fraction occupied by the gas phase in the total volume of the two- or three-phase mixture.
The actual aim of the general holdup is to maintain law and order situation in the capital and to curb the criminals' activities.
An alleged holdup man was killed after he tried to rob an off-duty police officer in Pasig City on Saturday night.