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lifeline

1. a line thrown or fired aboard a vessel for hauling in a hawser for a breeches buoy
2. any rope or line attached to a vessel or trailed from it for the safety of passengers, crew, swimmers, etc.
3. a line by which a deep-sea diver is raised or lowered
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Scott Page, president and CEO of the Lifeline Program, LifePASS (Policy Assessment Summary Service) represents a major shift in the application process for life settlements.
NTCA demonstrated that any increase in Internet speed is likely to be accompanied by an increase in the monthly subscription rate, which could cause some subscribers who are dependent upon the Lifeline discount to be forced to discontinue their service due to inability to afford the increased monthly rate.
'The lifeline subscribers are extremely poor as they usually consume electricity below 50 units per month and most of them are day labourers.
Contrary to the claim of the civil society group, Gatchalian maintained that using the Malampaya fund to pay off the stranded contract costs and stranded debt of Napocor is substantial enough to lower power costs than using it in expanding the coverage and increasing subsidies for households which use small amounts of electricity through the lifeline rates.
(OTC: KTEL) has acquired Oklahoma, US-based FCC-approved wireless Lifeline service provider IM Telecom, LLC d/b/a Infiniti Mobile, the company said.
A few years ago, when LifeLine experienced a sharp increase in sales, it realized it would have to do something about its manual bagging, sealing, and packaging processes.
Pawmetto Lifeline was one of 66 organizations chosen from among 300 applicants in 30 states to receive a grant.
"I just got off the phone with [Maltese] Prime Minister [Joseph] Muscat: The NGO ship Lifeline will dock in Malta.
The Dutch-flagged ship run by the German charity Mission Lifeline was seeking a nearby European dock, a day after anti-immigrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said the vessel should take the migrants to the Netherlands.
Summary: Pune [India], May 24 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Impact India Foundation is best known for the world's first hospital train, the LIFELINE EXPRESS (LLE) which was launched in 1991 and runs on a broad-gauge railway track.