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spacer

[′spās·ər]
(engineering)
A piece of metal wire twisted at one end to form a guard to keep the explosive in a shothole in place and twisted at the other end to form a guard to hold the tamping in its place.
A piece of wood doweling interposed between charges to extend the column of explosive.
A device for holding two members at a given distance from each other. Also known as spacer block.
The tapered section of a pug joining the barrel to the die; clay is compressed in this section before it issues through the die.

spacer

1. In glazing, one of the small blocks of wood or other material placed on both sides of the edges of glass, during its installation, to center it, to maintain uniform width of sealant beads, and to prevent excessive sealant distortion under lateral loading.
2. A device which holds steel reinforcement in its proper position, or which holds wall forms at a given distance apart before and during concreting.
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Note that if the stresses on the spacer bolt during the riveting process are below 730MPa, a spacer bolt of material 1010 will deform more than one of material C10C.
Ramet density significantly tended to increase, while total spacer length tended to decease from large gap to canopy (p<0.
Partial spacers, like I-spacer and T-spacer, cover specific tissues based on different clinical situations.
Do not replace the bolt and receiver cap yet as you'll want to check how the scope base and spacer fit.
5) However, recently MDI with spacer is emerging as alternative to nebulizer as per numerous studies.
There is a lot of evidence that 10 puffs of salbutamol by MDI plus spacer is as effective as nebulisers (Cate, 2003) in an acute, mild-to-moderately severe asthma attack.
In this latest Cochrane review, Cates et al (1) added 4 new studies to those included in their earlier Cochrane meta-analysis, and looked at what, if any, effect these studies had on our understanding of nebulizers vs MDIs with spacers.
Potential licensees in the personal health accessories industry are currently being targeted as candidates to eventually commercialize the Foot Spacer on a worldwide basis.
Testing that determines exact shear strength, and test data that is used to design and machine a precision shear groove on the spacer.
The Fortify I integrated expandable corpectomy spacer and instrument system provides surgeons with an innovative device for trauma and tumor indications, said Andrew Iott, senior vice president of global product development.
Place and hold the lug (4), lip end first, in the inside of the receiver and into the spacer (2).
CPD4Nurses author Georgina Casey replies: The illustration should have included use of a spacer device, as this is recommended practice.