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preload

(ˌpriːˈləʊd)
vb
1. to load before use
2. (intr) informal to consume alcoholic drinks at home before going to a social gathering
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With this an idea of the prevailing preload and additional axial forces could be monitored.
com/safari/technology-preview/release-notes/) latest version of Safari Technology Preview , User Timing and Link Preload have been added as experimental features.
The model features a new set of Kayaba front forks with preload and rebound adjustment, while the rear monoshock gets only preload adjustment and the electronics package includes a new ride-by-wire system, three-level traction control system and an ABS system.
Because the carbon on the back is different from that on the belly, you get a much higher preload static-tipped limb that shoots close to 200 fps with a 10 grains-per-pound tip.
Similarly, Lewis et al (15) in 1983 conducted a study to test the efficacy of 2L of Hartman's solution as preload and found that fluid preloading is safe and effective method of reducing spinal induced hypotension in caesarean patients.
A unique flexure preload or magnetic preload system produces zero additional friction in the bearing guide, irrespective of the location along the optical centerline.
Objective: To compare the effect of crystalloid preload versus prophylactic ephedrine on blood pressure after spinal anesthesia for elective caesarean section.
Preload plays an important role in determining cardiac output and, hence, its optimization improves reanimation of patients in critical state (1).
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-December 15, 2011-Poynt Corporation signs deal with Nokia to preload timesPoynt on smartphones in India(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
The torque preload module displays bolt preload as a single numeric value, and according to the company, is useful for illustrating differences in effectiveness of thread lubricants and lubricant application techniques, or for any assembly condition that affects the torque-preload relationship.
Easy-to-install, lightweight linear systems such as the SG, OSG and EL300B parallel shaft linear systems feature RC60 shafting, low friction, lubricated and sealed-for-life rollers, and adjustable preload.
Cardiac preload is a concept that accounts for the relationship between ventricular filling and stroke volume It has been challenging to apply this concept to clinical practice.