Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting the condition of an anchor when it is nearly atrip, or when the cable is nearly up and down.

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Examples

  • I mean, you look around you see freestanding short-stay surgery centers, short-stay labor rooms, you know, cancer centers.

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  • "Genesis is positioned to grow its quality payor mix and optimize occupancy as it continues to meet the needs of an increasing post-acute, short-stay patient population."

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  • Mr. Sanaullah said Mr. Davis was in the country on a short-stay visa and had made several trips to Pakistan in the past.

    Pakistan Detains American

  • The owner of a pension, or short-stay vacation house, on the island said shortly after 11 a.m. that nothing unusual was happening.

    Apparent Drill Startles South Korea

  • Forays into instant rice, taxi service and short-stay hotels (also known as "love hotels") did not pan out.

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  • The Australian government has also provided funds to a short-stay shelter for HIV patients in Xalapa, Veracruz.

    Opening of HIV shelter for children, Mexico - Media Release - Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

  • By the time they had hurried from one end of the airport to the other, used the escalators, and even checked out the short-stay car park, the pair of them were not only exhausted, but beginning to think they had lost him.

    Deadly Intent

  • When he was not recognised, they were about to call it off, but had then spotted a man fitting his description caught on CCTV cameras, heading from the short-stay car park into the airport at Terminal 3.

    Deadly Intent

  • St. Petersburg, Russia's main tourist draw, has a more-diversified market for short-stay accommodations.

    A Night in Moscow: It'll Cost You

  • Unlike in Europe, however, where a glut of underutilized tourist facilities helped to facilitate the emergence of low-cost airlines -- and with them the concept of short-haul, short-stay tourism -- India's smaller hotels, bus companies and other auxiliary services may not be ready for the new business.

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