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life support

noun artificial maintenance of life, conninuance of life through medical equipment, extension of life by technological means, sustenance of life by artificial means Generally: being kept alive, fostering of life, life retention, preservation of life, prolongation of existence
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Indicative of the status of BCLS in the early post-war period, the Company had acted on behalf of the government in Sarawak and Brunei in ensuring that essential commodities in short supply were evenly distributed.
Bcl-1 analysis was performed in a total of 5 cases (4 blastic [CD5.sup.+], [CD23.sup.-] BCLs and 1 MCL-P).
On 19 December when a Japanese air raid on Kuching left 33 dead and 78 wounded, the manager of BCLS, Theodore Charles Martine, was in Singapore on company matters, and had been joined there by his seven-year old daughter Virginia, then on school holidays.
BCLS also organizes blood drives, serves as a collection point for baby blankets and childrens coats, and collects school supplies for students in the fall.
(6) As mentioned earlier, the sago trade had attracted the attention of BCLS, which had built a sago mill in Mukah that began operating in May 1862, and opened a Mukah branch office (Martine 1946:6, Helms 1882:212).
Brazoria County Library System (Bcls) Invites Proposals For The Following Services: E-content Delivery Platforms
GENERAL SCOPE Brazoria County Library System (BCLS) invites proposals for the following services: Online subscription DATABASES AND ONLINE LEARNING SERVICES Online learning services in subject areas of high interest to public library patrons.
Tenders are invited for Two Bid System for Engagement of Contractor for Operation of Foundry Activities including Maintenance of Arc Furnace and other Plant & Machineries in Foundry Shop along with supply of components / consumables / materials except MS scraps for manufacturing of 1500 sets Bogies at BCLs Angus Works as per tender conditions.
Categories Of Labours For Execution Of Day-To-Day Activities At Different Departments In BclS Angus Works As Per Tender Condition
Tenders are invited for Two bid system for engagement of contractor for Minor Repairing, adjustment, calibration and examination and stamping of all weighing machine, bridges, dynamometer etc for BCLs 3 units at Clive Works , Victoria
Contract awarded for Provision of Training for Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Certification and Re-Certification for Students of Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine