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Synonyms for bleed

Synonyms for bleed

to flow or leak out or emit something slowly

Synonyms for bleed

lose blood from one's body

get or extort (money or other possessions) from someone

drain of liquid or steam

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The 4-wheel bootstrap helps to minimize the bleed off take compared to the 3-wheel bootstrap.
By laying the driver lengthwise along the servo motor, the power transistors use the motor casing as a heat sink to bleed off excess heat.
We don't use sangria, except in rain vintages, when we will bleed off 10% of the juice.
You can turn on the main water supply valve and then bleed off air using each individual shut-off valve.
What followed was seven years of experimentation involving testing different lengths of his 12-gauge bloop tube, drilling portholes of various sizes and locations in the barrel extension to rapidly bleed off gas, and developing sub-sonic handloads.
Try various cropping techniques for your photos to bleed off the page, use tight close-ups or perhaps wide panoramic pictures.
Consequently, the outer roller usually has a smooth surface to support an air film and the inner roller has a grooved surface to bleed off the air film.
Images and color areas were to bleed off on at least three sides of the square.
The intent is there, they certainly understand the issues, but in a developing country like Vietnam, you make one minor change, for example a law on foreign investment, and the ramification of that change can bleed off into a hundred other areas.
Antelope Valley officials said there are no certainties during a base closure round and that while the Air Force isn't likely to completely shut down Edwards, it could bleed off missions and jobs.
Black was everywhere in this show-in the treated film imagery, in the darkened projection space, and in the painting's bifurcating forms, which promised to bleed off the canvas and onto the surrounding black walls.
Addex says typical automatic air rings bleed off excess air from sectors where the air output must be reduced in order to control gauge.
54 cm dia in a vehicle the size of the Space Station could bleed off enough air in just one hour to put the crew at risk.
We probably bleed off about half as much water as we evaporate, and that water normally is wasted, but what we do is capture it, hold it, and use it to flush the toilets," explains William Nelson, PE, of Tucson's GLHN Architects and Engineers.