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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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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.
If there is no allowance for this expansion and areas to bleed off overflow material, problems can occur.
The Static Control Anti-Fatigue Mat 9900 Series from the 3M Electronic Solutions Division enable workers to stand comfortably for long periods, while minimizing the fatigue associated with standing work and bleed off static electricity as part of a total static control system.