ligature


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Synonyms for ligature

that which unites or binds

Synonyms for ligature

(music) a group of notes connected by a slur

character consisting of two or more letters combined into one

a metal band used to attach a reed to the mouthpiece of a clarinet or saxophone

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thread used by surgeons to bind a vessel (as to constrict the flow of blood)

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something used to tie or bind

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the act of tying or binding things together

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Several manufacturers now offer factory assembles that are sealed units with miniblinds inside the units and ligature resistant operating devices to adjust the tilt of the blinds.
And he added: "En suite bathroom doors are an obvious ligature risk .
While there were some areas of "excellent practice", Nick Hardwick, the Chief Inspector of Prisons, and Dru Sharpling, Her Majesty's Inspector of Constabulary, said the numerous ligature points, inconsistent health and safety monitoring and a mixed approach to risk assessment all raised concerns.
The ligature was missing, and we concluded the adult had carried the nestling by grasping the ligature thereby forcing the ligature to open and slide off the nestling's neck.
A pathologist found bruises on Sneddon's neck and face consistent with death by asphyxiation from a ligature being applied.
Coroner Phillip Walters said he had never known a case where a ligature had been used but not tied to anything to tighten it.
Gordon concluded that a double ligature was not used based on his interpretation of Dr.
Table 43: Leading Players in the US Stapler Products Market (2005): Percentage Share Breakdown by Value Sales for Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Tyco/US Surgical, 3M Healthcare & Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4 Ligature Clips III-5
According to a new market research report"Orthodontic Supplies Market by Type Anchorage Appliances (Buccal Tubes, Bands, Mini Screws), Ligature (Elastomeric, Wire), Brackets (Aesthetic, Metal, Self-Ligating) 7 by Archwires (Nickel Titanium, Stainless Steel, Beta Titanium) - Global Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, the Orthodontic Supplies Market is expected to reach around 3,978.
Davidson concluded it was likely the "tying of the ligature on Helen Scott was at a time when Christine Eadie and Helen Scott were still together or had just been separated".
Is it possible for a patient to bunch the hangers together, tie a ligature around the aggregated bunch, and gain enough support to attempt a hanging?
Dylan Kemp, 28, wrote a note saying he had "too much anger" before he was found dead in his flat in 2009 with a ligature mark round his neck.
The prosecution rested on the board's failure to remove fixed ligature points from the psychiatric unit.
Modifications have been suggested to improve ligature function and minimize negative effects on nestlings.