diversion


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a departing from what is prescribed

activity engaged in for relaxation and amusement

something, especially a performance or show, designed to entertain

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I had on all occasions behaved myself so well as not to get the least slur upon my reputation on any account whatever, and all the men that I had conversed with were of so good reputation that I had not given the least reflection by conversing with them; nor did any of them seem to think there was room for a wicked correspondence, if they had any of them offered it; yet there was one gentleman, as above, who always singled me out for the diversion of my company, as he called it, which, as he was pleased to say, was very agreeable to him, but at that time there was no more in it.
Nothing could disenchant the audience; all eyes remained fixed there, and the new-comers and their accursed names, and their faces, and their costumes, afforded a continual diversion. This was very distressing.
Councillor Roger Williams, Liberal Democrat for Felinfach, voted against the diversion, near Forden, on principle.
hospitals temporarily closed their emergency departments (EDs) to ambulances by declaring an ambulance diversion. (1) Ambulance diversions delay emergency care, (2,3) and have been associated with increased mortality, (4,5) particularly for patients with time-sensitive conditions such as acute myocardial infarctions.
The diversion plan has been made to ensure smooth follow of traffic, not to inconvenience residents and participants of the procession.
It means customers to WV Active Aldersley will be forced to take a diversion from today until June 7.
Tata Chemicals Magadi chief executive is fending off calls for his arrest for the diversion of Kisamis seasonal river.
DPWH XI Regional Director Allan Borromeo, in a letter addressed to the council, has requested the councilors' favorable endorsement as such road is envisioned to 'distribute traffic passing Mamay Road towards Davao City Diversion Road in order to decongest the worsening traffic condition at Junction Mamay and Diversion Road.'
The State Water Resources Control Board views accurate diversion reporting as a key element of sound water management.
has reached epidemic proportions, contributing to the opioid crisis and becoming a major driver of drug diversion within healthcare settings.
Franklin Lakes-based medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Co.), unveiled a new software application designed to help hospitals and health systems identify drug diversion at the 2018 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Meeting this week in Anaheim, Calif.Franklin Lakes-based medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Co.), unveiled a new software application designed to help hospitals and health systems identify drug diversion at the 2018 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Meeting this week in Anaheim, Calif.
TUESDAY, July 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- An increase in inpatient volume is associated with a greater increase in diversion hours for ambulances when the volume increase occurs among inpatients versus emergency department visitors, according to a study published in the July issue of Health Affairs.
Ashghal will change the Al Manaseer Intersection into a temporary signal-controlled roundabout with four lanes in addition to diverting traffic on part of Al Furousiya Street (leading to the roundabout) into parallel diversion lanes (as shown in the map).