attending staff at·tend·ing staff (ə-těn’dĭng)
The physicians and surgeons who are members of a hospital staff and regularly attend their patients at the hospital. They may also supervise and teach house staff, fellows, and medical students.
It was past midnight when the meeting broke up and the generals stepped out and called their escort and attending staff.
Two Wars: An Autobiography of General Samuel G. French Samuel Gibbs French
; intent. Historical Examples I wish these may please you, I shall be gratified if they do, pray write me, I will attent to all your Commands. Ten American Girls From History Kate Dickinson Sweetser Our attent ion is then drawn to a large design representing the Terrestrial Paradise. Chantilly in History and Art Louise […]
the act or faculty of attending, especially by directing the mind to an object. Psychology. a concentration of the mind on a single object or thought, especially one preferentially selected from a complex, with a view to limiting or clarifying receptivity by narrowing the range of stimuli. a state of consciousness characterized by such concentration. […]
- Attention deficit disorder
a condition, usually in children, marked by inattentiveness, dreaminess, and passivity. Abbreviation: ADD. (no longer in technical use) . Contemporary Examples “ADD [attention deficit disorder] is just a euphemistic way of saying, ‘I have limits,’” Brown writes. Can Self-Help Books Really Make a New You? Lizzie Crocker December 28, 2014 Another student, Monica Wilson, says […]
conspicuously drawing attention to something or someone: an attention-getting device; attention-getting behavior. Contemporary Examples “The best-selling car in America, in the least attention-getting color,” Cruz said. Danger Stalks Lucas Davenport Daily Beast Promotions May 10, 2009 Historical Examples Therefore be sure that your attention-getting device has at least one of three points of superiority. Certain […]