intermittent mandatory ventilation n.
Mechanical application of positive pressure at a determined frequency to the airway so as to increase tidal volume.
[in-ter-mit-nt] /ˌɪn tərˈmɪt nt/ adjective 1. stopping or ceasing for a time; alternately ceasing and beginning again: an intermittent pain. 2. alternately functioning and not functioning or alternately functioning properly and improperly. 3. (of streams, lakes, or springs) recurrent; showing water only part of the time. /ˌɪntəˈmɪtənt/ adjective 1. occurring occasionally or at regular or […]
- International core war society
games, standard, body (ICWS) The official standards body for Core War. (1996-02-16)
noun 1. the chief judicial agency of the United Nations, established in 1945 to decide disputes arising between nations. noun 1. a court established in the Hague to settle disputes brought by nations that are parties to the Statute of the Court Also called World Court A division of the United Nations that settles legal […]
noun 1. a theoretical line following approximately the 180th meridian, the regions to the east of which are counted as being one day earlier in their calendar dates than the regions to the west. noun 1. the line approximately following the 180° meridian from Greenwich on the east side of which the date is one […]