(transitive) to tend (infectious patients) in isolation, to prevent the spread of infection

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    anything built or serving to bar p-ssage, as a railing, fence, or the like: people may p-ss through the barrier only when their train is announced. any natural bar or obstacle: a mountain barrier. anything that restrains or obstructs progress, access, etc.: a trade barrier. a limit or boundary of any kind: the barriers of […]

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    sir james m(atthew) 1860–1937, scottish novelist, short-story writer, and playwright. a city in se ontario, in s canada, nw of toronto. historical examples that village in the hollow, which is so red and striking in the sunset, is kirriemuir: it is the thrums of barries novel. the story of my life, volumes 4-6 augustus j. […]

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    justo rufino [hoo-staw roo-fee-naw] /ˈhu stɔ ruˈfi nɔ/ (show ipa), 1835–85, guatemalan statesman: president of guatemala 1873–85. (in spain and countries colonized by spain) one of the divisions into which a town or city, together with the contiguous rural territory, is divided. a part of a large u.s. city, especially a crowded inner-city area, inhabited […]

  • Barrique

    noun a wine barrel holding 59.44 gallons (225 liters), esp. for bordeaux examples a barrique for burgundy hold 228 liters and for beaujolais, 215 liters. word origin french usage note cooking historical examples as the barrique contains something over 50 gallons, the estimate was for about 2000 gallons of brandy, not an illiberal allowance. count […]

  • Barren of

    not producing or incapable of producing offspring; sterile: a barren woman. unproductive; unfruitful: barren land. without capacity to interest or attract: a barren period in american architecture. mentally unproductive; dull; stupid. not producing results; fruitless: a barren effort. dest-tute; bereft; lacking (usually followed by of): barren of tender feelings. usually, barrens. level or slightly rolling […]

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