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flatline

in. to die. (From the flatness of the line on an EEG monitor when the heart stops.) It appeared that the patient flatlined during the night.
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An hour and a half later, in 400 feet of water, the same flatline rod our large dolphin hit had a violent strike.
5 mph, lures including the deep-diving models of Storm Thunder Sticks, Yo-Zuri Crystal Minnows, Rapala Husky Jerks, and Reef Runners, can be fished on flatlines 100 to 150 feet behind the boat to cover the 18- to 24-foot range.
The hypnotic use of waking dreams; exploring near-death experiences without the flatlines.
The government needs to treat this leaked report as a warning sign - and take action before the NHS flatlines.
And if the chemistry's not there, it just sort of flatlines the movie.
Greene (Anthony Edwards) tries to reconcile with his daughter in Hawaii before he flatlines.
The rule unjustifiably flatlines biomass-based diesel, reduces advanced biofuels, and reduces the cellulosic biofuel blending target by about 25 percent.
Our spread consisted of various skirted ballyhoo on the outriggers, some larger doorknobs and big lures on the flatlines and horse ballyhoo skip-bait rigged naked on the shotgun.
As an injured Theresa flatlines in surgery and the baby's life hangs in the balance, distraught Carmel visits a chapel for answers.
There are times when you'd take any emotion on offer, but the US of L mostly flatlines when it should really be making viewers' hearts pump with fear and loathing.
But this movie flatlines early on and nothing can resuscitate it - not even a few cheap scares.
The character's nuances elude Tyler, and the movie flatlines.
One of the flatlines is fished exactly as rigged above, but on the other I'll slide a 2-ounce egg sinker above the swivel as a trolling sinker which will get it down a foot or two deeper than the unweighted rig on the other side.
It's stylishly shot, reasonably watchable, not particularly crude (see Your Highness instead if that's your wish) and doesn't star Jennifer Aniston in the kind of role with which she so often flatlines.
In the tournament we are slow-trolling hookless ballyhoo on two flatlines," Moret said.