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dispense with (the) formalities

To not engage in the niceties or etiquette normally demanded by the social situation, such as formal introductions, because more important matters are at hand. You can dispense with the formalities, counselor—just give me an update on the situation and be on your way.
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you can dispense with (something)

You can stop doing or get rid of something. You're still not allowed to borrow my car Saturday night, and you can dispense with the attitude. The library dispenses with its normal operating hours during finals week and instead stays open 24 hours.
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dispense with (something)

To stop doing or eliminate something. You're still not allowed to borrow my car Saturday night, and you can dispense with the attitude. The library dispenses with its normal operating hours during finals week and instead stays open 24 hours.
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dispense with someone or something

to get rid of someone or something; to brush someone or something aside. I think we will dispense with that subject for the rest of the day. We will have to dispense with the expensive gifts this year.
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dispense with

1. Manage without, forgo, as in We can dispense with the extra help. Shakespeare had this idiom in Timon of Athens (3:2): "Men must learn now with pity to dispense." [c. 1600]
2. Get rid of, do away with, as in The European Union is trying to dispense with tariff barriers. [Late 1500s]
3. Exempt one from a law, promise, or obligation, as in He asked the court to dispense with swearing on the Bible. This usage originally applied to religious obligations (to which the Pope granted dispensation). [Early 1500s]
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dispense with

v.
To get rid or do away with something; forgo something: The restaurant dispensed with its dress code in order to appeal to a younger crowd.
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The integrated dispense head function also should be straightforward.
For example, an L-pass on a 12 mm x 12 mm CSP takes about 0.5 seconds to dispense. However, the time required for the encapsulant to flow out under the die can take as much as 10 or more seconds.
The lightweight SEMCO 1250 battery-powered aerospace sealant dispensing tool by PPG is easier to use than traditional manual and pneumatic applicators and dispenses at faster rates.
In the RAP process, a robot dispenses liquid caprolactam plus a catalyst and activator into a heated aluminum mold, which is then rotated while the mixture reacts to produce a virgin nylon 6 part.
2200 Series mid-size dispense valves have been redesigned to improve dispensing and operating performance for the user, according to the manufacturer.
Variable- and fixed-ratio meter/mix/ dispense equipment with volumetric or timed shots, or operator-controlled volume and flow rates to 20 lb/min.
While following the head path, the SRA valve turns the dispense tip without turning the fluid-dispense valve.
Available micro pumps include models capable of outputs between 3 and 250 [micro]L per dispense. The pump features a non-metallic, inert fluid path for dispensing high-purity or aggressive fluids.
The IntelliJet system's self-calibration features and the platform's patented closed-loop process controls ensure that dispense results remain consistent despite variances in consumable hardware, setup, and wear.
The heated flow control valve is typically used to start and stop the flow of material on the outlet of supply pumps, on the inlet and outlet of pipe manifolds and headers, on the inlet and outlet ports of metering assemblies and on the inlet of dispense hoses.
This fully automated meter, mix and dispense System is said to eliminate the need for mechanically adjusting push rods and gears to change mixing ratios.
Available micro pumps include models capable of outputs between 3 and 250 m L per dispense. The pump features a non-metallic inert fluid path for dispensing high-purity or aggressive fluids.
Units come complete with supply containers, control, meters, dispense valve, housing and all interconnecting piping.
Nordson EFD's new PICO Polse valve and PICO Tooch controller make it possible to dispense very exact, repeatable micro-deposits as small as 0.5 nL at up to 500Hz continuous, with 1500Hz maximum bursts an industry best.
The catalog also describes the company's integration design capabilities for multiple robotic and automated systems where the company provides robot programming, dispense system analysis, robot tooling, hose and cable dress-out, and robot- or pedestal-mounted dispense valves.