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cuffs

A shortening of "handcuffs." Slap the cuffs on him, Joey—we'll question him back at the station.
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cuffs

n. handcuffs. I felt the cuffs tighten and snap shut on my wrists.
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But most potent in his education was the cuff of the master's hand, the censure of the master's voice.
In point of fact, the cuff was rarely administered.
* If using a thin fabric for the cuffs, cut two interfacing strips to the measurement.
Unsurprisingly, though, the cuffs came with their own series of problems, warranting refinements to ensure high volume and low pressure.
The cuffs feature an interchangeable, replaceable lockset with keyways on both sides of the cuff, and a high-visibility double-lock indicator.
In your doctor's office, the nurse or physician's assistant can adjust the cuff to your arm size, but the cuffs in the free monitors are one-size-fits-all.
What's more, the cuffs could potentially be configured to administer "a liquid, a gas, a dye, an irritant, a medication, a sedative, a transdermal medication or transdermal enhancers such as dimethyl sulfoxide, a chemical restraint, a paralytic, a medication prescribed to the detainee, and combinations thereof" without directly involving human law enforcement officials.
For starters, the cuffs by Scottsdale Inventions, LLC of Paradise Valley, are capable of administering high-voltage, low amperage shocks that will immobilize uncooperative detainees.
The cuffs connect to virtually any manual or electronic blood pressure device, so patients can be freely moved from room to room, floor to floor and department to department without forcing clinicians to find new cuffs for each different device.
The cuffs are proven to be accurate, reliable, and economical.
Cuffs also is gearing up to open several locations there and elsewhere in central Arkansas, though the Cuffs crew wouldn't elaborate.
The cuffs push blood into parts of the heart muscle where it's in short supply because of coronary artery blockage.
She said: "PC McLeish had called round to pick up project work from the pupils when I asked him to try out the cuffs on me.
The Cuffs, who said they felt drawn to start a church in Eugene, have four children between the ages of 3 and 22.