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(1) A request that a lender advance funds under a construction or other future-advances loan.

(2) A periodic request by a contractor or subcontractor for a portion of the contract price for a job, usually according to the percentage of completion of the work and the cost of materials and labor.

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The Rainbow Tube System will dramatically reduce the number of times a patient needs to be stuck when drawing blood for the various tests the doctor requests from the lab," he concluded.
The patient's mother is a biologist and was aware that her daughter had sustained a needlestick injury while drawing blood from a patient in whom malaria was suspected.
Despite the request, the assistant inserted the needle into the left arm, but was unsuccessful in drawing blood on the first attempt.
The common method of drawing blood from fingertips and using glucose testing strips and metres can be painful, inconvenient and time-consuming.
As they had done in previous experiments, the researchers remedied this by drawing blood from the primates at regular intervals to thin the remaining blood enough to circulate properly.
In some ways, it's like drawing blood from a turnip,'' Dunleavy said.
It is intent on drawing blood from any of our staff who try to approach the house and most recently a postwoman fled in fear.
A spokesman said: "This cat is intent on drawing blood.
Kevin Butler's 18-inch, white-crested cockatoo, named Bird, flew at Daniel Torres during the Christmas Eve 2001 attack and pecked him on the head, drawing blood.
OTC Bulletin Board: CRII), the developer of the Lasette(TM), a laser finger perforator that allows the drawing of blood in a nearly painless manner, announced today that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the Lasette for use in drawing blood for screening purposes.
He leapt at a conman posing as an electricity worker as he attacked a woman on her doorstep and bit his hand, drawing blood.
The contract increase, which was over 20 percent above original expectations, is a further validation of our unique method of painlessly sensing the presence and level of substances in the body without drawing blood," said Mark A.