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Definition of Nurses

Nurse
Nurse Nurse, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nursed; p. pr. & vb. n. Nursing.] 1. To nourish; to cherish; to foster; as: (a) To nourish at the breast; to suckle; to feed and tend, as an infant. (b) To take care of or tend, as a sick person or an invalid; to attend upon. Sons wont to nurse their parents in old age. --Milton. Him in Egerian groves Aricia bore, And nursed his youth along the marshy shore. --Dryden. 2. To bring up; to raise, by care, from a weak or invalid condition; to foster; to cherish; -- applied to plants, animals, and to any object that needs, or thrives by, attention. ``To nurse the saplings tall.' --Milton. By what hands [has vice] been nursed into so uncontrolled a dominion? --Locke. 3. To manage with care and economy, with a view to increase; as, to nurse our national resources. 4. To caress; to fondle, as a nurse does. --A. Trollope. To nurse billiard balls, to strike them gently and so as to keep them in good position during a series of caroms.
Nurse
Nurse Nurse, n. [OE. nourse, nurice, norice, OF. nurrice, norrice, nourrice, F. nourrice, fr. L. nutricia nurse, prop., fem. of nutricius that nourishes; akin to nutrix, -icis, nurse, fr. nutrire to nourish. See Nourish, and cf. Nutritious.] 1. One who nourishes; a person who supplies food, tends, or brings up; as: (a) A woman who has the care of young children; especially, one who suckles an infant not her own. (b) A person, especially a woman, who has the care of the sick or infirm. 2. One who, or that which, brings up, rears, causes to grow, trains, fosters, or the like. The nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise. --Burke. 3. (Naut.) A lieutenant or first officer, who is the real commander when the captain is unfit for his place. 4. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A peculiar larva of certain trematodes which produces cercari[ae] by asexual reproduction. See Cercaria, and Redia. (b) Either one of the nurse sharks. Nurse shark. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A large arctic shark (Somniosus microcephalus), having small teeth and feeble jaws; -- called also sleeper shark, and ground shark. (b) A large shark (Ginglymostoma cirratum), native of the West Indies and Gulf of Mexico, having the dorsal fins situated behind the ventral fins. To put to nurse, or To put out to nurse, to send away to be nursed; to place in the care of a nurse. Wet nurse, Dry nurse. See Wet nurse, and Dry nurse, in the Vocabulary.
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Redia Re"di*a (r?"d?*?), n.; pl. L. Redi[ae] (-[=e]), E. Redias (-?z). [NL.; of uncertain origin.] (Zo["o]l.) A kind of larva, or nurse, which is prroduced within the sporocyst of certain trematodes by asexual generation. It in turn produces, in the same way, either another generation of redi[ae], or else cercari[ae] within its own body. Called also proscolex, and nurse. See Illustration in Appendix.

Meaning of Nurses from wikipedia

- life. Nurses may be differentiated from other health care providers by their approach to patient care, training, and scope of practice. Nurses practice...
- A nurses' station is an area of a health care facility (such as a hospital ward or nursing home), which nurses and other health care staff work behind...
- including student nurses, licensed practical nurses (except in Canada), unlicensed ****istive personnel, and less-experienced RNs. Registered nurses must usually...
- Zane The Nurse (2017 film), a 2-minute short film, related to The Conjuring film series The Nurses (TV series), a 1960s American serialized medical drama...
- A nurse uniform is attire worn by nurses for hygiene and identification. The traditional nurse uniform consists of a dress, apron and cap. It has existed...
- curriculum or consistent standards regarding advanced practice nurses. All advanced practice nurses must meet individual requirements set by their provincial...
- of each year, to mark the contributions that nurses make to society. The International Council of Nurses (ICN) has celebrated this day since 1965. In...
- Doctors and the Nurses and it ran until 1965, when it was transformed into a half-hour daytime soap opera. The soap opera, also called The Nurses, ran on ABC...
- The Nurses may refer to: The Nurses (1962 TV series), a 1962–1965 American primetime medical drama which aired on CBS The Nurses (1965 TV series), a 1965–1967...
- are the actors starring in Global TV’s Nurses". Toronto Star, April 4, 2019. Corey Atad, "New Medical DramaNursesJoins Global’s Winter 2020 Lineup"....
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