Definition of Triage

1. Noun. Sorting and allocating aid on the basis of need for or likely benefit from medical treatment or food.

Generic synonyms: Sorting



Definition of Triage

1. Noun. Assessment or sorting according to quality. ¹

2. Noun. (medicine) The process of sorting patients so as to determine the order in which they will be treated (for example, by assigning precedence according to the urgency of illness or injury). ¹

3. Noun. (computing by extension) The process of prioritizing bugs to be fixed. ¹

4. Verb. To assess or sort according to quality or some other aspect. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Triage

1. to allocate treatment to patients [v -GED, -GING, -GES]

Medical Definition of Triage

1. The sorting out and classification of patients or casualties to determine priority of need and proper place of treatment. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Triage

triacylglycerol
triacylglycerols
triad
triadduct
triadelphous
triadelphy
triadic
triadic symbiosis
triadically
triadics
triadism
triadisms
triadist
triadists
triads
triage (current term)
triaged
triages
triaging
triakisoctahedra
triakisoctahedron
triakisoctahedrons
triakontadipole
triakontadipoles
trial
trial-and-error
trial and error
trial attorney
trial balance
trial balances

Literary usage of Triage

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Medical Implications of Nuclear War by Fredric Solomon (1986)
"National Academy Press, Washington, DC Burn and Blast Casualties: triage in Nuclear War JENNIFER LEANING, MD Harvard Community Health Plan, Boston, ..."

2. Exploitation Technique Des Chemins de Fer by L. Galine (1901)
"Au point de vue de la disposition des voies de triage, on peut avoir un faisceau ... La divergence existe surtout dans la manière d'effectuer T le triage. ..."

3. Structural and Other Alternatives for the Federal Courts of Appeals: Report edited by Judith A. McKenna (1994)
"... Reorganization: The triage Proposals Given the assumption of continued expansion of litigation at the district court and agency levels, ..."

4. A History of the 90th Divisionby George Wythe by George Wythe (1920)
"In the late afternoon of November 5 the triage was subjected to severe shelling, ... 36o having moved to Dun-sur-Meuse to prepare a new triage site. ..."

5. Proceedings (1888)
"C'est pour cela que nous avons construit une grande gare de triage à Novi, ... Nous faisons là un grand triage : il ya un faisceau de dix-huit voies, ..."

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