Mask sentence example

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  • His face was a mask of fright.
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  • He dropped the mask on the ground.
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  • And yet, didn't clinical words like selective reduction and gestational carrier mask the facts?
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  • He removed his hood and mask and inched away from the stranger.
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  • He truly lost himself in music and the hard mask of self-control gave way to softening features.
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  • Brady pulled off his mask, trotting towards her.
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  • Brady tugged Dan's mask off, gaze roving the compound.
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  • In 1750 he decided not to take holy orders, giving as his reason, according to Dupont de Nemours, "that he could not bear to wear a mask all his life."
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  • We see a black crow tightly holding a human mask which he is in the act of incubating.
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  • The stocky man was hooded, wore a mask and was already in the room!
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  • He wore a mask and spent a lot of time in the apartment.
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  • Partly because of the way he worded things, but mostly because he tried to mask his emotions - like Alex.
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  • I don't think it would be fashionable if I wore a ski mask.
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  • His face didn't look rubbery like a Halloween mask, but he didn't look normal.
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  • The doctor pulled at the mask that hung below his mouth, and for the first time, sounded interested.
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  • Xander's eyes settled on the mask and hood he dropped near the door when he arrived the day before.
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  • He swiped the mask and hood from the floor and put them on.
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  • He had no emotions, like a man in a Halloween mask.
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  • He gaped at her, his face a mask of shock.
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  • Peeling off the mask, he waited for the world to crash down around him and people to lynch him.
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  • Damian issued few clean-up orders, for there was no way to maintain the discretion his Guardians needed to mask their shadow operations protecting humanity.
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  • Which did she fear more: Death or the man behind the mask?
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  • A hand held mask covered her face.
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  • He pulled the mask down, and locked eyes with her.
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  • His mask of veneration slowly turned into a licentious grin.
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  • The micro would allow her to map a route west, and she could put on his tactical clothing and mask and leave the tent.
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  • Like Alex, he tried to mask his emotions, but he wasn't near as good at it.
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  • No one took pity on a young man in a mask the way they did a cute little boy with dirty hands and huge, innocent eyes.
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  • He didn't remove his mask and hood, even within the confines of his home.
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  • You could walk around without your mask and feed whenever you were hungry.
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  • He grew up among enemies, and became artful, suspicious and self-controlled, concealing his feeling behind the mask of an immobile, almost repulsive, coldness.
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  • While the mask of friendship was kept up Elphinstone carried out the only suitable policy, that of vigilant quiescence, with admirable tact and patience; when in 1817 the mask was thrown aside and the peshwa ventured to declare war, the English resident proved for the second time the truth of Wellesley's assertion that he was born a soldier.
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  • The use of a nasopharyngeal airway or the laryngeal mask airway may be helpful in certain cases.
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  • The mask lens has a special anti fogging coating.
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  • Mask preparation In most cases, suitably accurate astrometry of the target field will not be available.
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  • You can also specify a bitmap and mask file of your own.
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  • Two dancing eyes blink through a black, velvet mask beneath the brim of a fine top hat.
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  • A dancing man wearing only a body stocking, a strategically-placed bag and a bearded mask, was especially popular with the onlookers.
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  • But their oral fluency may mask difficulties with formal, academic English.
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  • And every time I went to Point Pleasant, I carried a gas mask with me.
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  • Finally, marvel at museum facsimiles of some of Tutankhamun's greatest golden treasures, including the funerary mask.
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  • The basic individual protection against a biological agent attack is the wearing of the protective mask with hood attached.
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  • Generally there is no point providing a solvent mask, since the solvent density generally does not provide a match to atomic features.
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  • The man pulled up his mask enough for Howie to see a mustache and glasses but little else.
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  • He whirled and stalked toward her, his face a mask of fury.
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  • Hannah exclaimed, her face a mask of terror.
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  • He hoped the darkened car would mask his face.
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  • This mask, which furnished abundant opportunities for the decorators, musicians and dancers, in showing forth how the seasons and their delights are successively exhausted by a "wanton darling," Raybright the grandchild of the Sun, is said to have been very popular.
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  • Amulets and ornaments in the form of the figure or mask of Bes are common after the New Kingdom; he is often associated with children and with childbirth and is figured in the "birth-houses" devoted to the cult of the child-god.
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  • The male also has a distinctive face mask which is absent in the female.
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  • If a tourniquet is used, the insertion of an iv cannula may be achieved one handed whilst the anesthetist holds the face mask.
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  • The systems function in open mode, i.e. attached to a full face mask, or covered mode, i.e. inside a protective suit.
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  • Mr Starkey, Gloucestershire Not having to take a gas mask everywhere and street parties!
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  • Imagine youngsters in bathing suits on the beach and a box containing a gas mask slung round their necks.
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  • He patented two life-saving inventions, the Safety Hood (an early gas mask) and the first three-way traffic signal.
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  • If one favored a deeper shelter, why not a better gas mask, a more rapid firing machine gun, a faster tank?
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  • He was also wearing a military gas mask that had the filter canister removed and a rubber hose attached in its place.
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  • Most monitors are shadow mask or aperture grille in design.
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  • The Last Word, Part One - A lone gunman in a clown mask holds siege at the Junior Gazette.
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  • Put on a Halloween skeleton costume, a witches costume or simply pop on a skull halloween mask.
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  • Modern Western medicine to easily relies on treating the symptom, which inevitably mask the underlying problems traditional herbalists use a broad holistic approach.
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  • Sb also made a hippopotamus out of dough, and a mummy/cask mask.
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  • How came ye muffled in so hush a mask?
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  • A mask may also be worn to prevent inhalation of airborne particles.
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  • An interrupt will not be serviced unless it is of a higher level than that reflected by the interrupt mask.
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  • A tiny jellyfish, barely the size of a 10 pence piece slowly pulses past, about six inches from my mask.
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  • You could make a silver goblet, design a kimono or create a Chinese tomb guardian mask.
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  • More info... Available from: Jokers Masquerade Our Ref: 1787 John Travolta latex Mask Deluxe full head latex mask with realistic look.
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  • The strategy involved development of moving mask deep X-ray lithography to fabricate an array of channels with inclined channel sidewalls.
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  • It gives you a real feel of what it is like to fish the world-famous loughs of Corrib, Derg, Mask and others.
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  • Will wearing a mask protect me from pandemic flu?
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  • Press the " Specify an IP address " radio button and enter the client's address and subnet mask in the space provided.
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  • They are both well constructed and achieve a gas swap with a full-face mask in different ways but equally effectively.
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  • Get rid of oxygen mask, to avoid breathing in sea water.
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  • Everyone was issued with a gas mask, which they carried at all times.
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  • We recommend a Dust Mask be used when applying this product as it can rapidly dry nasal and throat passage if inhaled.
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  • Clearing is the same as with a conventional mask, pinching the nose from the outside.
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  • A man saw the ogre 's mask fall off, he started to shout, " OGRE!
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  • Wherever you paint with black on a mask, itâs like putting on a big heavy overcoat.
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  • The diver breathes pure oxygen through a mask, which improves exhalation of nitrogen.
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  • So I first picked up my mask, then I took a scared peep around.
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  • Then smoke the area to mask the alarm pheromone in the sting to stop any more bees from stinging in the same area.
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  • That is why Mesa used a fraudulent plebiscite to mask the continuing privatization of the energy industry behind promises of nationalization.
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  • These translated psalms follow Comus: A Mask in the 1673 text of Poems &c.
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  • Q: Aren't most of these things just gimmicks to mask the decline in staff-student ratios?
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  • In that case some form of dust mask, or a battery powered respirator, should be worn.
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  • Wearers of tight fitting respirators must be clean-shaven in the area of the mask seal.
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  • For instance half mask dust respirators are not suitable for asbestos stripping work.
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  • In addition A full face mask respirator capable of dealing with acid and chlorine gasses and vapors may be preferable in some circumstances.
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  • Sarah Allen: They wore long white robes, a loose mask covered the face, trimmed with scarlet stripes.
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  • A variety of amid loose rubble keep your mask.
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  • Promethazine may mask the warning signs of ototoxicity caused by ototoxic drugs e.g. salicylates.
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  • The demonic mask of the victim is being cut off by SCULLY using a scalpel.
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  • Best selling novelist Thomas Harris has written the screenplay, based on his upcoming novel, Behind The Mask.
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  • No preparatory sketches were made, the figure or mask being conceived form a mental picture, often based on long established conventions.
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  • Note the mask must not include the leading back slash.
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  • Whilst they may raise a smile, they do of course mask a very real problem.
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  • Here are some examples: 1. If you use a long hose, you can't use a snorkel on the mask.
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  • Comment This contains the width of the mask used to extract the grating spectra from the LE image.
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  • I thought Lou's albums were pretty spotty after Street Hassle and before The Blue Mask.
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  • Think tank Reform, which compiles the report, claims official annual crime statistics mask wide regional variations.
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  • This sequel to Campbell's 1998 hit The mask of Zorro made the fatal mistake of undermining the masked swordsman by challenging his very relevance.
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  • There were few takers for the mask of US President George W Bush.
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  • I pulled my oxygen mask down and said: " But I've got luminous testicles!
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  • Discover the Pore Refining Peel-off mask that eliminates your skins impurities and smoothes and refines the texture of your skin!
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  • For a luxury treatment, apply a light moisturizing cream before using the mask and finish with a gentle toner.
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  • This evening he spent 15 minutes transfixed by the tiger mask that hangs from Jonny's door.
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  • A gravel band on all sides could mask drainage trench beside the walls.
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  • Come and explore the undergrowth, then make a mask or a model of your favorite wild creature.
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  • Oxygen therapy may be given at night, and some people may also benefit from assisted ventilation, usually given through a face mask.
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  • Oh, then by day Where wilt one find a cavern dark enough to mask thy monstrous visage?
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  • A mystical mask, it has two intertwined snakes reclining on the crest, complimented by a striking human visage on the forehead.
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  • They should use a clear visor over the mask lens to prevent scratches.
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  • At 16,000 feet Mantell's right wingman, 1st Lt. Albert Clements, put on his oxygen mask.
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  • The princes were Italians; they shared-the common enthusiasms of the nation for art, learning, literature and science; they studied how to mask their tyranny with arts agreeable to the multitude.
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  • The Spanish people, in an outburst of fury against the king and Godoy, forced the former to abdicate in favour of his son Ferdinand; but the inhabitants of Madrid having (May 2,18°8) risen against the French, Napoleon refused to recognize Ferdinand; both he and the king were compelled to renounce their rights to the throne, and a mercenary council of regency having been induced to desire the French emperor to make his brother, Joseph Bonaparte, king, he acceded to their request.2 The mask was now completely thrown off, and Spain and Portugal rose against the French.
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  • As soon, however, as he thought his power secure, he threw off the mask, and began to harass and oppress the Huguenots by every means he could devise.
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  • Differences of dimension and detail are numerous, but they do not suffice to mask what seems to be a resemblance in general plan.
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  • A Bes-like mask was found by Petrie amongst remains of the twelfth dynasty, but the earliest occurrence of the god is in the temple of the queen Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahri (c. 1500 B.C.), where he is figured along with the hippopotamus goddess as present at the queen's birth.
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  • In the remainder of the article referred to, Maxwell reviews the evidence for the necessity of an aether, from the fact that light takes time to travel, while it cannot travel as a substance, for if so two interfering lights could not mask each other in the dark fringes (see Interference Of Light).
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  • The final conflict was provoked by Antony, who is said to have been persuaded by Cleopatra to retire to Egypt and give battle to mask his retreat; but lack of provisions and the growing demoralization of his army would sufficiently account for his decision.
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  • The sensational school quite naturally produced the demagogic party, and the theological school became quite as naturally absolutism, safe to borrow from time to time the mask of the demagogue in order the better to reach its ends, as in philosophy it is by scepticism that it undertakes to restore theocracy.
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  • It was also interesting to see the students ' completed work in mask and puppet making.
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  • Buy a gas mask and smear it with rancid animal fat.
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  • Q: Are n't most of these things just gimmicks to mask the decline in staff-student ratios?
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  • Discover the Pore Refining Peel-off mask that eliminates your skins impurities and smoothes and refines the texture of your skin !
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  • Fang reliquary head, co-founder of Sainsbury Collection with Guro dance mask African objects can be displayed in a variety of ways.
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  • The equipment should comprise of; respirator face mask, eye protection, coveralls, heavy duty rubbers gloves and rubber or polyurethane boots.
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  • German imperialism, deprived of colonies, puts on the fearful mask of fascism with its saber teeth protruding.
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  • Here are some examples: 1. If you use a long hose, you ca n't use a snorkel on the mask.
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  • The spear probe is used for probing pads where solder mask residue may be present.
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  • I thought Lou 's albums were pretty spotty after Street Hassle and before The Blue Mask.
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  • He 'd take a swarm of bees, he would n't put a mask or anything on.
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  • This sequel to Campbell's 1998 hit The Mask of Zorro made the fatal mistake of undermining the masked swordsman by challenging his very relevance.
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  • I pulled my oxygen mask down and said: But I 've got luminous testicles !
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  • Theater mask alaska board shore excursions club with kayaks.
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  • Mask complete and (except in kittens) connected by tracings with the ears.
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  • This evening he spent 15 minutes transfixed by the tiger mask that hangs from Jonny 's door.
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  • Curious, her trembling hand reached for his mask.
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  • At 16,000 feet Mantell 's right wingman, 1st Lt. Albert Clements, put on his oxygen mask.
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  • A white noise machine can mask sounds, allowing baby to sleep longer.
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  • You can shop for facial mask products at department stores or simply at drugstores.
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  • Many facial mask products require you to use them two times a week; others, just once a week, or sometimes, once a month.
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  • Choose a facial mask that's going to work well with your time schedule.
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  • Always be sure to closely and carefully follow the directions for applying a facial mask.
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  • Do not leave the mask on for more than the product's allotted time, and avoid the tender skin around your eye area completely (this is a basic direction you'll find on all good facial mask products).
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  • Discontinue using the facial mask product if this happens to you.
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  • Drugstore.com has a terrific selection of facial mask products and facial spa appliances in their skin care department.
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  • These cabinets also serve to absorb and mask odors.
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  • These color points can't appear anywhere but the facial mask, feet, legs, tail and the genitals.
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  • Flavor enhancers are then thrown in to mask the preservatives and chemicals that are placed into the mix.
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  • Read the instructions for all power equipment carefully, and wear appropriate eye protection and a face mask.
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  • Unlike fiberglass insulation, cotton insulation can be installed without gloves or a face mask.
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  • It is important to keep the mask away from the eye area, and rinse the masks off with warm, not hot water.
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  • Oatmeal is very soothing to the skin, and this oatmeal mask helps to draw out the impurities, as well as decrease swollen, red areas around pimples.
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  • Spread the mask on the face and allow it to remain for 20 minutes.
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  • This is a gentle mask that can be used daily.
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  • Blend all together and spread the mask on your face.
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  • Leave the face mask in place for 10 to 15 minutes, then rinse off.
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  • Try this face mask to help moisturize the skin while lightening your freckles.
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  • If you're exploring the benefits of goldenseal and are hoping to use it to mask drug abuse for a drug test, think again.
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  • Because of this, if you take the tincture, it is best to take it in something that can mask the flavor and odor.
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  • Certainly, applying a sweetly scented eye mask filled with lavender blossoms is pleasant and safe unless you eschew traditional medicine for a serious condition in favor of aromatherapy.
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  • Be sure to wear a mask and rubber gloves, to ventilate the room well, and to keep children and pets away from the room where you are working.
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  • To prepare for his death, he took a trip to Italy to purchase a marble death mask for himself.
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  • Wear rubber gloves, goggles, and a mask when applying the stripper.
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  • Applying paint can be a great way to mask the ugly tiles and create a great new look.
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  • The demo video teaches you how to mask each surface so that when you're ready to paint, you will be able to add different colors to each surface.
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  • Light and medium coverage foundations are less likely to mask your features, though highlighting and contouring can look beautiful on top of those formulas as well.
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  • A lot of times when an actor is playing a part, it is vital to mask what they are in real life with the help of costuming and cosmetics.
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  • Mineral makeup is light and airy, a departure from regular cosmetics, which feel heavier, like a mask.
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  • The Monster Makers Mask Makers Handbook by Arnold Goldman is great for those who want to put a lot of time and effort into their monster mask.
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  • Most liquid and powder concealers are heavy and feel like a mask.
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  • As to how to apply concealer makeup to mask eye bags, you want to go against instinct and pat the makeup into the shadow underneath the bag.
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  • Rather than opt for a mask, why not showcase and express your individuality by creating any one of these many mysterious faces?
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  • Under Chapstick True Shine Lip Balm: The pearly shine of the lip balm helped mask some of the color and made it sparkle.
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  • She starred in such films as Silkwood (for which she earned an Oscar nomination), Mask, The Witches of Eastwick, Suspect and Moonstruck (which earned her the Oscar for Best Actress in 1988).
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  • Cake foundation: This is a heavy formula designed to completely mask the complexion.
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  • If you shied away from this makeup in the past because you were afraid it would clog your pores or make you feel like you were wearing a mask, try the newest types out there.
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  • For more budget-friendly pampering, try an at-home facial with natural ingredients or pick up an inexpensive clay mask from the local drugstore.
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  • Tweens especially dig the toilet humor the show contains plenty of, as well as the random characters and storylines involving a squirrel living underwater with a scuba mask, and an emotionally fragile starfish named Patrick.
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  • A masquerade prom dress normally includes a mask, along with the classical looking gown.
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  • Since masquerade means "A party where guests wear masks," wearing a mask along with your prom dress or tuxedo is an important part of a masquerade ball.
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  • For girls choosing a mask, she should pick one that matches her dress and corsage.
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  • For guys, he should pick a mask that compliments his date's, or at least won't clash with her mask and gown.
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  • Once you have chosen the perfect masquerade design prom dress, corsage, and mask, you will be ready to show up at your prom in style.
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  • To mask funny curves at the outline of the cake, request that the decorator pipe on scalloped edges or buttercream flowers at the top and bottom borders of the cupcake cake.
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  • To mask the feelings, emotions and thoughts an adolescent experiences, the adolescent may start using drugs or alcohol to cope.
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  • Since Adderall is a stimulant, it can actually mask the effects of alcohol consumption when the two are used together.
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  • He also penned an autobiography entitled From Pieces to Weight: Once Upon a Time in Southside Queens, a novel, The Ski Mask Way, and the book The 50th Law.
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  • During a recent screening of Apocalypto in Oklahoma, Gibson arrived wearing a mask and wig in an effort to avoid the press.
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  • At the age of 22, the model made the surprising and life-altering decision to audition for The Mask.
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  • Cameron Diaz, spurred by her success at The Mask auditions, took acting lessons.
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  • During the filming of The Mask, the film newcomer developed a painful ulcer.
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  • He received the American Comedy Award for Best Male Stand-Up Comedian in 1993, and a year later, he co-starred with Jim Carrey in The Mask.
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  • Born in Wales, Catherine Zeta-Jones earned her celebrity stripes as the romantic leading interest in films such as The Mask of Zorro opposite Antonio Banderas and Entrapment opposite Sean Connery.
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  • The shoulder pads, the mouth guard and the helmet/face mask combination are the largest pieces of protective equipment in uniforms.
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  • The face mask supplied with the helmet comes in varying styles, with different options recommended for certain positions.
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  • In addition to padding, shirts and heavy pants, your little hockey player will also need a mask, gloves, skates and padding.
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  • It even comes with a pink sleep mask featuring the same text and two little flowers.
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  • The pool does not have any water jets that mask the movement of the animals.
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  • If your dog resists the treatment mask, consult your vet about a crate treatment.
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  • Wear a mask if using chemical strippers.
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  • Masking tape - You need to mask off all your air intake vents in the room so the sawdust air isn't sucked out of the room and circulated around your home.
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  • While it is easy to install because it is in roll form, gloves and a mask over the nose must be worn to prevent breathing in the small spun glass fibers or getting them embedded in the skin.
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  • Wear a face mask to prevent breathing in potentially dangerous fumes and make sure that the work area is well-ventilated by opening windows, if necessary.
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  • These fissures may be filled with an epoxy resin to mask their presence.
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  • Swirled patterns and busy granites can help mask grout joints and make them less visible.
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  • Products include Restorative Shampoo, Restorative Conditioner, Leave-in Conditioner, Restorative Hair Mask, Single Application Intensive Treatment and Restorative Serum.
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  • This line has cream and powder hair coloring and hair treatment products with nutritive shampoo and conditioner; hydrating mask and leave-in.
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  • The Shrek Deluxe costume comes with a plastic front-face Shrek mask, a shirt with an attached vest, yellow plaid trousers and a waist sash.
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  • This military style parka was called the "snorkel' parka, because it zipped up so tight in combination with the hood that those who wore them were left with a tiny slit to peek through, like the size of a snorkeling mask.
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  • That's a lot of words for what's basically a mask that filters out and removes lead particles from the air around you.
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  • Make sure you also know how to use the tools and wear safety goggles and a mask.
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  • They may also give oxygen either in a tent surrounding the hospital bed or through an oxygen mask.
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  • However, when possible wear clothing that covers your skin - for example, in the snow, wear a face mask.
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  • Lastly, many people suffering from dementia attempt to mask the severity of their symptoms, while those with depression tend to express their intensity.
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  • The CPAP mask provides a constant flow of air from the CPAP machine through the nasal passages into the lungs.
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  • Alerts: Mask off alerts are an option for some devices.
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  • This may not include the CPAP mask, though.
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  • These use air pressure to keep the air passages open with the use of nasal inserts or a mask placed over the patient's nose.
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  • The ever-growing number of CPAP models and styles can make CPAP mask selection confusing.
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  • A variety of mask designs and headgear styles are available from all CPAP mask manufacturers.
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  • The basic mechanics of the mask are similar.
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  • A lighter weight mask can be more comfortable.
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  • Clips on headgear can make the mask easier to remove and replace if necessary during the night.
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  • Selecting your first mask can be a daunting experience.
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  • You can be easily overwhelmed or uncertain about the concept of sleeping with a CPAP machine and mask.
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  • This feeling of uncertainty, coupled with wearing the mask for the first time in the doctor's of respiratory therapist's office, often makes it difficult to evaluate which mask will work the best for you.
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  • Many people start out with a basic mask recommended by their doctor or therapist.
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  • Then, as they gain some experience sleeping with the CPAP machine and adjusting the mask, they may find that a different style might be more effective.
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  • The "starter" mask may not be adjustable enough or the headgear might be too cumbersome to remove.
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  • You don't need a doctor's prescription to purchase a CPAP mask, so you are free to purchase any style that works for you.
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  • You can feel confident that the mask will function correctly since all masks are approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) before they are sold in the United States.
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  • Nasal mask - This is the commonly-used mask.
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  • Full face mask - This mask is usually triangular in shape and covers the nose and mouth area.
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  • People who breathe through their mouth while sleeping will need to wear a full face mask.
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  • Nasal pillow mask - This mask fits under the nose (instead of over the entire nose area) and uses small rubber cones that fit into the nostrils to deliver the pressurized air into the nasal cavity.
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  • Nasal prong mask - With this mask, nasal prongs are inserted into each nostril and form a seal on the inside edge of each nostril.
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  • Selecting the best mask for your needs really centers on how well the mask fits (so there is no air leakage) and how comfortable it is to wear while sleeping.
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  • The individual characteristics of the face affect the way a mask fits.
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  • Head and facial contours - A nasal or full face mask is rigid in construction and relies on soft silicon nasal cushions to fit tight against your face to form a tight seal.
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  • Length, size and shape of nose - The depth and width of a nasal or full face mask must be sufficient to avoid chafing.
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  • Facial hair - It is often very difficult for a mask to fit tightly over beards and moustaches.
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  • Nasal pillow masks are often the mask of choice for these individuals.
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  • Individual customization usually comes from adjusting the mask.
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  • Some mask designs also include "spacers" that can be attached to the top of the mask to adjust the tilt of the mask away from your forehead which provides a little more room for your nose.
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  • Adjust the headgear to determine which mask is the most comfortable to wear.
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  • Lay down with the mask on, turning left and right to simulate your sleep patterns.
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  • A respiratory therapist can quickly measure your face and determine the correct size mask.
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  • Some mask designs only work with lower air pressures and they may leak when used with pressure settings of 15 or more.
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  • Be sure to check the pressure capability of the mask if your pressure prescription is for 15 or more.
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  • Feeling claustrophobic - This is a very common complaint of new CPAP mask users.
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  • These feelings may go away after they get used to wearing the mask.
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  • If not, they may need to use a nasal pillow mask.
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  • Pressure on the nose and forehead - Some users like to switch back and forth between a nasal or full face mask and nasal pillows.
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  • This helps them prevent the irritation that they may experience if they wear the same mask every night.
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  • Annoyance of air from the mask's vents - Not all mask styles vent the air in the same direction.
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  • Look for a mask that directs the air flow in the direction that works best for you and your sleep partner.
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  • Mask moves while sleeping - Side sleepers often find that their masks get shoved to the side while sleeping.
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  • Finding the ideal mask can be hard for sleep apnea patients, but this website eases that burden.
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  • The first step is to identify the face mask that not only fits the contours of your face, but remains comfortable without hurting for long periods of time while you are sleeping.
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  • A variety of masks are available from the full face mask that covers mouth and nose to the nasal-only style.
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  • The recommended time to get used to a mask is about 30 days.
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  • After 30 days, if the mask proves to be too uncomfortable with no indication of getting used to it, then it's time to try a new mask.
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  • The price of a mask or machine is going to determine whether you investigate further.
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  • Learning to sleep with a CPAP mask on the face is neither easy nor comfortable at first.
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  • A person with sleep apnea will have to find the mask that fits and adjust to sleeping with it on the face.
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  • Keep using the CPAP mask for at least 30 days before deciding whether the mask needs to be replaced by a different one.
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  • Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is an approach that uses a CPAP machine that is attached to a mask.
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  • The machine blows pressurized air into the mouth through a mask worn by the sleeper.
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  • Pink Lights Out Sleep Mask - The Lights Out mask keeps annoying daylight away and helps you sleep on a plane, at home or in a hotel.
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  • Sleep Mask and Ear Plugs - A contoured sleep mask provides facial support (which can help reduce sinus pain) while also providing the blackout effect.
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  • Some people may avoid surgery by using continuous positive airway pressure through a CPAP machine and sleep mask to help keep the airway open in the throat.
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  • A sleep doctor's prescription for CPAP therapy offers respite from the symptoms of sleep apnea, but it still takes time to adjust to the feeling of the mask, sleeping position, the machine and a dozen other little factors.
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  • Yes, CPAP can improve the quality of sleep and the quality of day to day life, but for a while, especially if there are problems with the CPAP mask, it can be hard to remember how CPAP improves life when it's so darn annoying.
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  • The wrong size mask is a bigger nuisance than most people realize.
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  • It can be embarrassing to say a mask is too small or it's too tight, but that's exactly what CPAP patients should say if the mask doesn't fit properly.
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  • Ill-fitted nasal masks can cause other problems including face irritation, difficulty tolerating the mask, a leaky mask and facial pain.
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  • Allow the technician to fit the mask on your face properly during the initial consultation.
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  • If the mask feels too tight or like it does not fit properly, order a slightly larger size.
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  • Be sure to verify the return policy on your mask.
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  • The constant pressure of air being forced through a nasal mask can lead to a stuffy or dry nose.
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  • If nasal stuffiness is persistent, consider investing in a full face mask that covers mouth and nose.
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  • As described above, an ill-fitting mask can lead to facial irritation.
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  • Lack of proper cleaning and care can also cause the mask to irritate the face.
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  • The mask should be cleaned daily with gentle, no abrasive soap.
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  • Users should also wash their face before and after wearing the mask.
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  • If irritation persists, discuss the mask form with the prescribing physician.
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  • A leaking mask is a problem for CPAP users because the escaping air reduces the pressure and prevents the CPAP from performing correctly.
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  • Adjust the straps and the mask fit to stop the leaks.
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  • If no adjustments correct the fit, consider investing in a new mask.
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  • Most physicians recommend at least 30 days of wearing the mask and using the equipment every night to get used to it.
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  • It's not uncommon to remove the mask while sleeping.
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  • Patients should persist in their attempts to wear the mask and use the CPAP therapy despite removing the mask.
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  • If a patient wakes in the middle of the night with the mask off, they should put it back on and begin the ramp up again.
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  • It can take weeks and sometimes months to develop a tolerance for the face mask, the forced air and the need to sleep in a certain position.
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  • This small machine, combined with a CPAP mask, creates a pressurized flow of air into the airway to keep it from closing.
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  • Over the years the CPAP mask has evolved into a more streamlined shape using the latest in plastic and rubber-like materials.
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  • These new materials allow for more comfortable mask designs that can work with all shapes and sizes of faces and noses.
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  • In addition to changes to the mask materials, the actual mask shape has evolved.
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  • The first mask was basically a full-face mask, covering both the nose and the mouth.
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  • The downside to the full-face mask is that it can be difficult to sleep in, particularly for side-sleepers.
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  • Some sleepers feel that the mask is claustrophobic, causing them to have difficulty wearing the mask every time they sleep.
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  • The big, full-face mask was soon supplemented with a design that only covered the nose.
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  • This nasal mask is now the most popular style of mask and is frequently prescribed by a sleep doctor.
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  • The mask is triangular in shape and extends from the bridge of the nose ending right above the upper lip.
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  • Most nasal mask suppliers provide several sizes of each mask style, allowing for different face sizes and shapes.
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  • Some sleepers are not comfortable with the feel of a mask over their nose or face while they are sleeping.
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  • If they are side sleepers, they may also experience a slippage of the mask to the side when the face touches the pillow.
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  • The air hose is attached to the mask under the nose.
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  • Some nasal pillow masks, such as the mask in the Breeze GleepGeal Nasal Pillow CPAP Mask System are designed with straps to hold the air hose up and over the forehead, instead of letting the hose hang down.
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  • This upward direction of the hose makes this type of mask very comfortable for sleeping.
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  • Like the other "maskless" CPAP mask - the nasal pillow mask - the nasal prong mask is designed to put the pressurized air right into the nose.
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  • Most sleep apnea patients start out with a basic mask that is recommended by their doctor or respiratory therapist.
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  • When selecting your mask be sure to take the opportunity to sleep several nights with the mask to check for comfort and to determine if there are any air leaks.
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  • A CPAP mask has no mechanical parts and has a very basic construction.
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  • Most of the parts in a CPAP mask are replaceable.
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  • In some cases there are a variety of replacement parts which can customize the mask for better fit.
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  • Mask cushion- The gel mask cushion can be replaced when the silicon softens, causing air leaks at the top of the mask.
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  • Mask cushions with alternative depths can be purchased to replace the cushion on the original mask to enable the mask to sit closer or farther away from your forehead.
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  • Most CPAP mask problems center around air leakage and skin irritation.
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  • If you are having trouble with your mask, check the chart below to troubleshoot mask problems and to determine what changes you can make to improve the fit and efficiency of your mask.
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  • Devices may be available over the counter, such as mouthpieces, but other devices such as the CPAP machine and mask are available through a prescription from your doctor.
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  • Finding the best CPAP mask is one step towards improving your breathing ability.
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  • Nasal CPAP Mask: One type of CPAP equipment is the nasal mask.
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  • This type of mask is most often used first, before other forms.
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  • The nasal mask is formed with a small pillow that seals around the edges of the nostril.
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  • This mask is ideal for those who sleep on their sides or on their stomach.
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  • Full Face Mask: A third mask is one that covers the entire nose and mouth.
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  • The main benefit with this style of mask is that it reduces the amount of pressure loss typical with nasal masks and nasal pillows.
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  • Dental devices can be effective, but the most common form of therapy is the CPAP mask which keeps airflow continuous.
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  • Some people diagnosed with sleep apnea may not need a CPAP machine and mask.
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  • The technician will also work with the patient to make sure that the patient has the proper CPAP machine and CPAP mask.
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  • A CPAP nasal mask is worn over the nose during sleep to treat sleep apnea and other disorders.
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  • Using a CPAP machine and mask reduces apnea and hypopnea episodes by enabling unobstructed breathing.
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  • Nasal masks are more effective at delivering air pressure to the upper airways than oronasal masks, and there is less risk of aspiration due to vomiting when wearing a CPAP nasal mask.
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  • To prevent two common side effects of CPAP, nasal dryness and nasal congestion, most CPAP machines now warm and moisten the air before delivering it through the nasal mask.
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  • Selecting a mask with proper fit is essential both for comfort and for effectiveness.
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  • The mask should fit snugly without causing discomfort.
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  • Depending on your sleep position, the type of straps used to hold the mask in place is also a consideration.
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  • Have your mask fitted by a CPAP expert to ensure proper sizing and tightness.
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  • You may need to begin treatment by wearing your mask for a few hours each night until you adjust to the feeling of the mask and the sensation of the airway pressure.
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  • Gradually, you can increase the length of time you wear the mask during sleep.
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  • You must clean your CPAP mask regularly to prevent mold growth and to remove accumulated skin cells and particulate matter.
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  • Use only skin moisturizers approved for use with the nasal mask.
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  • Some petroleum-based products can eat away at the mask, causing damage that may result in an improper fit.
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  • You can find care instructions specific to your mask in the manual or product insert included with your packaging.
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  • However, some problems may persist, require a change in pressure, or mask type.
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  • Often, wearing a different style mask is sufficient to minimize or eliminate these problems and provide you with a good night of sleep.
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  • A poor mask fit can be uncomfortable and cause air leaks and difficulty sleeping.
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  • Speak with your prescribing doctor about the mask options available to you.
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  • If your CPAP mask does not fit properly, or if you do not clean it regularly, it may cause skin irritation and pressure sores.
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  • These CPAP problems may make wearing your mask painful, and untreated sores or rashes are prone to bacterial infections.
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  • You can try adjusting the straps and pads on your mask for a better fit, and wash your mask every day with warm water and soap to remove oil, dirt, and germs.
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  • Other options include wearing a full-face CPAP mask and using a CPAP humidifier.
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  • Difficulty sleeping with a CPAP mask in place is one of the most common CPAP problems for new users.
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  • If they persist, it may be helpful to try a different sleeping position, wear earplugs, or change the style of mask you are currently using.
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  • Temporary CPAP problems affect most new CPAP users, but most problems disappear as the body adjusts to the mask and the effects of pressurized air.
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  • If you are experiencing problems with your CPAP, speak with your doctor about making adjustments to your mask or pressure settings.
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  • Use of a CPAP machine involves wearing a mask during sleep.
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  • The mask may cover the entire face or only the nose.