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English definition of “bleed”

bleed

verb     /bliːd/ (bled, bled)
B1 [I] to lose blood: Your arm is bleeding. He was bleeding heavily.Disorders and diseases of the heart and blood [T] (in the past) to make someone lose blood, as a cure for an illnessAlternative and traditional therapies [T] If you bleed a closed system such as a radiator or a brake, you remove air or liquid from it to make it work correctly.Plumbing and pipes and sewage
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