triage: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (trē-äzh'), [key]
— n., adj., v., -aged, ag•ing.
- the process of sorting victims, as of a battle or disaster, to determine medical priority in order to increase the number of survivors.
- the determination of priorities for action in an emergency.
- of, pertaining to, or performing the task of triage: a triage officer.
- to act on or in by triage: to triage a crisis.
- triage (Thesaurus)