|trēˈä zh; ˈtrēˌä zh | noun
1 the action of sorting according to quality.


2 (in medical use) the assignment of degrees of urgency to wounds or illnesses to decide the order of treatment of a large number of patients or casualties.


verb [ trans. ]
assign degrees of urgency to (wounded or ill patients).

ORIGIN early 18th cent.: from French, from trier ‘separate out.’ The medical sense dates from the 1930s, from the military system of assessing the wounded on the battlefield.


i was thinking of it in the verb sense, really, thats regarding the next record. very m*a*s*h. less korea. but it more or less applies to everything im doing at the moment.


someone sent me a link to watch anne lamott speaking about life and writing. if you feel like putting your feet up for about an hour and listening to her quirky self talk, its for sure worth it:

anne lamott speaks