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    What does "personal-issue" mean in this sentence?

    The whole sentence is "Weighing only two pounds, the Eclipse LD is available with a 160x120 or 320 x230 ultra-high resolution infrared engine providing firefighters with a personal-issue thermal imager that serves as a complete analytical tool."

    Does it mean 'handy'?

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    Re: What does "personal-issue" mean in this sentence?

    I don't think so. It would undoubtedly be handy indeed if your life was in danger from a fire. But I think it means "something that is particularly useful to them in assessing how much they are immediately at risk from heat."

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    Re: What does "personal-issue" mean in this sentence?

    It means each firefighter would have his own. It would be issued (by the department) to each person. It is small enough and cheap enough for every firefighter to have one.

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