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dice

A regional slang term for crack cocaine.

DICE

Abbreviation for:
Disseminating Information on Clinical Effectiveness
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A roll of the dice, a turn of a card, the spin of a wheel, the run of a horse, the drawing of a lottery number are held out as the way to riches.
Robert Glavin concedes that his company's new multi-million dollar capital investment is a roll of the dice.
Roleplaying games allow players to explore various, often gruesome milieus based on the roll of the dice and various elaborately quantified skills, powers, and abilities.
Though they abhor surprises, they're no strangers to calculated risk, and they've all bet their careers on a single wild roll of the dice - but not until they made sure the dice were loaded in their favor.
Not far from Atlantic City, where a roll of the dice sorts the winners from the losers, researchers report finding the best clues to date on the mass extinction that stripped fortune from the dinosaurs and bequeathed it to mammals 65 million years ago.
And, rating wines as to what's best always is a roll of the dice.
Twenty-six years later, Judy and Peter (Kirsten Dunst, Bradley Pierce), the two children who've just moved into the old Parrish home, discover the Jumanji box and with an unwise roll of the dice set the magic off again.
Daring, popular, and unquestionably brave, he was in the wrong place at the wrong time, and he lacked the confidence to stake everything on one roll of the dice.
But Joe Simpson, who led a heroic defensive effort, kicked out on the full and handed Toulon one final roll of the dice that they eventually took in added time.