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loads

Etymology: AS, lad, support
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Usage notes: slang.
a fixed combination of a sedative hypnotic (glutethimide) and a major opioid analgesic (codeine), which is taken orally by drug abusers for a euphoric effect reported to be similar to that produced by heroin but longer lasting. Toxicity may develop, characterized by nystagmus, slurred speech, seizures, coma, pulmonary edema, or sudden apnea and death. Detoxification of an addicted person is managed under close medical supervision with methadone and phenobarbital, as sudden withdrawal can cause death.
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It took them half the night to pitch a slovenly camp, and half the morning to break that camp and get the sled loaded in fashion so slovenly that for the rest of the day they were occupied in stopping and rearranging the load.
And though they were making poor time, the heavy load they dragged sapped their strength severely.
She was pretty and soft, but she weighed one hundred and twenty pounds--a lusty last straw to the load dragged by the weak and starving animals.
This study focused on consecutive pairs of CD4 counts and viral loads collected at least 2 months apart but not more than 2 years apart.
When you run with a normal pack, it bounces up and down," and the wearer repeatedly gets "squeezed in the vise between the load and the ground" Rome says.
Loads carried on a trailer with two structural walls that extended to the height of the load should be secured with three tie-downs per stack.
Microprocessor control scans and loads up to 32 vacuum receivers.
This paper describes the behavior and failure modes of joints loaded with dynamic forces that simulate hurricane wind and impact loads on residential structures.
When an hour of downtime can equal a loss in millions of dollars, firms need to be certain their networks can handle performance loads and severe data spikes.
A new option for foundry equipment with vertical loads is the Single Action Safety Catcher from Midwest Technology, Inc.
Basic research could look for the mechanisms involved, either in sooty mangabeys, other animals, or in any humans known to tolerate a high HIV viral loads and remain healthy.
DCX engineers led by Sudhakar Medepalli of Loads Analysis Group, based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, have developed a new method that provides the best of both the experimental and virtual worlds by physically measuring a minimum set of loads and using them as input to a virtual prototype that calculates the rest.