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pusher

Drug slang
1. A person who sells drugs, especially the 'heavies'–eg, heroin.
2. A metal hanger or umbrella rod used to scrape residue in crack stems.
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As a positive plug or pusher with negative tooling, syntactic foam is used to pre-stretch the polymer sheet to provide better material distribution and eliminate thin spots and webbing while providing an opportunity to downgauge the starting sheet thickness.
Narrated by Edward Norton , The Apple Pushers captures the triumphs and the hardships of immigrants who, under an innovative program, sell fresh produce in food desert neighborhoods where finding a ripe apple is a challenge.
Kang Chez Chiang, City Narcotics Department chief Assistant Commissioner, said that some of the arrested pushers were selling drugs to students.
Gemma with the pedal pushers down (main picture) and (right) rolled up and with mum Debbie.
Pushers are now working day and night to exploit these youngsters, many of who stay at coastal resorts to find summer jobs.
Petal Pushers beat off stiff competition from a North-East shortlist which included Hartlepool hairdresser Hairs 'N' Graces and the Balloon-a-tic party shop in Newcastle.
This highlights a critical difference between street-corner drug pushers and their counterparts on the government's payroll.
Humanizing in places, maudlin in others, the film's agenda of sympathy for a big-time pusher just doesn't wash.
The agency believed that pushers were touting metamphetamine as a wonder drug for weight loss.
If drug pushers and users are given a custodial sentence then they should have to foot the bill for the time they spend in prison and not the taxpayer,' he said.
Solihull councillor Jim Ryan said he was told about pushers on the buses during a consultation with residents on crime issues and he has now informed the police.
A Philippine court on Thursday declared "invalid and Unconstitutional" a controversial Manila City ordinance allowing police and local officials to mark with spray paint houses of suspected drug pushers as part of a "shame campaign.