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Drug slang A regional term for crack cocaine
Graduate education A popular term for the ‘mad rush’ to secure a residency slot by US medical students who didn’t get one through the Match

(the) 'scramble'

Graduate education A popular term for the 'mad rush' to secure a residency slot by US medical students who did not obtain a position through the Match. See Match.
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Santa Scramble is open to everyone aged eight and over.
This qualifier will follow an 18-hole scramble format.
The scramble also will feature a plastic egg hunt, with 25 of the eggs containing certificates that will allow kids to win a free bunny, Fisher said.
Harrogate racer A Redfearn was the winner in the Unlimited cc Non-winners race and D Todd was first across the line in the Bradley Scramble for bikes up to 200cc.
Receivers backside of a scramble will stay on the same yard line and work horizontally to the quarterback.
The scramble serves as a reminder that the state is not always the central actor in policy decisions.
Despite poor weather, a crowd of around 3,000 turned out at the 1950 West Yorkshire Group Scramble organised by the Huddersfield Motor Club.
If these two players are not open, the QB will scramble for the end zone.