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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.
Launched this January 2012, Scramble With Friends takes Zynga's original Scramble game to a new, enhanced level of social word play.
Despite poor weather, a crowd of around 3,000 turned out at the 1950 West Yorkshire Group Scramble organised by the Huddersfield Motor Club.
Senior Kevin Harrington broke his left non-throwing arm on a second-quarter scramble.
If these two players are not open, the QB will scramble for the end zone.