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Drug slang A regional term for a depressant; a regional term for 50mg Nembutal—pentobarbital capsules
Pharmacology A popular term for a drug that ‘corners’ the market for a particular disease, has a high price with little competition, or for which volume of sales is high
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Attention Hollywood--Hadrian's Wall is the kind of novel that block buster movies are made from!
PIRATE costumes sail into first place in the fancy dress ball parade at Haven Holidays as young fans emulate swashbuckling hero Jack Sparrow, star of the block buster movie Pirates of the Caribbean.
TINY TERROR: Obama and his team, top, and Bin Laden watching TV BLOCK BUSTER: Navy Seals close in on Bin Laden
22 -- STAR Pravah gets for its beloved audiences the most popular and acclaimed block buster of the year - Zendaa.
They point out, correctly so, that sometimes it takes awhile for a product to hit its stride before it becomes a block buster, yielding a sustainable market share and success for its marketer.
Simply stated, this is the kind of story that Hollywood block buster movies are made from.
The 80-year-old screen icon became pals with sex symbol Depp when they starred together in the block buster Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.
The Museum of Liverpool's block buster exhibition Double Fantasy has been extended until 3 November 2019.