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nip and tuck

adv. & adj.
So close that the advantage or lead shifts from one to another and is virtually indeterminable.
n. Informal
A cosmetic surgical procedure in which skin and usually fat are removed and muscle is sometimes tightened to create a slimmer or more youthful appearance.

nip and tuck

A popular term for cosmetic surgery.
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The NIP/TUCK Season 1 DVD boxset will thrill fans - and for those who missed it on TV, it's a chance to catch up with this fantastic series in time for the next season of Nip/ Tuck, which will be coming to Sky One soon.
In the first episode of Nip/Tuck, the cracks are beginning to appear in the relationship between plastic surgeons Troy and McNamara.
Regarding the announcement, Rosemary Markson, WHV Vice President, TV Marketing said, "Consumer DVD sales for Nip/Tuck have nearly doubled from season one to season three.
Until recently, the actress divided her time between her London home and the studios in California where Nip/Tuck is filmed.
While she offers no proof of that conviction, it's worth noting that Rosie O'Donnell is one of many Nip/Tuck celebrity fans who have lined up to guest-star this fall.
And the 40-year-old British star of hit US drama Nip/Tuck could well be in line for a Bafta award for her refreshingly sympathetic portrait of a woman long vilified and demonised as the person who single- handedly precipitated the decline of the British monarchy.
She's recently been linked with John Hensley, who plays her son in Nip/Tuck.
Madonna's got one, Demi's got one and now rumour has it that English rose actress Joely Richardson is dating her Nip/Tuck co-star 12 years her junior.
Joely richardson is said to be dating her screen son, out of Nip/Tuck.
One poster for Sky One's Nip/Tuck declares "Sometimes A Boob Job Is The Best Cure For Depression".
The poll was a chance for fans to weigh in and vote on categories like Best New Artist, Song of the Year, Couple of the Year, Nip/Tuck of the Year and more, in an effort for determine the 2006 Noisemaker Awards.